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Here we share Salon System GELLUX Nail Technician, Julie-Anne Larivière’s gorgeous Valentine-inspired step-by-step using GELLUX.

Valentines nails using Gellux

Step 1:

Prepare nails and clean with GELLUX Prep + Wipe, and apply GELLUX Fast Bond. Allow to dry for 60 seconds.

Step 2:

Apply GELLUX Easy Off Base Coat, then cure; 30 seconds with LED, two minutes with UV.

Step 3:

Apply two coats of GELLUX Bare Necessities on the thumb, middle and little fingers and cure; 30 seconds with LED, two minutes with UV, between each layer.

Valentines nails - step 3

Step 4:

Apply two coats of GELLUX Black Onyx on the index and last remaining finger and cure; 30 seconds with LED, two minutes with UV, between each layer.

Step 5:

To create the reverse French manicure on the thumb and little finger, paint two overlapping semi-circles on each corner of the nail. When joined, the two semi-circles should look like a ‘V.’ Cure for 30 seconds with LED and two minutes with UV.

Valentines nails - step 5

Step 6:

Using a short liner brush dipped in GELLUX Meteorite add the red lines on the thumb and little finger and paint a heart shape on the ring finger. Now cure for 30 seconds with LED and two with minutes UV

Valentines nails - step 6

Step 7:

Using a short liner brush dipped in GELLUX Purely White paint the letters ‘L’ and ‘O’ onto the index finger and add small dots around the heart on the ring finger. Then cure for 30 seconds with LED and two minutes UV.

Valentines nails - step 7

Step 8:

Using a short liner brush dipped in GELLUX Black Onyx paint the letters ‘V’ and ‘E’ onto the middle finger. Then cure; 30 seconds with LED and two minutes with UV.

Valentines nails step 8

Step 9:

Apply GELLUX Top Coat, and cure for 60 seconds LED and three minutes UV.

Step 10:

Wipe off the sticky layer with GELLUX Prep & Wipe and apply NAILLUX Cuticle Cream to moisturise the skin around the nails.

Valentines nails step 10

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