Summer Swirl Festival Nails Part 2

Hey guys,
For the last part of my summer festival nails series here’s how to recreate these floral swirl nails 0 technical skills needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:
Sally Beauty Proclaim Hair Extension Glue – $1.99
Nude Peach: Zoya Tessa
Purple: Zoya Rie
Jelly Stamper
Glitter Topper: Zoya Dallas
Silicone Nail Art Mat

I have found the best product to protect your skin from messy manicures has been Sally Beauty Hair Extension Glue. I know, you’re probably thinking… that’s crazy. But it’s the exact same stuff that all the fancy manufacturers are using without the little brush and for a lot less money! It comes in white or black. For $1.99 i think it’s 100% worth it!
I use a q-tip to apply it to my skin around my nails.

The steps are simple.

  1. Apply a clear base coat to your nails
  2. Cover the skin around your nails with the hair extension glue.
  3. Apply a blob of Zoya Tessa to the mat
  4. Add a drop of Zoya Rie over Tessa
  5. Add a drop of Zoya Tessa over Rie
  6. Using a fine tip tool, ie. toothpick or dotter, drag from the edges to the center from all 4 corners.
  7. Press the jelly stamper over the flower design to pick up the image & allow to dry. (dry time is generally 1 min max.)
  8. Press the design onto your nail & repeat to your other nails.
  9. Remove the excess pattern that overlaps your nails with anything .. ie. a toothpick or in my case the opposite end of a paint brush did the trick just fine.
  10. Apply a little glitter to your nail at the cuticle edge using Zoya Dallas.
  11. Seal it in with your favorite shiny top coat.

Check out my video below.

Bonus… Pro-Tip Nail Growth & Strengthener: Garlic Pearls

Stay tuned for Part 3. Floral marble swirl!

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