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HOW-TO: Chrome Manicure for Coachella and Beyond

by Jamie Newman | March 26, 2018
Chrome nails are the perfect accessory for your clients.
Chrome nails are the perfect accessory for your clients.

When client's hands are waving in the air like they just don’t care all weekend, nails should be on point this festival season. These nails, by Polish by Sand Spa, are sure to be a hit and dress up any outfit.

GET THE LOOK:
STEP 1:
Prep the client’s nails; file/shape, cuticle care.
STEP 2: Apply a base gel and cure each hand for 60 secs in a LED nail lamp.
STEP 3: Choose base color. Mix and match to create an endless amount of chrome finishes. The salon has 20 preset examples for clients to choose from but, it loves when clients want to get creative; they end up inspiring the salon to create new finishes.
STEP 4: Apply two coats of base color and cure each hand for 60 seconds in a LED nail lamp
STEP 5: Apply another coat of base gel and cure each hand for only 10 seconds in a LED nail lamp.
STEP 6: Choose chrome finish. 
STEP 7: Use a sponge brush to apply the chrome powder.
STEP 8: Use a nail wipe with alcohol to clean away the excess powder from the nail edges.
STEP 9: Apply 1 coat of grip base and cure each hand for 60 seconds in a LED nail lamp.
STEP 10: Apply 1 coat of Top Coat and cure each hand for 60 seconds in a LED nail lamp.

Your client now has amazing chrome nails!

 

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