Flaunt this flirty feather accent manicure

Feathers have been a fashion favorite for centuries, showing up to top hats, dangle from earlobes, and even accent hair styles. So, why not give this avian accessory a shot with your nail art? Boasting a deep red base and shimmery blue accents, this feather manicure will make you feel like flapping your wings.
Ideal for picnics in the park or days when you don't have time to leave your desk, this look is sure to bring a smile to your face. Try out this manicure the next time you need a little levity in your life.
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Materials
- Kupa non wipe top coat
- Presto blue gel in '83 Doloroso'
- Akzentz Luxio deep red gel in 'Vamp' (base color, two coats)
- Akzentz Gel Play in black and white
- Angel tan gel in 'Tan My Hide'
- gold and turquoise round studs
- gold feather charm
- medium liner brush
- comb brush
- Sumicos cosmetic pigment powder in 'Blue Mist'
- Akzentz hybrid pro gel lamp (not shown)
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Instructions
1. Paint your nails with two coats of Akzentz Luxio deep red gel in 'Vamp' as a base coat.
2. Apply a coat of Presto blue gel in '83 Doloroso' to the center of your nail. There should still be a border of red around the blue.
3. Insert your hand into the Akzentz hybrid pro gel lamp to cure the polish.
4. Dab the blue part of your nail with Sumicos cosmetic pigment powder in 'Blue Mist,' using a finger tip.
5. Paint small strokes of Angel tan gel in 'Tan My Hide' on the left side of the blue part of your nail with a comb brush.
6. Draw a line of Akzentz Gel Play in black connecting the small strokes with a medium liner brush. This line should divide the blue and tan parts of the nail.
7. Create zig-zag stripes with Akzentz Gel Play in black on the blue side of the nail. Then fill in the tip of the blue part of the nail with more black stripes and add a few stripes to the tan side.
8. Insert your hand into the Akzentz hybrid pro gel lamp to cure the polish.
9. Apply stripes of Akzentz Gel Play in white over the zig-zag black stripes.
10. Draw a line of Akzentz Gel Play in white to the left of the black center line.
11. Insert your hand into the Akzentz hybrid pro gel lamp to cure the polish.
12. Apply a coat of Kupa non wipe top coat to your nails.
13. Apply a gold feather charm and gold and turquoise round studs to the lower right side of the painted design.
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14. Insert your hand into the Akzentz hybrid pro gel lamp to cure the polish.
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