Born Pretty Store BP-L060 Stamping Plate Swatches

Born Pretty BP-L060 Swatches PopSticks All

Born Pretty Store has put out a pile of new plates recently but BP-L060 was definitely one that caught my eye.  All of the designs are simple and wearable compared to some of the more complex plates I have picked up recently.  They do require either a steady hand and good coordination or a clear jelly stamper for some as you will want to get the lines straight but they look amazing on. The BP-L060 plate from the Born Pretty[Read more]

Sensationail Gelvolution Black & Silver Ballerina Nails

Sensationail Gelvolution Review - Stiletto Black and Silver 72323 swatch 2

Always wanted longer nails but don’t want the upkeep of acrylics or gel?  Sensationail Gelvolution nails offer week long wear with comfort technology.  That means you can actually wear them all week without feeling them pinching.  I tried out the “Silver Drops” design 72323, a black stiletto/ballerina shaped nail with silver glitter accents. These were on sale for around $12 at my local Rexall store.  You get 28 nails in 14 sizes so they should fit all nails.  Unlike many[Read more]

Moroccan Lantern Stencil Nails – Avon & Kayla Ray Vinyls

Kayla Ray Moroccan Vinyls with Avon Polishes 3

If you are not a member of The Maple Lounge on facebook, you should be.  We celebrate Canadian indie brands and get exclusive discounts and offers.  Recently, Kayla Ray Vinyls offered a discount and I picked up a pack of stencils, some unicorn decals and a pile of extra decals that came as part of the offer. Nail Stencils from Kayla Ray Vinyls are about $6 each or you can get a value pack of three for $15 or six[Read more]

Toronto Maple Leafs Playoffs Nail Art

Toronto Maple Leafs Nail Art with Essie Starry Starry Night - BP-L024 and MdU Bones - swatch natural shade

Since the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs, I thought I would do nails to match.  He has been bugging me to do these for a while.  After the Blue Jays lost after I posted post season nails for them, you think he would have quit but anyway… Base colour: Essie Starry Starry Night Stamping plate: Born Pretty BP-L024 Stamping polish: Mundo de Unas Bones Base & top coat: CND Creative Play MdU Bones is my new favourite “white” stamping[Read more]

Born Pretty XL Clear Marshmallow Stamper Review

Born Pretty XL Clear Silicone Marshmallow Stamper - Stamping review

Born Pretty has a ton of clear jelly style marshmallow stampers right now, but this review is for this one.  The 3.9cm rounded XL clear marshmallow stamper item 36354 and looks like this on the Born Pretty website Image from Born Pretty Store Let me start by saying that I got this in one of the flash sales around Black Friday and was not super impressed when it arrived.  The jelly had some bubbles, was not super clear and it[Read more]