witch nail artBewitching visions inspire spellbinding tips.

set one

witch book

Step 1: Apply two coats of black gel polish.

Step 2: Remove the inhibition layer and apply white gel to the center of the nail. Lightly dip a dry gel brush in acetone and spread the white gel to create a smoke effect.

Step 3: Apply purple, blue and green pigment powders with a cosmetic sponge or eye shadow applicator. Then, apply matte gel top coat.

Step 4: Adhere black and silver crystals down the center of the nail.

witch set two

october nailspiration

Step 1: Apply two coats of black gel polish.

Step 2: Remove the inhibition layer and apply white gel to the center of the nail. Lightly dip a dry gel brush in acetone and spread the white gel to create a smoke effect.

Step 3: Apply purple, blue and green pigment powders, then apply matte gel top coat.

Step 4: Paint an eye shape in the middle of the nail line. Then, paint a thin white line down the center of the nail, curving it outward at the end.

Step 5: Continue to add details to the design with white gel paint, and finish with matte gel top coat.

nailspiration set three

october nailspiration

Step 1: Apply two coats of black gel polish.

Step 2: Remove the inhibition layer and apply white gel to the center of the nail. Lightly dip a dry gel brush in acetone and spread the white gel to create a smoke effect.

Step 3: Apply purple and blue pigment powders, then apply matte gel top coat.

Step 4: Paint a white “V” shape at the free edge and fill it in.

Step 5: Apply holographic pigment powder to the “V” shape.

Step 6: Outline the “V” shape with black gel paint, then add details to create the dimensions of two crystals. Seal the design with matte gel top coat.

Guest Artist:

Scarlett Senter (@scarlett_senternailartist)

“I loved the idea of a dark background and incorporating the smoke effect to give the designs a magical feel. I found some amazing symbols of witchcraft that I knew would work perfectly and added dark crystals to represent the natural crystals that we find and see in this beautiful world.”

Scarlett Senter

-Dina Ciccarelli

[Images: Getty Images]

This article was first published in the October 2018 issue of NAILPRO

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