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Monday, 6 March 2017

Realistic beige marble | gel and rose gold chrome.


Hi guys, welcome back. Today I have another gel design for you. I'm really getting into gel polish and nailart just now. It's such fun. I love all the different types of art that can be accomplished. For today's look I tried marble nails.


The theme of the #clairestelle8march challenge on Instagram was beige. So I went for a cream gel polish as my base I cured each coat for 30 seconds then applied topcoat. While the topcoat was wet I added thin lines of various gel polish in the colours dark grey and beige. Using high quality isopropyl alcohol and a square brush I blurred the lines to get the marble effect.


For the middle and pointer fingers I applied a hot pink gel polish and cured it for 30 seconds. I then added a layer of topcoat and cured that also. Then I applied the metal manix effect onto the inhibition layer and rubbed it with the applicator to bring out the effect.


I finished with a layer of hybrid gel topcoat. I was so pleased with the results. I'm actually really surprised how easy it was once I had the right products. I truly believe practice makes perfect and while I'm not feeling 100% I'm having lots of fun with the trials ;)

That's it for today. I really hope you enjoyed today's post. Thank you very much for stopping by. See you next time.

Love khylie xx


Products used --



Off white (cream base)
No wipe topcoat. 

Basecoat 
Topcoat 
Xlac soft nude.

Diabolos gel polish (grey)
Metal manix pink gold

Bluesky DC110 (hot pink)
Detail brush from nail artisan
Striping brush from winstonia store

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