NAILS: Breast Cancer Awareness Step by Step

The dawn of October means the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As this worldwide annual campaign gets under way, Salon System nail expert Julie Anne has created a Pink Ribbon-themed design for the occasion.

Find out how to create the look with this step-by-step using the GELLUX range...

Step 1

Prepare the nails. File to shape, push back cuticles and buff nail plate. Cleanse nails with GELLUX Prep & Wipe.

Step 2

Apply GELLUX Fast Bond to nails and allow to dry. Apply GELLUX Easy Off Base Coat, then cure.

Step 3

Apply two layers of GELLUX Piggy Pink, curing after each layer.

Step 4

Dip a medium liner brush into GELLUX You Can Can and create some uneven lines on each nail, without curing.

Step 5

Dip the same liner brush into GELLUX Easy Off Base Coat. Gently go over the lines you created using dabbing motions. Leave it to bloom, blending a little more if they haven't spread enough, then cure.

Step 6

Using the same medium liner brush, dip into GELLUX You Can Can and create a bow on the middle finger, carrying the ribbons on to the index and ring finger, then cure.

Step 7

With a fine liner brush, dip into GELLUX Goldmine and outline the bow, then cure.

Step 8

Apply GELLUX Shiny Top Coat and cure. Wipe with GELLUX Prep & Wipe and apply GELLUX Nail & Cuticle Oil.

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