If you're reading this article, your fingertips are probably hurting like crazy right now 🙂
Be comforted by the fact that sore fingertips are part of the initial learning process, all guitarists know the pain and got through it. Actually, after a while, you'll get to like the feeling of soreness in your fingertip, since it'll mean you had a good practice session.
Your newly built calluses won't look yukky or weird at all, they'll just be toughened skin on your fingertips. You can see what you can expect your guitar calluses to look like on the right. Nothing special.
But until then, here are a few things you can do to quicken the buildup of calluses on your fingertips. Read more