Sunset and Palm Tree Nails | Trip Down Nail Art Lane Day 7

It's the last day of the Trip Down Nail Art Lane challenge! Today's prompt is "the one which got you a lot of compliments." My most complimented designs are really intricate ones such as Beauty and the Beast, these Tribal nails and Cinderella, which turned out to be a bit of a problem. I didn't want to spend three hours re-painting them and I didn't want to repeat them, so I just chose another popular design I've done. I originally did this manicure as part of a review of Maybelline Color Show polishes, which you can see here. It also includes a tutorial!

I really love this design! Here's a picture of the old version of it for comparison. As you can see, I focused more on the palm trees in the new one and gave the leaves more detail.

Nail polish used:
Maybelline Color Show - Coral Crush
Maybelline Color Show - Iced Queen
Jordana - White
Jordana - Black

I'm quite happy with the way it turned out - makes me want to go on holiday. Pity it's only January :(.

I think the ombre or gradient design on nails is one of my favourites. Looks so much more flawless with quite a simple technique!

And that's another challenge completed. Seven day ones are awesome; still a bit of pressure but nothing like the 31 day ones. I'll have to keep an eye out for others. Thanks heaps to Moonshine and Sunlight for hosting this challenge ☺.


  1. Love this! Sure does make you dream of a warm summer's evening..... xx

  2. I love both versions! They remind me of going on holiday and the colours for the gradient are so nice together! :)

  3. both versions are gorgeous! Your nail art is amazing x


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