Holo Nails: Application Demo with Mini Mani Moo

Holo nail are on the ups, that’s no secret. Whether you’ve recently discovered the wonders of holographic nails or have been following the trend since day one, the reflective look is not going anywhere. If you’re just getting started with pigment powderswhether it’s chrome or metallic or holos, keep scrolling for a quick look at the application process.

We went live on Facebook on Thursday with Andreina Landis, the president and co-founder of Mini Mani Moo, to go through the steps and find out what it takes to achieve a beautiful, shining holo nails. Screen Shot 2017-01-19 at 4.52.35 PM

Products used:

Moo Gel Peel Off Clear Gel Base Coat

Moo Gel 1 Step Gel – Black

Moo Bling LED Lamp

Mess No More Liquid Tape

Magic Mirror Chrome Powder in Gold

Magic Mirror Holographic Powder

Follow these steps on how to create the holo look:

  1. After prepping the nail, apply a thin coat of the Moo Gel Peel Off Clear Gel Base Coat. Cure for 30 seconds under an LED lamp.
  2. Apply a dark gel base (we used black). Cure for 60 seconds. Repeat for full coverage if desired.
  3. Apply a thin layer of Moo Gel Chrome Non-Wipe, Non-Cleanse Top Coat. Cure of 30 seconds.
  4. Apply Mess No More on surrounding skin. Allow to dry.
  5. Use a silicone tool to pick up and apply chrome pigment powder. Mini Mani Moo has three finishes in gold chrome, silver chrome and holographic.
  6. Gently peel off Mess No More from the surrounding skin. Clean up any residue if necessary with a cleanup brush and alcohol or acetone.
  7. Complete the look with one thin coat of Moo Gel Top Coat Non-Wipe Non-Cleanse.unnamed

Replay the full demo below:

For more information, visit minimanimoo.com.

How are you creating reflective nails for your clients? Let us know in the comments below! 

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