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HOW-TO NAILS: Pretty and Painted Peacock Nail Design

Lauren Salapatek | November 26, 2012 | 1:44 PM

HOW-TO NAILS: Pretty and Painted Peacock Nail DesignThis pretty and painted peacock nail design by CND features an array of splattered Shellac colors and adhesive foils in metallic green, blue and gold. Learn how to create this nail design in a few steps below.

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SUPPLIES NEEDED:

*Shellac Base Coat

*Shellac Color: Rock Royalty

*Shellac Top Coat

*CND UV Lamp

 

 

 

ART SUPPLIES:

*Adhesive Foils in Metallic Green, Metallic Blue and Gold

*99 percent Isopropl Alcohol

INSTRUCTIONS:

STEP 1: P.R.E.P the natural nail.

STEP 2:  Apply a thin layer of Shellac Base Coat and cure for 10 seconds in the CND UV Lamp.

STEP 3:  Apply two thin layers of Shellac Rock Royalty. Cure each layer for two minutes.

STEP 4:  Press Metallic Green foil into the tacky Shellac in a random pattern to top 1/3 of the nail.

STEP 5:  Press Metallic Blue foil onto the nail slightly overlapping the Green foil.

STEP 6:  Press Gold foil slightly overlapping the Blue foil.

STEP 7:  Apply a thin layer of Shellac Top Coat and cure for two minutes.

STEP 8:  Wipe with 99% Isopropyl Alcohol to remove top film.

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