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July 16, 2012 / normandlou

Ombré Each Nail with tutorial


So, this design looks pretty crazy in person. Almost 3d.  I used three shades of purple and a highlight of white.  I went dark to light, but it would also look great light to dark.  It would look great in other colors as well! I didn’t need any special tools, but depending on the size of your nails and polish brushes, you may choose to use a nail art brush.


I used one coat for each step and just started layering the colors.




Top coat is essential to smooth out all the layers.




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  1. tricia (@mamamarchand) / Jul 16 2012 3:00 pm

    I love this!

    • normandlou / Jul 16 2012 3:29 pm

      Oh! Thank You. I’m excited to try out different variations.

  2. NailDays / Jul 16 2012 3:56 pm

    It looks awesome! I think the dark -> light thing makes it look like a cartoon version of natural light reflections of a shiny nail, a really cool effect 🙂

    • normandlou / Jul 16 2012 5:44 pm

      Yes! I think light to dark would be totally different! I will have to try it soon!

  3. Adventures in Polishland / Jul 16 2012 10:18 pm

    I love it!

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