Glitter flakes are a creative innovation designed for various decoration purposes. They are known as flakes because they are slightly larger than the traditional grain sized glitters. These smaller glitters are powdery in texture. The flakes come in different colors and many types of glitter flakes are edible; this adds to the allure of these decorations.
Additionally, flakes have different weights and this serves as a major distinction especially when it comes to buying the right, edible decoration. They also come in different prices as well so it is best to consider your budget before making a final purchasing decision.
Glitter flakes can be used as a form of nail art decoration. This is because they are shiny and they make the nails look amazing. They are now part of the pop culture, with many young girls using nail polish that contains these glitters. It is no longer just about plain nail polish any more. The glitter flakes have become necessary fashion accessories for girls the world over.
Nail art glitter flakes come in all sorts of colors to suit the different tastes of the nail polish users. The most basic colors include black, blue, yellow, green and purple. Some very creative brands are creating new blends almost in a fortnight. For instance, some glitter flakes are iridescent. This is a new phenomenon in the glitter industry. An iridescent substance appears to change color when viewed from different angles. This also happens when the object is illuminated from different angles. In addition to this, brands are also developing transparent glitter decorations.
The two most common types used by many nail decorations centers include the dot nail glitters that measure 1mm and the hexagon nail glitters measuring 3mm. The first type comes either individually or in a jar set of twelve. Primarily, they come in four colors in most stores. These include purple, silver, pink and blue, although there could be few other stores that offer additional colors.
Users who wish to accessorize using glitter flakes can seek professional help or they can do it on their own. Applying the flakes is quite simple and most people can do it from the comfort of their homes. You simply need to apply clear nail polish on the portion of nail where you want the glitter. The nail polish acts as a cohesive material for the flakes. You then pour or sprinkle the flakes on the area and use tweezers to even out the flakes.