Saturday, February 9, 2013

Tahitian sunset gradient + watercolor spotted = I NEED SUMMER!

So I FINALLY just spent the money to get a pack of cosmetic sponges to try a gradient with instead of continuing to cheap out and use the dollar store eye shadow applicators. The difference is STUNNING. For one it's easier to do despite the clean up. For two it's nearly flawless. So I just had to add the watercolor spotted effect to it and I seriously just want to head to the beach now:
Look at the way it glows! Ok so I'm probably obsessing over Essence Cherry Cherry Girl (bottom) and Essence It's A Peach Not A Cherry (center) a bit (fades up into Zoya Kimber at the tip). I did use Zoya Snow White at the base so this probably makes the colors brighter then normal.

Here's the gradient on it's own:

I LOVE this combination! It's not my usual fare in that it's pretty pink but it's so vibrant and wonderful <3
So I leave you with this: be daring! Try mixing techniques and colors you wouldn't normally do. You never know what amazing manicure awaits you. If you end up with a fail that's awesome too - you'll be learning and pushing the limits and that's always a plus. Have fun!

12 comments:

  1. This gradient is gorgeous! The colors look perfect together...like a summer sunset. :)

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    1. Isn't it just amazing? It's so happy when you just find those perfect colors that click so perfectly. Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. You need to start doing tutorials candice!

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    1. I may but things like gradients have been done already :(

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    1. Thanks so much! So wonderful you stopped by!

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    1. ROFL! You would catch that - it's fixed now ;) Thanks for reading love.

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  5. I'm jealous of your gradient creation ability! It looks amazing!

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