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DIY steps How to create a glitter gradient nail effect

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The cool look works with every outfit, add a touch of bling to it.

One of the hottest trends in nail art is the gradient glitter manicure and it is apt for this festive season.

Here is a simple DIY that takes you through the steps to create this look.

  • Apply the colours Before you begin, prep your nails.
  •  Then, take a disposable wedge sponge and cut a small piece out of it in the shape and size of your nail.
  •  Apply both the colours  red and pink  on the sponge generously and then dab gently on the nail to transfer the colours on them.
  • Now, add the glitter After the colours dry, take a little glitter polish and apply on the tip of the nail.
  • To create gradation, remove the excess glitter from the brush and drag it in the direction of the nail bed from the tip.
  •  Add the top coat
  • Once all the coats of the paint have dried, seal it all in with a top coat.

How to prep your nails before you begin

  • Clean your nails thoroughly
  • This first step is crucial. Take a cotton ball soaked in remover and press it on your nails for a few seconds.
  • Apply slight pressure while rubbing the surface to completely remove colours from previous manicures. File them.
  • When shaping and filing your nails, make sure to not use the regular to and fro motion; rather, move the file in just one direction to get a better result. Massage a few drops of cuticle oil over the surface and tips to hydrate your nail. Buff and apply a base coat.
  • Use a buffer to smoothen the nail bed. This also helps your colour last long. A base coat is essential to make your manicure stronger and preps the nail to hold on to the colour.
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