by Vaishali Sudan Sharma
This Navratri, sport a vibrant look with these colorful nail art designs!
The nine sacred days mark the celebration of the most auspicious period in the Hindu religion.Yes! We are talking about Navratri. Around this time of the year, most of us go on fast, wear ethnic Indian clothes, go dancing, attend dandiya and garba nights and try to look pretty in summer inspired makeup. Navratri is celebrated with fervor and festivity. That’s why our looks for these nine days also take a whole new meaning. Nude or minimal makeup, light eye shadow in lilac or pink shade, shiny gloss in natural shade and amazing accessories such as a statement neck piece, danglings and colorful bangles. Team it all up with a sexy chaniya choli. As for your nails, go for vibrant nail art design.
Zuri presents 20 stylish nail art designs that are bespoke and unique. They can be aptly sported for Chaitra Navratri. Some of these designs are simple and symbolic, while others are extremely festive and embellished. Take a look at these best of the best designs that are sure to give your nails a glam makeover.
1. Glitter, studs and sparkle: Go absolutely bright with reds, midnight blues, black and purples. Add sparkle on the tips or towards the moon end of your nails. If that’s not all, then apply studs and make your nails sparkle more than usual. Afterall, these beautiful hands are meant to hold dandiya sticks for Garba dancing. You can opt for golden, silver, copper or bronze sparkle depending on the color of your outfit. For a cohesive look, apply matching shimmer eye shadow on your eyes.
2. Indian designs and motifs: Navratri is also about sporting a true, ethnic India look. From paisleys to peacock feathers to splendid rangoli designs, be it on your lehenga or fingernails. Make sure to go for bright colors. You can also try out some of the most popular Indian architect designs, such as the mesh-work of Hawa Mahal or the monumental designs inspired by the Rajput period. One can also sport all the intricate embroidery that represents Indian festive celebrations.
3. Geometrical designs: Some of the most amazing nail art designs with geometrical shapes can be easily done at home. If you want to get perfectly geometric nail art, you should involve something as simple as a scotch tape. These nail art designs are simple and can be customized as per your liking. From simple lines to zigzags, squares, and triangles, all these shapes can be achieved by applying the base coat and letting it dry, then positioning the tape on the nail and applying the next color for a well defined geometrical design.
4. Figures and figurines: Go creative this Navratri! Sketch a figure or two on your nails. Doodle your way to a funky or an ethnic nail art design. This one is especially for those ladies who are good at painting. Even a goddess Durga or a couple playing dandiya can be depicted through this Navratri special-nail art design. You can make use of toothpicks, nail art tools at home, else, visit a salon and show them what you want.
Have fun and here is wishing you all a very happy Navratri!
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