Nailpro - October 2017 - 30

BEHIND THE NAIL PROS

BY STEPHANIE YAGGY LAVERY

October 2017 * $5.00 * Volume 27, Number 10 * nailpro.com

THE MAKING
OF OUR COVER
IT WAS SUCH A PLEASURE TO WELCOME BACK NAILPRO CUP
CHAMPION ALLIE BAKER TO OUR STUDIO. It's always fun to work
with Baker, as she never fails to have plenty of ideas at her disposal.
For this fall cover, she proposed two unique nail shapes: the triangle
edge and stiletto edge. Baker first encountered these designs by
following an Eastern European nail artist on social media. Never having
met her inspo, Baker utilized her own knowledge of nail structure, and
through some trial and error was able to recreate the looks. A little
color and some studs were all that were needed to turn these nails
into a masterpiece.

NAILPRO
CUP
WINNER

ALLIE
BAKER

"I don't often use
gold embellishments-I usually
prefer silver-
but I really like
the way these
nails turned out!"
-Allie Baker

Creating the Cover Nails

1

Baker began by applying forms
and sculpting the nail into a sharp
stiletto edge. She used the cover pink
acrylic to create the shape of the nail
(rather than relying solely on filing later).

2

Once the acrylic was set, she used
an e-file to refine the shape of the
nail and a hand file to finish.

3

4

5

6

Using a nail-piercing tool, Baker
added a hole to the center of the
free edge.

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Then, she wove a thin piece of
wire through the hole and wrapped
it around the tip of the nail.

Next she applied a hand-mixed
shade of wine color acrylic to the
free edge. She applied this after sculpting the entire nail so that it would have a
natural rough appearance.

Lastly, Baker used resin to apply
gold studs and spikes around the
perimeter of the nail bed.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Nailpro - October 2017

Contents
Nailpro - October 2017 - Intro
Nailpro - October 2017 - Cover1
Nailpro - October 2017 - IBD_L
Nailpro - October 2017 - IBD
Nailpro - October 2017 - Cover2
Nailpro - October 2017 - 1
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Nailpro - October 2017 - Contents
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