The urge to show off your polished nails after a mani or nail art is natural and worth all the effort and money. With festivities having just begun, you can’t miss the chance to swipe your favourite nail paint on your nails.
With the trend and surging acceptance of a more natural look, pastel shades are stealing the spotlight. The reds, magentas, and browns are yet the classic choices, but the subtle, delicate, and elegant look of pastel nail colours is winning every heart. What makes them more popular is their versatility. The soft pastel nails suit every occasion, office wear, everyday look, wedding, or any celebration, so let’s explore some trends and embrace them this season!
What makes pastel colours nail polish unique?
Pastel shades are muted colours associated with springtime and rejuvenation. They evoke the feelings of calmness and serenity that sit beautifully year-round. The nude pinks, minty greens, soft lavenders, and milky blues, the pastel palette has every reason for us to fall in love with them:
Versatility: For a casual, party, or formal look, pastels can be used in every nail art. They look elegant in your everyday look and add a touch of subtle glamour to a special occasion.
Timeless: They always stay in style. They are like enhancers that elevate your overall appearance without overpowering your attire or look.
Soothing: They have a calming effect on the mind. The soft colours instantly soothe the mind and help you relax. Colour therapy on your fingernails!
Complementary: The versatility isn’t limited to occasions; they also complement every skin tone. Pastel nail paints make your hands look elegant and delicate.
How do you embrace pastel nail polish for different occasions?
Here is a quick guide to using pastel nail paints for every occasion:
Hues of pastel pinks and peaches, Ecostay Nail Enamel Candy Love E69, grey, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Smoke Grey E72, and white, Ecostay Nail Enamel Flat White E74, are the best for an everyday look. They redefine your nails and give them a polished look. They complement your casual outfits, workout attire, and even for a small stroll at the market with their softness while adding a touch of colour.
Before you swipe the nail paint, pick the shape of your nails. Square and almond shapes are classic choices, while oval and round nails have a more delicate, feminine appearance. You can go for single-colour or paint your nails half a by combining either of the three colours or keep grey or pink as the base and paint swirls of white.
Dreamy date nights
The romantic pastels are all that you need for your date night. The hues of purples, mauves, Ecostay Nail Enamel Grape Fruit E68, flirty blues, Ecostay Nail Enamel Powder Blue E67, and earthy light browns, Ecostay Nail Enamel Chalkbar E70 make your hands look irresistibly charming. Put on your favourite dress, wear a no-makeup look with a dash of nude shimmering eyeshadow and bold lipstick, and complete your look with a pastel mani.
For a date night, you can wear a base of pastel colors nail polish and draw hearts or polka dots or add incomplete stripes of gold on the edges of your nails.
For formal events or daily office attire, muted grey, soft corals, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Silver Chrome E42, or natural beige, Ecostay Nail Enamel Irish E76, give you an elegant appearance. Though these are soft colours, they give you a confident and professional look. Shine like a boss!
Round or almond-shaped nails are our pick for this look. Keep the nail art simple with solid pastel, or a French manicure with pastel nail paint. The new trend of small French nails is just another sophisticated look for your office.
Pastels for fun parties
Pastels can be fun if you know the colours right. Despite being associated with dull colour, they are fun to experiment with. Bring cheer with the shades like blue, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Blue Hues E35, mint green, lilac, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Boysenberry E71, or orange or lemon yellow, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Squeezy Lemon E66, for a lively and vibrant look. These add playfulness to birthday parties, a casual get-together, or a fun day with friends and family.
The parties call for sparkling and glittering art. How about adding glitter or gold foil to your pastel nail art or going with fun designs like melons, clouds, rainbows, flowers, or snowflakes? We will leave this up to your creativity and let you have fun while doing the nail art!
Festivals, weddings, and brides
The festivals and weddings call for bright colour attire. This is where pastel nail paints play the role of enhancing your overall look. If you are looking for contrasting soft colours, go with pastel purple, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Angelic E43, or creamy white, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Crystal Shine E41, and if you are thinking of matching tones, go for pastel pink and red tones, Lotus Ecostay Nail Enamel Love N Blush E10. These colours symbolise purity, auspiciousness, and a promising new beginning.
Solid pastels with crystals and glitters look amazing for weddings and festivals. You can also go for vintage nail art or sparking French manicure nails.
With all your love for your hand fingernails, don’t forget to do your toenails. Lotus Herbals gets you a range of pastel chrome nail polish to suit every occasion, from the drowsy home look to the party-diva look. Embrace the dreamy world of pastels and let your nails transform into charming artwork.
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