9 Ombré Nail-Art Ideas You’ll Want To Try This Weekend

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Pulling off a nail-art look at home is inherently daunting. No matter how much you want itsy-bitsy silver stars on your fingers, you know the safest bet is to buy a pack of stickers, shell out $20 for a manicure, or risk losing your mind trying to paint them on yourself.
Luckily, the reigning manicure trend this winter is the antithesis of pain-in-the-ass nail art: Faded ombré is soft, sophisticated, and the perfect DIY project to tackle as you rewatch The Red Table Talk for the fifth time.
Ahead, nail artist Julie Kandalec breaks down her exact, step-by-step tips to perfecting the blended effect using polish and an old BeautyBlender. Plus, we've rounded up a slideshow of the prettiest ombré inspiration on Instagram to get you started.

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