Thursday, January 15, 2015

Flakie Gradient!

Hi Lovlies! Are you as obsessed with all the gorgeous new flakie lacquers as I am? I had a lot of fun playing around with Glam Polish Fantasia Flakies last month. One manicure in particular that I was crazy about and will likely have to recreate soon is this gradient...


For this manicure I used four Glam Polish flakie shades to create a gradient and play up the already amazing color shift of each shade. The shades transition from Comet Storm (purple) to Star Shadow (blue) to Dreamscape (green) and finally Eternity Dragon (golden copper).

Thumb: Comet Storm
Index: Comet Storm to Star Shadow
Middle: Star Shadow to Dreamscape
Ring: Dreamscape to Eternity Dragon
Pinkie: Eternity Dragon to Comet Storm


To create the gradient I simply used the polish brush to apply the two desired flakie lacquers onto half of each nail. I overlapped them in the middle to create a nice transition. The loose nature of the flakies made is super easy to get the blended effect...




I would love to know what you think of this manicure!

Thanks for looking!
Anutka :)


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16 comments:

  1. Awesome!! I may have to rethink my decision not to buy these flakie polishes...

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    1. Joyce! I'm so sorry to tease! Flakies just rock and I love them so much! These are wonderful and the formula is great. You really can't go wrong. :D

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm glad you like it :)

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  3. Gorgeous! I love this new flakie polish trend!

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    1. You and me both! I love, love, love these flakies! :D

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    1. I'm glad you think so too! Yay! Thank you so much :)

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    1. Thank you so much Kerry! I'm so glad you like it :)

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  6. Your nails are so pretty - love that gradient. I am currently wearing some of the new flakies on my tips over purple. I think I will have to try your method of vertical gradient soon! Lovely photos!

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    1. Well pretty much anything looks awesome over purple, so I'm sure your manicure is looking gorgeous. Definitely try this out! Flakies are so much fun to play around with. :)

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