Nail Art with Shellac

#1
Hi Geeks!
This might sound a silly question :o, I am very used to doing nail art but havent done any on Shellac yet, so do you apply the nail art on the Shellac then put the Shellac top coat and cure as normal or on top of the cured top coat and add another Shellac top coat over the nail art and cure again?? Thanks :)
 

Karen Minx

Well-Known Member
#2
I always apply my nail art after the colour coat, then seal with the shellac top coat. You can either go over the sticky layer, or remove before doing your art.

I have done nail art using the shellac colours and curing the shellac nail art for 2 mins ( i do the art straight over the sticky layer) but im going to stop doing it this way because its taking extra minutes ontop of the treatment time. Im going to use normal nail art paints and my glitter Nubar stripers has they dry so fast. By the time i have finished my art it will be dry to top coat. hth xx
 

#3
Thanks for your reply :) x
 

#4

#5
Hi Lolly!
Thanks for your reply :wink2: x
 

Karen Minx

Well-Known Member
#6
i used some nail art stickers with my shellac. after i did my top coat i stuck it on then did another layer of the top coat over the top to seal it in.
it worked really well. im sure you could stick it on the colour layer then do the top coat.

here is a picture

http://www.salongeek.com/members/lo...8-shellac-tropix-frangipani-nail-stickers.jpg
Yes you can. :) I have done this before too. Also i stick on gems over the colour coat using a normal topcoat to adhear it down, then apply shellac topcoat. It takes too much time and money having to do 2 shellac topcoats when not really needed.

I like to stick to strictly 4 coats of shellac in total. Because in my past expeience using anymore than 4 coats chips quicker and my clients has easily peeled off the rest within a week. xx
 

Nataliya

Global Team CND
#7
I love Shellac for this purpose. It's very easy to use and looks fantastic. I use Shellac for painting designs over Brisa Enhancements. Just need more bold colours.


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Cait

CND EA. Essie Spokesperson
#8
If you remove the sticky layer after the top coat could you not just paint using regular striping pens etc? then let dry then shellac top coat?
hmmm Im gonna have to give that a go me thinks!
 
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Nataliya

Global Team CND
#9
If you remove the sticky layer after the top coat could you not just paint using regular striping pens etc? then let dry then shellac top coat?
hmmm Im gonna have to give that a go me thinks!
Yes you can!


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mizzy_dizzy

Well-Known Member
#10
I love Shellac for this purpose. It's very easy to use and looks fantastic. I use Shellac for painting designs over Brisa Enhancements. Just need more bold colours.


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Lol you and I are just waiting on that black Shellac lol :)

I love adding bits to shellac ! It's fab for it, the top coat really enhances any glitter/ bling to,

I find a bit of acrylic paint works well, glitter , gems , soft foil (gold over Fedora mmmm) bindi's , stickers ,
One thing I hadn't tried is 3d I tried it yesterday ( on me ) and I have to say it's well and truly attached !

Shellac really dose impress me! My Natral nails have never been so grate and you can have best of both worlds with art to !







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Cait

CND EA. Essie Spokesperson
#11
wow ! fab 3d girl!
 

Nataliya

Global Team CND
#12
This one is red baroness and wildfire over Brisa overlay.



Another version.



This one is Brisa overlay with some Shellac



And Brisa Black overlay with Red Baroness French and Cream Puff dots.




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Eve

New Member
#13
Your art work is very impressive Nataliya, great job!
 

Nataliya

Global Team CND
#14
Your art work is very impressive Nataliya, great job!
Thank you I am glad you like it)


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Nataliya

Global Team CND
#15
More arty shellac nails)





















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Susie H

Well-Known Member
#16
Oh my god Natalia, your art work is great, I wish I could do this sort of stuf.
I can manage flicks, and all the stuff with stickers etc but I'd love to be able to do your kind of thing. But the whole paint on a curved surface, defeats me:cry:
I love your work hun:hug:
 

Katmoz33

Well-Known Member
#17

Nataliya

Global Team CND
#18
Oh my god Natalia, your art work is great, I wish I could do this sort of stuf.
I can manage flicks, and all the stuff with stickers etc but I'd love to be able to do your kind of thing. But the whole paint on a curved surface, defeats me:cry:
I love your work hun:hug:
Thanks Hun;) it's not that hard) give it a bash) x


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Nataliya

Global Team CND
#19
Two more I have done today. Both over Brisa overlays.



Shellac Gotcha, Cream Puff, Iced cappuccino, Rock Royalty, Masquerade and Black pool.



Shellac red baroness, rock royalty, strawberry smoothie, cream puff, black pool and mixture of glitter in top coat.


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Nataliya

Global Team CND
#20


Hollywood, cream puff and black pool shellac;)


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