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DIY Hot Summer Ombre Nails

Thursday, June 21, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This summer calls for brights all around and here at the office we're celebrating brights with a cool and easy DIY ombre mani! Your going to need two different Nail Polish colors, clear polish, and a Sponge. The colors I chose to use are 'Passion Pink' and 'Party Peach'. Here's how!

1. Clean nails free of polish and file into the shape you prefer. Apply a clear base coat to prevent nail staining.

2. Using 'Passion Pink', apply two coats as a base and let the polish dry completely.

3. Next grab 'Party Peach' and drip some polish onto a piece of scrap paper. Pick up the color on the edge of the Sponge and blot the tips of your nails with the color until you reach your desired intensity. Use a light hand to achieve a perfect ombre gradient. 

4. Clean up the edges of the nails with Nail Polish Remover for a clean and fresh look.

5. Coat nails with a clear top coat and you're ready for Summer!

How easy was that?

-Patti, contributing elfette


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ArianaB wrote:
1) 6/28/2012 4:15:17 PM
Wow! Thanks for the instructions! Your nails look so pretty!
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Gretchen wrote:
2) 7/8/2012 9:39:05 AM
This could be a lot of fun. Thanks for the tip!
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dr. kids wrote:
3) 7/8/2012 9:41:22 AM
Wow, so cute! Love these, wish I had a steadier hand to do it. THanks for the tips!
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dr. kids wrote:
4) 7/8/2012 9:41:23 AM
Wow, so cute! Love these, wish I had a steadier hand to do it. THanks for the tips!
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Audz wrote:
5) 7/8/2012 9:51:28 AM
Cool!
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Beccaboo wrote:
6) 7/8/2012 9:54:37 AM
These are so cute! Thanks for the instructions :)
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Kaytastrophe wrote:
7) 7/8/2012 9:58:20 AM
Wow, that looks super easy! I'm going to grab a couple of elf nail polishes when I make my next order and give this a try :-)
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Slave2thegrind wrote:
8) 7/8/2012 9:59:31 AM
Cant wait to try this with a neon blue and neon green!
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JenM wrote:
9) 7/8/2012 9:59:48 AM
Great! So quick and easy... Thanks!
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MedusaBrian wrote:
10) 7/8/2012 10:03:26 AM
I Just did my nails last night and I'm already itching to take the polish off and give this tutorial a try! thanks a lot! =P
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Kimmie B wrote:
11) 7/8/2012 10:03:40 AM
Awesome idea! I sell jewelry & do "style sessions" this nail trick will be used now! Thanks for sharing!
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Synonymsforhappiness wrote:
12) 7/8/2012 10:04:27 AM
These are just adorable. I can imagine them with so many different combinations. You could probably even do more colors. Very cool!
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Erica :) wrote:
13) 7/8/2012 10:10:17 AM
Wow this is so cute!!! I just purchased these colors and I can't wait to it!!!
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Squisheepanda wrote:
14) 7/8/2012 10:11:07 AM
I never thought of doing ombre nail like that! Thanks for the instruction!
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Emmyann023 wrote:
15) 7/8/2012 10:15:07 AM
I lob color!!!! I have don't that before and it turned out great!! Thanks!!
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Oddmonster wrote:
16) 7/8/2012 10:15:20 AM
I really like how you showed this technique working for short nails. Thanks!
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ombre nails wrote:
17) 7/8/2012 10:19:10 AM
loce this look definitely going to try this thanks
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hannah banana wrote:
18) 7/8/2012 10:19:41 AM
Awww thats so pretty! I will have to try it sometime.
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rjm wrote:
19) 7/8/2012 10:20:18 AM
that looks so easy!!! can't wait to try it!
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thisistas wrote:
20) 7/8/2012 10:23:04 AM
wow, this is super easy! im def giving it a try.
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LayLayB wrote:
21) 7/8/2012 10:28:24 AM
Very easy, will try soon!
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LisaLu wrote:
22) 7/8/2012 10:34:31 AM
My two favorite colors! Love it :)
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Anderbum wrote:
23) 7/8/2012 10:35:12 AM
Absolutely adore this! Definitely going to try this summer.
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Hannahnicole wrote:
24) 7/8/2012 10:39:28 AM
I can't wait to do this!
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CARMECANDY wrote:
25) 7/8/2012 10:43:17 AM
I REALLY LIKE THE TUTORIAL...........VERY HOT THANKS!
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RockerGirl811 wrote:
26) 7/8/2012 10:50:53 AM
Love it! Can't wait to try it!!!
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Kelfonzo wrote:
27) 7/8/2012 11:43:49 AM
OMG! So cute! Thanks for the step by step help. I so need that to try new things like this! Thanks!
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Daswalker28 wrote:
28) 7/8/2012 2:01:28 PM
that look great, going to try that today.
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Naomirt wrote:
29) 7/9/2012 4:01:33 PM
I amazingly enought had both colors so just gave it a try. LOVE IT!! So perfect for summer. Looks like a sunset on my nails <3. Thanks again ELF!!
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