Friday, 31 August 2012

Gradient Nails (Step-by-Step)

Hey lovelies :)

So I know that when I first started my blog I did a gradient nails post, but all it was was a photo of the end result and me trying to say how I did it. I thought it was time for me to do a proper step-by-step tutorial on these super adorable nails! Enjoy!
(Also I appologise for the quality on these photos, it is nighttime and I used my phone :P)

What You Will Need!
-2 or three nail polish colours (I used 3)
-A top coat (optional, although it does pull the whole look together)
-A sponge (nothing fancy)
-Nail polish remover
-Cotton buds (or whatever they are called!)

Step 1:

Paint your 2 or 3 colour in a line next to each other on a scrap piece of paper, plastic, cardboard etc. It is ok if they run into each other a little bit.

Step 2:
Place your sponge (or piece of sponge) onto the nail polish as shown. Proceed to dab that up and down. You will have to repeat that a few times so the colour is strong.

Step 3:
 Once you have done that, your nails should look something like this....a mess. But don't worry! That can be easily fixed!

Step 4:
Take your cotton bud and dip it into some nail polish remover. Then just rub that all around the outside of your nail until the mess is gone!

Finnish off with your favourite top coat et voilĂ !

And there you have it! A super cute nail art tutorial which is very simple to do and can be recreated with loads of different colours! I really hope you enjoyed it! :)


  1. This looks great and seems very simple, I'll have to try it out! Thanks:)

    1. It is quite simple, yes! I love it so much :)
      Email me a photo if you try it out, I would love to see how it turns out!

      Sophie xx