MIDNIGHT KISS STEP BY STEPS
- Using Cover Pink acrylic powder, apply a thin layer to extend the nail bed and even out transition from the nail bed to the form and blend back toward the cuticle.
- Add a second ball of Cover Pink for added coverage if needed.
- Using Sparklers & Streamers place a ball on the form and create a half circle.
- Then, using Poppin’ Bubbly, create an asymmetrical smile line.
- Continue using Poppin’ Bubbly to finish out the free-edge shape.
- Using a small amount of Sequins & Stilettos, create a line that runs through the two other glitters.
- Encapsulate the nail with Clear acrylic powder and build in the structure and arch support of the nail. Keep the application thin around the cuticle.
- Finish by filing and buffing nail to high shine.
BOOGIE NIGHTS NIGHTLIFE ACRYLIC
- Using Stiletto, place a ball of acrylic at the free-edge of the natural nail and blend it back toward the cuticle.
- Sculpt the product into a “V” shape, using the guides on the form so the v is centered.
- Add a little more Stiletto to the cuticle area to achieve an even coverage.
- Using After Hours, create a second V using two small, dryer balls.
- Use your brush to clean up your lines so they are nice and crisp.
- Using Lights, sculpt the final free edge of the nail, pressing up to meet with After Hours.
- Pick up another small amount of Lights to even out the glitter, use the point of your brush to clean up the edges.
- Cap the whole design with clear acrylic, you can start at the cuticle or the free-edge, whichever is more comfortable.
- Make sure your application is nice and thin around the cuticle area.
- Turn the nail to the side and see that your arch is in the correct location and that everything is smooth.
- As the nail begins to set up, you can begin to mold the C-Curve. Remove the form.
BOOGIE NIGHTS SPLASH RIOT
- Using HD Clear powder, sculpt a thin base to smooth out the transition between the natural nail and the form.
- If desired, HD Cover Pink powder can be used to elongate the look of the nail bed.
- With your preferred choice of powder from the Boogie Nights Splash Riot Collection, place a bead at the smile line area. Using the points of your brush, blend up towards the cuticle area in a diagonal line. (model is wearing Paint Party)
- Press the remaining product to shade the free edge.
- Add another ball of the same color to even out coverage and perfect the free edge shape.
- Cap the whole design with HD Clear powder, you can start at the cuticle or the free-edge, whichever is more comfortable.
- Make sure your application is nice and thin around the cuticle area.
- Turn the nail to the side and see that your arch is in the correct location and that everything is smooth. As the nail begins to set up, you can begin to mold the C-Curve.
- Remove the form.
- Apply EzFlow Nail Form to the nail making sure to pinch the end closed and angle the form downward slightly so the end point of the desired nail is in line with the nail groove.
- Using Lush, pick up a medium sized ball and place at desired point. Work into a V shape and blend the acrylic back toward the cuticle. Apply a second bead to the cuticle area to fill in for even coverage. NOTE: be sure to clean up angles to create crisp, clean lines before moving to the next step.
- With Rain for Days, place ball below the first color and create another V shape following the lines from step 2. NOTE: be sure to clean up angles to create crisp, clean lines before moving to the next step.
- Using Feathered Fantasy for final color, place ball at the end point of the nail. Work upwards towards Rain for Days, creating a V shape.
- Cap entire nail with A Polymer Clear to build structure onto the nail. Remove the nail form and mold C-Curve into the nail.
TIP: When using the Paradise Cove glitter powders for the design, be sure to use thin layers, as strength and structure is created by using A Polymer Clear acrylic powder.
- Sculpt nail using HD Cover Pink Powder, making sure to blend product towards cuticle area and apply evenly for best coverage.
- Cap with your choice of HD Clear or HD Pink Powder and build in structure
- When the product is in the molding stage, mold the C-Curve.
- File nails using EzFlow finish filing procedures (pg 94-97) and buff to a high shine.
- Using alternating colors from the Design Colored Acrylics candyFLOSS Collection, place dry beads of color on the free edge potion of the nail. When the bead turns matte press it flat
- Continue adding and overlapping dots to create the smile line and cover the free edge.
- Using Cover Pink, extend the nail bed by placing a ball of acrylic on the form where you want the extension to be, blending it toward the natural nail. With the side of the brush, create the smile line.
Pick up another ball of Cover Pink acrylic and blend it back toward the cuticle.
- If needed, use a third ball of Cover Pink to even out the coverage.
Using Unearthed, begin sculpting the extension of the nail, push it up to the smile line. Apply a second ball and press it into the free-edge
- Place a drier small ball of Unearthed near the smile line to refine the smile line shape.
Cap the entire nail in clear acrylic, building in the arch and structure.
- Once the nail is set, mold the c-curve into the nail.
Finish nail by filing and buff to high shine
- Using the EzFlow Nail Art Brush #4, pick up a small ball of Eternal Youth and dry it out on a paper towel. Place it on the nail and turn the brush around and press into a petal shape.
- Repeat the previous step but slightly overlapping previous petal. Repeat once more to create the flower with three overlapping petals.
- Pick up another ball of Eternal Youth and dry it out. Place it in the center of the nail and let it sit until it loses its shine. Then, take the point of the brush, press down and out toward the sides. Repeat with another small ball in the center. Using the point of the brush, curve it around to make a spiral design.
Repeat the previous step creating another flower using Nature’s Kiss
- To create the smaller flower, pick up another ball of Eternal Youth and dry it out. Place it in the center of the nail and let it sit until it loses its shine. Then, take the point of the brush, press down and out toward the sides. Repeat with another small ball in the center. Using the point of the brush, curve it around to make a spiral design.
- Using Forbidden Forest, add leaves by placing a small ball on the nail. Pull it toward the flowers and press the product into a leaf shape. Continue until you reach your desired number of leaves
- Using Unearthed, create the vine and add swirls near the flowers.
- To finish, use a small amount of white acrylic to highlight the design. Use the product very wet to add dimension to the overall look.
Murano Glass Colored Acrylic
- Using Cover Pink acrylic powder, pick up a ball and place on form where the end of the nail bed extension needs to be. Blend into the natural nail.
- Create the smile line using the edge of the brush.
- Turn the hand around and look at the nail to see if the smile line is even.
- Pick up another small ball of Cover Pink and blend it from side to side then back toward the cuticle. Pick up another small ball and place it in the center of the nail and blend it back for nice, even coverage.
- Start building the free-edge by placing very wet beads of Deco, Milk Glass, and Cameo onto the nail and swirl them together, creating the stiletto down the form.
- Use the point of the brush to swirl the colors and use the belly of the brush to press them into shape. You can add a little bit more of the colored acrylics to even out the smile line and sides.
- Cap the entire design with clear acrylic and be sure to build in your stress area and arch into the nail.
- Check the sides to make sure you have nice, even application all the way down to the point.
- Wait to set, then mold the c-curve.
- Start with applying a very thin and even layer of white acrylic powder as a base to make the neon colors pop. Be sure to apply it as smooth as possible.
- Once the base is dry, using Pink Spark, start at the cuticle and apply the color very thinly using the point and edge of the brush to create a triangle.
- Using Dayglow, pick up a small ball and add another block of color; be sure to clean up the line between the two shades.
- Then, using Fuchsia Flash, make a longer triangle to the left of the previous ones already made. Always come back with the point of the brush to make sure the lines are crisp.
- Using Coral Blaze, Purple Flare, and Lime Light, create additional shapes, filling in more of the design, making sure everything is smooth.
- Fill in additional areas with Pink Spark, Dayglow, and Fuchsia Flash.
- Cap the entire design with clear acrylic, making sure to encapsulate the entire nail and checking all sides so that the arch and structure are in the correct place.
- Using your choice of either A Polymer in Truly White or HD White Powder thinly sculpt the base shape of the nail or "canvas".
- Using small beads of Aspiring Hues, create a flower petal by pressing the product into the shape you want. Remember to press it flat so the design stays thin.
- Continue adding petals, overlapping them until you create your desired look.
- Use Mind's Eye to add contrast to the outside edges of the petals and to create the center of your flower.
- Use a small wet bead of Aquarelle and press onto the white base around the flower.
- Fill in the surrounding area with Brush Strokes, Aquarelle and Painter’s Palette. Use your colors wet and press them into each other to create a watercolor effect.
- Cap the entire nail with A Polymer Clear building in the shape and structure of the nail.