I got my first gel manicure & I love it! I've had it for almost 1 week and it still looks fantastic. But I'm not willing to go to spend the money at the salon every 2 weeks. So, I am getting what I need to do at home. This is a great resource for DIY.
Cushioned / Quilted Gel Nail Design Nail Tutorial could also be done with liquid powder acrylic. Gel is also a form of acrylic it simply needs to harden with a uv gel, where liquid and powder acrylic hardens when mixed together.