Nail-art
Carnival Collection

Carnival 1

1. Apply Base layer and cure.
2. Apply two layers of #175 covering half the nail, curing each layer.
3. Cover the other half with #173, curing each of the two layers.
4. Apply Soft Gel, do not cure yet.
5. Apply and blend glitter to join the two colours using any Gel Brush. Cure.
6. Apply strengthening layer and cure.
7. Apply Gloss Gel and cure

Carnival 2

  1. Apply Base layer and cure.
  2. Apply a layer of ‘175 down the nail with Upper Arch Brush. Cure.
  3. Repeat gel lines using #174, #173 and #172 as described in step 2, curing each colour layer.
  4. Apply a thin layer of Soft Gel and do not cure.
  5. Place all the gems into wet Soft Gel and cure.
  6. Seal with strengthening layer and cure.
  7. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 3

1. Apply Base layer and cure.
2. Apply a thin layer of Soft Gel, do not cure.
3. Alternate drawing different colours [#173, #175, #138] in lines down the nail plate using Upper Arch Brush, but do not cure yet.
4. Draw lines across the nail towards the centre of the opposite side wall using the tip of the Upper Arch Brush and cure.
5. Apply a thin layer of Soft Gel and place gems into the wet surface with a Metal Pick. Cure.
6. Apply strengthening layer and cure.
7. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 4

  1. Apply Base layer and cure.
  2. Start with the largest section and working your way to the smallest – trace the outer line of each section, fill it and cure. Repeat for each section.
  3. Fill out the remaining blank spaces with #1 being careful not to break any of the colour section edges.
  4. Wipe nail with Dual Cleanse
  5. Place the striping tape to join all the colour lines securing it by pressing down lightly with a Metal Pick.
  6. Apply strengthening layer and cure.
  7. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 5

  1. Apply Base Gel, cure.
  2. Apply Gel #174 down the nail using the Upper Arch Brush and cure.
  3. Repeat step 2 using #173.
  4. Repeat previous 2 steps with #138.
  5. Wipe with Dual Cleanse.
  6. Place black and silver Striping Tape where the colours join.
  7. Seal with strengthening Gel and cure.
  8. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 6

  1. Apply Base Gel and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of #175 over the entire nail, curing each layer.
  3. Apply Soft Gel on the area diagonally across nail where art is to be applied. Do not cure yet.
  4. Wet a size 4 or 6 brush with Soft Gel, dip into glitter and dab onto the nail surface. [Repeat with different colour glitters]. Cure.
  5. Apply Soft Gel across the nail at the base of the diagonal glitter line. Do not cure.
  6. Pick up and place hexagon into wet gel, using a wet Metal Pick. Cure.
  7. Seal with strengthening layer and cure.
  8. Wipe with Dual Cleanse and buff until dull.
  9. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 7

  1. Apply Base layer and cure.
  2. Draw a diagonal line with #173 using an Upper Arch Brush at the cuticle side. Apply two layers of #173, curing each layer.
  3. Draw a diagonal line of #175 forming a triangular shape [smallest section]. Apply two layers of #175, curing each layer.
  4. Apply two layers of #172 covering the remaining, bigger section of the nail, curing each layer.
  5. Place dots of #1 along the diagonal lines using a Dotting Tool. Cure.
  6. Apply Soft Gel along the lines of the 3 joining colours with a size 6 brush. Do not cure.
  7. Wet an Upper Arch Brush with Soft Gel before dipping it into flat glitter. Place glitter onto wet gel described in step 6. Cure.
  8. Seal with a strengthening layer and cure.
  9. Dual Cleanse and buff until smooth.
  10. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 8

  1. Apply Base layer and cure.
  2. Apply one layer of #1 to the entire nail and cure.
  3. Apply second layer of #1 but do not cure.
  4. Place different sized dots using #172, #173, #174 and #175 with Dotting Tool and cure.
  5. Apply a layer of Soft Gel over entire nail.
  6. Add a touch of flat glitter to alternate dots using the Dotting Tool.
  7. Apply strengthening gel and cure.
  8. Wipe with Dual Cleanse and buff until smooth.
  9. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 9

  1. Apply Base Gel and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of #175 onto the area of the nail [cuticle end], curing each layer.
  3. Apply a strip of #173 touching the blue area, curing each of the 2 layers.
  4. Repeat step 3, using #174 Gel.
  5. Apply two layers of #172 Gel covering larger part of nail, touching purple line and curing each layer.
  6. Wipe with Dual Cleanse.
  7. Place the striping tape where the colours join.
  8. Seal with a strengthening layer and cure.
  9. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 10

  1. Apply Base Layer, cure.
  2. Apply a layer of #1 over the entire nail and cure.
  3. Apply the second layer of #1 but do not cure.
  4. Randomly dot uneven droplets of #2017, #175 and #1 but do not cure yet.
  5. Sprinkle a tiny bit of fine glitter onto nail.
  6. Using a Metal Pick, drag the gel droplets in circular and half circular motions across the nail surface to obtain an interesting, marble like pattern. Cure.
  7. Apply a Strengthening layer and cure.
  8. Wipe with Dual Cleanse and buff until smooth.
  9. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Carnival 11

  1. Apply Base Gel, cure
  2. Apply a layer of #173 covering the largest part of nail [leaving a curved corner of the nail] and cure.
  3. Apply the second layer of #173 but before curing, pick up a tiny bit of glitter with the point of the Gel brush and touch down onto the wet Gel. Cure.
  4. Apply two layers of #174 onto the smaller section, curing each layer.
  5. Use the Art/Upper Arch Brush to outline sections – apply #2017 with the Upper Arch Brush and cure.
  6. Place the three gems into droplets of Soft Gel and cure.
  7. Seal with Strengthening Gel, cure.
  8. Apply Gloss Gel and cure

Carnival 12

  1. Apply Base Gel and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of #174, curing each layer.
  3. Apply a thin layer of Soft Gel, do not cure yet.
  4. Place a circle of 4 big dots of #1 using a Dotting Tool.
  5. Add smaller blue dots of #175 into the centre of each white dot. Do not cure.
  6. Draw outward strokes from the centre of each white dot using the tip of the Upper Arch Brush. Cure.
  7. Place smaller white dots in between the previously placed dots completing the circle. Add smaller silver dots of #138 into the centre of each white dot. Do not cure.
  8. Now draw outward strokes diagonally as in step 5 and cure.
  9. Place 6 small white dots around the centre of nail plate with a smaller dot of #2017 on top of each. Cure.
  10. Apply a droplet of Soft Gel to the centre of the nail and place a diamante gem between the dots. Cure
  11. Seal the entire nail using Soft Gel.
  12. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.