Born Pretty Store BP-W19 Decals Over Quo Color Ampd Best Dressed

Born Pretty BP W19 Turquoise and Purple Water Decals with Quo Best Dressed

Most water decals need a white base or have a coloured base themselves.  So what about putting them over coloured polishes?  If you use a light colour, they can work.  The colours will not be as bright as on white, but something glittery can give some oompf.  I tried the top turquoise and purple design from Born Pretty’s BP W19 water decals over Quo Best Dressed from the Color Amp’d Line.  This glittery metallic silver is perfect as a base[Read more]

Born Pretty Store Odour Free Latex Cuticle Guard

Born Pretty Odor Free Latex Cuticle Guard in Pink-Purple

Who wants to spend money on liquid nail barrier when you can spend it on nail polish right?  I recently got a bottle of Born Pretty Store’s Odor Free Latex Cuticle Guard.  It is shade #9 if you want the same one, it is a light slightly lilac-y pink.  At just $2.99 it is a lot cheaper than the Girly Bits one I have been using recently. The bottle is 10ml compared to the $8 I paid for my recent[Read more]

Born Pretty Store BP-W19 Water Decals Swatch & Review

Born Pretty Store BP-W19 Turquoise and Purple Water Decals Closeup Swatches

Water decals are the way to go for intricate designs.  Even stamping, I would not be able to colour in the design shown in these Born Pretty Store BP-W19 decals as clearly and beautifully. For this look, I used the bottom of the two images included in the set of BP-W19 water decals.   Each of the patterns has enough decals for a full manicure on both hands or ten accents for a total of twenty images.  For smaller nails,[Read more]

Comparing Gold Stamping Polishes to Maybelline Bold Gold

Comparing Gold Stamping Polishes - Rica Golden Egg, Born Pretty, Mundo de Unas and Maybeline Bold Gold Swatches

Maybelline Color Show in Bold Gold was my main gold stamping polish for so long, until I couldn’t find it anywhere after using a whole bottle.  So I bought Mundo de Unas, because a good gold is much needed when stamping and many are too glittery and do not show well.  Wandering around Dollar Tree killing time and checking for blog props (see my recent post on affordable ones from dollar stores) I may have actually squealed out loud when[Read more]

Joy & Polish Co Get In Lime Swatch & Review

Joy and Polish Get In Lime - Bottle Shot 2

The final shade of the Joy & Polish spring/summer collection is Get In Lime.  Since Greenery is the colour of the year, one had to be bright green and this doesn’t disappoint. It has a gor The collection also includes Pink About It, Oh Yeah Kale!, Orange You Glad and Just Blue-tiful.  They all have the same beautiful glowy finish and are available on Etsy or find Stephanie at local Makers Markets.  Joy & Polish is Waterloo based so you[Read more]