Thursday, January 19, 2017

Step-by-Step Nail Art Thursday - Gold Glitter Gradient Over Neutral Base

Some Press Samples Featured*

Hello lovely readers! I'm back with another edition of Set-by-Step Nail Art Thursday. Today we are keeping things easy with a simple glitter gradient. 

The Base
For the base, I used Zoya Jill*. It is a pretty neutral that allows for the look to be dressed up while still being office appropriate. You can find my review of Zoya Jill here

Zoya Jill

The Art
I added art to my base in two simple steps. First, I used a makeup sponge to lightly sponge a gold polish as close as possible to my cuticles. The polish featured here is Combien? by Rescue Beauty Lounge. Next, I used a fine striking brush to lightly strike gold glitter polish on top of the sponged gold polish. For the glitter, I used Britannia from Lakur by Londontown*. You can find my review here

Rescue Beauty Lounge Combien?

Londontown Lakur Britannia

The Final Look
I finished off the look with a generous coat of glossy top coat. 

Glitter gradients are some of my favorite nail art looks and super easy to achieve! You can purchase Zoya Jill here and Lakur Britannia here. Sadly, Rescue Beauty Lounge is no longer in business.

Thanks for reading and don't forget to follow me on Instagram for more nail art looks and ideas. 

*These items were previously provided free of charge on exchange of my honest opinion, and all opinions expressed are my own.

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  1. This is so delicate and perfect. I love this. I tried something similar long long ago and it didn't turn out nearly this good.

  2. I love how you dressed up the neutral! It was a great idea to sponge on a gold polish and then add the glitter.

  3. Simple gold gradients are such an easy way to add sparkle to a mani!

  4. This is so lovely - glitter gradients are always a winner!

  5. It's sparkly but still quite professional. Great tutorial!

  6. Classy upscale nails - perfect for a fancy event! :)

  7. I love glitter gradients especially with neutral bases like this!

  8. These are gorgeous. What a lovely way to start the new year with some classy yet flashy nails!

  9. Thank you for the tutorial! This mani is super pretty :)

  10. This is such an elegant look! I love the metallic on neutral look! <3

  11. This is gorgeous! I love the neutral and gold!

  12. Mmmm this is so gorgeous. Can't beat a neutral + glitter mani :)

  13. Zoya Jill is one of my favorite colors to do nail art like this. This particular one you did is so pretty :)

  14. Glitter gradients were the thing that got me into nail art. I haven't done one in ages, but I feel like I should change that now. Beautiful swatches!

  15. I love how simple yet stunning this is!