5/24/12

take deux: pastel gradient nails

Guys, I'm in love.

Well yes, with Christian, my kitties, cooking, and Big Time Rush, but besides those.
I'm in love with gradient nails. Especially these. I mean, pat on the goddamn back, Clara. These are awesome.

I used the technique outlined in my last post but with a little twist. I first did 1 coat of my base color, the light pink, then sponged a gradient of light blue to pink on top of that. It made for a flawless, smooth, perfectly transitioning gradient.

Yes, I'm proud.

I'm dreaming up all the color combos I can using this technique. Mint to lilac, orange to purple, blue to red.... I'm excited! I used:

Color Club Take Me To Your Chateau
OPI Do You Lilac It?
Essie French Affair

Damn. These photos make my heart go pitter-pat. I think I'll go change my current mani right now...

24 comments:

  1. This is absolutly stunning!

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  2. Amazing. I still haven't built up the courage to attempt a gradient manicure myself, for fear of how disastrous it will be, lol

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  3. I've been loving gradient nails too! Navy fading to pastel blue was my favorite so far,
    Until I saw this! Trying this today for sure. Pastels are my favorite :)

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  4. This is probably the most amazing thing I've ever seen... I wish I could do that to my own nails/had nice nails like you lol

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  5. This gradient is probably the best color combo that I have ever sea! I love pastel shades, so it's perfect for me!

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  6. You are my GRADIENT-Queen...PERFECTION!

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  7. Love it! Done with perfection!

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  12. Would you maybe do a Lana del Rey make up tutorial? I think it would look lovely on you, and you're great at tutorials and make up!

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  13. Wow these nails are just simply Stunning, The gradients on them are perfect.

    Have you ever done any video tutorials??? I'd love to add some onto my blog at http://makeupvideo.co.uk if you have an don't mind?

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