Step-by-Step Nail Art - Earth Day 2017

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Hello lovely readers! Today I am sharing an Earth mani that features a simple technique as well as some stamping.

Continue reading for more details!

The Base
For my base I started with a layer of white polish, as I wanted to do an ombre on top of it. You can use one of the polishes that you will be incorporating into your ombre as a base, but your colors may blend better over white.

After my white polish base dried, I used a makeup sponge to achieve an ombre with Verde and Turquesa* from Moonflower Polish (previously reviewed here).

Ombre using Turquesa and Verde nail polishes from Moonflower Polish
Ombre using Turquesa and Verde from Moonflower Polish 

The Flakies
After my ombre was dry to the touch, I added a few brush strokes of Supernova (H) by Starrily Polish for a little extra sparkle.

Supernova (Holo) by Starrily Polish

The Stamping
For the stamping, I used Dia* by Moonflower Polish (previously reviewed here), a stamping plate from Born Pretty Store, and a soft stamper from FabUrNails.

Stamped image using Dia from Moonflower Polish

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

Green and turquoise ombre with white stamping nail art for Earth day manicure
Ombre mani with white stamping

Macro photo

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I hope you enjoyed my latest mani and thank you very much for reading!

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  1. What a cute look for Earth Day! I love that you took more of an abstract approach to it.

  2. I love the layered look. It's a great balance of textures.

  3. These are perfect for Earth Day. <3 It's bright & gorgeous!

  4. I really love this design! It's perfect for Earth Day!

  5. I love this look! The added touch of the flakes is perfect!

  6. I'm loving your gradient and that Starrily!

  7. It looks so tropical. I love the design you came up with, very Earth Day indeed. :)

  8. Love this design, the colours and the nod to Earth Day.

  9. The stamping looks ethereal! I love that you used an ombre as the base.

  10. Love it. Such a gorgeous Earth Day design... I love the blend of colors - reminds me of Hawaii

  11. This is really gorgeous. I love how it turned out.

  12. OMG!!!! This turned out beautifully!!!! I would have never envisioned something so perfect as this.

  13. That looks so beautiful! I wish I was good at nail stamping!

  14. This is absolutely gorgeous! I never would have thought to use that glitter!

  15. These are phenomenal! Happy belated Earth Day!

  16. I love your mani! The stamp you chose is perfect for the ombre. really pretty