Jasmin • Nail Artist 💅🏼 • She/Her • Get yourself a cup of tea and join me for some relaxing nail art, chats and basecoatstories 🥰
Holo holo holo! So happy you found your way here! Welcome to our sweet little twitch x nail art family! **We are an ever-growing group of nail art enthusiasts, nail polish collectors, cat lovers, holosexuals and just overall a really lovely bunch.** *Why should you follow?* This community is a space to relax, to share nail art tips and tricks, to create beautiful designs together and to get to know each other in a slow, safe and inclusive setting. It is an overall wholesome experience to be here, I promise you won't regret it! Most of us also share our work on Instagram. If you do too, feel free to share your @ in the chat and to dm me [@basecoatstories](https://www.instagram.com/basecoatstories/), so that we all can connect and support each other across platforms. This will also give you access to my close-friends-list, for which I will be hosting exclusive nail art collaborations every once in a while! *Why should you subscribe?* With a paid subscription you can support me directly. You will get: * no ads * access to my custom emotes * a special subscriber badge * a spot on my wheel of fortune * the chance to edit our playlist * the chance to make exclusive decisions in the nail art process * good luck eternally
My name is Jasmin. **I am a nail artist from Germany and I share my design-making process here with you.** I have been exploring creative outlets from photography to painting and everything in between for about ten years now. I have always loved painting my nails, but only started taking nail art more seriously toward the end of 2019. I am not a licenced nail tech, I don't do other people's nails, I'm just doing this on my own for funzies. I work on my natural nails and I only use regular nail polish and some acrylic paints here and there. *What does basecoatstories mean?* **(Almost) every mani starts with a basecoat. What comes next is a unique story written together by you and me.** I also have a cat. Her name is Bailey and she is the queen. She is five years old, a mix, and she is the cutest thing you'll see tonight.
**We have a [discord](https://discord.gg/Qvyu7FK)!** *What is discord?* It is a chat room where we share nail art, pet photos, questions, requests, product links, experiences, announcements and more. You can create an account for free and use it as an app or in the browser. We would love for you to join!
We have a playlist on spotify! I am not allowed to play copyrighted music in my stream. It is what it is. Instead, I have created a playlist on spotify made of suggestions from the nail art community! Feel free to explore it [here](https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4ui8EB2KnG6ehIcYSnB7DC?si=nTarpitCRLSZWuNsC66wCQ). **You can edit our playlist! At a random point in each stream, I spin a wheel of fortune and select one subscriber who can either add or remove one song of their choice!**
Chat language: English **Be kind & be yourself. Have respect & have fun!** Introduce yourself to us if you like! Possible starters: Whats your name? What are your pronouns? Where are you from? Do you like nail art? Do you have a kitty cat? I will not tolerate racism, sexism, antisemitism, islamophobia, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia or discrimination of any sort on my channel. Be mindful of your words, they have power. xx
**Thank you so much for supporting me! Whether you watch, lurk, chat, cheer or vote, I appreciate every single one of you!** Please never feel any need to support me financially - I love what I do! If you still do consider doing so, I am more than grateful for your kindness and support! x If you want your donation to be celebrated live on stream, click [here](https://www.streamlabs.com/basecoatstories). If you want your donation to stay private, click [here] (https://www.paypal.me/basecoatstories).
You know all about nail art? Great! But I know that **a few of you might not be too familiar with nail polish and its, granted, endless possibilities. So here's a little nail art 101**: *What is a base coat?* A base coat is a protective layer of colorless nail polish that helps prevent staining. There are also base coats that create an extra smooth surface or such that you can easily peel off to remove a manicure. *What is a top coat?* A top coat is a colorless nail polish that smooths out your design and adds a nice glossy or matte finish to it. There are thick ones, thin ones, waterbased ones that are good to avoid smudging, quick and slow drying ones etc. *What is holo?* Holo, or holographic is an attribute of the most exquisite nail art products like polishes, glitters, foils or flakies, that makes them reflect light in rainbow colors. It's so pretty. The obsession with holographic things in the nail art community originates from YouTuber simplynaillogical, who has spread the love of holo all over the internet. *What is stamping?* Stamping is a nail art technique in which you pick up nail polish from a perforated metal plate with a soft plastic cushion to transfer designs without having to handpaint them. Reverse stamping is when you color your design in with more nail polish after you've picked it up. Stamping can be hard and is a science on its own. But it's a lot of fun! *What is watermarbling?* Watermarbling is a technique in which you ad drops of nail polish to a water surface, create a pattern and then transfer the pattern to your nail. It's a science on its own as well.
You know all about twitch? Great! But I know that **many of you might not be too familiar with this platform and its, granted, own subculture. So here's a little twitch 101**: *When do you stream?* I am streaming my nail art process a few times a week. You can check my schedule to see my next streams. I also always announce my streams in my Instagram stories & highlights. *Can I get notified when you go live?* Yes! You can easily create a free account on twitch, follow me and activate the bell to get notified! You can also save my countdowns on Instagram to get notified. *I missed a stream! What can I do?* No worries! You can watch the full versions of streams on my channel for up to two weeks. After that, there might be a shorter highlight of the stream to rewatch. *What are channel points?* You have noticed that you receive points at the bottom of the chat? These are channel points and they reward you for being a loyal viewer and chatter. You can click on them to see which rewards you can unlock with them! You can, for example, take care that I keep hydrated while I am working, you can buy votes in polls, or even give my cat a treat when she's in the room! *What are subscriptions?* Subscriptions are a way to support me financially and to unlock special features! You won't have to see ads, you can use our custom emotes (i.e. emojis) and more! *What are gift subs?* You have suddenly become a subscriber? You were probably gifted a sub! Congrats! This means that another viewer was extra generous and wanted to spread the nail art love! :) *What are Tier-2 or Tier-3 subscriptions?* These are more generous subscriptions that you can support me with. You will get 1 extra emote for tier-2 and two extra emotes for tier-3 subs. *What are emotes?* Emotes are the Twitch version of emojis. The special part is, that streamers can create their own custom emotes! The more subscribers I have, the more emotes we get! *What are bits?* Bits are a virtuall currency on Twitch. One bit equals 0,01$. You can donate these bits by *cheering* with them in special moments in the stream. You can also buy extra votes in polls with them or play funny sounds to the stream. *What is a raid?* You took a break and when you came back to the stream it was gone and you saw another person streaming? No worries. While you were gone, I ended my stream and raided another channel. This means that I took all of my lovely viewers with me to another channel that was live at the same time to check them out! This gives us the possibility to get to know other streamers. If you like the other stream, you can stay, if you don't, you're welcome to leave it at any time.