Thao Nguyen uses Gelish to create a layered color with scrollwork nail art.
Apply Hand & Nail Harmony Gelish Foundation Base Gel. Cure. Apply Gelish Soak-Off Gel Polish in Up in the Blue. Cure. Apply a second layer of Up in the Blue. Cure.
Apply Gelish in Emerald Dust on half of the nail. Cure.
Apply Gelish in Tutti Frutti on the other half of the nail. Cure.
Apply Gelish in Grand Jewels on top of Tutti Frutti. Cure.
Use a Hand & Nail Harmony Striper Design Brush and Gelish in Black Shade to create a scrollwork-inspired design. Cure. Apply Gelish Top-It-Off Sealer. Remove the inhibition layer with Gelish Cleanser. Apply Hand & Nail Harmony Nourish Cuticle Oil.
Step-by-step by Thao Nguyen, Santa Monica, Calif.
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