What is a Laptop Skin?
Laptop skin is in adhesive cover that attaches to the cover of a laptop computer. These skins can come in hundreds of colors, designs and motifs. A laptop skin allows customization of your computer and it can be uniquely personalized to your own personality.
Most laptop skins are made out of a thin sheet of adhesive vinyl or plastic. When you remove the backing of the skin, you attach it to the cover of the laptop computer. Most laptop scans are removable and can be attached or reattached over and over.
Laptop skins are available in a wide variety of styles. The basic version comes in solid colors but there are more exotically pattern skins such as animal prints, stripes, polkadots and argyle prints. If you're an art lover, there is an extensive collection of fine art reproductions that are available as laptop skins. Sports fans can find scans that display the logo, mottos and favorite players of their college or professional team.
There are also textured skins, which are popular for laptops. You can find one in a mock fabric such as suede leather skin to apply to your computer. Some laptop skins are available with a fuzzy or raised print so your laptop skin cannot just look like a tiger but feel like one too.
If you really are a true individual, many laptop skin suppliers can completely customize a skin. You can upload a photo onto their website and you can create a personalized skin with your favorite image or photograph. This is a great gift for a busy laptop owner and the skin can feature a family portrait or a vacation destination that helps remind them of the people and the things they love even when they are hard at work.
To apply a laptop skin, you need to carefully read the instructions provided by the manufacturer. Wipe your laptop cover with a damp cloth and dry it and make sure that the cover is free from dust and dirt before you make the application. Most skins will come with an attached backing sheet that must be peeled away before you can attach any skin to a computer. You can smooth out the skin as you lay it down and work out all the bubbles to make sure it has a flat fit.
Most laptop skins come in a variety of standard sizes or they can be custom ordered to fit the dimension of your computer. They come in a price by size and sometimes a design factor but typically they are priced between $20-$50. A custom skin can typically add it up charge of between five dollars to $10 for any personalized version. A laptop skin is a great way to make your computer truly yours and it's a great gift for you or any lap top user.