Gilded Nail Art: How To DIY A Glitter Half Moon Manicure

The New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 Backstage Beauty Report: Glitter Half Moon Manicure

Designer: Naeem Khan

Lead Manicurist: Julie Kandalec for essie

The ScoopInspired by the ornate, bejeweled pieces found throughout Naeem Khan’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, Julie Kandalec for essie created a nail design that mimicked jewels trailing down the nail. The sheer shades paired with silver glitter made for a chic, modern glitter half moon manicure perfect for everything from the office to weddings.

How To DIY A Glitter Half Moon Manicure

  1. Apply ridge filling base coat to clean, filed nails.
  2. Apply one thin coat of topless & barefoot.
  3. Apply one coat of limo-scene.
  4. Carefully dot set in stones on the nail near the cuticle, working the glitter towards the free edge to create the gradient effect.
  5. Finish with gel.setter top coat

Recommended For You…