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February 14, 2019

Unleash Your Wild Side With Nude & Leopard Print Nail Art

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Unleash Your Wild Side With Nude & Leopard Print Nail Art

Nude tones are THE trend for 2019, and leopard print is EVERYWHERE –combine the two for this fiercely feline nail design by San Francisco nail artist Mia Rubie aka @superflynails. Scroll down to see this nail design. Who said nude nails can’t be a little wild?

 

 

Artist: Mia Rubie
Manufacturer: CND, @cndworld

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    Prep each nail using CND™ SCRUBFRESH™ to remove any excess moisture from the nail plate. Apply a thin coat of CND™ SHELLAC™ Base Coat to each nail and cure. 

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    Apply two thin coats of CND™ SHELLAC™ in the shade Unmasked, curing after each application. 

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    Choose three nails for the leopard print. Use the gel bottle brush to paint small, imperfect smudges on the leopard nails in the SHELLAC™ shade Rubble and cure.

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    Use a detail brush and the SHELLAC™ shade Wildfire to paint little hearts on the accent nails and cure.

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    Use a liner brush and the SHELLAC™ shade Blackpool to outline the leopard spots and red hearts with jagged, imperfect dots. While the gel is still wet, gently glide the liner brush through the wet gel to create a streaky or smudged effect. Cure once desired effect is reached. 

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    Seal design with CND™ SHELLAC™ XPRESS5™ Top Coat and cure. Remove inhibition layer with alcohol and finish manicure with CND™ SolarOil™.

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    Finished look.

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