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How-Tos > Cat Eye Nail Art
August 14, 2017

Cat Eye Nail Art

Go fierce and feline with this autumnal nail art look from CND®! The gorgeous jewel tones are part of the new Nightspell collection, and using these plus some classic CND® SHELLAC® shades like Clearly Pink, Studio White and Black Pool creates a high-impact look. Check it out!

Manufacturer: CND, @cndworld

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HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Prep the nails. CND® recommends using the P.E.P. Technique to ensure CND® SHELLAC® adheres properly to the natural nail plate. P.E.P. stands for Perform a Manicure, Eliminate Surface Contaminants and Purify Nail Plate Layers.

  • 2

    Apply a thin layer of CND® SHELLAC® Base Coat. Cure for 10 seconds in the CND® LED Lamp.

  • 3

    Apply a thin layer of CND® SHELLAC® Viridian Veil. Cure for 1 minute.

  • 4

    Apply a thin layer of CND® SHELLAC® Viridian Veil in a marquise shape in the center of the nail. DO NOT CURE.

  • 5

    Apply teal multi-size glitter into the uncured CND® SHELLAC® Viridian Veil. Cure for 1 minute.

  • 6

    Apply a thin layer of CND® SHELLAC® Clearly Pink. Cure for 1 minute.

  • 7

    Use a striping brush with CND® SHELLAC® Lilac Eclipse to outline the marquise shape.

  • 8

    Apply a thin layer of CND® SHELLAC® Berry Boudoir to both outside edges of the nail. Cure for 1 minute.

  • 9

    Use a detail brush with CND® SHELLAC® Black Pool to outline both sides of the CND® SHELLAC® Lilac Eclipse. DO NOT CURE.

  • 10

    Use a detail brush with CND® SHELLAC® Studio White to highlight the inside edge of the CND® SHELLAC® Lilac Eclipse. Cure for 1 minute.

  • 11

    Apply a thin layer of CND® SHELLAC® Top Coat. Cure for 1 minute.

  • 12

    Wipe with 99% Isopropyl Alcohol to remove top film.

  • 13

    Finished look.

  • 14

    Close-up of finished look.

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