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Nail Art Studio: Little Wing

3-D effect butterflies glide and glimmer.

1. Apply Akzéntz Luxio Calm to the entire surface of the nail. Cure. Paint the butterfly bodies with white gel paint. Cure. 

2. Fill in white butterflies with Akzéntz Gel Play Glitz. Cure. Apply Shine On Top Gloss to smooth out the surface and prepare it for the fine lines. Cure.  

3. Outline each wing with white gel paint and add the center body segments and antennae. Cure. Apply matte top coat over the whole nail. Cure and wipe.

4. Add little drops of a thick gel with a shiny finish (Akzéntz Trinity) over the wings, producing a 3-D effect on the glittery areas. Cure and wipe.  

Jenya Malkin, Houston @euro_nails_tx

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