Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

You will need: Base Gel, Soft Gel, Hard/Medium Gel, Gloss Gel, Color Gels: 172 Favela Sunrise, 173 Ipanema Sunset, 174 Samba Your Socks Off, 175 Havana Nights, 178 The Rio, #4 Delux Brush Flat #17 Delux Nail Art Brush/Upper Arch Brush, Rhinestone Stud Gems.

  1. On a prepared nail, apply a layer of Base Gel. Cure.
  2. Apply a layer of #178 The Rio. Cure. Repeat.
  3. Follow with a gripping layer of Soft Gel. Do not cure.
  4. With a #17 Nail Art Brush, draw alternating lines using color gels: 172 Favela Sunrise, 173 Ipanema Sunset, 174 Samba Your Socks Off and175 Havana Nights. Use the tip of the Upper Arch Brush to lightly drag though the wet gel lines in one direction. Clean bristles on a dry nail wipe after each stroke. Cure.
  5. Apply a gripping layer of Soft Gel. Place rhinestone stud gems in wet gel and cure.
  6. Create the Upper Arch with Hard Gel or Medium Gel. Cure.
  7. Apply a final layer of Gloss Gel. Cure.