For several seasons popular style Ombre. It has affected almost all areas of fashion — from dyeing hair to accessories and clothing with drawings and color decisions are made with the transition.
Gradient nails — new ideas
It is therefore not surprising that this fashion trend has migrated to the nail design. And if the French name of this technique «Ombre» is more associated with the hair, the manicure has taken root in Latin «gradient».
So, if you want to look fashionable and stylish, the gradient manicure must periodically decorate your nails.
What is the gradient on the nails? It is a gradual transition of colors from one to another. The border honey them like a greased. As a result of such crossings produce new colors and shades. The uniqueness of this technique lies in the fact that there are no rules or limit the choice of colors. On the contrary, are immense opportunities for experimentation and finding new original solutions. This means that your manicure will be unique and one of a kind.
The types of gradient manicure
Interestingly, a gradient manicure is not only colour, but also by the technique. To create it can be used sponge or a fine brush. In addition, there are several variations of this design, which as a result creates a completely different visual effect. Consider some of the types of gradient manicure.
1. Simple gradient nails
This option is fully justifies its name. To make it really easy even at home. All you need is 5 shades of nail Polish. Nothing to mix or to use means also won’t have to.
Just decide on your desired color scheme, choose the desired colors with the transition from light to saturated bright or dark and can start. Pinky apply the lightest shade, gradually from finger to finger, use more dark shades, the nail of the thumb will cover the dark.
For example, you like the coral color? Great! Start at the little finger with a soft pink and gradually move to a rich coral. The beauty of this gradient is the ease of execution and the ability to do it, as in soothing pastel tones, and rich vibrant.
2. The classical gradient on the nails
The classic version involves the use of lacquers in two colors. And they can be as one tone, so the contrast. It is most convenient to perform it using a sponge and apply on the surface of the two selected colors so that they form a small area of overlap each other, and then pressed the sponge to the nail plate.
3. French gradient nails
French manicure has long turned into a classic that never goes out of fashion ever. It is a symbol of grace and elegance, as well as a completely universal design, which will be appropriate for any style and bow. But this season designers have gone further and offered us French gradient – the ends of the nails are covered with white lacquer and it gradually moves to the cuticle in transparent shades, a classic traditional French manicure. This gradient looks very stylish and gently.
4. The gradient on the nails Beverly hills
In this case, you use two colors, but the transition of honey in them is not the same nail, and the entire hand. We give step-by-step example for clarity:
- take cherry and pale pink varnish; on the little finger apply a pink nail Polish, and thumb cherry; now on a separate surface approximately the same put two drops of both and mix paints, apply the color on the middle nail; for the ring finger, mix the varnishes thus, to get the tone darker than the pinky, but less rich than on the middle finger; the index finger to mix the tone is already more saturated than average, but have not yet gone to cherry.
The result will be very spectacular.
5. Gradient nails painted
Gradient could be the basis for the drawing. In the current season are fashionable in various geometric patterns and designs. So they look impressive on a gradient manicure, and use for applying black, gold or silver lacquer. It can be other colors – the main thing to choose an expressive contrast.
6. Gradient nails — bright skittles
You’ve probably seen, and maybe even like the candy Skittles. Your gradient on your nails can be bright, and it is very fashionable in the new season. To create this manicure, you can choose some bright shades and arbitrarily, we can say chaotic, apply using the sponge on the nails. The uniqueness and originality with this equipment will be guaranteed.
7. Gradient nails with glitter
Who said that a gradient is just a color gradient? You can create the effect of stretch marks using glitter or confetti. The nail is covered with a basic lacquer and then on the edge of the nail sequins are applied in large quantity – you are literally completely cover them the edge and then with the help of kinicki stretch them in the direction of the hole a thin layer. It is a spectacular and festive version of the manicure. With this you can achieve completely different effects, choosing sequins in tone of the basic lacquer or Vice versa, playing on the contrast. Using confetti, you can «play» with their size – at the end of the nail confetti of larger diameter, to the middle of the nail – a small.
Try, experiment and be in trend!