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Mai 27, 2014

Lilactric ombre

Lately I'm into nail designing again... I don't know why. Maybe because I'm addicted to all these videos on YouTube. (; Before I was at a workplace where nail polish isn't allowed, so maaaybe I'm catching up on this now.
Ok, on to the nail design: A simple light violet ombre! :D


Actually this is the first time I did an ombre nail design... sounds strange, right? Because ombre is everywhere and it's already so 'old' that I feel dumb. The reason I did this design was... I bought new nail polishes~ haaaa! I love these two colors. Below you can see how gorgeous they are. *0*

Because I couldn't decide which color I should take as base color I decided to take both. (;
A short step-by-step again:

You need: 2 or more different nail polishes (I took 2), a simple make-up sponge (you can cut it in smaller pieces so you can re-use the sponge for other designs), top coat

1.) Use the color you chose as your base color and paint it on your whole nail. Maybe you'll need two coats. I used two different colors as base coats and alternated on each finger.

2.) Use the other color and drip a few drops of polish on a piece of paper. Take your sponge, dip it in the color and now just dab it on your nails.

3.) Try to create a gradient by dabbing more color on the tip of your nail. To blend the colors and have a beautiful shine use a clear top coat. Done! :D

Easy-peasy! (;





Awww~ these colors are so pretty and I'm in love with my nails! Color #1 is Catrice Ultimate Nail Lacquer '30 Lilactric', #2 is essenge color & go nail polish '173 over the rainbow'.
My camera couldn't catch the gorgeousness of both colors but on the last picture you can see the shimmers a little bit. The dark polish is a blue-ish duochrome violet, the light polish is a really light violet with greenish-yellow-golden shimmer. *0*
Are these colors your cup of tea?


Kommentare:

  1. Oh Thanks for the tutorial. it look gorgeous. will try it at home. hope I wont mess it up.

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  2. Your ombre looks very good.. I like it :-) GiG

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  3. Ombre is the Go-to trend this SS14! You nailed this one :) I'll surely give it a try too

    GIG
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  4. oh, so you used the sponge method! :) really pretty colours! i like how you flip the gradation and alternate it on your fingers!
    giglove

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  5. This is such a beautiful nail idea! I love how sparkly the second shade is :)
    giglove!

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  6. Super duper beautiful! Thanks for sharing this look. I just love it and am now off to try it on too!

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  7. These colours are gorgeous. I love how you have created a gradient, it looks really effective.

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  8. Great colour choice!! And you did really well on the gradient effect!! =) gig

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  9. Ombre is amazing! Almost half my clothes these days have ombre designs!

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  10. love ombre design!!!! it look beautiful!!!!love it
    gig love

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  11. great design! can you do it with my nails? hehe love it

    -from gig
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  12. It's awesomeeee! I can never achieve this beautiful ombre design T_T

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  13. Thanks for the tutoriall ,I will always be messy if I create a nail art --
    Beautiful ombre nails ♥

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  14. wow super stunning color babe!!!so pretty i want it for my nails too!!

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  15. i love the darker colour! also great job at this :D i still need to try ombre nails

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  16. Gorgeous! I love the mixture of hues here - The ombre effect is really dramatic and fun, but versatile! <3

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  17. Love your nail! I can't make nail art like that but I always love to see them :)

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  18. Love ombre nails. It really makes your nails look more dimentional. And I love the essence color. So cute.

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  19. This looks so cool! You have a wonderful blog! <3

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  20. ich mag beide farbe! I've only ever done the ombre effect once, and with nail polishes that were meant for that, will have to try it the way you did!

    I just found your blog & am now following via GFC.
    Looking forward to keeping up!

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  21. Das sieht ja richtig schön aus! Toll geworden.

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  22. love ombre design!!!! it look beautiful!!!!love it
    gig love
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