Snapguide

How to ombré nails

Create turquoise ombré nails to doll up your fingers 💙

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Credit for this idea goes to Teen Vogue, I decided to make a Snapguide after I saw it on my Facebook feed 😄

Polishes

Polishes

Other optional prep materials

Other optional prep materials

Remove all your old nail polish

Remove all your old nail polish

Optional cuticle cream and buffing, filing, poking, and prodding of nail beds \ud83d\ude09

Optional cuticle cream and buffing, filing, poking, and prodding of nail beds 😉

All filed \ud83d\ude0a

All filed 😊

2 coats of your white polish

2 coats of your white polish

Mix your light turquoise with topcoat to dilute it, then paint about 80% of the way down your nail with your paintbrush

Mix your light turquoise with topcoat to dilute it, then paint about 80% of the way down your nail with your paintbrush

Apply another coat inching back towards the top of your nail

Apply another coat inching back towards the top of your nail

Keep going, you will hit a point where the light turquoise is opaque, then switch to mix the teal and topcoat to add darker color to the top of your nail

Keep mixing your colors and inching back to the top of the nail until they are all done

Keep mixing your colors and inching back to the top of the nail until they are all done

Voila ombr\u00e9!

Voila ombré!

Seal with topcoat to help them last longer!

Right hand\ud83d\ude12

Right hand😒

Smile at your hard work and enjoy your ombré

  • Nail polish remover
  • White polish (Loreal 220)
  • Light turquoise (essence ?)
  • Teal (Loreal 105)
  • Topcoat (essence 01)
  • Paintbrush
  • Cardboard or other disposable surface
  • Optional nail files
  • Cuticle trimmers
  • Cuticle cream
  • Buffing block
  • Qtips/Tissues