What is foil nail art?
I was intrigued to find out and when I got my EpicNail kit in the mail, was quite excited to try this new nail decoration product.
The kit comes in a box and contains little foils, rolled up in tubes, similar to rolls of film, orange sticks and a small bottle of glue.
I displayed all the foils on the top of the box here – there are a lot of colours and patterns to choose from>
Step 2. You can choose to apply the foil directly to your drying polish, but I found the glue that comes with the kit to be more effective.
I waited till my nail polish dried and applied a thin layer of glue. The glue goes on white but you have to wait for it to turn clear. This is very important. I tried applying the foil to the glue while still ‘white’ and it was a fail. So wait for it to turn completely clear.
Once the glue is at the right sticky level (when its clear), apply the foil. I cut it up in small -ish manageable pieces. Apply to nail firmly, with pattern side up.
when removed the pattern should stay on the nail.
Step 3. If you aren’t able to achieve the look in a smooth peel off action. (this happens to me), opt in for a dabbing effect. Where you’ve got patches of ‘naked’ nail, apply a bit more glue and continue with dabbing process.
The result should be very close to the pattern you’re applying
Here is the look I achieved through a peel off (because this time I was patient and waited for the glue to go clear!)
The Essentials Kit can be found here on the EpicNail website and RRP is $36.99
There are enough foils in the kit to create over 60 different manicures, so it will last you a while
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