Look no further than the chrome gel manicure if you’re looking to add some shine and glamour to your nails. This manicure style is all the rage right now, and for a good reason – it’s stunning! This blog post will give you five easy steps to get mirror chrome nails.
Chrome Gel Manicure | 5 Easy Steps To Get Mirror Chrome Gel Nails
Traditional gel nails are the obvious choice when getting a manicure. Because they last three weeks without chipping.
But, chrome nails, also known as mirror nails or glass nails, are a step up from gel!
Chrome nails may cost a bit more than you usually pay at the nail salon, but they’re worth it. And they’ll be great for parties to compliment your outfit and makeup!
Nail artists achieve the mirror-like effect of chrome nails with a special powder. Then, nail artists apply a layer of polish with a tiny sponge.
Do you want to get this Chrome Gel Manicure? Check out this easy DIY tutorial to get gorgeous-looking mirror chrome gel nails at home.
Things You’ll Need to Have Mirror Chrome Gel Manicure
Mirror Chrome Gel Nails Instructions
Step 1: Black Base Polish
Prep your nails like what you would usually do with gel nails.
The next step is to apply a base coat to your nail surface.
Applying a base coat to your nails will help the chrome polish adhere to your nails and prevent them from chipping. Once your base coat is dry, it’s time to move on to the next step.
To create the full effect of the mirror nails:
- Apply a double coat of black gel polish
- Cure the gel for about 10-20 seconds under UV light to dry it instantly
- After curing the gel, apply a clear gel top coat and cure under the UV light once again. Now your nails are ready for the loose chrome powder!
Step 2: Buff on the Chrome Powder on Your Gel Nails
Use an eyeshadow brush to pick up an ample amount of chrome powder. You can find this mirror color on Amazon for 5.99.
Dab the powder to your UV-dried nails and start buffing. Make sure to put enough pressure to create friction on your gel nails.
It might not come out right away, but the silver chrome effect will come out after a few rubs. After that, it should look like foil.
Step 3: Clean Up
When you’ve applied the loose chrome powder on all your nails, brush away the remaining powder around the nails. These little buggers might be harder to brush off than glitter.
Tip: If the cleaning part isn’t your style, you can apply liquid latex around your fingernails. The excess powder will stick to it instead of your skin.
Step 4: Apply Top Coat
Are you satisfied with your mirror chrome gel nails? Then, don’t forget to apply another layer of the clear topcoat. It will help lock in the powder and keep the mirror-like effect.
Step 5: Cure Again
After everything, cure your new gorgeous nails for 60 seconds. Using alcohol, clean up any excess chrome powder around your chrome gel nails.
And that’s it – Your nails are now ready to party with its chrome gel manicure—time to show off your amazing mirror chrome nails. And then start enjoying people’s attention!
Chrome Gel Manicure Hacks and Tips
If you have no UV or led lamp or the appropriate polish for gel nails, you can try nail polishes with a chrome finish! Don’t forget to use a water-based topcoat to keep the mirror-like shine.
Watch this Chrome Gel Manicure Mirror Nails Tutorial from Nail Designs:
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