Nail Bytes

Vintage Floral Nail Art Step-by-Step
  • June 21, 2016

Bring this blooming nail art look by Alisha Rimando to life. 

Nail industry expert and executive vice president of Artistic Nail Design Alisha Rimando created a vintage look that is perfect for summer. The shades come from Artistic Nail Design's Summer 2016 Collection Retro Redux. To recreate this look, find the products at the closest SalonCentric location near you.

1. After completing your nail prep, apply a thin coat of Bonding Gel to the entire nail, making sure to cap the free edge. Cure for 10 seconds in LED lamp or one minute in UV. Use a clean dry gel brush to wipe away inhibition layer.

2. Create an outline around the edge of the nail using Polka Dottie Hottie and a striper brush making sure to cap the free edge. Cure for 30 seconds in LED lamp or two minutes in UV.

3. Mix a small amount of Bride with Milkshakes & Heartbreaks to create a swirled effect. Use the striper brush to create the flower. Cure for 30 seconds in LED lamp or two minutes in UV. With Killer Stems and the striper brush create the leaves of the flower above the flower base. Cure for 30 seconds in LED lamp or two minutes in UV.

4. With Killer Stems and the striper brush create the leaves of the flower above the flower base. Cure for 30 seconds in LED lamp or two minutes in UV.

5. Outline the flower, leaves and around the nail using Bride and the striper brush. Cure for 30 seconds in LED lamp or two minutes in UV. Apply Glossing Gel to the entire nail making sure to cap the free edge. Cure for 30 seconds in LED lamp or two minutes in UV. With Nail Surface Cleanser and a lint-free wipe cleanse the inhibition layer of the nail.

6. Using Bride and the striper brush add small dots on top of Polka Dottie Hottie and trace the white frame. Dust 3-D Magic Power over the entire nail. Cure for 30 seconds in LED lamp or two minutes in UV.

7. Use Manicure Brush to cleanse off excess powder.

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