Sunday, 4 August 2013

Something a little different

Hey everyone! I know you're probably expecting the last of my 'Which is Best?' series today, which would have been about matte top coats. I shall be doing it next weekend instead due to some technical difficulties so keep an eye out for that. Today's post is a little different. As you will see, these are not my nails. I have a tonne of posts lined up for you, so don't panic that I'm not doing my nails or anything like that. My lovely friend Natalie wanted to make an appearance on my blog, and help me out with some of my product reviews. You may recognise her nails from my YouTube tutorials, as she is often my guinea pig. It's a bit like a guest post, except I actually did the nails!


To do this design I used Born Pretty Store's Sweet Color nail polish in Shade #105* on the alternate nails. This was 2 easy coats. Unlike the picture on their website shows, this is actually a very opaque creme polish, rather than a translucent one. 


  Once that was dry I applied some Fake Tattoos* (see picture above) to the nail. I've never used nail tattoos before and I'm surprised at how simple they are to apply. All you have to do is cut, peel and apply some wet kitchen roll to your nail to transfer the design and you're done! I used the hearts and the bows from the bottom middle set. 


I then applied Elegant Touch Patterned Colour Wash Wraps* (see picture above) to the remaining nails. This was my first experience using nail wraps and I was expecting to absolutely hate it. I've actually had this wraps for months because I was so wary of using them. Luckily I was proved completely and utterly wrong. These are super easy to apply, super easy to remove creases from, and they last well too. I would 100% recommend these for those of you who want nail art but don't have the time or confidence to do it yourself. You can get them here for just £5!


Finally, once I was done applying the nail wraps, I applied these gorgeous peach studs* (#5) from Born Pretty Store. They've recently just got in a tonne of new coloured studs and I ordered pretty much all of them. They're just so irresistible! And they definitely lived up to expectations. These are not only a brilliant size but also the colour doesn't come out when you apply topcoat as is often the case with coloured studs.  


What do you think? I hope you didn't mind seeing some different nails today!
If you fancy some of the Born Pretty Store products, don't forget to use my code KHL91 for 10% off
Alice

*Some of the products in this post were provided to me for review but the opinions provided are entirely my own and were not influenced in any way.

9 comments:

  1. Lovely! Those tattoos are pretty cool. Also, your friend has pretty hands. :)

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  2. Cute mani! I really like the rosy brown nail polish!

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  3. Amazing, those tattoos look really cool! xx

    Martyna | NEON MIZZLE

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  4. Awesome. cute tattoos (:

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  5. Wish I could do this to my nails! But I dont have the patience! They look amazing!

    BritishBeautyAddict

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  6. Wow these are incredible! You have such a talent xx
    Heroine In Heels

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