How-To: Halle Bailey’s The Little Mermaid Premiere Nails

Manicurist Yoko Sakakura created Halle Bailey's nail look for The Little Mermaid Premiere at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

Halle Bailey channeled Ariel in a beautiful molten-blue gown with pearl nails at the “The Little Mermaid Premiere” in Hollywood.

Yoko Sakakura, a manicurist (@nails_by_yoko), created Bailey’s night-out nail look using products from¬†Apres Nail.

Use the tutorial to create this look for clients.

Manicurist Yoko Sakakura created Halle Bailey’s nail look for The Little Mermaid Premiere at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.Courtesy of Apres Nail

Manicurist Yoko Sakakura created Halle Bailey's nail look for The Little Mermaid Premiere at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

How-To:

  1. Apply pH bonder to the nail bed after cleaning the cuticles.
  2. Use a non-acidic primer.
  3. Apply a thin coat of extend gel and cure it with a LED lamp for 30 second.
  4. Gel-X Prep can be applied to the pre-measured Gel X Sculpted Medium Round Tips.
  5. Gel-X extender gel can be applied to the natural nails. Cure the gel for one minute.
  6. Use acetone to wipe the abrasive edges of Gel X tips.
  7. After each coat, cure Secret Lagoon for 1 minute.
  8. Apply Heavenly Top Gelcoat Angelic for a shinny chrome effect.
  9. Use a tiny amount of Diamond gel to secure and place pearls and crystals.
  10. Use a top coat of gel to create a glossy and shiny finish.

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