Manicure Monday – Gradient Sunset

Hey there! Hope you had a wonderful weekend. Unfortunately it’s back to the workplace πŸ™ Anyway, for this week’s No-Chip Manicure I decided to try my hand at the gradient trend. After carefully studying The Nailasaurus: Gradient Tutorial, I took the plunge!

Essie 858 Meet Me At Sunset

CoverGirl Q084 Wild Rose

Since it was my first time, I wanted to use similar colors in case it didn’t come out right. It actually turned out great but now I wish I would have used more contrasting colors so that you can actually see the pattern. Overall, I have to say that I am pleased with the final look and can’t wait to try this again!

Have you ever experimented with gradient nails? Any tips you can share??

XOXO,

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10 Comments

    • July 11, 2012 / 2:18 pm

      Yeah I guess the simple look is growing on me, thanks!

  1. Anonymous
    July 9, 2012 / 11:49 pm

    Love it… can you do a video on how you did this look? its very pretty.

    • July 11, 2012 / 2:21 pm

      That's a good suggestion. I just may do that!

  2. July 10, 2012 / 6:44 am

    Thanks for sharing the tutorial… It came out so good for you! I love your color choices! xx

  3. July 10, 2012 / 7:58 pm

    These are so pretty! Looking like a fruity cocktail over there lady! lol I did some ombre nails with different shades of blue and even with Seche Vite they lasted like 3 days. Love the look but it just wasn't enough polish to hold up the way I did it.

    • July 11, 2012 / 2:20 pm

      Mmm, a fruity cocktail sounds good! I'm currently on day 3 and going strong…hopefully I can make it to at least 5 days. It took some time to get this done and I want to enjoy it πŸ˜‰

  4. ronniyme
    July 11, 2012 / 6:21 pm

    Reminds of a mixed frozen slushy! Very tasty. :>)
    Great job.

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