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

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