Nails: CND x Coachella


A number of celebrity nail artists teamed up with CND to create unique designs for performers at Coachella this year.
For a full breakdown of these looks and to find out how to recreate them, keep reading…

CND x Eri Ishizu

The nail brand's enhancement system CND Plexigel was used by renowned session artist Eri Ishizu to sculpt a dramatic look for singer Lizzo. To further complement her hot-pink styling, Eri finished the nails with the new CND Over the Top Effects in Pearl Obsession.


Look Breakdown

1. Begin with CND™ PLEXIGEL™ Bonder

2. Use CND™ Future Forms to sculpt nails

3. Apply two coats of CND™ PLEXIGEL™ Builder to build desired length

4. Apply two coats of CND™ Shellac™ in Safety Pin and Magenta Mischief, blending in the center to create a gradient effect

5. Apply CND™ Shellac™ No Wipe+ Top Coat before topping with CND™ Over the Top Effects in Pearl Obsession to achieve chrome look

6. Seal with CND™ Shellac™ No Wipe+ Top Coat before embellishing with crystals and custom lettering

7. Moisturise with CND™ SolarOil™ to condition nails and cuticles

CND x Saccia

Additionally, session artist Saccia ensured popstar Doja Cat was festival-ready by giving her a bespoke CND manicure and creating dramatic, ultra-long nails in a chic nude shade.

Look Breakdown

1. Begin with CND™ PLEXIGEL™ Bonder

2. Use CND™ Future Forms to sculpt nails

3. Apply two coats of CND™ PLEXIGEL™ Builder to build desired length

4. Apply three coats of CND™ Shellac™ in Candied

5. Finish with CND™ Shellac™ Top Coat for high shine and long lasting wear

6. Moisturise with CND™ SolarOil™ to condition nails and cuticles


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