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Nail Challenge Day 10: Blue Black Gradient Nails

Just when I thought my Rainbow nails were my favourite so far in the challenge, along came the gradient nails and replaced my love in an instant. I couldn't believe how stunning the combination of black and blue would look together. It's a truly simple design that is very popular with the DIY nail polish crowd. 



You basically just need an opaque black polish; here I'm using Nabi Cosmetics Black which has a really thick formula and is opaque in one coat. Next you sponge on a bright blue colour from the tips to halfway up the nail bed to form your gradient.



Stay tuned for Day 11: Polks Dot Nails and be sure to stop by Jayne's blog Cosmetic Proof and Traci's blog DrinkCitra to see what gorgeous designs they also created for this challenge! 

Happy Gradient Nails!
XOXO
Naomi
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  1. This really is simply stunning...

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  2. Whouaw I love it


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  3. that is beautiful, looks very cool

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    1. thank you! you should definitely try this out

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  4. I am totally in love with this look! You use a small sponge to get the blue part on??? I have got to try this--I paint my nails every week---I'm a nail polish junkie. Just ordered from Avon a black nail polish that when it's still wet, you dip the tips in a little pot of silver glitter, let it dry then put on one layer clear top coat. Can't wait to try it out!! New GFC follower from the WED. Blog hop. Would love it if you could visit my humorous blog site and follow back--I'd be very grateful if you could. Thanks for sharing! http://Menopausalmother.blogspot.com

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    1. yeah just a regular makeup sponge, start from the bottom of the nail and just work your way upwards.
      Love your blog!!!

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  5. This is gorgeous! I think gradients are my favourite!!

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    1. gradients and dots for me...it's just that they are so easy to do and the effects can be so stunning

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  6. These look AMAZING!!

    I'm your newest follower, would love if you could check my blog out and follow back if you like it! :)
    http://champagnelambinibudget.blogspot.co.uk/

    I will also be having a giveaway when i hit 50 followers!!

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  7. simple but totally stunning! I love it

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    1. Hello Chantel! you checking up on me? hehe. thank you

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  8. Hey great blog! Love your looks n style! Just started following from the blog hop!

    http://marienni.blogspot.com

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  9. Just found your blog through Beautylish, I LOVE this mani!! It's funny how sometimes the simple designs can just make you think "DUH! Why didn't I think of that before?" Beauty!

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  10. This is amazing! :o I love it! I really love your blog and I just found it now from the blog hop! :D Followinggg!
    Sofia x
    http://somethingaboutsophia.blogspot.ie/

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  11. Whoa! Naomi!! This is gorgeous!!!!

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  12. So cool!! I definitely need practice on this style!
    Laura
    www.abrunetteduet.com

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    1. It's really simple but of course practice makes perfect

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  13. I am yet to get a gradient nail right :(

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  14. this is epic!

    *waves from sydney australia*

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  15. What a lovely combo! And great job! My gradients never look this flawless :)

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  16. What China Glaze blue is that?

    Love it! Thanks :)

    Tatiana

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