It isn’t enough that you are weekend and party ready unless you know how your look will be from head to toe and that includes your nails. Nail art or nail paint is the finishing step of any look and given, there will always be a number of nail art ideas available to choose from, it is important you think this through before you select your final outfit. Here’s how you can go about it.

When it comes to party nails, the general perception is that you will have to have an elaborate session at the salon but that’s not always the case! With some of the best nail polishes in town, you can totally create some stunning DIY nail art. For this you will need nail polish shades that will help you ace the party look, like a dark coloured nail polish teamed with some shimmer or a bright contrasting colour. We love the contrast between a dark base and metallic sheen. Nothing else says party ready like the tutorial we have picked out for you today. It brings you one step closer to finishing your look by getting beautiful nails! Here's how to get this look:
Step 1
 

Step 1

Start with applying a base coat on all your finger nails. This way you will avoid discoloration of your nails and prime them for the steps to come.

Step 2
 

Step 2

Then apply a double coat with a rich dark shade like the Lakmé Absolute Gel Stylist Blue Royale on all your fingers.

Step 3
 

Step 3

Now apply a vertical straight line of a metallic shade like the Lakmé True Wear Color Crush Silver 04 right down the center of your nails. This will add some dimension to the nails.

Step 4
 

Step 4

Pick the Lakmé True Wear Color Crush Gold 01 to create a contrast. Draw thin lines with an art brush on either sides of the silver horizontal line to increase the glamour quotient of this chosen design.

Step 5
 

Step 5

Always ensure that your colour lasts long by applying a final top coat.

Subtle, glamorous and easy – you have now aced perfect party nails and should be well on your way to shortlisting what shoes and outfit this will best complement.