Spring Nail Art – Step by Step

April 2nd, 2020

April 2nd, 2020

This lockdown period can be frustrating – what better way to keep your mind and hands occupied (and out of the fridge) than practising some nail art?  We share this pretty Spring Floral Marble design by Salon System nail expert Karen Louise.  She created this marble floral pattern using Gellux.

Step 1

First start by prepping the nails by pushing back the cuticle, filing to shape and gently buff the nail. Remove any excess dust and wipe with GELLUX Prep + Wipe (£7.10+VAT).  Then, using the GELLUX Fast Bond (£5.85+VAT), apply to the nails and let dry. Finally, for the nail preparation apply the GELLUX Easy Off Base Coat (£11.95+VAT), and cure.

Step 2

Apply a thin coat of the GELLUX She Sells Seychelles (£11.95+VAT) to the index finger and then apply the GELLUX Stormy (£7.25+VAT) to the remaining nails and cure. Repeat this for the second coat but making sure to cap the edges.

Step 3

Using a thin detailing brush and GELLUX Purely White (£11.95+VAT) paint the flower and the stem design on both the index and middle finger and then cure.

Step 4

Now go over the stem and leaves on your design with GELLUX Dress to Impress (£11.95+VAT) and flash cure. When colouring the stalk and leaves, it’s ok to leave some GELLUX Purely White (£11.95+VAT) showing to add further depth and add an arty effect to your design.

Step 5

Use GELLUX She Sells Seychelles (£11.95+VAT) to create your flowers on the middle fingers and GELLUX Stormy (£7.25+VAT) to colour your flowers on the index finger and now cure.

Step 6

Now to the pinkie, ring and thumb nail, using a small flat nail art brush over the top of the nail (wiping off excess) using GELLUX Dress To Impress (£11.95+VAT) and GELLUX She Sells Seychelles (£11.95+VAT) and just let them blend in then cure.

Step 7

Apply the GELLUX Mirror Glaze Topcoat (£11.95+VAT) to the nails making sure to cap the edges and cure. Finish by wiping the nails over with GELLUX Prep + Wipe (£7.10+VAT) and finish with the GELLUX Cuticle & Nail Oil (£4.35+VAT).


Salon System Gellux is available from wholesalers nationwide.





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