Nail-art
Romantic Gothic

Romantic Gothic 1

Select glitter and two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of a light Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  4. Paint butterflies with an Upper Arch Brush/Art Brush and dark Colour Gel. Cure.
  5. Highlight where necessary using the light Colour Gel and cure.
  6. Dual Cleanse to remove the sticky residue.
  7. Add a droplet of Soft Gel to the glitter and mix it into a paste.
  8. Use a rounded Gel Brush, apply the glitter paste onto the cuticle area of the nail. Do not cure.
  9. Carefully blend the glitter paste using the tip of the Gel Brush until the desired Ombre effect is achieved. Cure.
  10. Brush off excess glitter using a Nail Brush.
  11. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel to seal the art. Cure.
  12. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  13. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 2

Select two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  4. Create a lacy design with the tip of the Upper Arch Bruch and cure.
  5. Dab dots along the design using a Dotting Tool/Upper Arch Brush and cure.
  6. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel.  Cure.
  7. Dual Cleanse and refine
  8. Apply Gloss Gel.

Romantic Gothic 3

Select gems as well as four Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of a dark Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual cleanse.
  4. Paint three flower petals with a lighter Colour Gel using the Nail/Upper Arch Brush and cure.
  5. Place a small amount of the third (darker) Colour Gel to the inside of the petals, using the Art Brush. Do not cure.
  6. Dip the Upper Arch Brush into Soft Gel and blend the Colour Gel to the outer edge of each petal. Cure.
  7. Highlight the petal edges with a light Colour Gel and cure.
  8. Apply Soft Gel onto petals where gems are required. Do not cure.
  9. Place big gems in the centre of the flower and small gems on the petals. Cure.
  10. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel to seal the art. Cure.
  11. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  12. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 4

Select gems and two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of a light Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure. Dual Cleanse.
  4. Draw fine lines with a dark Colour Gel to create a lace pattern, using an Upper Arch Brush. Cure.
  5. Dot down Soft Gel where gems are required. Do not cure.
  6. Place gems on the Soft Gel and cure.
  7. Add detail with dots, applied with a Dotting Tool and the dark Colour Gel. Cure.
  8. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel and cure.
  9. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  10. Apply Gloss Gel

Romantic Gothic 5

Select four Bio Gel Colours from the appropriate Colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure. Dual Cleanse.
  4. Arrange large dots to form a pattern, using a Dotting tool and the second Colour Gel. Do not cure.
  5. Place smaller dots of a third Colour Gel in each centre. Do not cure.
  6. Use the tip of the Upper Arch Brush to drag from the centre outwards through the wet Gel, connecting dots to form the required pattern.
  7. Place dots in the centre of each of the original dots again, using a different Colour Gel. Cure.
  8. Follow with tiny dots in each centre, repeating the same colour as used for the original Colour Gel layers.
  9. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel and cure.
  10. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  11. Apply Gloss Gel.

Romantic Gothic 6

Select gold foil, glitter and gems as well as two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Apply the darkest Colour Gel onto the cuticle area of the nail. Cure.
  4. Press gold foil onto the dark Colour Gel area only, until the desired effect is achieved.
  5. Add a droplet of Soft Gel to the gold glitter and mix to a paste.
  6. Use a rounded Gel Brush to apply the glitter paste onto the border line, separating the two areas. Do not cure.
  7. With the tip of the Gel Brush, carefully blend the glitter down the nail to create an ombre effect. Cure.
  8. Apply Soft Gel over the glittered area. Do not cure.
  9. Place gems onto the wet Soft Gel and cure.
  10. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel. Cure.
  11. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  12. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 7

Select four Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  3. Draw squares to create a design using an Upper Arch Brush and dark Colour Gel. Cure the lines of each square.
  4. Fill each square shape with two layers of a different Colour Gel, using the Art Brush. Work from the lightest to the darkest colour. Cure each layer.
  5. Use the tip of the Upper Arch Brush to outline the squares. Cure.
  6. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel. Cure.
  7. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  8. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 8

Select two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of a light Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  4. Create a mesh pattern as follows: Use the tip of the Upper Arch Brush and carefully draw fine lines down the nail. Cure.
  5. Repeat step 4, drawing lines across the nail. Cure.
  6. Follow with lines from top right to bottom left, neatly cutting each little square in half. Cure.
  7. Fill the triangles (on the same side of each square) with the dark Colour Gel and Art/Upper Arch Brush.
  8. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel. Cure.
  9. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  10. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 9

Select a dark Bio Gel Colour from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of the selected dark Bio Gel Colour, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  4. Draw a rose with Free Edge Gel using an Upper Arch Brush. Cure.
  5. Repeat step 4 until a moulded effect is achieved.
  6. Re-draw the rose using the selected dark Bio Gel Colour. Cure.
  7. Cover the entire nail with a layer of the same dark Bio Gel Colour. Cure.
  8. Follow with a thin layer of the appropriate Strengthening Gel and cure.
  9. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 10

Select two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  4. Use soft strokes with the tip of an Upper Arch Brush and a different Colour Gel. Draw fine lines, patterns and tiny dots, curing after each section of the pattern.
  5. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel. Cure.
  6. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  7. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 11

Select two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of the darker Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  4. Draw leaves with the second Colour Gel using an Upper Arch Brush and cure.
  5. Create shadows with the original Colour Gel and the Upper Arch Brush. Cure.
  6. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel and cure.
  7. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  8. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.

Romantic Gothic 12

Select two Bio Gel Colours from the appointed colour combination.

  1. Apply a Base Gel layer and cure.
  2. Apply two layers of Colour Gel, curing each layer.
  3. Follow with a grip layer of Soft Gel. Cure and Dual Cleanse.
  4. With the second Colour Gel, draw a frame around the free edge and cure.
  5. Draw curved lines with the Upper Arch Brush and cure.
  6. Add short lines, using the Art Brush and cure.
  7. Use a Dotting tool to add dots and cure.
  8. Highlight selected lines with the original colour and Upper Arch Brush. Cure.
  9. Apply the appropriate Strengthening Gel. Cure.
  10. Dual Cleanse and refine.
  11. Apply Gloss Gel and cure.