Women all over are going crazy over nail artistry. It is like meow!; look at my lovely nails, people! One just have to go to Pinterest to realize that nail art is popping up all over the show. It can also be seen on various nail art blogs, Twitter pages, as well as You Tube tutorials. Why would nail design fashion be so popular all of a sudden?
The Reason For Nail Artistry’s Popularity
In a large way, you’ve got to thank the fashion industry for making nail fashion what it is today. Just thinking back to the fascinating catwalks that were led by various designers in London during the autumn/winter season 2012, will make you realize just how much emphasize was being placed on unusual looking nails.
Different style nail creations were admired by all who attended as the models show cased the most unusual designs such as the black and blue houndstooth patterned nails by Henry Holland’s team. Then there were nails featuring ghosts and eggs as well as other motifs being displayed by Meadham Kirchoff’s models.
Another reason for the recent popularity of nail styling could be attributed to the sudden obsession with nail polish, where women were looking for something else besides just ordinary nail polish. Besides, the New York Times reported an increase of 67% in nail polish sales in America alone.
It goes to show that nail art is an inexpensive way for women all over to make a fashion statement about themselves. Retailers seem to think that this new craze is womens way of beautifying their hands and fingers much like they would have done with diamonds in times gone by. Only now, it is deemed so much safer in that their chances of getting robbed is very slim in comparison.
History of Nail Art
If you think about it, you will see that nails beautification was a lot less glamorous before 1920 as an abrasive powder was being used to help your nails to shine while various types of stains were used to add colour to it.
Then, Charles Revson became everyone’s favourite as he developed the very first opaque nail polish back in 1930, which in turn gave birth to the well known Revlon cosmetic range.
Nowadays, women prefer something more unique such as nail art. More than ever before, women are looking for the next best thing with regards to nail art. You can bet your last few pennies that nail art will increasingly become popular due to the buzz that is being created on various social media platforms such as Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and others.
Who would want to be left out when it comes to showcasing your own nail art on YouTube or Facebook. Sporting unusual nail art that is not only unique but wildly different will surely get you noticed, and that without having to spend an absolute fortune on it.