The Nail Art Trend: What You Need To Know
The latest trend in nails is definitely “ombre” nails. When I first saw them I thought it was cool and unique, but I wondered how much work it would be to do this kind of nail design at home.Ombre (or “somber” – the word for ‘shadow’ in French) refers to a gradual blending of one colour hue to another. It has been used in art since the 18th century. Wikipedia defines ombre as:
Ombre (from the French word meaning “shaded”) is the gradual blending of one colour hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark. It has become most prominent as a feature in interior design and home decorating, especially concerning textile products such as carpets or rugs, or wallpaper with a gradual change of color on each strip, or tile with a gradient effect. Ombre can also be used in hair dyeing and makeup such as lipstick and eye shadow.
I think this trend first started showing up on Pinterest and then trickled down into YouTube tutorials and then beauty bloggers followed suit by doing their own versions of “ombre” nails. Here are some examples from Pinterest:
The hottest nail art trend is here! Ombre nails are the latest fashion to hit the streets. They are easy to achieve and are well suited for any occasion. This two-toned nail look won’t fail you. The ombre look is created by blending two or more colors of nail polish together to achieve a striking, multicolored effect on your nails.
What You Need:
Nail polish (2 or more colors)
Acetone nail polish remover (with acetone) and cotton balls
Paint brush (optional)
Step 1: Apply a base coat of white nail polish to your nails. As mentioned in our earlier blog post about base coats, this will be your canvas for applying the ombre effect. It’ll also help the different colors that you use stand out better on your nails. Give it plenty of time to dry (about 15 minutes) before going on to step 2.
Step 2: Create gradients for each of your fingers by mixing two colors together in a paper cup. Use a spoon to apply the mixed color onto the first third of your nail, then gradually build up the color over the following thirds until all
You’ve seen it on the runways and in the press, and now it’s one of the hottest nail trends of the season: Ombre nail art.
But what exactly is Ombre?
Ombre is a French word meaning “shaded,” and it’s used to describe a color that graduates from light to dark. In hair, you may have heard of “Ombre” highlights, which are lighter at the ends than at the roots. In nails, you’ll see this design transition from dark to light or light to dark (or any other two colors) and can be done using your favorite nail polish shades!
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Ombre looks for inspiration. If you’re feeling creative, try these designs out on your own nails – they’re simple to do at home!
The sky is the limit when it comes to choosing your own Ombre design. Use contrasting colors that pop like yellow and blue or black and white. Or create a subtler look by staying within the same color family like pink and red.
Don’t forget about all of those other tools in your nail arsenal like glitter or even rhinestones! Be as creative as you want with this trend and create something totally unique
Ombre nails are a simple yet sophisticated nail art design that you can do yourself with little effort and very few materials. In fact, you only need two nail polish colors to create the ombre effect: one light and one dark.
If you love ombre hair, then you’ll love this nail art trend. It’s just as easy to achieve as ombre highlights in your hair and it looks so pretty!
You can make your ombre French manicure using any colors you like. It doesn’t have to be a traditional French manicure either. For example, you could create an ombre pink French tip using baby pink on top and dark pink at the tip. You can even use glitter nail polish if you like!
Ombre is the hottest new nail trend that is taking over the internet. The trend started with hair, and has now developed into an awesome nail art look. There are a couple different ways to achieve this look.
1. Paint your nails one color and use a sponge to dab on another color of polish. Make sure you wash the sponge off before each nail.
2. Use two colors of glitter and dab them onto the nail at the same time.
3. Use two polishes and a makeup sponge to get an ombre effect on the nail.*
We’ve seen the “ombre” trend go from hair, to clothing and makeup, so it’s only natural that nails get a little love, too. Ombre nail art is probably the easiest of all nail trends to DIY at home. Because all you need is polish (and at least three colors), it’s also one of the most affordable nail trends.
To get you started on your ombre manicure journey, we’ve compiled some helpful tips and tricks.
Ombre is a French word meaning “shadow” and refers to the process of hairs that become lighter at their ends. This trend has been around in both the fashion and beauty industry for several years. From hair-color to clothing, ombre can be a chic way to incorporate two colors into your look.
Ombre nails are a fun and unique way to get creative with your nail color. This can be achieved by using a sponge or by free-handing it with your polish brush. When applied properly, ombre nails can be both subtle and eye-catching depending on the colors you choose.
For those who are new to this technique, below are some tips on how you can achieve this look: