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6 Tips For Using Colored Acrylic
Tip #1: You can apply colored acrylic in one of three ways, with three different results.
1.) If you want a 3-D look, first apply a thin base of clear acrylic, or a clear powder with glitter. Once that is dry, create your design on top and let the design dry before covering it with a thick later of clear acrylic.
2.) You can put your main colored design straight on the natural nail, let dry, and cover with acrylic.
3.) Begin with a colored ombre-like base. Add your design on the tip in the foreground and cover with clear acrylic.