Beautiful hands are the mark of a well groomed person. Nails which are well cared for will make your hands look more appealing. However, if you really want to stand apart from the crowd you should consider using nail art techniques and ideas for your nails. Nail art is one of the most sought after nail decorating ideas among teens and adults today. It is much more than a manicure and beautiful nails. It is all about making your nails look really attractive by using various nail art pieces like 3-D ceramic flowers, animals, marine life and even donuts on your nails. The choice is unlimited. You just have to select the nail decoration according to your mood, season, the party you are attending or any festive occasion. Nail art will not only make your nails look really different and beautiful from others but will also enhance the look of any outfit you choose to wear. If animals, food or marine life are not your style, you can always go for the basic shapes like diamonds, hearts, triangles and other geometrical designs for simple elegance. Glitter powder and glitter flakes in hexagonal shapes are also a very chic option for the holiday season, especially Christmas and winter. Nail art like 3D ceramic flowers can be used on a base coat of nearly any colour, the best being neutral shades like white and black or even green to make your flowers really stand out. For the marine life, like 3D turtles you can use a base coat of blue on your nails with some transparent varnish and paste the turtles to create an authentic look. Similarly, 3D donuts can be pasted on a base coat of a contrasting color of the donut to draw attention. 3D nail art is one of the latest trends in nails and the look will always call for more than one glance at your fingers. If you have a lot of parties lined up for the season, it will be best if you opt for the Swarovski crystals on your nails. These tiny crystals will lend you the glamour for any evening out. You can also create tiny alphabets, figures or little stars with these crystals on your nails and create your signature style. Christmas parties call for tiny stars and nail art in the form of rhinestones or even silk fabric on your nails to enhance their beauty. Fabric draped gracefully on your nails is sure to get you a lot of compliments. Nail art has unlimited potential of creating any look you could possibly want. It is only limited by your imagination. In the beginning, creating itcould be a little time consuming, but as you become a pro at trying your hand at different designs you will never stop. Nail art decoration is best left to a professional so that the look you want for your nails can be created easily in the least amount of time and be done in the correct manner. A professional will also advice you on appropriate nail care tips to maintain the look created.