I used Barry M White as the base, followed by stripes directly painted onto the sponge of (from light to dark) Maybelline Forever Strong French Manicure 76, 17 Fairy Cake and Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear Twisted Pink.
Have you ever tried gradient nails? Leave a link to your efforts in the comments below - I love to see what everyone else has been up to!
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