Try this flower design by Marina LoPresto on an almond-shape nail for salon clients.
Step 1: On a buffed nail, apply a dark orange base with 3-D gel paint to create a flower shape.
Step 2: Add a lighter color on the highlighted areas.
Step 3: Apply white 3-D gel paint to contour the petals of the flower.
Step 4: Add complementary elements, like stamens and the center of the flower.
Step 5: Finish by attaching a rhinestone to the center.
[Images: Marina LoPresto]