Executive vice president of Artistic Nail Design Alisha Rimando is putting a twist on the traditional bride look. Her latest nail art design using the 2016 Rules of Engagement Gel-Polish Collection brings in an extra edge with one nail dripping in chains. To recreate this look, find the products at a SalonCentric location near you.
1. After completing your nail prep and applying Bonding Gel as directed, apply a thin coat of Gowns & Garters to the entire nail , making sure to cap the free edge. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED lamp or two minutes in UV.
2. Apply a second coat of Gowns & Garters on same area. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED lamp or two minutes in UV.
3. Using Trouble and a striper brush, create a thick line going across the cuticle of the nail. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED lamp or two minutes in UV.
4. Apply a second thin coat of Trouble to the line. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED lamp or two minutes in UV.
5. Apply Glossing Gel to the entire nail, making sure to cap the free edge. Cure for 30 seconds in an LED lamp or two minutes in UV. With Nail Surface Cleanser and a Lint-Free Nail Wipe, cleanse the inhibition layer off the nail.
6. Apply your favorite nail resin to the free edge of the nail. Using Sani Tongs, place rhinestones on top of the resin at the free edge of the nail. Allow time for the resin to dry and secure the rhinestones.
7. Cut small pieces from the chain to be used for nail art. Apply a small amount of resin to one end of the chain pieces. Using Sani Tongs, place the small chain pieces onto the nail.
8. Keep adding the small chain pieces to the nail with resin until desired look is achieved.
9. To fill in any empty spaces, repeat Step 6. Massage one drop of Revive Nail & Cuticle Oil into the skin surrounding the nail plate. Enjoy your finished look.