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White Ombre Glitter Nails (Fill-in) | Born Pretty Store

This time around I wanted to try out a white acrylic design. I didn’t have time to remove the previous nails I had so I did a fill-in. This was a fill-in of my Valentine’s Day Nails. First I used nippers to remove any lifting acrylic. Then I used my electric nail drill to file the acrylic as thin as possible. Next I applied Tammy Taylor‘s Whitest White to each nail using my #12 Kolinsky brush. The Tammy Taylor Whitest White is not the easiest to work with because it sets super fast. However, using the Poochiez #12 Kolinsky brush helped a great deal. Since this brush to large, it hold more monomer which keeps the acrylic moist longer. Next I mixed clear acrylic with this beautiful fuchsia glitter from Born Pretty Store. I used my smaller #6 Kolinsky nail brush to apply the glitter to create the gradient effect.

White Ombre Glitter Nails

This White Ombre Glitter Nails were really easy to create.

White Ombre Glitter Nails

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Soft Pink Bling Acrylic Nails – LongHairPrettyNails


For this Soft Pink Bling nail design I used some beautiful nail decorations that I received from Born Pretty Store. This set is a fill in from the reverse French nails I did previously. I just slightly reshaped them and filled in the cuticle area as needed.

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Once the re-fill was complete, I applied a coat of the Pink Gellac Ultra Gel topcoat to my ring finger nail. I flash cured that coat for 10 seconds in my uv/led lamp. The flash cure is to help the gel stay in place. I think applied the iridescent glitter to the nail. Because I only cured the gel topcoat for 10 seconds, the gel was still tacky, which helped the glitter stick. I used my finger to gently press the glitter into the gel, then I cured for 90 seconds in my uv/led lamp. Then I applied two coats of the gel top coat on top of the glitter nail. I cured in my nail lamp between each coat.

Next, I applied two coats of the Nanacoco Pinky Pink nails polish to my index finger nail on both hands.

Then I used IBD soak off builder gel to adhere the Iridescent cube, flower charm, and a/b crystals to my middle finger nail. The charms are pretty large so flash curing the gel once the charms were in place helped keep them from sliding around.

Soft Pink Bling

Finally, I applied a coat of the Pink Gellac Ultra Shine topcoat to each nail. I am in love with these nail charms! I expecially love the cubes. I will definitely be ordering more from Born Pretty Store.

Soft Pink Bling

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Halloween Nails w/ 3D Acrylic Art – LongHairPrettyNails


Halloween NailsI have been so in love with nude nails lately that I haven’t really been doing any complex nail art. I love crazy nail designs. I realized that I’ve never done a Halloween nail design before. So, I decided to see what I could come up with.

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I removed the aquarium nails from my previous design by soaking them in 100% acetone nail polish remover. I prepped my natural nail and applied a nail tip for added length. Then I applied the LongHairPrettyNails Pink Nude Acrylic Powder to the nail bed. Feathering the acrylic lightly towards the free edge so there would be no harsh lines.

Halloween Nails Next, I took a bead of Beauty Secret’s Clear Acrylic Powder then dipped in into the orange glitter mix from Born Pretty Store. I placed the glitter bead on the tip of the nail and lightly brushed it downwards to create a gradient effect. Halloween Nails I placed the Rose Gold Glitter just below the Orange Glitter and did the same technique.Halloween Nails Once everything was blended to my liking, I encapsulated the entire nail with Beauty Secret’s Clear Acrylic. Halloween Nails I incorporated the OPI nail polish into the design by cleverly covering up the white tips. I did a french tip on some nails and painted the entire nail on others. Halloween Nails Next, I use Orange Acrylic powder (purchased from Born Pretty Store) to create the pumkin. halloweenails.Still007 (1) I used an Xacto knife to make the indentations in the acrylic before if fully harded. I dipped the Xacto knife into the orange acrylic powder before doing this step. This keeps the knife from sticking to the acrylic. halloweenails.Still008 (1) I used Brown Acrylic powder, also purchased from Born Pretty Store, for the stem. halloweenails.Still009 (1) To create the ghost, I used Tammy Taylor Whitest White Acrylic powder. halloweenails.Still010 (1)

For the spider web, I used black acrylic nail art paint that I purchased from Sally’s Beauty Supply.halloweenails.Still011 (1) I used the same paint to create the face for the ghost and the pumpkin.halloweenails.Still012 (1) I received this tray and pen tool from Born Pretty Store. I love applying rhinestones to my nails, but I often have a difficult time placing the stones quick enough before the acrylic I use to adhere them, dries and harden. The tray keeps all of rhinestones organized. Mine had always found it’s way all over the place lol. The pen tool has wax on the tip which makes picking up the stones very easy. I was able to work quicker. That means I’ll be doing way more bling nail designs in the future!halloweenails.Still013 (1) halloweenails.Still014 (1) IMG_0971 (1)I’m really happy about how these turned out. Surprisingly, I received so many compliments on this set. What are your thoughts about these Halloween Nails? Share them below!


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Bright Pink Neon Nails w/ 3D Acrylic Flowers- LongHairPrettyNails


Bright Pink Neon NailsThis nail design is a bit different from what I have been doing lately. I have really fallen in love with the nude nail look, and been pretty much sticking to that. But this time around, I wanted to do something more bright and in your face! Of course I had to incorporate my favorite elements, pink nude and acrylic 3D flowers. This is also a nail collab with several fellow nail enthusiast. Check out links to everyone’s look here.

Products used to create this design:

The color I used for this design is this bright, neon pink nail polish from Ruby Kisses. It’s called “Sweet Thing”.

Bright Pink Neon NailsI used a dotting tool to create both polka dot nails.

Bright Pink Neon NailsI used regular scotch tape to create the half painted nail. The tape was used to give a very crisp line.

Bright Pink Neon NailsThese are the colored acrylic powders that I used to create the 3D flowers. I purchased these from Born Pretty Store a few years ago. I bought these when I first started to get into 3D acrylic art. As you can see, it’s time for a new set lol.

Bright Pink Neon NailsI used my #6 Kolinsky brush to create the 3D flowers. I used a small bead of the Beuauty Secrets clear acrylic powder to adhere A/B crystals in the center of each flower.

Bright Pink Neon NailsI really love this fun, bright, nail design. Surprising, I have received a lot of compliments as well. I know bright nails aren’t for everyone, but those who have seen them love it. This design is just so perfect for summer!

Bright Pink Neon Nails

 


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Pink Nude Matte 3D flowers and Bling Acrylic Nails


Pink Nude Matte 3D flowersThis design was very quick for me do achieve. This is a fill-in of my previous nail design Pink Nude Acrylic Nails w/ Glitter and 3D Flowers. Last time, I did one glitter nail on each hand. But this time around, I filled-in each nail with my pink nude acrylic that I purchased from Nuni Torres of Instagram. So, the glitter nails have this gradient, ombre thing going on!

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Here I have prepped my nails and applied my No-lift nails primer. As always, I apply this to each nail and left it dry. Then I re-apply a second coat right before I began laying my acrylic.

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Pink Nude Matte 3D flowersI used the Tammy Taylor P3 acrylic powder to make the 3D flowers. If you follow this blog then you would know that I was in love with Tammy Taylor acrylics. I really do love the color, I just had to switch brands of acrylic when doing my full sets. The reason being is that the Tammy Taylor powder sets extremely fast. Leaving my no time to shape my nails the may I life them. But a fast setting powder is perfect for 3D art!

Pink Nude Matte 3D flowers Pink Nude Matte 3D flowers Pink Nude Matte 3D flowersNext I used these gorgeous Princess crown nail charms that I got from Born Pretty Store. (Use coupon code CVEK31 for 10% off!) I used a medium sized bead of acrylic to attached them to both glitter nails. Next I did a little free hand nail art with my LA colors nail paint in color white, then added a few a/b crystals for extra shine.Pink Nude Matte 3D flowers

I put two coats of my Seche Vite topcoat on each nail expect of the nails with the 3D flowers. I wanted that nail to have that extra matte look.

Do you like this Pink Nude Matte 3D flowers and Bling nail design? Share your thoughts below!

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Pink Nude Matte 3D flowers and Bling Acrylic Nails

 

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Galaxy Nails – BornPrettyStore Nail Decals


For this design, I tried out some nail decals from Born Pretty Store. This was my first time using nail decals and I must admit, there was a bit of a learning curve. However, once I got the hang of them, the process went pretty smooth.

Galaxy NailsProducts used to create this design:

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The design I have here is this galaxy, gradient effect design. This decal set comes with 12 different sizes of decals. I started with the smallest one thinking it would be perfect for my pinky nail. It was entirely too small. I had to go through two sizes before I found the perfect fit. I do wish that the sizing of these decal were bigger. Most of these sizes were too small for my nails and didn’t cover the nail completely from side to side.

Galaxy Nails Galaxy NailsSo after I selected the decal I wanted to use, I cut it from the rest of the designs, removed the plastic protective layer, and saturated it in water for about 20 seconds.

Galaxy Nails

Galaxy NailsI was then able to slide the decal off of the paper backing and place it on my nail. The decal moves quite loosely when wet. Once I placed it in the perfect position, I took a cotton pad and very gently patted the excess water from the decal.

Galaxy NailsLastly, I place a coat of my favorite topcoat, Seche Vite, to set the design in place. The cool thing about water decals are they have a weird reaction with nail polish. It’s like it just melts it away! So, I didn’t have to cut the excess decal from the tip of my nails. I just put some top coat on and it sort of dissolved on it own. I used a dotting tool to remove the excess decal material.

Galaxy Nails

Galaxy NailsI actually really love the idea of having a colorful nail design on the whole nail in a matter of seconds! This has opened up a whole new world for me. I am anxious to try more water decal designs.


Galaxy Nails – BornPrettyStore Nail Decals