Thursday, 16 August 2012

Summer Sunset Gradient

Well, I've been a busy girl this week. I finaly realised that I have too many polishes! In fact I have way too many polishes....

Well over 700 to be precise. I don't state an exact number because anyone looking at this post will know that numbers of polishes is a fluid thing. I have some on the way and some I have taken out of my stash to swap or sell. So what is a girl to do? Well I've decided to have my first ever blog sale. It's actually quite a lot of work setting all this up but I thought August is a good quiet month for me to do it in, so take a look if you like.

Now, August is also the height of summer (yes, even in the UK apparently), so I though before the opportunity passes I better use some of those polishes I won't be using later in the year. I've also wanted to try a gradient for ages too.

I did this mani using this tutorial from Makeup Withdrawl which you can find here, however I found that the sponge made the polish very texturised on the nail, so half way though I decided to try the sponge a bit damp - this worked much better. This mani isn't perfect but it was my first try and whilst looking for the tutorial above I found a great one from The Beauty Department which I will use next time. You can see it here.

Isn't this summery (or depending on how you look at it a bit like Candy Corn!)







For this mani I used Nails Inc Peach Sorbet, Nails Inc Hobart Place and Nails Inc Mayfair Mews

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    1. Thank you, glad you think they work well together!

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  2. Looove these colours. They are perfect together!

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  3. Cute! These three polishes go very well together :)

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    1. Thanks Jennifer, they are good colours together - good old Nails Inc!

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    1. I can just imagine holding a cocktail while watching the sunset..... have to wait till my honeymoon now!

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  5. So pretty Kira! Would look lovely with a shimmery topcoat too :)
    Hx

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  6. Makes me think of a Tequila Sunrise!

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  7. These are great colours. Look like candy

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