February 11th, 2021
She created this design using the new Gellux, but if you don’t have Gellux products to hand then you can substitute them for others. If you are using non-gel polish, remember to use a good base coat and to let each coat set fully before moving on to the next step.
File the nails to shape, push the cuticles back, trimming excess with the Gellux Cuticle Handy Manicure Tool (£6.95 +vat) and gently buff the surface of the nails with a white block.
Thoroughly wipe nails with Gellux Nail + File Cleansing Spray (£6.95 +vat) and a lint free pad. When the nails are dry apply Gellux Fast Bond (£5.85 +vat) and let dry for 30 seconds. Then apply one very thin layer of Gellux Builder Gel in Rose Pink (£11.95 +vat) one thin layer, then one thicker making sure to build an apex. Cure in between coats for 60 seconds.
Using a fine striper brush and Gellux Purely White (£11.95+vat) create connecting swirly lines on each nail. Cure for 30 seconds.
Next, using the colours Gellux Really Red, Gellux Electric Pink and Gellux You Can Can (all £7.25 +vat), and a pinhead dotting tool, place two dots of each colour at the top of the stripe. Do not cure.
Using a very fine liner brush, connect the dots at the bottom to create hearts. Cure for 60 seconds.
Repeat the same process for all nails and cure.
Next, apply some foil glue or gel at the top and bottom of each stripe and dab on some iridescent foil.
Finally, apply Gellux Mirror Glaze Top Coat (£11.95 +vat) and cure for 60 – 90 seconds. Wipe the nails with Gellux Prep + Wipe (£7.10 +vat) and apply Gellux Nail & Cuticle Oil (£4.35 +vat).
Salon System Gellux is available from wholesalers nationwide.
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