How to Create Ombré Nails

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Here are the china glaze colors I will be using, feel free to use any color combination you want though!

Here are the china glaze colors I will be using, feel free to use any color combination you want though!

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Using a clear base coat (I'm using strong adhesion base coat by china glaze) paint all of your nails and let dry

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Once base coat is completely dry, use your lightest nail polish (I'm using hang ten toes by china glaze) to paint one coat on all of your nails!

Once base coat is completely dry, use your lightest nail polish (I'm using hang ten toes by china glaze) to paint one coat on all of your nails!

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Take your next darkest color (I'm using purple panic by china glaze) and with a damp sponge , sponge the color on nail starting about 1/3 of the way up. I have shown before and after nails above.

Take your next darkest color (I'm using purple panic by china glaze) and with a damp sponge , sponge the color on nail starting about 1/3 of the way up. I have shown before and after nails above.

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Repeat step 4 for all nails, making sure to dab sponge to create ombré effect. Don't worry if you make a mess around nails, we will fix that later!

Repeat step 4 for all nails, making sure to dab sponge to create ombré effect. Don't worry if you make a mess around nails, we will fix that later!

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Repeat steps 4 and 5 with darkest color (I used flying dragon by china glaze)

Repeat steps 4 and 5 with darkest color (I used flying dragon by china glaze)

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What nails should look like

What nails should look like

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I like to do a strip of the darkest color and blend it down also

I like to do a strip of the darkest color and blend it down also

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Take middle color and blend with the sponge into to purple

Take middle color and blend with the sponge into to purple

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Repeat step 9, blending lightest color into middle color.

Repeat step 9, blending lightest color into middle color.

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Clean up around nails with nail polish remover and q-tips or cotton balls

Clean up around nails with nail polish remover and q-tips or cotton balls

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This step is optional- coat nails with a glitter coat to add some pizazz! (I used luxe and lush by china glaze )

This step is optional- coat nails with a glitter coat to add some pizazz! (I used luxe and lush by china glaze )

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When nails are completely dry, use top coat ( I used fast forward top coat by china glaze) to seal in your nail art!!

When nails are completely dry, use top coat ( I used fast forward top coat by china glaze) to seal in your nail art!!

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Congrats!! You now have some ombré nail art to show off, enjoy :)

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