Hi all! Sally Hansen has recently released a limited edition collection called Insta-Ombre. They've made glitter gradients simple for everyone!From Sally Hansen: "It's official: Ombré is the look of the decade. From runways to red carpets, from highlights to home decor, a gradated wash of color is perpetually on trend. Now, Sally Hansen makes it easy to create a sparkling ombré manicure with new Insta-Ombre™ Special Effect."
I'll admit it, I was skeptical, yet intrigued. I have no problems doing graidents (ombres) it's actually one of my favorite nail art techniques. I thought I'd give one of these a try and see if I liked it.
First, let's start with the application process:
Step 1: Apply 1 coat to clean, dry nail
Step 2: Apply 2nd coat from mid-nail to tip
Step 3: Apply 3rd coat to nail tip only
I wasn't sure if I was supposed to apply this over a base color or by itself. I'd seen swatches of these on naked nails, and to me it just kind of looked like an incomplete manicure. I decided to swatch Gold Grade over a pink base, Sally Hansen Rum Punch.
PRICE & AVAILABILITY: This limited-edition Insta-Ombre™ collection, is available for $5.99 beginning June 2015 at chain drugstores and mass retailers nationwide.