Nail Design

Nail Art Studio: Springtime Spirit

by NAILS Staff | April 30, 2019

1. Apply base coat and one coat of CND Shellac Vagabond.

2. Brush two to three strokes of CND Shellac Offbeat, Uninhibited, and Gypsy randomly until desired design is achieved. For each color, make sure to clean your brush before placing it back into the bottle. Cure in an LED lamp for one minute or UV lamp for two minutes.

3. Apply foil using a fine detail brush.

4. Draw designs using Poochiez Nails black gel paint. Cure. Apply Wildflowers Top Coat Gel and cure.

Monica Abernathy, A Polished Work Nail Spa Lounge, Chicago @apolishedwork

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