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Learn how to work with lace nail foils
Lace nail foils can be very tricky as the lace might not stick on the whole nail properly everytime. I can't tell you how frustrated it got me sometimes. Sometimes it can be fixed by re-applying glue and foil, sometimes I have to re-do whole nail but the result is great.

Learn how to do it:

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  • How to create foil nail art. Beautiful Nail Art With Lace Nail Foils - Step 1
    Step 1

    Step 1: Cut the nail foil into small pieces that will fit the nail. It's always better to cut slightly bigger pieces in case you need to re-apply the foil

  • How to create foil nail art. Beautiful Nail Art With Lace Nail Foils - Step 2
    Step 2

    Step 2: Paint your nails with chosen nail polish and let it dry properly. If the polish is not dry enough it might stick to the nail foil piece and it might come off the nail

  • How to create foil nail art. Beautiful Nail Art With Lace Nail Foils - Step 3
    Step 3

    Step 3: Apply thin layer of adhesive/foil glue and let it dry. The drying time depends on what kind of adhesive you use. The adhesive in this kit takes about 8 minutes to dry. You'll know the adhesive is dry when it goes completely transparent. It stays tacky though so don't touch anything!

  • How to create foil nail art. Beautiful Nail Art With Lace Nail Foils - Step 4
    Step 4

    Step 4: Place previously cut piece of nail foil on the first nail. Use hoof stick or your finger wrapped in tissue and start pressing and rubbing the foil on the nail so it sticks properly

  • How to create foil nail art. Beautiful Nail Art With Lace Nail Foils - Step 5
    Step 5

    Step 5: Carefully remove the foil. If the design is perfect just seal the design with topcoat. It might however miss some parts of design ocassionally. In that case re-apply glue, wait for it to dry and apply foil again

  • How to create foil nail art. Beautiful Nail Art With Lace Nail Foils - Step 6
    Step 6

    You can apply lace nail foil over any colour combination creating stunning manicures!

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