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Californails Nail Art January Challenge 2014: Teal Dot Gradient

Welcome my little beauty bees! I've really been enjoying this monthly challenge from Californails for January 2014 and today's post takes on a favorite nail art category for me: the gradient. Since I've already done a sponge gradient in my Las Vegas nails and a stripe gradient in my Teal Striper nails I decided to do a simple dot gradient to round out my gradient nails done already for this challenge.


Start off with two coats of OPI Don't Pretzel My Buttons and allow to dry fully. Next get two teal colors of your choice but one light and one dark. You also want two or three sizes of dotting tools. 
Start off with the largest dotter and the darker teal shade from the nail tips creating large dots. Make medium sizes one with this same shade in the middle of the nail and small ones going closer to the cuticles. Repeat with the lighter teal shade but overlapping the darker dots.


I used Butter London Henley Regatta for the darker teal shade and Kleancolor Catch Me for the lighter shade, all sealed off with a coat of Seche Vite. 

Oh and this design is also fitting for week one of the BusyGirlNails winter challenge: Teal. 

Stay tuned for the 7th design in this challenge: Sweets



Dell'amore e Della Bellezza
XoXo


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