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Posted on October 01, 2014
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The task of creating a set of nails based on the ‘feeling’ I get from studying four Entity Beauty promotional photos evokes the balance between good and evil, serene and sinister. Here is my tutorial to creating heavenly (and not so heavenly) angel wing nails.

Step-by-Step Nail Art Tutorial

1
Start with a clean fresh set of  gel, acrylic or natural nails. (I have sculpted with acrylic)

Start with a clean fresh set of gel, acrylic or natural nails. (I have sculpted with acrylic)  

2
Apply a clear base using gel or gel polish and apply a little glitter to the free edge.

Apply a clear base using gel or gel polish and apply a little glitter to the free edge.  

3
Again using gel or gel polish apply your angel wings. (Be careful not to make them too opaque or you will lose the detailing.)

Again using gel or gel polish apply your angel wings. (Be careful not to make them too opaque or you will lose the detailing.)  

4
Using some acrylic paint, add some vein or feather detailing and allow to dry.

Using some acrylic paint, add some vein or feather detailing and allow to dry.  

5
Apply some acrylic to enhance the vein or feather detailing, giving it a 3d effect.

Apply some acrylic to enhance the vein or feather detailing, giving it a 3d effect.  

6
Apply a high gloss top coat gel or gel polish and cure.

Apply a high gloss top coat gel or gel polish and cure.  

7
Add your firework detailing with some acrylic paints. \n(I chose to add fireworks to commemorate Entity Beauty's 10 year Anniversary, however you may choose to omit this step and continue with your own motto or add some more wings to the thumbs to complete your own unique look.)

Add your firework detailing with some acrylic paints. \n(I chose to add fireworks to commemorate Entity Beauty's 10 year Anniversary, however you may choose to omit this step and continue with your own motto or add some more wings to the thumbs to complete your own unique look.)  

8
Finally, add some sparkly Swarovski crystals and some feathers to finish your angel wing nails.

Finally, add some sparkly Swarovski crystals and some feathers to finish your angel wing nails.  

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