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Born Pretty Store – Glowing Nail Stickers Review

I did these ages ago, then forgot to post them! Not good. But, here we are now – the last of the pretty things I was sent to review by the lovely Daisy at Born Pretty Store. These are nail stickers, with a beautiful image of mountains and the moon.

Born Pretty Stickers

They have many others, too, I want so very many! Very inexpensive too, and free shipping, yay πŸ˜€

Born  Pretty Stickers 1

So I thought, yay! I shall place this on my nail!

Born Pretty Sticker 1

Er. Problem. They are see through. No problem! I painted my nails white first πŸ˜€ And then, inspired by my subconscious reading the ‘glow in the dark’ part, I added some white glow in the dark nail polish underneath that. Waited until it dried, and tried again. I just trim them to fit, these were a good width for my nails, which is rare!

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Much better πŸ˜€ These nail stickers are sort of inbetweeners. They are not so thin that you can’t reposition them (obviously hehehe ooops), and not so thick that they stick up off the nail and grab all sorts of yummy things underneath.

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That said, they are stickers, not nail polish stickers, and so best used for one day or a nice night out. They do crease (you can see on my super short nails) but nothing too bad. Special effects for nails, the easy way! πŸ˜€

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And then I charged my nails up (held them under a light) and hopped into a cupboard. Suffering for my art. And look! Glowing! Of course, because I didn’t CONSCIOUSLY read that these stickers are supposed to glow too, I cannot say if it was the stickers, the polish, or both glowing. Probably both πŸ˜€Born Pretty Stickers 4


You can find the whole range of stickers here, and the main page of Born Pretty Store here, and again, if you’d like a discount code, mine is on the right hand side of this page – it will give you 10% off (and points for me, apparently hehehe).

Have a great day!


Product sent free for review. Opinions and mistakes are all my own πŸ™‚

Notoriously Morbid Haul :D

I went back for more. I have no guilt πŸ˜€ Carrie from Notoriously Morbid has some GORGEOUS eyeshadows and lipbalms, and some amazing customer service too. What’s not to love?

NM haul

and… lollies!!!! πŸ˜€

Quick swatches! In all of these pictures, the middle section is over Dark Hearts primer. The tops and bottoms are over bare skin. Primer seems to make these stay on my eyelids longer, but these shadows are super pigmented even without primer, as you can see πŸ˜€

The green/golds: from left to right: Rain on Cold Glass, Andorian, and Kilgharrah. I know I’ve swatched Kilgharrah before. But it’s so pretty, I wanted to swatch it again πŸ˜€

NM greens shade


NM greens sun

Rain on Cold Glass: VEGAN. Lovely cool toned gold, with what looks like silver and lilac/pink shimmer. Can’t wait to pair this with Kilgharrah!

NM Rain on Cold Glass

Andorian: VEGAN.Β  Very pigmented green with a teal blue undertone, and a lighter leaf green interference shimmer. I think this will be an amazing eyeliner.

NM Andorian

The darks: from left to right, shade: 13 Black Rainbows, Hearts of Black Lace, Velvet Hammer

NM purples shade


NM purples sun

Velvet Hammer: VEGAN – plum base, looks deep purple in the packet. However, on the skin that amazing lavender interference shimmer dominates, so a much brighter purple overall.

NM Hearts of Black Lace

Hearts of Black Lace: NOT VEGAN. Wow. I need to get a full size of this, too! The overall effect is one of a deep copper toned brown, but.. no, not quite! When I was applying it I noticed a very blackened base, and the pigment was duochromatic red and gold – when blended it looks copper chocolate brown. I adore this!

NM Velvet Hammer

13 Black Rainbows: VEGAN. Estelle gave me a little sample of this, which I decanted immediately into a small plastic pottle, and bought another sample to top up that pottle πŸ˜€ Looks plain dusty black in the bag, but mixed in with the pigment is plenty of teeeny tiny iridescent blue/purple /green / orange (the glitter I buy for my polish they call it a rainbow mix) flakes. I mean tiny, too. So, this is not a glitter, it is out and out stunning.

NM 13 Black Rainbows

I also bought a full size of Mystique – Carrie sent a free sample of that with my last order, and I knew I needed a larger version πŸ˜€Β  Also two lip balms (coffin kissers) – Vanilla Veil (deep smooth vanilla scent – with a floral note??) and Strangely Charming Cherry – which is cherry scented and yes, charming. Not strangely. It’s just lovely πŸ˜€ The moisturising qualities of these last a long time on my lips, the shine doesn’t so much, and they aren’t sticky at all, but the slip and smooth lasts for ages. (about an hour at a guess? Goodly long time!)

Here is what my arm looks like now. Every time I do one of these I want to keep my arms all stripey and colourful all day. There must be a way we can do that πŸ˜€

NM all of the pretties

Have a lovely colourful day!


Disclaimer: I bought all these, or they were free samples as she does because she is lovely, there is no kickback for me for writing this, or in saying check out her shop! So… check out her shop, ok? πŸ˜€

Born Pretty Store: Stud Review

I was very fortunate to be sent a few really cute nail art pieces from Born Pretty Store and this is the first one I have to review: the title is ‘Colorful Oval Patterned Metallic Stud UV Gel Nail Art Decoration‘ – but I think they looks like multi-chromatic studs to me, and they are VERY cute.

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I think from vague memory these are the 4mm size, and there are 10 in the little baggie.

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I didn’t want to waste them (too CUTE!) so I put one on my little fingernail, and kept the rest of the nails simple – either a straight multichrome nail polish (Star Kin Con. Shift), or with an added little half moon with Kleancolor Biker Chic or Con. Shift.

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I really loved the colours in this stud, and I think it would go really nicely with almost anything, a very quick and simple way to add oomph to a mani.

born pretty stud

They look like little beetles, or a dew drop on a green plant πŸ˜€

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Born Pretty Store has some awesome nail and beauty items there as well as clothes, jewellery and many more items, and they’ve given me a coupon code (AJBQ10) which you can use for 10% off your order, if you so desire πŸ™‚ There are links in this post, and the coupon picture at the bottom of this page on the right hand side will also take you there.

I’ll be back soon with some more nail art ideas from BPS, hopefully I’ll have a bit more time to do a better maniΒ  πŸ˜€

Have an awesome day


*products – the studs – sent free for unbiased review πŸ™‚