Thursday, February 25, 2016

Born Pretty Store: Floral Stamping Plate Nail Art and Review

Press Sample

Greetings, dear readers! I had planned to get this post up yesterday, but it was a crazy day for me and the words just weren't flowing. I'm think I'm coming down with something, but I have a few minutes to myself and I wanted to get this post finalized and live. Let's do this!
I'm starting off a little differently than my normal post, but I just had to share this photo! I used Fair Maiden Polish in Fire Frost for the base of my nail art. If you don't already have this shade, you need to pick it up asap! This was a Christmas gift to me from the hubby, and it's gorgeous!

I wanted to create a soft and feminine look with this polish, and I had the perfect solution thanks to Born Pretty Store.
One of the items they sent me to review was this beautiful stamping plate, and I immediately fell in love with the delicate flowers. Ready to see what I did with it? Check it out below!
This is not exactly what I intended to do when I planned this manicure, but I had such difficult time with the stamping plate. No matter what polish I used, I could not get the image to pick up at all with my squishy stampers. I finally had success when I switched over to my hated Salon Express stamper. Yes, my feelings on that stamper are that strong. I always have to worst time transferring images, and the stamping head is too small to fully transfer the images onto my curved, long nails. I had to modify the design and add a french tip to cover the nail that did not stamp over. The final look is lovely and I am happy with it, but I am not happy that this plate would not work with one of my preferred stampers. If you like stamping with a firmer stamp head, the pickup was flawless.

The Qgirl-057 stamping plate is available for purchase from Born Pretty Store here.

Other products used:
Celestial Cosmetics for Color4Nails stamping polish: Camellia
Bundle Monster: flower studs

Check our Born Pretty Store for your nail art needs. You can also save 10% off your full price order with discount code QWL91.


Until next time, dear readers, have a wonderful day!
XO!




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20 comments:

  1. Even though its not as you planned I absolutely love how this came out!

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  2. This plate is gorgeous and so are your nails x

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  3. I'm so in love with how this out though! The subtle stamping gives it such a fancy look.

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  4. The base color is divine and I love the subtle stamping!

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  5. I love the color pairing you did. This stamping is so delicate.

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  6. Sorry you had stamping troubles. Your end result is fantastic though!

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  7. That plate is so pretty, too bad it was difficult to use!

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  8. That's annoying you could get the image to pick up, but I still like the modified version. Also, your nails are to die for! I wish I could pull off long nails!

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  9. I love every single thing about this mani! The FM, the stamp, the tips. Nailed it!

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