How-To: Broken Glass Nails

Wes Gordon’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection is inspired by “downtown romantics and effortless elegance,” and is a celebration of the designer’s favorite things, pieces, techniques and ideas. To pair with the black, white and grey hues, Rita Remark for essie created a nail look that mimicked broken glass by layering set in stones over hors d'oeuvres

essie nail products used: 

- ridge filling base coat 
sand tropez 
hors d'oeuvres 
set in stones 
gel.setter top coat

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Get the look: 

1. Apply ridge filling base coat to clean, filed nails 

2. Next, apply one coat of sand tropez 

3. Then, layer one coat of set in stones over one coat of hors d'oeuvres to create an ultra shiny reflection on the nails 

4. Finish with gel.setter top coat 

Expert tip: use gel.setter top coat over glitter polishes to ensure the glitter stays in place longer 

About: America’s nail salon expert since 1981, essie was founded in New York City by Essie Weingarten, the authority on color. essie is beloved for a visionary approach to nail lacquer featuring catchy, clever names that created a new standard for the category. A leader in luxury, essie is the go-to nail brand for beauty professionals, industry insiders, celebrities and women of style in over 100 countries. essie is committed to safe standards with an award-winning line of nail care products and more than 900 shades created to date. www.essie.com.

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