Glitter Gradient, sort of...

Hi everyone!!!  I hope you're all ready for the holiday weekend!  I sure am ;0).

Today, I'd like to share a mani with you that I tried a little while ago. It seemed like a holiday-ish manicure, so I figured now was a good time to share it.  I tried to do a gradient with glitter, but it didn't come out the way I envisioned.  The second day I wore it, I started to fall in love with it though, so hopefully you guys like it as well :-/.

For the base color, I used NYC's Fashion Avenue Fuschia.  I then used a pink, unnamed glitter by Orly.

Here are the pics:

Natural Light.  As you can see, I gave up on my pinky way too quickly.   


Indoors - Artificial Light

Natural Light

Direct Sunlight

Artificial Light

Artificial Light

My thumb in artificial light


For this mani, I tried sponging the glitter, but I think I'll try using the brush the next time I try it to get more of a gradient effect.  Of course, if you guys have any suggestions, please share.
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7 comments:

  1. I like how this manicure looks, very festive.

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  2. It looks like glistening snow! I just tried a glitter gradient but it didn't quite work out for the glitter was too dense.

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  3. Very pretty....with glitter gradients it's easier to just use the brush, you don't need to sponge it (^_^)

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  4. Thank you ladies!! Starlett, yes I'm hoping the brush will make it easier. Thanks ;0)

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  5. Wow! Your glitter gradient is very pretty! ;D

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  6. I loove glittery tips! This is very pretty!

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  7. Very nice mani for the holidays!

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