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What to Wear on Your Nails This Valentine's Day

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We've rounded up some of our Valentine's Day manicure ideas to inspire you to wear your heart on your nails. Red and pink are staples in most of our Gel Nail Polish collections all year round, but with love in the air this Valentine’s Day we’re confident you’ll want to be rocking one (or both) of these colours.

Nude Rubber Base Coat

Nude Rubber Base Coat

A barely-there nude is the perfect fusion of low-key and sophisticated. Try our Nude Rubber Base Coat, followed by your regular Top Coat for a manicure that is strong and beautiful.

Red Hearts on a Nude Base

Red Hearts on Nude Base Gel Nail Polish Art

What could be more "Valentine's Day" than red hearts? Use our Nail Art Brushes, your favourite Red Gel Nail Polish and your favourite Nude Gel Nail Polish to recreate this adorable Gel Nail Polish Art.

Arabesque Gel Nail Polish

Arabesque Gel Nail Polish

When we're after a sweet pastel, we can't go past Arabesque. This soft pink Gel Nail Polish shade just keeps us coming back, no matter the occasion.

A Dozen Roses Gel Nail Polish

A Dozen Roses Gel Nail Polish

If pink isn't your vibe, how does a red sound? The bold red A Dozen Roses Gel Nail Polish has just the slightest hint of warmth to it, making it look extra striking on all skin tones.

Purple Hearts Gel Nail Polish Design

Purple Hearts Gel Nail Polish Art

This purple ombre heart nail art is hitting all the right marks. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Gel Nail Polish used: Base Coat, Pink Builder Gel, Purple Reign, Grape Jelly, Purplexed, Blossom, Lavender Whisper, Top Coat.

Gel Nail Art Brushes used: Short Striping Brush.

  1. Complete your nail prep.
  2. Apply a thin coat of Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 60 seconds.
  3. Apply 1-2 thin coats of Pink Builder Gel & cap the free edge. Cure each coat under your Gel Nail Lamp for 60 seconds.
  4. Remove the sticky inhibition layer to make applying your nail art easier by wiping your nails with a Lint Free Wipe moistened with Nail Polish Remover.
  5. Using Purple Reign & your Short Striping Brush, paint half a heart at a time from the middle to the tip of your nail. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 10 seconds.
  6. Using Grape Jelly & your Short Striping Brush, paint half a heart at a time from the middle to the tip of your nail. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 10 seconds.
  7. Using Purplexed & your Short Striping Brush, paint half a heart at a time from the middle to the tip of your nail. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 10 seconds.
  8. Using Blossom & your Short Striping Brush, paint half a heart at a time from the middle to the tip of your nail. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 10 seconds.
  9. Using Lavender Whisper & your Short Striping Brush, paint half a heart at a time from the middle to the tip of your nail. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 10 seconds.
  10. Apply a thin coat of Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 60 seconds.
  11. Apply Cuticle Oil around your nails & rub into your skin to nourish & moisturise.

Pink Wavy Tips Gel Nail Polish Design

Pink Wavy Tips Gel Nail Polish Art

Pink wavy tips are the perfect way to add a little something extra to your mani. Watch our YouTube tutorial here or follow along using the instructions below.

Gel Nail Polish used: Base Coat, Pink Builder Gel, Paint the Town Red, Candy Shop, Berry Nice, Tickled Pink & Top Coat.

Gel Nail Art Brushes used: Short Striping Brush.

  1. Complete your nail prep.
  2. Apply a thin coat of Base Coat & cap the free edge. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 60 seconds.
  3. Apply 1-2 thin coats of Pink Builder Gel & cap the free edge. Cure each coat under your Gel Nail Lamp for 60 seconds.
  4. Remove the sticky inhibition layer to make applying your nail art easier by wiping your nails with a Lint Free Wipe moistened with Nail Polish Remover.
  5. Using Paint the Town Red & your Short Striping Brush, paint a freehand wavy line on the tip of each nail, then fill it in. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 30 seconds.
  6. Using Candy Shop & your Short Striping Brush, paint an irregular wavy line below Paint the Town Red. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 30 seconds.
  7. Using Berry Nice & your Short Striping Brush, paint an irregular wavy line below Candy Shop. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 30 seconds.
  8. Using Tickled Pink & your Short Striping Brush, paint an irregular wavy line below Berry Nice. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 30 seconds.
  9. Apply a thin coat of Top Coat & cap the free edge. Cure under your Gel Nail Lamp for 60 seconds.
  10. Apply Cuticle Oil around your nails & rub into your skin to nourish & moisturise.

We hope we've given you some ideas of how to decorate your fingertips with our UV LED Gel Nail Polish this Valentines Day.

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