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Pink and Black Skull Bling - Nail Art Step by Step

Gel Step by Step for Pink and Black Skull Bling Nails 

 

Step 1 - Apply bonding agent to all nails, FiberTech was used in this application. Cure.

 

Step 2 - Apply building gel, create arch and C-Curve - FiberTech was used in this application. Cure.

 

Step 3 - File and buff the nails into shape. Clean with cleaner.

 

Step 4 - Middle Finger Design.  Apply two thin coats of Pink Butterfly #388 colour gel to the end of the fingernail in a French application, wipe smile line. Cure between each application.

 

Step 5 - Middle Finger Design. Apply NA8 Black colour gel to the edges of the nail on each side of the Pink Butterfly colour gel application, wipe with brush to create sharp line. Cure.

 

Step 6 -  Ring Finger and Thumb Design. Apply two thin coats of Pink Butterfly #388 colour gel to the nail extending up past the smile line. Cure between each application.

 

Step 7 - Ring Finger and Thumb Design. Now apply Glacier White colour gel in a wide strip across the nail at smile line. Wipe with brush to create sharp line. Cure.

 

Step 8 Index Finger and Thumb Design. Apply NA8 Black colour gel to the tip of the nail. Cure.

 

Step 9 Index Finger and Pinky Finger Design. Apply two coats of #11 Silver Glitter Gel to the whole nail. Curing in between each application. Apply a generous layer of Ultra Shine Sealant to both nails. Wipe off final dispersion film. This nail is complete.

 

Step 10 - Ring Finger and Thumb Design. This decal was created by printing an image (in a reduced size) on the computer, on regular white paper, cut out the image with stork scissors. 

Decal Application: Apply a small amount of building gel on to the nail plate where placing the decal. Apply a small amount of building gel to the back of the paper decal. Roll the decal with the end of the brush, this helps the "shape" of the decal and will adhere better to the nail. Now place the decal to the nail plate, making sure all of the edges are sticking down to the nail plate using dotting tool and brush. Cure. *It`s important to make sure the decal is fully attached to the nail plate. **Do not make the decal too big for the nail plate as it will lift

 

Step 11 - Ring Finger and Thumb Design. Apply a layer of building gel over the decal, FiberTech was used in this application. Cure.

 

Step 12 - Apply a layer of building gel over the Middle Finger. Cure.

 

Step 13 - Now file and buff the fingernails and thumbnails with the two colour block designs. Wipe with cleaner.

 

Step 14 - Apply metallic striping tape between the white and black colour blocks. Snip edges as close to the nail as possible.

 

Step 15 - Apply metallic striping tape to the edges of the black colour blocking. Snip tape as close the edge of the nail as possible with stork scissors.

 

Step 16 - Apply a generous coat of Ultra Shine Sealant to nails, over the striping tape and the whole nail. Cure. Wipe final dispersion film with Super Shine Finish Cleaner.

 

Final Look - Pink and Black Skull Bling Nails!