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Perfect for creating delicate lacelike designs, Akzéntz Gel Play Lace is a highly pigmented soak-off UV/LED gel that can be used to produce crisp, vibrant nail art in a single stroke. Simply stir and brush on Gel Play Lace—available in white, pink and black—for an instant design.

1) Prep the nail with Prep & Wipe. Then, apply a thin layer of Options Opti-Bond to the nail, encasing the free edge. Cure.

2) Apply a thin coat of Luxio Delicate and cure. For more coverage, apply a second coat, and cure.

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3) Use a detail brush to outline the lunula with Options Gel Art Black. Then, paint a St. Tropez French at the free edge of the nail. Cure.

4) Apply a thin coat of Gel Play Lace Black to the center of the nail, and cure. Apply Shine-On for a high-gloss finish, and cure.

–by Angelina Lewis

This story first appeared in the March issue of Nailpro magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

[Images: Courtesy of Armando Sanchez]

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