Illamasqua Scarab Jewel Encrusted Nails

I recently did these holiday nails and loved them. They make me think of jewel encrusted items. To create them, I first used the Knockout Nails UV hardener on my nails. Then I did 1 coat of Illamasqua Scarab all over my nails. After that first coat dried, I did a second coat of Scarab about 2/3 of the way down my nail (from nail bed towards the tip). After that coat dried, I did 1 coat of NARS Desperado on about 1/3 of the tip. I probably should have done a second coat of this color. Then I did a coat of Butter London Tart with a Heart on about 1/3 to 1/2 of the nail, starting from the tip, on top of Desperado to just past where the gold and red meet. […]