Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Pink Gradient

Happy Tuesday everyone! As a treat for getting through Monday, I decided to try doing a pink gradient last night. I also can't play StarCraft II, so this kept me busy while I was on Skype with the boyfriend.

I saw this technique used by a number of bloggers, but I wanted to specifically point out Wan's from http://ilovenailpolish.blogspot.com/. I really liked the colors she used, and although I don't have the exact polishes, I used similar colors.


Misa Camellia Destiny, Sally Hansen Pink Promise, China Glaze Preppy Pink, China Glaze Fairy Dust and China Glaze Techno

2 coats of Camellia Destiny

1 coat 3/4 down of Pink Promise

1 coat of 1/2 way down Preppy Pink, then 1 coat of just the tips

With Fairy Dust, Techno, and rhinestones!

Makes me think of summer

My nails are getting slightly less nubbly!

4 comments:

  1. I <3 this one. so princess-esque!
    How on earth do you do your right nail? Maybe I'm just clumsy but there's no way I'd be coordinated enough to do that to both hands hehe

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  2. Hehe yes I LOVE it, I do feel quite princess-y and I can't stop looking down at my nails!
    My right nails right now are actually better than my left! I'm getting better at it :P I typically only photograph the left though (so I can hold my camera w/ my right)

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  3. That is so pretty. It inspired me to try something more than just one color.. not as good as yours but I'm learning. :)

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  4. Jaded Lights: aww thank you! I love trying random new designs - sometimes they don't turn out very good and I will completely remove it, but this one turned out well

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