1. Prep the nail for gel-polish application. Paint a sky-blue base color and cure. Repeat with a second coat for full coverage.
2. With a small spotter brush and white gel-polish, tap and press the brush onto the nail to create cloud shapes. With a clean spotter brush and gel top coat, lightly tap around the edges of the clouds to blur any hard lines for a wispy effect. Cure.
3. Using a thin detail brush, add diagonal lines with a black gel-polish and black triangle details for a graphic contrast to the clouds. Cure. Embellish the look as desired and finish with gel top coat and cure.
Nails by Danielle Lubin, Metuchen, N.J. @10thstorynails
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