Sometimes it pays to get your nails done by an expert. And then other times you, you’re on a budget or feel a creative spark that makes you say “Hey, I can do this on my own and make it look totally rock star.”
We say don’t be afraid to experiment with your nails — as long as it doesn’t cost a fortune. In fact, we’ve rounded up a bunch of cool tools and products that cost $10 or less (bonus!).
Have some free time this weekend? Feel free to check out these goodies in the slideshow above and then let your imagination (and your nails) run wild.
These butter LONDON 'Black Wallpaper' Nail Skins are a cheap and easy way to decorate your nails and still make a statement. (Nordstrom, $10)
Ready to create some fun designs against a plain polish backdrop? Try this Nail Art Stampy Set. ($2.99, Ulta)
Glam up a plain mani or pedi with these fun glitter pots -- with five colors to choose from! ($5.00, Sephora)
These Sally Hansen nail art pens allow for precision designs even for beginners. ($7.04-$7.39, Target)
Want to create a 3D effect? Feel free to experiment with some fun nail art sticks. ($7.99, Amazon)
Colored beads, sequins and gems are literally at your fingertips, thanks to cheap chic nail art options now available on Etsy. ($2.99-5.99, Dollish Polish)