Brooke Gilliam (@thenaildoc) of McKinney, Texas, shows how to combine Real Gold Inc.’s 24 by RGI (www.24byrgi.com) with acrylic to make a glamorous nail for New Year’s Eve.

1. Apply tip to prepped nail and prime.

2. Mix 1 part RGI Real Gold glitter to 3 parts clear acrylic. Apply from cuticle area and fade 2/3 towards free edge.

3. Cap the entire nail with clear acrylic.

4. File the nail, cleansing both the top and underside. Apply tack-free top coat to the underside and cure with clients hand turned over in lamp.

5. Seal with top coat and cure.

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