Different Types Of Nail Art Brushes

Good nail art brushes are key to perfect nail art that will make heads turn wherever you go. So, if you wish to flaunt some art on your nails, you should definitely invest in a good nail art brush.

Round brush, stripping liner brush, flat brush, angled brush, fan brush, detailing brush, and dotting brush are a few nail art brushes that you can choose from. Each brush has a specific use like shading, sprinkling glitter, blending, and creating intricate designs. In addition, a few of these brushes also help create 3D designs. While using these brushes can be tough initially, you will get used to it with constant practice.

Here comes 7 different types of nail art brush that you will use the most for your nail art designing

1. 3D Brush

The 3D brush, more specifically the acrylic brush (no. 02), is the most versatile and common nail art brush. It is used for creating intricate designs. It also helps in creating different strokes and patterns. These brushes also help in making 3D nail art using acrylic powder and monomer.

2. Stripping Liner Brush

This nail brush helps in creating stripes (long lines), striping stroke patterns, and plaid art (checks), and you can also use them to make animal patterns such as zebra or tiger prints. You get straight lines with these brushes with ease. Your set may contain 3 of these brushes.

A stripping brush is also ideal for creating geometric designs and drag marbling. The long bristles help to reduce shakiness and create smooth lines.

3. Flat/Gel Brush

This brush is also known as a shader brush. These brushes help in creating long fluid strokes on the nails. It also helps in creating one-stroke patterns, blending, and shading. They are also helpful in doing gel nails. Your set may contain 2-3 sizes of this brush.

4. Angled Brush

This brush basically helps in one-stroke nail art flowers on the nail. It is very easy to double-load the two colors while using it because of its angled bristles.

Aside from designing, an angled brush can also be used to remove excess polish from the cuticles and sidewalls of the nails.

5. Fan Brush

A fan brush has many functions. It helps in shading, creating swirls, and sprinkling glitter. You can create beautiful stroke effects with this brush. It is also used in brushing off excess flocking powder or glitter too.

6. Detailing Brush

As the name suggests this brush is used for adding details to your nail design and it has a very good precision effect. You can create many masterpieces with this brush. This is a must-have brush in your nail art tools stash.

7. Dotting tool

Your 15-piece nail art brush set should consist of one dotting tool too. It has a very small head tip which helps in creating many small dotted effects on the nails. For larger dots, you can use other bigger dotting tools that are available in the market.

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