A 3-D black heart makes this design by Miyuki Ueda stand out.
Apply a light-colored glitter gel to the entire nail. Cure. Apply blue gel to most of the nail, leaving only a large moon exposed. Cure.
Apply dots of black and blue gel on top of the cured blue gel. Don’t cure.
Use the tip of an art brush to swirl the uncured black and blue gel. Cure.
Add a 3-D black heart. Apply bullion beads around the heart. Apply clear rhinestones along the border of the moon.
Nails by Miyuki Ueda, Myu Beauty, Irvine, Calif.
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