Walking on Broken Glass – Friday Files

Next week my dear friend and colleague John Stapleton and I are collaborating on a beauty shoot in LA. In preparation I thought it would be fun to share one of the nail concepts with all of you. Imagine yourself in surrounded by razor blades, broken glass and tacks….

For this look in particular; John and I are creating a little cafeteria
mischief – Jello spiked with glass (not booze) will be the focus feature and the makeup and nails will compliment this dangerous centerpiece. So the challenge was how to make nails look like they were covered in glass…here is what I came up with.

These nails were created using bio-sculpt clear gel and M.A.C pigment in Chartreuse on nail tips. For the broken glass effect I cut up clear nail tips in to shattered pieces and applied them onto the nails. And in the words of the legend Annie Lenox..

Save me from the blast
Lift me up and take me back
Don’t let me keep on walking…
Walking on broken glass

Walking on walking on broken glass


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