shades are seriously stylish this spring—and one of our favorite
ways to rock the trend is with an edgy pastel mani. We hit up nail
art expert Hannah from Pixie Polish to put together this seafoam
green manicure with an ombre fade. Other sweet spring colors to try?
Peach, lilac, buttercream and mango are all perf for trendy tips.
NYColor Polish -
Quick Dry Base/Top Coat
NYColor Polish - French White Tip
Arts Polish - Enchanted Forest
Apply a base coat.
2. Apply one coat of white polish.
one coat of pastel green polish to 3/4 of nail.
4. Apply white
polish with sponge starting at base of the nail, working your way
5. Apply pastel green polish with sponge starting from tip
of nail and working your way up.
6. Apply white polish once more
with sponge from base of nail, to complete the blend of colors.
7. Use an angled q-tip and polish remover to clean up around the edges.
Apply top coat, and you're done!
-Make sure the
most solid colors are at the base and tip. You want them to meet in
the middle and combine so they will blend nicely.
-Always use a
base and top coat to protect your nails and your manicure.
don't have an eyeshadow applicator, you can use part of a makeup
sponge and tweezers for the same effect.
more deets on pulling off pastel shades? Check out page 38 of our
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BY KELSEY HAYWOOD ON 3/11/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN beauty, how to, nails, spring, diy mani