Born Pretty Store Big Ben Water Decal Nails

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I have had these travel themed water decals sitting in my nail art stash forever.  Since the Canadian Beauty Bloggers theme of the month is British Beauty, seemed like a great time to try out the Big Ben decals from this pack.  The travel pack has a mix of London, Paris and Pisa decals even though it is named the Big Ben Pattern.  I am pretty sure by British Beauty, they meant British brands but whatever… I want Big Ben[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]

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 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]

Born Pretty BP-Y03 Water Decal Swatches

BP-Y03 Born Pretty Wave Design over A England Shall Be My Queen Swatches

If you missed it, I already reviewed the red, turquoise and black design from these cute Born Pretty BP-Y03 nail decals here, so onto the wave and triangle pattern. As with many of the Born Pretty Store’s nail decals, the BP-Y03 sets come with two different designs and enough to do a full manicure of each pattern or a pile of accent nails.  Unlike the design I shared earlier this week which had the same basic pattern but in varying directions.[Read more]