3D Cluster Crystals
One of the latest trends in the nail art world is using 3D or pointy back crystals on your manicure. The pointed back lifts the crystal adding depth and texture to the design. This technique is called the 'Cluster' effect as it allows you to add smaller crystals around the base, giving the illusion of a cluster of pure sparkle. Here we have lots of different 3D crystals and we have used these to create mixes in popular themes. From best selling mixes AB and Cute mood which include pretty pink and opal colours, to summertime Sherbet and bright fun Mermaid, we have many different themes to choose from.
As well as 3D and flatback crystal mixes, we also stock individual stones in various shapes. Check out Swarovski's latest release - the AB Spike. This is a stunning piece of crystal that is flat and foiled on the bottom so is applied in the same way as other non-hotfix crystals. But is stands tall above any other crystals bringing lots of bling to the design. We have created a mix of 12 pieces in 3 different sizes.
Also included in our range of 3D cluster crystals is the Wonderland Collection, a range of mixes inspired by the classic film Alice in Wonderland. We have collaborated with award winning nail artist Scarlett Senter and come up with over 10 different products relating to characters and themes of the story. Our most popular by far is the Alice mix which is made up of Preciosa flatback crystals and Swarovski AB raindrops.
The 3D crystals are best applied using a thick gel consistency glue, we would recommend Missu Nail Gel Tony Ly edition. Alternatively you could set it into your gel polish and cure under a UV/LED lamp. This sets the crystal into place and is less likely to ping off.