Ballerina Nails Short Shape are not only beautiful but also elegant!
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Ever wondered how to do your ballerina nails short? Do not worry, I will tell you and even show how I do it at home in 5 minutes. Things that I would be using are: a nail file, a crayon ( I use the one for eyebrows) and 2 different nail polishes for s strong and natural look (you can use any colour that you like).
First things first, I would clean my nails and apply a moisturiser to cuticle and spread to the whole surface of the nail. I usually remove the dry cuticle off to get this ballerina clean and sophisticated look. It can be a usual hand cream or I also like to use a lip balm because it’s more concentrated. An oil for cuticle would also do if you have it around!
How I File & Shape My Nails For Ballerina Shape Nails
As my nails are clean and soft I wipe off the excess of moisturiser to keep it polish applicable. Then it goes quick and smooth: I start shaping my nails with a crayon. I take a pointe shoes and shape them with the same silhouette. It’s quite different from the coffin shape because it would have softer and bulgier shape (coffin shape is sharp and straight). Take a closer look at a ballet pointe shoe and you will get it!
Once I drew the shape with the crayon I start with the nail file. Starting form the top to the bottom in a diagonal way making a curve with tipping point at the end. Now, once you are happy with the shape of one nail and you think it resembles ballet shoes shape to the maximum, you are good to go with the rest of your nails.
I can tell you, that it’s a perfect colour and shape to use. As a former ballet dancer, I confirm that this clean look is what every ballet dancer would really want to use all the time. If you are up for a classy look, use these polishes to get that vibe: