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10 Fiercely Creative Nail Trends


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Ombré/Gradient
Ombré -- also known as gradient -- is one of the hottest trends in nails right now and it's when two colors gradually fade into one.
Ombré -- also known as gradient -- is one of the hottest trends in nails right now and it's when two colors gradually fade into one.
Photo courtesy of The Nailasaurus

Ombré/gradient (when colors gradually fade into each other) is a major trend in nails right now. For the most basic effect, get two shades of the same color and apply the darker one to the bottom half of your nails. While that color is still wet, drag the lighter shade through it and up to the tip of your nail. Or, as nail blogger, The Nailasauras shows us, you can create the same look by swirling two colors together and sponging them on your fingernail. Glitter ombré is hot, too -- after polishing with a solid color, brush loose glitter over the base or tips of your nails for a faded-out effect.


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