Nail Art Tutorial: New Year

Show off your sculpting skills and give clients perfect nails to ring in the new year! You can tailor this look by Zahira @zi_nails to any nail shape.

Materials needed:

  • Monomer
  • Colored acrylics: black, yellow, green, metalic gold, white, purple, blue, red, and gold glitter mix
  • Clear acrylic
  • 3d brush
  • 8 Kolinsky brush
  • Dotting tool
  • Needle tool
  • Black paint
  • Silver glitter
  • Gold glitter
  • Rhinestone
  • Finish gel

Step 1: Color the nail with blue and purple acrylic. This technique is done with 70% monomer 30% acrylic. Just a fine layer of color.

Step 2: Create a bottle shape with white acrylic.

Step 3: Color the bottle with metalic gold and green acrylic.

Step 4: Create the label with yellow acrylic. Create a clock! Place a bead of black acrylic then white on top.

Step 5: Add details on bottle and clock with paint.

Step 6: Add bubbles! Place white acrylic on top of the bottle and when it’s almost dry use a dotting tool to create texture. Add glitter.

Step 7: Draw a firework with a rhinestone and glitter. Draw 2014 on the label.

Step 8: Create champagne flute.

8a. Place a U shape bead of golden glitter.
8b: Then on top, add a small bead of white acrylic. Add texture with the needle tool.
8c: Create a flute with clear acrylic. Then add finish gel just to the glass. Use black acrylic to shade the sides

And you are done!!!

Nails by:
Zahira Garcia
Certified Nail Tech
Carolina, Puerto Rico
Instagram @zi_nails
3048 Sierra Rd.
San Jose, CA 95132

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