Master these beginner nail art ideas by watching these videos

Nail art is a fun way to express your individuality. You can mix and match shades and create interesting designs that you can easily change when the mood strikes. If you're just starting out, don't let the complex finished looks shown here put you off. These videos make it easy to learn how to create a masterpiece even if you're a beginner.
In each video, you'll learn a new trick. From geometric patterns to flowers to hearts and even stripes, each look requires just a few tools, and you can use any color you like. Feel free to blaze your own trail. After watching these videos, you'll have all the confidence you need to achieve a beautiful manicure in no time.
1. Geometric pattern
Geometric designs look complicated, but they're fairly easy to master. In this video, you'll learn how to create a three-color look in just minutes. All you need are three distinct shades (follow your muse) and a few art and office supplies. Tip: Even though the video shows things happening really quickly, be sure to let each color dry before moving on to the next step.
2. Tiny hearts made with dotting tool
You've heard the phrase "wearing your heart on your sleeve." Why not wear hearts on your nails? If you can make a polka dot, you can create these little hearts in no time. Just gather two of your favorite colors and a dotting tool. The quick video will show you just how simple it is to create this fun design.
3. Tribal design
Have you ever wondered how people get perfectly straight (and ultra-skinny) lines when doing an at-home manicure? The answer is striping tape. To achieve a subtle but sophisticated tribal design, you'll need two shades of polish and some striping tape. Watch this short video to learn how. Tip: Using a cuticle trimmer or other fine-tipped implement as shown in the video will help you manage the tape.
4. Minimal floral design
If you're a fan of flowers, then you should to try this one. All you need are three complementary colors and a double-ended dotting tool. You're probably thinking "How do I draw straight lines with a round tool?" Take a look at this quick video to see how easily you can use that tool in a whole new way.
5. Striping tape
Although you can use striping tape as a guide when applying polish, you can also leave it in place as part of a finished look. Gain some extra mileage out of that roll by applying two diagonal strips to freshly painted nails. The quick video will show you how to trim it without disturbing your manicure or nicking your cuticles.

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