Showing posts with label Gradient. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gradient. Show all posts

November 17, 2014

Zoya Tinsley and Madeline

I love this fiery but still work appropriate glitter gradient! I started with a base of Zoya Madeline and added just the barest hint of Zoya Tinsley to the base of each nail. So simple but so captivating! 
 
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November 14, 2014

Glamorous Glitter Gradient With Zoya

Zoya's Fall Trend Guide recommended using Tomoko for a gradient and it sounded like a great idea to me. As much as I love the Pixie Dusts, I'd never thought about using one quite this way. I paired 2 of my all time favorite Zoyas for a super easy but totally gorgeous version, Zoya Veruschka for the base topped with Zoya Tomoko. This would be a great look for the upcoming holiday season, either as is, or alternating Posh and Veruschka for all out Christmas glam!
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November 9, 2014

Sponge Gradient With Zoya

Gradients of all kinds will probably always be my favorite easy nail art. They are foolproof, fast, and easy! Here I started with Zoya Autumn and sponged on the gorgeous Zoya Song. What a great color combination!

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October 20, 2014

Glitter Gradient With Zoya

Zoya Monet has been a surprise favorite polish for me this year. I've never really been a huge fan of glitter toppers but this one is just so gorgeous! Here I used it for a glitter gradient over Zoya Genevieve.
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October 13, 2014

Gradient Nails - Zoya Aubrey & Daul

Just a quick post with a pretty fall gradient, still my favorite nail art for so many reasons! They are so easy to accomplish that you really can't mess them up so you can definitely do both hands. They are very fast and they'll cover up tip wear and even minor chipping. For this version I started with a base of Zoya Aubrey and added the drop dead gorgeous Zoya Daul.
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September 28, 2014

Jamberry Glitter Gradient

A friend of mine let me borrow a few Jamberry polishes to try out since I've never used them before and I was able to do a lovely glitter gradient with two of the polishes. I started out with a base of Jamberry Kiss and then added a bit of Jamberry Stardust to the base of my nails. Stardust is a mixture of very fine glitter in fuchsia, gold, and turquoise. It would make a fantastic Mardi Gras polish!
 
She let me borrow two other polishes that are sadly discontinued. The yellow polish is called Lemon Drop and it's one of the best yellow cremes I've ever tried. Yellow cremes are notorious for being a streaky gloppy messes but this one was fantastic and barely needed a second coat!

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September 9, 2014

Gradient With Zoya Emilia & Maria Luisa

Time to start using some fall colors! I started with Zoya Emila and then added a super quick gradient in Zoya Maria Luisa. Definitely a winning combination!
 
 
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September 7, 2014

Zoya Wendy & Harper

I always say you can't go wrong with a gradient, especially a glitter one! Here we have Zoya Wendy topped with just a bit of Zoya Harper. Two great Zoyas that look great together!
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May 19, 2014

Elizabeth Arden Spring Gradient

Gradient manicures are my favorite go to nail art without a doubt. Almost impossible to mess up & so easy to accomplish. Here I started with a base of Elizabeth Arden Ahoy & then used a slightly damp makeup sponge to add Elizabeth Arden Seaview Crimson to the tips. Perfect for spring & it matches my shirt!
 
 

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March 25, 2014

Zoya Brooklyn & Cosmo!

Glitter gradients are the best! Here I started with Zoya Brooklyn and then added a bit of Zoya Cosmo starting at the base of my nails. This look reminds of a gorgeous jewel encrusted ball gown, something you could wear on the red carpet; I love it!
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February 4, 2014

Glitter Gradient With Sation Tira Miss-U & Tall Dark & Has Some

Sation Tall Dark & Has Some is perhaps my all time favorite glitter topper. (This is the fourth time I've used it!) I decided to pair it with Sation Tira Miss-U, a new but already beloved edition to my stash. Pretty combo & you just can't go wrong with a super easy glitter gradient in my opinion!
 
 

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October 14, 2013

Glitter Gradient With JENsations Rainbow Sprinkles & Sation Off The Record Pink

Here's a pretty & delicate glitter gradient that I love! I started with a base of Sation Off The Record Pink then topped it with one coat of the fabulous Rainbow Sprinkles from JENsations. (You can see my previous post layering it over a berry jelly polish here.) Still available from her Etsy store for $8. I've got my eye on Turn Off the Lights too. Hurry & place your orders before November 3 when she'll take her last orders before a long hiatus!
 

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October 9, 2013

Green Gradient Nails

I love gradient nails of all varieties. Here I started with a base of Sation Plenty Of Frogs, then added BB Couture Poison Ivy with a slightly damp makeup sponge. Next some Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Jumpin Jade & finally Zoya Storm. Gradients are pretty fool proof & easy enough to do on both hands. A great technique that never fails to look great!
 
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July 6, 2013

Quick Glitter Gradient

Glitter gradients always look lovely & take very little time to accomplish. Definitely my go to look when I want a little bit of bling in a hurry. This version started with Essie Limited Addiction, then I topped it off with OMG Gorgeous from The Painted Nail By Nubar.
 
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April