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« on: December 10, 2013 11:20:05 PM »

I have been working on nail art over gel manicures. This one is done with a very small brush and a variety of Gelish colors.  The black outline is acrylic paint.  Then the whole design is topped off with Gelish Top It Off.

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« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2013 11:30:13 PM »

Beautiful! Are the gelish ones you have to use a heat lamp to cure?
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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2013 11:37:52 PM »

Yup.  It's a gel polish that is cured under a UV light or an LED light.  Love that stuff.  I have the attention span of a squirrel, so it's really nice that when my mani is done, my polish is dry and I can move on to my next adventure.  *L* 
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« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2013 11:58:02 PM »

Wow. Reminds me of Easter egg art! Very interesting. Hey, for Christmas, change them up and go with holiday colors for a similar look? Very nicely done. And those look like your natural nails, too? I hate those acrylic ones. They dry out your nail beds and mess up the original bottom layers. I have never had them, but have had friends who got major fungus issues with those. Very pretty, and nicely done!

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