from NAIL UP! May 2012.



Gel Colours: White, Orange
Others: Gold glitter, Gold holograms, Jewel studs, Rhinestone studs

How To Make


Step 1: Apply a layer of base gel and dry.

Step 2: Draw a half moon shape at the base of the nail with white gel, and dry. Repeat 2 more times to build up the layer.

Step 3: Mix the white and orange gels to get a sandy colour, and apply over the rest of the nail. Dry.

Step 4: Colour in small sections using white and orange gels to create the image of a sandy beach. Dry. Mix the gold glitter with the top gel and draw lines as shown. Stick gold holograms along the line. Dry.

Step 5: Apply a layer of top gel and stick on the jewel stud along the reverse French line.

Step 6: Apply a layer of top gel and stick on the rhinestone studs near the jewel stud. Apply a layer of sealing gel to complete.