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]

Yellow & Grey Floral Nails with Color Club Leaf Me Alone

Born Pretty BP-115 Stamping Plate Grey Stamping Polish - Color Club Leaf Me Alone - Swatches 2

Each month, the Canadian Beauty Bloggers choose a theme of the month.  This month, they (and they, because not my vote) chose grey so here is my contribution.  Yellow and grey nails using Color Club Leaf Me Alone (Cabin Fever Collection), Born Pretty BP-115 stamping plate and grey stamping polish. I have never been in love with this stamping plate but it looks great with this colour combination.I have worn just the flower part as shown on my middle finger[Read more]

Pink and Gold Tree Nails with BP-L001 & Quo Breathable Stronger Than Ever

Born Pretty BP-L0001 Stamping Plate - Quo Stronger Than Ever - BP Gold 5ml - Swatches

Using the OG rectangle stamping plate from Born Pretty Store.  BP-L001 has a mix of nature image plates including flowers, leaves and my fave, the tree.  This image reminds me of the tree my sisters and I drew on our bedroom wall when we were kids.  If you are starting out with nail stamping, this is a great plate to start with.  They are well etched, a good size to cover the nail and have images to work for any look.[Read more]