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NAIL ART HOW TO: BUTTERFLY WINGS

To celebrate the launch of the stunning Smoke & Mirrors collection, we’ve created a beautiful butterfly nail art design using some of the new shades.

Here are the steps to create the look yourself!

Step 1 – Prepare nails for Bio Sculpture Gel application and apply Vitamin Dose to nourish and hydrate the nail. Apply two thin base layers of Bio Sculpture Clear Gel and cure. Refine with a Bio Sculpture Multi File grey sponge to remove any shine from the nail.

Step 2 – Using a Bio Sculpture Upper Arch Brush, carefully draw a rough outline of your butterfly using #2017 Liquorice and cure.

Step 3 – Apply one layer of #168 Gilded Reflection to colour the inside of your butterfly and cure.

Step 4 – Create a gradation effect with #167 Seductive Lights, by lightly brushing along the edge of the butterfly wing, gradually building up the colour and then cure. Be sure to keep inside the butterfly wing outline.

Step 5 – Using a Bio Sculpture Art Brush, carefully draw a thicker final wing outline and any other black detail required using #2017 Liquorice and cure.

Step 6 – Using a Bio Sculpture dotting tool or Nail Art Brush, create dots along the black outline with #1 French White and cure.

Step 7 – Build an upper arch to ensure a smooth finish, using the correct treatment gel suited to the client’s nail type. Cure for 30 seconds.

Step 8 – Refine the nail with a Bio Sculpture Multi file sponge patch or Orange sponge file to create a smooth finish. Then apply with Bio Sculpture Gloss Gel (UV Top Coat) and cure for 30 seconds.

For more information and to find your nearest salon please call 1300 BIO GEL (1300 246 435) or visit www.biosculpture.com.au.

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PARTY NAILS TO MAKE YOUR LOOK POP

With the summer party season in full swing women across the nation are using fingers and toes dressed up with 3D textures, glitter and shimmer as a defining fashion feature to make party looks pop.

Bio Sculpture Gel is the perfect option for a hassle-free, glamorous party season as our overlays will provide you with glossy, chip-free nails that will last through every occasion.

With champagne and fireworks being staples for celebrating special occasions, Bio Sculpture Gel’s top party looks this season are inspired by the ultimate ways to have a good time.

Bubbles

3D dots of gel add texture to metallic nails in sophisticated champagne or silver shades. (Gels used: #136 Smothered minerals, Hard Gel/S-Gel)

 

Black Champagne

Gold glitter looks stunning against dark or black coloured nails and this look with concentrated glitter at the top, gradually getting sparser, perfectly mimics a delicious glass of champagne to get you in the mood to party! (Gels used: #2017 Licorice with Gold Glitter nail art)

Statement Fireworks

Feel that holiday spirit in your fingers with an explosive, glittering fireworks design using two contrasting colours and plenty of sparkle! (Gels used: #129 Prince gradated with #138 Melting Mercury, #2017 Licorice)

 

Whether you gravitate toward glitter, want to experiment with metallics, or prefer a hint of sparkle, your local Bio Sculpture Gel salon will be able to create a look that allows you to hold your champagne flute in style this season!

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HOW TO: MIX & MATCH MANI

After winning the Bio Sculpture So Nailicious Novice Instagram Competition, we invited Christine David from Serenity Nail Spa to show us how to create a dazzling look using Bio Sculpture Gel products and nail art accessories.

Christine explains: The first look I’ve created is a ‘mix & match’ mani which uses two contrasting colours, finished with some gold studs to give it some edge. I’ve also incorporated the concept of the ‘outline manicure’ using the darker nail polish colour, which is one of the hottest new nail art tends.

This bold look is the perfect fashion accessory and can be customised to suit your style. You can also tone this down using just one feature nail and/or adjust the amount of bling to create your own unique set of nails.

Bio Sculpture Products Used

Executive Base
Turquoise Teacup # 120
Licorice # 2017
High Gloss Top Coat
Striping Tape
Studs – Gold Bars (middle finger), 3x3mm Black Squares, Small Round Gold Studs
Nail Art Brush

Steps

1. Paint base coat, and when dry paint base colour. I used two coats of #120 on each nail.

2. When dry, apply striping tape on tips of fingers and ensure it is pressed down firmly, so no colour bleeding occurs. Apply #2017 to the nail free edge.

3. Using the Nail Art Brush and #2017 paint a frame around the base and up the sides of the nail plate, to the striping tape – this gives a stunning frame to the nail.

4. With a small dot of wet nail polish or gel, use a dotting tool, skewer or similar to place each stud on the nail.

5. Secure the studs and seal the nail polish or gel with High Gloss Top Coat, which will also give your mani an amazing shiny finish.

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GET THE GREAT GATSBY LOOK WITH BIO SCULPTURE

The world has been captivated by Baz Luhrmann’s classic The Great Gatsby, which depicts the glamorous era in classic Luhrmann style. Set in 1922, the film is a kaleidoscope of decadent parties and devil may care attitudes and don’t even get us started on the fashion!

From the custom made Prada gowns to the faithfully recreated Tiffany and Co diamonds, the attention to detail is impeccable. For the women of this era, personal grooming was an essential part of life to show social standing, and this carried right through to nails.

Perfectly manicured at all times, these ladies appreciated the allure of the perfect nail.

 

CAREY MULLIGAN AS DAISY BUCHANAN

Daisy kept her look very simple and classic- a subtle French Manicure on mid length, slightly almond nails. This look is perfectly created with a simple clear coat of Bio Sculpture Gel or perhaps a single coat of #2 French Pink. 

Carey however was able to get a little more into the Gatsby party spirit in her Vogue spread, featuring shimmering metallic silver. Get the look with #2015 Silver Shimmer, #138 Melting Mercury, #2001 Silky Satin or #93 Golden Silver.

 

ISLA FISHER AS MYRTLE WILSON

Myrtle Wilson was the livewire of Gatsby, eccentric and wanting to be a woman of higher standing, she craved the aristocratic life. Tantamount to this was her need to appear wealthy, hence her glamorous red nails, always impeccably manicured. Get this classic look with one of the myriad of perfect Bio Sculpture reds.

 

If that’s not enough, take a look at some Gatsby inspired manicures courtesy of Pinterest- think plenty of #2017 Licorice and #136 Smothered in Minerals!

 

 

 

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It’s here…..ROCK AND CRYSTAL!

Winter 2013 sees glamour reach dazzling new heights with the launch of Bio Sculpture’s Rock and Crystal Nail Colour Collection.

Consisting of five gorgeous shades inspired by the richness of natural minerals and gemstones, this range is a perfect complement to the luxe metallics seen on the runways of Alexander Wang, Diane von Furstenberg and Michael Kors to name just a few.

 

With finishes that ooze glamour, the Rock and Crystal Collection includes:

 

This collection is crying out for nail art creativity- stay tuned for our next blog which will feature some How To instructions for some of the below looks…

 

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Her Majesty!

107 Her Majesty

With Bio Sculpture Gel, there is always an excuse for a Royal celebration, and we are not talking about the Queen’s Jubilee. Today we are celebrating the latest Royal Nail Collection, with 107 Her Majesty, a glamourous gold glitter which will make you feel just like royalty. Add some sparkle to those winter hands. Put the kettle on!

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