Step-by-Step: Festive Fourth of July Nails

Nothing says patriotic pride quite like festive nail art, right? Just in time for the Fourth of July, Morgan Taylor is sharing a detailed step-by-step for a red, white and blue nail design your clients will be proud to wear all month long. 

STEP-BY-STEP:

Step 1: After completing your Gelish nail prep, apply Gelish FOUNDATION and cure for five seconds in the 18G LED LIGHT.

Step 2: Dry brush the inhibition layer and apply a thin coat of GELISH A-LISTER making sure to cap the free edge. Cure for 30 seconds in the 18G LED LIGHT. Repeat for full coverage.

Step 3: Apply a thin coat of MATTE TOP IT OFF. Cure for 30 seconds in the 18G LED LIGHT. With NAIL SURFACE CLEANSE and WIPE IT OFF lint-free wipes, cleanse the inhibition layer of the nail.

Step 4: Apply two diagonal strips of STRIPING TAPE.

Step 5: Apply SCANDALOUS, ARCTIC FREEZE (All White Now) AND MAKING WAVES. Remove STRIPING TAPE.

Step 6: Allow five minutes to dry before applying your choice of MORGAN TAYLOR TOP COAT.

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