STEP-BY-STEP

SWINGING 60’S NAILS

Check out this groovy nail look created with Alessandro International products for an eye-catching number that will make your clients want to shake their stuff!

You will need:

FX One Ultimate Bond base gel

Champion’s Choice Clear Well Less Tips

Camouflage Gel

Colour Gel in shades Sunshine Reggae and Orange Red

Soft Code 1, 2 or 3 (depending on nail condition)

White Snow Fine Glitter Powder

A fine Nail Art Brush

Acrylic Paint

FX One Ultimate Shine Top Sealer Gel

Glossy Finish

Alessandro International products are available from www.alessandro-international.co.uk

  • 1

    Step 1

    Apply a Champion’s Choice Clear Well Less tip to the natural nail and cut to the desired length. Apply FX One Ultimate Bond Base Gel to the nails.
  • 2

    Step 2

    Apply Alessandro Camouflage Gel to create and extend the nail bed, then cure.
  • 3

    Step 3

    Create a French-style effect using Alessandro Colour Gel in Sunshine Reggae. Cure.
  • 4

    Step 4

    Use Alessandro Colour Gel in Orange Red to create a slim line to one side of the smile line and cure.
  • 5

    Step 5

    Spread a thin layer of desired Alessandro Soft Code Gel over the tip of the nail and dip into iridescent White Snow Fine Glitter Powder. Cure.
  • 6

    Step 6

    Sculpt the entire nail with Alessandro Soft Code 3 gel and cure.
  • 7

    Step 7

    Shape the nail with a 180-grit file and buff the surface for a smooth finish.
  • 8

    Step 8

    Dilute black acrylic paint with a little water and use a fine Nail Art Brush to draw an abstract grid pattern over the French tip. Fade into the nail bed.
  • 9

    Step 9

    Using yellow, red and black acrylic paint, fill in the inner circles making sure that the yellow tip of the nail is still visible.
  • 10

    Step 10

    Seal the design with FX One Ultimate Shine Top Sealer Gel. At the end, cure and remove sticky residue with Glossy Finish.