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A romantic purple and black gradient nail polish inspired by black roses.
Inspired by a bouquet of black roses from Columbia Road Flower Market, this look is achieved by creating a purple to black gradient with Mod Squad and Coffin Breaks finished with a few silver drops of You Go-Go.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1119 projects »
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  • How to paint a gradient nail. Black Rose Ombre Nails - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin by painting your nails with a coat of the lightest colour. I used sparkly purple nail polish, Mod Squad from Cupcake Polish

  • How to paint a gradient nail. Black Rose Ombre Nails - Step 2
    Step 2

    Now paint a line of sparkly purple nail polish and a line of sparkly black nail polish onto a sponge applicator. I used Coffin Break from Cupcake Polish.

  • How to paint a gradient nail. Black Rose Ombre Nails - Step 3
    Step 3

    Carefully place the painted side of the sponge on top of your nail.

  • How to paint a gradient nail. Black Rose Ombre Nails - Step 4
    Step 4

    Repaint the sponge and repeat for the remaining nails.

  • How to paint a gradient nail. Black Rose Ombre Nails - Step 5
    Step 5

    This step is optional but if you want to add a couple of rain drops to your nails. Pour out a little silver nail polish and get a toothpick. I'm using Look At You Go-Go from Cupcake Polish.

  • How to paint a gradient nail. Black Rose Ombre Nails - Step 6
    Step 6

    Carefully dab a few drops of silver on each nail with the toothpick. Less is more with this one.

  • How to paint a gradient nail. Black Rose Ombre Nails - Step 7
    Step 7

    Finish with your favourite clear topcoat and you're done!

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