1. Apply silver shimmer gel-polish as the base color and cure. Remove the inhibition layer.

2. Apply foil glue and allow to dry. Place silver-rainbow-effect foil over the entire nail and seal it with top coat. Cure.

3. Use a nail piercing tool or an e-file bit to pierce the free edge. Remove any debris. Add an embellishment.

Nails by Latoya Carver, Mani Fresh by Elle C., Raleigh, N.C. @_ellec

Want to see your nail art how-to here? Email sigourney.nunez@bobit.com

You can also mail your tips (one for each step) and written instructions to Sigourney Nuñez, NAILS Magazine, 3520 Challenger St., Torrance, CA 90503. Make sure to include your name, salon name (if applicable), city, state, and contact information. When mailing us tips for Nail Art Studio, please mail them in a padded envelope or box to keep the nail tips fully intact in transit.

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