Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Pink Wednesday: Pink Ombre Mani

Happy Pink Wednesday! I've accomplished a lot of "firsts" this month and I'm happy to share one of them with you today. Ombre mani's were all over the blogosphere last year; I haven't attempted one until now. I found it harder than it looks. I'm a little OCD when it comes to certain things. For this mani, I had to make sure all the finishes of the polish were consistent: I chose a crème finish.

I will mention that IRL, the ring finger and middle finger were more different than what they appear in my photo's. D'oh.

The polishes used for this mani are:
Index: Color Club Poptastic
Middle: Color Club Yum Gum
Ring: Sally Hansen Pink Blink
Pinky: China Glaze Snow

No topcoat
My thumb is also China Glaze Snow
China Glaze Snowglobe (1 coat) layered over Pink Blink

Application for all these polishes was fairly decent: the only one I had issues with was Color Club Yum Gum, I found it a bit thick. A drop or two of polish thinner would help. Snowglobe is GORGEOUS. *stares*

I was pretty happy with how this turned out. Finding a darker creme finish pink proved impossible for me so I  just used Snow and made two nails white. I only swatched this but I will definitely try this out as a full mani sometime soon, with different colours of course, gotta change things up! ;)

Have you tried an ombre mani? What colour scheme did you choose?

13 comments:

  1. I have not tried this yet, but yours looks great!

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  2. oh my god!
    i love your nails

    how do you keep them so perfect!!
    email me plz ♥♥


    xoxo
    MELINA ♥
    melu103103@yahoo.com

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  3. No way I did a pink creme ombre mani yesterday too!!! I agree - the colors must be JUST right. I love the polishes you chose, I'm surprised we didn't use any of the same ones though!

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  4. so stinking cute! the pink and the soft glitter.. i love it:] I need to try an ombre one of these days lol

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  5. I did a blue ombre, no surprise. I love Snowglobe! It looks fantastic over everything.

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  6. omg this is soooo pretty... u have inspired me! i've never done a ombre mani but now i'm inclined to!

    also i have tagged u in an 11 questions tag on my blog if you wanna join in :)) x

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  7. Never tried doing an ombre mani. But I definately need to try it after seeing this. Lovely!

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  8. This is so pretty!! Love the accent nail. Snow Globe is awesome!!

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  9. Love your ombre mani! I have yet to try. I finally got Snow Globe!! I'm just waiting for it to get here in the mail :D Can't wait to use it!

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  10. Great ombre! I did white to black, but I love these pinks!!

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  11. I love this!! I think it's a great job for your first ombré!

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