31 Day Challenge – Day 9: Rainbow Nails

Hi everyone!

So it’s Monday again… At least today we have rainbow manicures to brighten up the Monday blues a little!

rainbowYay it’s so bright and colourful! This was a fun and colourful mani, and I used by far the most polishes I have ever used for a single manicure… I created a vertical gradient with 2 colours on each finger, and then topped it off with 2 different glitters.

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Starting from my thumb, the polishes I used were: Tip Top Nail Chic – Red Rendezvous; Charlie Revlon – Lady in Red; Tip Top Nail Chic – Peach Crisp; Essence Colour & Go – Wanna be your Sunshine; Sinful Colors – Rise and Shine; Sinful Colors – Fly Away; Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure – Good to Grape; Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure – Cherry, Cherry, Bang, Bang!; and the 2 glitter toppers were Essence nail art Special effect! Topper – Glitter on Me and Tip Top Nail Chic – Rocky Road Glitter.

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I started off by using a makeup sponge to create a vertical gradient on each finger. It was my first time trying a vertical gradient, and I struggled a bit with getting it to look smooth. Luckily the glitter seemed to hide any imperfections and made it just look fun and colourful 🙂

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Glitter on Me contains small silver glitters along with holographic bar glitters. Since holographic glitters shine in all the colours of the rainbow, I thought it was pretty appropriate! Rocky Road Glitter is different sized hex holographic glitters, and it’s one of my favourite glitter toppers EVER. It’s just beautiful.

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What do you think of today’s rainbow manicure?

Tomorrow’s theme is gradient nails, be sure to come take a look!

31DC2013And don’t forget to see what rainbow nails the other ladies have come up with:

  • http://OrdinaryMisfit.com OrdinaryMisfit

    WOW!!!!!! so colourful and gorgeous! i love this!

    • http://paintedfingertips.wordpress.com paintedfingertips

      Thanks! It was pretty fun using so many colours 🙂

  • beachgal

    Wow that’s a lot of different polishes on your nails – but the end result is stunning!

    • http://paintedfingertips.wordpress.com paintedfingertips

      Hehe thanks! Yeah a rainbow mani does sort of call for many colours 🙂

  • http://vmoller.wordpress.com vonimoller

    I love it! I’m in love with these type of gradients. They’re just perfection!

    • http://paintedfingertips.wordpress.com paintedfingertips

      Haha, luckily the glitter managed to cover the IMperfections in the gradient itself! But thanks 😀

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