Nail Design

Nail Art Studio: Spring Marble

by NAILS Staff | April 20, 2018

1. Polish the nail with white gel-polish and cure. Apply another coat and do not cure. Use an Exquisite Blends liner brush to apply random curvy lines in blue gel-polish. Cure.

2. Apply top coat and do not cure. Add peach gel-polish in uneven blotches to the nail as a background. Add more blue lines if desired. Cure. 

3. Apply base gel and do not cure. Using foil, apply gold leaf flakes to the nail and cure.

4. Build 3-D flowers and leaves using blue and peach-colored acrylics. Apply these and stones to the nail using builder gel. Cure.

Charlene Christmas-Elliott, CharNails, Warrens, Barbados  @char_nails

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Nail Design

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