Tuesday, 9 June 2015

NOTD: gold and coral ombre

I adore coral colours, and I love love love coral nails when summer comes around.  My go to coral is Essie's 'Cute as a Button'.  I seem to gravitate toward this colour because it verges more on the pink spectrum than an orange/red one, which I think  makes it much more wearable, and a lot easier to do nail art with.

I wear this colour so often I decided I needed a change.  Taking some inspiration from my purse (a lovely pinkish coral with gold accents) I decided on trying out an ombre.  I'm not too experienced with gradients.  The last time I tried it my fingers were stained blue for days... but with the help of a latex barrier I managed to create a mess free and slightly blingy ombre (that's also a bitch to photograph).

These only took 10 minutes to do and were so much easier than I thought they'd be.  Now I can't wait to try some more gradients out.

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