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Neon Gradient.. Splattered!

I got the idea for this gradient mani with splatter activity over HERE - I originally wanted to copy her awesome colour choices, but then I glanced over and saw my newly beloved neon polish blaring at my retinas, and I knew what I had to do.

I started with a coat of Orly White Out as a base for my neons.. Then I think I used 3-4 thin coats of Essie Action, and waited for that all to dry. Then I just sponged on some Essie Lights.. THEN I globbed some Orly White Out on my ever-handy paper, dipped my trusty straw in and attempted to splatter up my nails. I still haven't mastered this technique, but I will. It is my new life mission. I may or may not be joking.


I'm going to say that this orange is absolutely AH-MAY-ZING! It is exceptionally bright.. I actually got some nail mail earlier.. And that had a neon polish within it.. and it is searingly gorgeous. I cannot wait to share that sweet gem with you all!

I hope everyone is having a great Friday! I will be back with something for all of you again very soon!!

Comments

Laurie said…
This is super cool!
Kayleigh said…
Looove this!!! Amazing for summer! :D
Unknown said…
I like it, it looks great! :)
Desiree said…
beautiful.. love this!
Deriniti said…
nicely done! and i love the colors! i'm gonna have to try this someday! : )
kellie said…
I love the splatter effect! I want to try it but, the mess keeps me away for some reason! heheh When I saw the thumbnail, I actually thought you, somehow, did a gradient using pink and orange crackle polishes over a white base! LOL
Delainie said…
Thank you all - I quite like them.. So bold and in-your-face!

Ooh and @kellie: You should try it! I am all for the mess and anarchy, but you could tape around your nails and such - waaay less cleanup that way! And just remember to use some newspaper/paper and all should be well. And your adorable bunny icon is breaking my heart and making me incredibly happy, all at the same time! Actually, now that you mention it, it does kind of look like that! I like it - though I bet that would be insanely difficult to do (:
Tierney said…
This looks AWESOME. Love it!
Freshie said…
What a great idea!
Pretty said…
Wow. Lice the combine od effects
Unknown said…
Awh I am so glad you did these! They look so pretty! I love neon splatters honestly! It looks killer with black splats!
haha I use a poster board when I am doing nail art so mess stays on there. Tape helps load with clean up, and if you don't have tape Vaseline will do the job just as well.
Ana said…
Love the colours, love their combo, love the splatter :D !

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