How To Apply Nail Decals Perfectly – Step-By-Step Tutorial

Master the art of decaling in a matter of minutes with some patience and practice

By Jyotsana Rao

Manicures and nail polish are two methods to liven up your fingernails. Nail art decals or stickers, on the other hand, can be used to decorate nails, especially for unique and different aesthetics. Curious to learn how to apply decals to your nails? We have got you covered.

Full nail water decals are a godsend for those girls who love doing nail art but don’t have enough time to paint their nails. With these full nail water decals, they can now enjoy nail arts.

Things Required:

  • You need a glass of water.
  • tweezers.
  • fast drying top coat.
  • a full nail water slide stickers/decals.

What does this packet contains?

This packet contains 22 full nail decals and a small emery bord filer for smoothing. The back of this packet has full instructions to use them but still there are small things that you should keep in mind while doing your nails.

Before Tutorial:

Before starting doing your nails, keep all your things ready – glass of water, nail decals as shown in following pictures:

Stepwise Tutorial:

Step 1:

First take the decal according to your nail size and trim it if needed.

Step 2:

Now take the decals and dip them in a glass of water with help of tweezers as shown in the picture below:

Step 3:

After a few seconds, take that out and it will slide automatically from its backing as shown in the picture below:

Step 4:

Now put the decal on your nail and press them according to its shape as shown in the picture below:

Step 5:

Cut the excess and smooth down the decal using the emery board given in the pack as shown in the picture:

Step 6:

Finally apply fast drying top coat (Revlon top coat works best with them) and you are done but keep one thing in mind that you should be doing one nail at a time.

Let’s see how full manicure looks:

These decals comes in many designs in price range of approximately Rs 150. You can find them online on ebay stores etc.

Nail decals are perfect for those with a busy schedule. But how to apply nail decals perfectly is a query many have. Nail decals are available in many designs online. You can opt for the ones that suit you and apply them as per the instructions given above. These nail decals save time and are the best way to give your nails a completely new look with minimal effort. Moreover, they are easy to apply and remove, making them suitable for various occasions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do nail stickers come off in water?

Yes, frequently using water or lotion can disrupt the sticker and make the sticker come off easily.

Do nail stickers damage nails?

No, nail stickers are considered safe for your nails. Since you can peel off the sticker after some time, they will not cause any real damage to your nails.

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Jyotsana Rao is an engineering graduate from NIT, Nagpur, who discovered her love for writing during her undergraduate days. She... more