Nail Art, Step-by-Step, Tips & Tricks

How To Create An Ombre Nail Effect

Ombré (literally "shaded" in French) is the gradual blending of one colour hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark. - Wikipedia In nail art, an ombre effect can be achieved in a number of different ways to create different effects or looks. I will just go over the 2 most popular, basically the first creates an ombre… Continue reading How To Create An Ombre Nail Effect

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Changing Seasons – Autumn Nails Variation

So after one of my friends saw my new 'changing seasons nails', they asked me to repeat the design for them, but with a focus on only the autumn leave colours and with a navy blue background. If you want to follow a full step-by-step guide, look at my step-by-step changing seasons blog. I followed… Continue reading Changing Seasons – Autumn Nails Variation

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Changing Seasons – Leaves – Tropical 23

After my last attempt at autumn nails, I inspired myself to go one step further and perfect the autumn leaves design. This design is a fluid and transitional one, with a different stamp on each nail taking the leaves from green on the thumb to red/orange on the little finger - literally representing changing seasons.… Continue reading Changing Seasons – Leaves – Tropical 23

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Multicoloured Toes – Henna 01

I find that toenail art can be a lot more adventurous than fingernails. Hardly anybody sees your toenails; especially if you live in the UK where it rains a lot! So you get to go crazy with colour or patterns that you just wouldn't do on your fingernails. Here are my latest toenails using the… Continue reading Multicoloured Toes – Henna 01

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Autumn Nails – Tropical 23

So with the weather definitely rainy and glum now, I decided to see if I could get my nails to blend in with an autumnal theme. I used (ironically) the MoYou Tropical plate number 23, as this has several leaf designs on it along with a couple of new colours I bought today; Mesa Sunrise… Continue reading Autumn Nails – Tropical 23