I’ve been wanting to try transfer foils for a while, and I saw some cool nail art recently that inspired me to try this. I used the foils with gel polish, so I didn’t follow the typical instructions (no foil glue). I started with a coat of Gelish Foundation, two coats of Gelish Deep Sea, and then I used the foundation gel as the “glue” since it’s nice and sticky after it cures. I applied a thin coat of the foundation on top of the color coats, cured it and then stuck the foils right onto it. I was going for a graffiti look, so I just randomly applied three different colored holographic nail art foils (pink, blue and silver). Once I was happy with the foil placement, I topped each nail off with a coat of Gelish Top It Off. It worked a lot better than I anticipated and they turned out pretty cool!
Here’s what Deep Sea looked like before I applied the foils. It’s a deep, dark blue with some purple shimmer. The photo at the bottom shows off the shimmer a little better.