What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than by wearing a margarita on your nails (yes, I know it was yesterday). The gradient manicure trend has really taken off! While there are many ladies who have this technique down much better than I, it's probably safe to say this is the first gradient manicure that's rimmed with salt ;)
- yellow polish (my pick: Wet & Wild 423B... it's really old)
- light green polish (my pick: OCC Wasabi)
- dark green polish (my pick: China Glaze Gaga For Green)
- clear top coat (my pick: Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat)
- a slice or two of fimo fruit (my pick: Bundle Monster lemon fimo cane)
1. Start by painting your nails yellow.
2. With your eyeshadow sponge, dab on some of the lighter green starting at the base of your nail to the middle of your nail. With the other side of your eyeshadow sponge, dab on the darker green polish mostly at the base of your nail. Touch up as needed until the colors blend together the way you want.
3. When you're happy with the gradient, add a clear top coat of nail polish.
4. Add a fruit slice or two (PLEASE be careful when handling a sharp blade and cutting fimo canes). I just used a dot of Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat and plopped them on.
5. Top with salt. Again I used Seche as the "glue" and just stuck on the salt where I wanted it.
And there you have it! A margarita manicure that's sure to draw attention!
Bonus - here's what we made for dinner last night :)
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