How to create glitzy gold nails

Have you ever wondered why metallic nails are so popular? Shiny surfaces always catch the light, and gold is especially appropriate during the holiday months when twinkling lights and candles fill the room. If you want to ensure that your manicure will turn heads, hop on the gold metallic trend with this upgraded, sparkly style.
This multifaceted manicure includes a metallic base coat, gold metallic transfer film and two different types of nail glitter. The gold-on-gold-on-gold effect gets further dimension thanks to the various glitter shapes, so watch the following tutorial and get ready to go gold.
- Gold metallic gel polish
- Flat nail brush
- UV or LED lamp (not shown)
- Metallic transfer film
- Gold nail glitter
- Blue nail glitter
- Dotting tool
- Gel base coat
- Gel top coat
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1. Apply two coats of gold metallic gel polish with a flat nail brush, curing after each coat with the UV or LED lamp.
2. Take a square of metallic transfer film and press it against each nail. The film should stick to the tacky polish.
3. Apply nail glitter using the dotting tool.
4. Seal in the glitter with a single layer of clear gel base coat and cure.
5. To ensure a smooth and chip-free finish, apply a single layer of gel top coat and cure fully.