10. April 2014

Flowers'n'Gems

Long time no see from... water decals. Although they are such an easy upgrade to a manicure, I haven't been using them for ages. That's why I was happy when I got my package from Born Pretty Store with a sheet of cute white flower decals to try. Immediately I thought: what a delicate spring pattern - and did a simple manicure with them.

water decals white flowers

But hey, hold on :) I can't omit a couple of words about the base colour - Kiko #340. Oh, sorry, Kiko Celeste. But who cares, noone knows Kiko polishes by names except for the creators anyways.   

Kiko 340


Kiko 340

Kiko #340 is a bright blue creme with a glossy finish. The texture is pleasant to work with, opaque yet not goopy. The application was easy as hell, 2 coats and I didn't even apply a top coat - there was no need in it.

Kiko 340

Sorry for the photo spam, but the shade is pretty (I reckon) and it was so easy to photograph. Couldn't stop. And it's not even a holo.

Kiko 340

Kiko 340

And now finally - on to the decals from Born Pretty Store. They arrived in a pink hard paper and with a protection film on top. Very easy to unpack and prepare for using. There was even a "user guide" printed on the back of the pink carton, but hey, who of us doesn't know how to use water decals.. :P


So, what I did was just applying the flower pattern on 2 nails and placing rhinestones on the other 3. As simple as that.


water decals nail art flowers

I should say that the water decals were so easy and pleasant to use that even my 7yo niece would cope with them! And the quality was great, they slid gently from the paper back, they didn't tear or fall apart during the application. Also, after I applied the final layer of a top coat the decals looked like I hand painted the flowers. People were really asking if I did!

water decals for nail art

You can find the water decals shown in this post here - they retail for 2.86$. As usual, the prices of BPS are very customer-friendly :) 

Moreover: here's a coupon for 10% discount at Born Pretty Store. Check their site, apart from stamping plates they have a whole huge variety of different decorations, nail art tools and supplements and other nice stuff for nails! 

*The stamping plate was kindly provided by Born Pretty Store PR team for my consideration. In this post I expressed my honest and unbiased opinion about the product.

Kommentare:

  1. очень милый маникюр)

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  2. I love this mani - so elegant and delicate!

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  3. It looks so delicate, I love your mani!

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  4. Невероятно милый и нежный маникюр *__*

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    1. Спасибо! :) Значит, задумка удалась)

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  5. gorgeous color and cute decals :D
    your nails always look just perfect <3

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  6. Какая прелесть! Ну и цвет самого лака просто чудесный, такой поискать и не найти

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    1. Спасибо, вообще ты права, голубой крем по душе найти сложно. Я вот сейчас в поисках яркого голубого, чуть бледнее чем неон и темнее этого, не разбеленный. Возьму у Дэнсов, пожалуй)

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  7. Those decals are super pretty! I thought you stamped the flowers at first honestly!

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    1. :) Thanks! Besides, the decals are easier to use than stamping a similar pattern :)

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  8. Oh my I need Celeste in my life :D amazing shade :D

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    1. I thought you have it already.. But if not - yes, you need it, it's absolutely amazing! :)

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