Gel Nail Art Tutorial: A Bold Spin on French Tips
Linework that plays by its own rules…just like you. You’ll be french kissin’ the lifeguard in no time with our saucy-yet-sultry gel French tips.
Bright pink meets pearl lavender for a graphic look that pops it like it’s hot all summer long, and then some. Follow along to get the perfect French tip gel manicure.
What You’ll Need:
OPI GelColor in Bubble Bath
OPI GelColor in Bikini Boardroom
OPI GelColor in Makeout-side
OPI GelColor Stay Shiny Top Coat
Steps it Up:
Apply two coats of GelColor Bubble Bath. Cure each coat for 30 seconds.
Apply one coat of GelColor Bikini Boardroom to the tip of the nail, creating a French mani. Cure for 30 seconds.
PRO TIP: For crisp line werk, remove excess with an Expert Touch Nail Wipe and N.A.S. 99 Cleansing Solution.
Using a detail brush, apply GelColor Makeout-side to one corner of the French tip. Flash cure for 5 seconds.
Using the same brush and nail color, add squiggly lines from the tip past the French smile line. Cure for 30 seconds.
Apply a coat of GelColor Stay Shiny Top Coat. Cure for 30 seconds. Wipe away the residue with an Expert Touch Nail Wipe saturated in N.A.S. 99 Cleansing Solution. Apply ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil to each nail and massage it in.