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HOW-TO: Glittery Esmeralda Nails by CND

October 25, 2016 | 10:55 AM

Ever look outside on a snowy, winter night? That's what these "Esmeralda" nails by CND reminds us of. 

STEP 1: Apply a thin layer of Shellac Base Coat. Cure for 10 seconds in the CND LED Lamp.

STEP 2: Apply a thin layer of Shellac Black Pool. Cure for one minute.

STEP 3: Apply Shellac Emerald Lights from the cuticle to the center of the nail, using the CND Gel Flat Oval Brush, blending down toward the extension edge and keeping the majority of the product in the cuticle area. Do not cure.

STEP 4: Using a makeup sponge and tweezers, apply Shellac Dark Diamonds to the center of the nail, blending the color at the tip. Cure for one minute.

STEP 5: Apply a thin layer of Xpress Top Coat. Cure for one minute.

STEP 6: Wipe with 99% isopropyl alcohol to remove the top film.

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