Posts tagged: ombre

Dark edges

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 I started the gradient with 2 coats of Seche Happy, As Is – a vibrant raspberry red creme. I top coated with Seche Vite (of course) and then painted strips of  Wonderfully Witty – a rich navy creme, Clever and Confident – a deep plum creme and Happy, As Is in the middle on a makeup sponge. It took me about 4 times to get the coverage I wanted, and I’m sure the gradient would have popped more if I sponged over white but I wanted to test out the colors without the white base first.

Chunky ombre

31dc2013 green ombre stripes 2

The tone of these stripes was so well-chosen.

Waving at Cinderella

Dior saint tropez nails inc hammersmith glitter gradient 1

Zowie these are nice!

Gradient Nails +Tutorial

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More than likely you will only need one coat of the darkest nail polish. Again it is really important that there isn’t very much polish on your brush.  While you are waiting for your nails to dry, pour some nail polish remover into the top of the bottle and drop a cotton bud into it.

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