Stroke of Midnight

Stroke of Midnight

BY BRYAN VU

01

After completing the Gelish® nail prep, apply a thin coat of LIVE LIKE THERE'S NO MIDNIGHT. Cure in the 18G LED LIGHT for 30 seconds. Apply a second coat and cure in the 18G LED Light for 30 seconds.

02

Using a MINI STRIPER BRUSH and ARCTIC FREEZE apply a round clock shape to the nail near the free edge. Cure in the 18G LED Light for 30 seconds.

03

With the Mini Striper Brush and Arctic Freeze create the curved detailing around the outside of the clock. Cure in the 18G LED Light for 30 seconds. Apply a thin coat of MATTE TOP IT OFF. 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 lint-free wipe.

04

Using black acrylic paint detail the clock by creating the numbers around the perimeter and a circle with the hands in the center. Allow time for the paint to dry.

05

Using a Mini Striper Brush and MEET THE KING, outline the perimeter of the clock. Cure in the 18G LED Light for 30 seconds. Press gold transfer foil around the outline created with Meet The King.

06

Apply TOP IT OFF to the entire nail, making sure to cap 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 lint-free wipe.
Massage NOURISH CUTICLE OIL into the skin surrounding the nail plate and enjoy your finished nail art look.