How-To: DIY Glitter Nail Decals

Los Angeles-based nailpro Yoko Badi demonstrates how you can use gel polish to create your own festive glitter nail decals you can offer to clients.

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Steps:

 

Step 1:

Prep the nail for gel polish. Apply two
coats of white gel polish, curing after each.

Step 2:

Prep the nail for gel polish. Apply two
coats of white gel polish, curing after each.

Tip! Dont have wax paper in the salon? Use the paper backing from a nail form!

Step 3:

Cut a triangle out of the wax paper design. Use tweezers to gently peel the gold gel polish away from the wax paper.

Step 4:

Apply a thin layer of clear gel to the nail. Do not cure. Place the base of the triangle in the center of the cuticle area, then cure. To finish, apply another thin layer of top coat over the entire design and cure.

Step 5:

To finish, apply another thin layer of top coat over the entire design and cure.

[Images: Courtesy of Armando Sanchez]

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