Plaid Perfection: Holiday Nail Art Using Light Elegance ButterCream

Get full one-coat coverage with Light Elegance ButterCream UV/LED Color Gels. Here, Katie Masters (@nailthoughts) shows how to create plaid nail art.

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Get full one-coat coverage with Light Elegance ButterCream UV/LED Color Gels. Apply the gel straight from the pot for a thick consistency perfect for detailed or raised nail art, or thin the consistency by agitating the gel for quick overlays.

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Step 1: Prep the nail and apply gel base coat, then cure. Next, mix the gel and apply two thin coats of Real Red, curing after each.

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Step 2: Using a spatula, mix clear gel with a small amount of Black Tie. Then, use a striping brush to paint two vertical and two horizontal lines. Cure.

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Step 3: Paint squares at the points where the lines intersect with Black Tie. Cure.

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Step 4: Paint two intersecting lines with Gold Metallic. Then, paint small tally marks across the free edge and base of the nail. Cure.

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Step 5: Paint a thin vertical line with Just White on the right side of the nail. Cure. To finish, apply gel top coat and cure.

Watch the video below to see this step-by-step from Katie Masters (@nailthoughts) below!

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-Dina Ciccarelli

This article was first published in the November 2017 issue of NAILPRO

[Photography by Jason Bennett]

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