Stained Glass Winter Mosiac

Stained Glass Winter Mosiac

This winter, use select colors from Gelish's Big Chill collection and shiny foil accents, that will have your nails ready for any festive occasion.

BY SANDY BORGES COMBS

01

After completing the Gelish nail prep, apply a thin coat of Foundation and cure for 5 seconds in the 18G LED light. Apply a thin coat of The Big Chill to the nail surface, making sure to cap the free edge. Cure in the 18G LED light for 30 seconds. Apply a second coat of The Big Chill, making sure to cap the free edge and cure in the 18G LED light for 30 seconds.

02

Using a Gel Striper Brush and Black Shadow, draw thin intersecting deep "V" lines from the cuticle towards the free edge, farther down the nail from the sidewall to free edge, and from the center of the cuticle area to the free edge. Cure in the 18G LED light for 30 seconds.

03

Using a Mini Gel Striper Brush and Call Me Jill Frost, fill in the top diamond shape created by the intersecting lines. With a clean Mini Striper Brush and Ice Skate, You Skate, We All Skate, fill in the top two triangle sections on the either side of the nail. Using My Jewels Keep Me Warm fill in the center "V" shape just below the diamond. With I'm Snow Angel, fill in the two triangles on either side of the center "V" shape. Using Snowflakes and Skyscrapers, fill in the bottom two triangles. Cure in the 18G LED light for 30 seconds.

04

Apply Matte Top It Off to the entire nail surface and cure in the 18G LED light for 30 seconds. Cleanse the inhibition layer from the nail using Nail Surface Cleanser and a Wipe It Off.

05

Using a Gel Striper Brush, outline the shapes on the nail with Black Shadow. Cure in the 18G LED light for 30 seconds. Let the nail rest for 30 seconds and then press gold transfer foil over the lines, applying pressure and pulling quickly away leaving the foil only on the lines of Black Shadow.

06

Apply Top It Off to the entire nail, capping the free edge. Cure in the 18G LED light for 30 seconds. Cleanse the inhibition layer from the nail using Nail Surface Cleanser and a Wipe It Off. Massage Nourish Cuticle Oil into the skin surrounding the nail plate and enjoy your finished nail art look.