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Nail Art Studio: Punk Rock Spikes

by NAILS Staff | August 28, 2018

1. Apply two coats of OPI Black Onyx gel-polish and cure between each coat.

2. Use a gel nail art striper brush to paint zebra-like stripes on the entire nail. Cure. Use a sponge to apply three holographic pigments in a gradient over the zebra design.

3. Apply Daily Charme transfer foil gel. Cure and do not wipe. Dab a rainbow tansfer onto the nail. Cure. 

4. Form thin triangle outlines using Vetro White #55. Cure. Embellish with metal spikes and a few rhinestones using Presto Resin Gel. Cure. Apply top coat.

Melly Nguyen, Denver @mainstream_nails

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