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Shellac Dragon Scales

Lizzie Ellis uses a stylus to scrape scales into Shellac.

Lizzie Ellis uses a stylus to scrape scales into Shellac.


Apply two coats of Shellac in Cityscape, curing after each.


Apply one coat of Shellac in Purple Purple. Don’t cure.


Use a stylus to scrape the scales (similar to wide “V”s) into the uncured Shellac, starting near the eponychium. Cure.


Mix different colors of loose glitter with a small amount of top coat to create a glitter paste. Apply the paste to individual scales. Cure.

Nails by Lizzie Ellis, Heads Up Salon and Tanning Center, Bloomfield, Iowa

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