Autumn Ombré Nail Art

Happy Monday ladies!

I hope your week is going well! Mine sure is, we’re both (my bloke and I) off work all week, so we had a lazy morning, then went out to wander around some shops this afternoon. I found a nice, recently opened, hair & manicure supply shop which had some nice stock, so I’ll be going back there again soon! Shame that, as a blogger, I don’t qualify for the pro discount.

Autumn Ombré Nail Art-001

 

I’m reasonably sure that this isn’t a ‘real’ ombré nail art, since it’s different colours instead of shades of one colour. But, I was feeling inspired by our autumnal walk in the forest yesterday, and wanted to keep it simple 🙂

 

So this is a progression from the green leaves at the end of summer, to the rich, ruddy maroon of high Autumn.

Autumn Ombré Nail Art-002

The colours I used are all China Glaze, from the thumb to the little (pinky) finger :

I wore them all at 3 coats, so I’m not sure why I still had so much Visible Smile Line, but I guess it’s not the end of the world. They’re all smooth cremes other than Solar Power, which is shimmery. But it’s the only yellow i have, so like it or lump it 😉

Autumn Ombré Nail Art

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13 thoughts on “Autumn Ombré Nail Art

  1. LOL Brijit we did the same manicure 😛

  2. Craftynail says:

    is that really your only bottle of yellow ???????

    • Truth ve told, I have a pastel by Butter London, but that wouldn’t have worked for this mani. And one by Models Own that’s so sheer, it doesn’t count, lol!

      • Craftynail says:

        oh my goodness! all those china glazes and no yellows? hahahaaa
        I make a point to buy yellows. It’ll be like a surprise WIN when I finally find a good one. But- I have two current faves right now and they’re both 2 coaters 🙂

  3. eklinman says:

    I hate yellow!!! Well, ok. It has it’s uses. But I’ve only ever bought one bottle of yellow polish, and I’m glad to see I’m not alone! I think I own like…3? bottles at this point. Giveaways and stuff. But still. And all of them are either shimmers or glow-in-the-dark
    Also, I love that green.

  4. Love how that green and yellow pop besides the reds!

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