DIY: The Ombré Manicure

Originally inspired by Proenza Schouler's neon clutch, this glitter-studded ombré manicure translates a must-have fashion accessory into a rave-worthy piece of nail art. Fleury Rose, the Illamasqua ambassador, gave us the details on how to give your tips some haute touches.

July 26, 2013 9:00 AM

Step 2

While you're waiting for the first coats to dry, prep your makeup sponge for Step 3. Use a non-latex makeup sponge—it is cheaper and softer ones work better. Cut it with manicure scissors to make it small enough to work with the nails.