Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Teal & Gold Ombre Mani

I had a couple of comments over the last week asking how I did my teal and gold ombre-like mani, so I thought I'd write a quick post explaining how I did it.

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I had Sephora by OPI's Teal We Meet Again on my nails for a few days and the tips were starting to chip a little bit. With the intention of picking out a new color, I picked up my bottle of Sephora by OPI's Rumba Romance to try it out before I removed my polish. I messily put it on the tip of one of my nails and it looked really cool so I kept going. I started out by doing the tip of the nail and as the brush started drying out, I'd move it further down the nail a little bit so that it appeared to fade away. It might take a nail or two before you get a hang of the technique.

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I hope you'll give it a try and share your results with me!

8 comments:

jemina said...

Thanks Adiel for sharing this tip, awesome, i might try it next, love love love, xoxo

Heather said...

thanks for the comment on my blog!

Potato salad is a good idea. Last year we did macaroni salad haha.

Btw I'm loving your nails! They came out awesome. I wish when I paint my nails I don't get nail polish everywhere haha :)

Ashley said...

This looks so cool! I'm def going to try it, I paint my nails approximately every 3 days because the tips of my nails always chip. Thanks!!

xoxo, Ashley

Rhitbee said...

Ah that is so totally rad! I am def gonna try that out. I've never seen that done before! Looks so antique-y.

xxRobyn

rhitbee.blogspot.com

CMA said...

you've got a great blog, keep it up!
i'll be back for sure to see more inspiration from you
loving it all, thanks for sharing
and thanks for your sweet comments, it means the world

-cma
COSMICaroline.blogspot.com

Gem Fatale said...

Wow, it looks awesome!!
Thanks for sharing xx

Chelsea said...

This sounds super fun! Thanks for sharing... I wish I wasn't sitting at work so I could try it right now!

aliasif said...

nice fashion.i like it.