HOW-TO NAILS: Pretty and Painted Peacock Nail Design

By Lauren Salapatek | 11/26/2012 2:27:00 PM

 

click image to zoom This 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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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for modernsalon.com, salontoday.com and firstchair.com. As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

You can find Lauren on Google+ or e-mail her at lsalapatek@modernsalon.com.

 


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