WNAC August 2015: Mint & Lilac Tutorial

Hey Polishers!,

How was your Monday? Mine was okay. Nothing special. Well I guess I shouldn't say that. I picked my classes for my timetable for September! Yup going to school to take Business! I'm excited, anxious and nervous all at the same time.
Here is the tutorial for the WNAC August 2015: Mint & Lilac nails that I shared with you. Any polishes and or products that were used can be found here. As always the step-by-step instructions can be found down below! 


Step-By-Step Instructions:
Gradient 
  1. Apply base coat
  2. Once base coat has dried apply your base color and allow to dry thoroughly (fast drying top coat can be used to assist with this)
  3. Place latex barriertapeliquid palisade (what you have available) on your cuticles to help with clean up
  4. Taking two colors of your choice apply them horizontally on a cosmetic wedge as you see above
  5. Dab sponge onto nail
  6. Repeat steps 4-5 until you have achieved your desired opacity 
  7. Remove latex barriertapeliquid palisade (which ever you used)
  8. Clean up any excess polish that may be on or around the cuticles with a brush lightly dipped in pure acetone
  9. Apply fast drying top coat 
Stamping
  1. Use Simply Peel Latex Barrier (or whatever latex barrier you have) to help with clean up 
  2. Apply stamping polish over any stamping plate image of your choice
  3. Scrape of excess polish as shown above
  4. Quickly pick up image using a stamper
  5. Apply image onto nail as shown above
  6. Remove Simply Peel Latex Barrier (or whatever barrier you may have used)
  7. Clean up any excess polish that may be on or around the cuticles
  8. Apply China Glaze Fairy Dust or any glitter/holographic polish you may have
  9. Once dry apply fast drying top coat and you're finished! 
I hope that you enjoyed the tutorial. I know the instructions were rather wordy. Sorry. Lol. 

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