TUTORIAL THURSDAY: SPRING NAIL ART INSPIRED BY PEDRO LOURENCO

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Today’s Tutorial Thursday spring nail art is inspired by runway fashion designer Pedro Lourenco for Spring 2014.  I instantly fell in love with this cool ombre pattern crop top and thought it would translate fabulously into an easy “How-To” nail design for spring!

So without further ado, check out the 4 simple steps to get these runway inspired trendy nails!

The Tools

Pale Pink – Sweet Heart – OPI
Medium Shade Pink – DS Reserve – OPI
Dotting Tools

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Step 1:  Start off with solid pink nails.  I painted 2 coats of Sweet Heart by OPI.

Step 1 -Nail Art Inspired by Pedro_Lourenco_Spring2014- Seen on thetrendynail.com

Step 2:  Using your medium shade of pink starting at the cuticle cover the bottom half of your nail.

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Step 3: Create your Ombre Effect with dotted lines.    Start at edge where the dark pink ends and light pink begins.  Use a narrow tip dotting tool (or a toothpick) and create 1 line of dots across the dark pink edge.  Then create a second line right above it, in the light pink area, with your medium pink color.

  • Repeat the same step but in the opposite direction using your light pink color.

Finish it off with 1 coat of your favorite dry fast top coat & voilla!

Step 2 -Nail Art Inspired by Pedro_Lourenco_Spring2014- Seen on thetrendynail.com

DS Reserve by OPI - Nail Art Inspired by Pedro_Lourenco_Spring2014- Seen on thetrendynail.com

I love the way this manicure turned out.  Next time I’ll definitely try two pinks closer in shades to closer simulate the ombre effect.  But all in all i’m really happy how it turned out.  I’d love to hear from you!  Let me know your thoughts.. would you try the ombre dotting effect on your nails, or leave it to the professionals?

Shopping Links:

For more Pedro Lourenco fashion check out www.pedrolourenco.com

Pale Pink – Sweet Heart – OPI
Medium Shade Pink – DS Reserve – OPI
Dotting Tools

Shop products used in this post

(Photo credits:  Pedro Lourenco Spring 2014 – Style.com // Nails by Holly for The Trendy Nail)
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Comments: 3

  1. jessica says:

    Such a very useful article on nail art. Very interesting to read this article.I would like to thank you for the efforts you had made for writing this awesome article. Here is the best nail art app with community shared 6000+ nail art designs and ideas for your daily nail art inspiration. Download free nail art app and share your nail art with community: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stylecraze.nailart

  2. disqus_VnXvJN1CP9 says:

    @Vic Thanks!

  3. Vic says:

    Love these!

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