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Nail Art Studio: Summer Swirls

byMolly Curtis | June 22, 2017

The Purple Hour

1. After prepping the nail with one cured coat of TruGel Base Coat, apply a thin coat of Poolside Hangs over the entire nail covering the free edge.  Cure for 30 seconds under an LED lamp or 2 minutes under a UV lamp.  Repeat process with a second coat of color.

2. Starting at the cuticle, use a detail brush to create four thin half circles with Meet Me in the Deep End.   Flash cure 10 seconds to set design. Begin to extend design detail down the nail. Cure for 30 seconds under an LED lamp or 2 minutes under a UV lamp.

3. Finish design by adding additional strips and dots to achieve desired effect. Cure for 30 seconds under an LED lamp or 2 minutes under a UV lamp.

4. Seal in design with TruGel Top Coat for a shiny, glossy finish. Cure for 30 seconds under an LED lamp or 2 minutes under a UV lamp.  Cleanse nail using a nail wipe and TruGel Gel Cleanser to remove sticky residue.

Every Day is Pool Day

1. After prepping the nail with one cured coat of TruGel Base Coat, apply a thin coat of SPF-U over the entire nail covering the free edge. Cure for 30 seconds under an LED lamp or 2 minutes under a UV lamp. Repeat process with a second coat of color.

2. Using a nail art detailing brush, create desired swirls with Meet Me in the Deep End. Flash cure 10 seconds to set design. Continue until desired look is achieved. 

3. Seal in design with TruGel Top Coat for a shiny, glossy finish. Cure for 30 seconds under an LED lamp or 2 minutes under a UV lamp. Cleanse nail using a nail wipe and TruGel Gel Cleanser to remove sticky residue.

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