Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Californails #NailArtMar Day 4: Vintage Purple Ombre

Purple is one of my favorite colors especially in nail polishes. Today's design takes inspiration from vintage flowers wrapped up in a lilac/ purple ombre background. Gradient nails are not to be confused for Ombre nails. Gradient is more of a design where one color transitions into another color or more while ombre is from light to dark. I guess in some ways you can have an integration of both.


Nail Tutorial:
1. Start off your ombre design using lilac and purple polishes: From light to dark; China Glaze Sweet Hook, Cailyn Cosmetics #834, NYX Cosmetics Golden Lavender, Wet N Wild Wild Card/ Invitation and Sinful Color Fig.
2. Allow to dry fully and add a top coat. Add a rhinestone to the top of each nail bed before the top coat dries.


The rest of the design was handpainted using purple (Apple Barrel Lavender), white, green (Apple Barrel Meadow green) acrylic paints with a Winstonia #00 paint brush and small dotting tool.



Dell'amore e Della Bellezza
XoXo

 



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