It is also called a half-moon. The half-moon is created on the root of the nail in one color while the rest of the nail is colored in different color.
Matte - A finish of nail polish that has no shine at all. They're a fun way to change up your look, but tend to chip easily as most top coats ruin the look.
A graduated fading color technique. It's a french word meaning "shade" or "shadow". Ombré nails are fast becoming a very popular trend.
A very fun, sometimes messy polish technique. Creates amazing intricate marble designs.
Foil can refer to a finish of nail polish that has a metallic base with added glitter for a smooth, shiny look. Foils can also refer to actual pieces of foil that you apply to your nail.
Glitter Sandwich - A fun new polish trend. It's coats of glitter layered under sheer jelly polishes. Check out the tutorial.
Gyaru - A type of Japanese street fashion of completely decked out girls, including their fabulous, amazing nails. There's loads of different sub-cultures as well. Just google hime-gyaru nails and drool away!
Holographic - A finish of nail polish that has a rainbow metallic look, kind of like an oil spill!
Jelly - A finish of nail polish that is usually sheer with a high shine finish. They usually take several coats to be opaque but the pay off is that they're sooooo shiny! They're great fun for doing "glitter sandwiches".
Konad - Konad is a brand of nail stamps. The image plates are metal plates with images engraved on them. It's an easy way to apply intricate designs to your nails.