Most women love the look of freshly painted nails. Some ladies will have professional manicures and pedicures performed at salons to get the gorgeous and outstanding looking nails that they desire. It can be expensive to go to a salon all of the time, and women who wish to save themselves money will do their own nails at home. Great looking colors and glitters and found to apply to the nails. Interesting nail art creations are sometimes painted on to nails at salons and women will try the same nail techniques at home. It can be extremely difficult to acquire the same graphics, patterns and designs as the professionals. Fortunately, ladies can purchase nail wraps to get a similar look.
Nail wraps are patterned nail decals that can be placed on the nails. These wraps are very different from nail polish, because they feature pre-designed colors and graphics that merely need to be placed on the nail. Nail wraps include easy instructions that help users learn how to place the decals on the nails. Nail wraps contain adhesives on the underside of the wrap, and they can be pressed on the nail. Some people recommend that the wraps be heated gently before they are applied, because this makes the glue sticky and the wraps are easier to put on.
Nail wraps come in hundreds of different styles, colors and patterns that can be purchased for the nails. Finger nail versions as well as toe nail versions are available. Nail wraps can last up to two weeks when they are taken care of properly, and one way to make them last as long as possible is to apply a clear nail polish top coat over the wraps. When wraps start to wear, they can be taken off easily with nail polish remover. Nails should be wiped clean and buffed before new nail wraps are applied.