Petal Pusher: Three Winter Florals Nail Art Tutorials

These three winter floral nail art tutorials bloom with deep hues, courtesy of New York-based nail artist Joey Lin.

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Dark blooms provide fresh inspiration for cold weather nail art. “I used deep hues to recreate the elegance found  in winter florals,” says Joey Lin, a New York City-based nail artist. Browse below for three winter florals nail art tutorials. 

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1. Apply gel base coat*. Then, apply one coat of black gel polish. Do not remove the tacky layer. Dab holographic transfer foil over the entire nail.

2. Apply a thin layer of purple gel polish. Next, use a detail brush to paint a large rose with white gel polish.

3. Apply a second thin layer of purple gel polish. Then, apply black gel polish around the perimeter of the nail. Finish with gel top coat.

Nailspiration Set 2-NP118

1. Apply gel base coat. Then, apply one coat of black gel polish. Do not remove the tacky layer. Next, apply holographic transfer foil over the entire nail.

2. Use a detail brush to paint a flower in the center of the nail with white gel polish. Next, paint the pistil and the leaves with black gel polish.

3.  Apply a thin coat of purple gel polish to the flower. Next, apply green gel polish to the leaves. Then, apply black gel polish to the perimeter of the nail. To finish, apply gel top coat.

Nailspiration Set 3-NP118

1. Apply gel base coat, followed by two coats of black gel polish. Next, use a detail brush to paint a flower at the center of the nail with white gel polish.

2. Paint a second white flower below the first. Paint white leaves around the flower. Next, apply purple gel polish to the center of the petals, leaving the ends white.

3. Apply green gel polish to the leaves. Then, apply gold gel polish to the edges of the petals. Finish with gel top coat.

Which one of these tutorials is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

[Photography by Jason Bennett]

This article was originally published in the January 2018 issue of NAILPRO.

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