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Nail Art Studio: Perfectly Imperfect American Flag

by Staff Writer | June 28, 2019

1. Start by applying two layers of CND Shellac in Locket Love. Cure each layer. Do not wipe.

2. Create stripes using Young Nails Mission Control gel paint in Power Up and Fizz. Use a mostly dry ombre brush and start feathering the paints diagonally out from the corner of the nail. Cure. Do not wipe. If your gel paints don’t have a tacky layer, apply a thin coat of top coat that does, then cure and do not wipe.

3. Lightly dab blue foil on the corner of the nail. It doesn’t have to be perfect! 

4. Hand-paint stars using Young Nails Mission Control gel paint in Fizz or use the star embellishments of your choice. Cure. Apply CND Shellac Original Top Coat, cure, and wipe.

Jodie Rahaley, Saylorsburg, Pa. @nailgirljodie

How To: Hot Neon Cheetah Nail Art

How To: Hot Neon Cheetah Nail Art

by Staff

Cheetah print is always in, right!? Reminiscent of Lisa Frank's artwork, here's a step-by-step way to achieve a fun look that is perfect for the summer months. Nail clients love this sparkly nail art interpretation of cheetah print!

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Nail Design

Star Spangled Nail Art

by Staff

You don’t need a red, white, or blue palette to celebrate the Fourth of July. Bedazzle clients with star designs for a look that will shine from day to night. Here are some examples that have us star struck.

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