Sunday, March 20, 2016

Born Pretty Review

It's review time! I've got another Born Pretty Store product for you guys and this one is quite different from anything I've ever reviewed before.

*This product was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are mine.

So, I tried out these dried, pressed flowers from You can find them here. You get 12 acrylic containers, each with one of 12 "different styles of dried flowers." Unfortunately, I only got one style of flowers but in assorted colors. The photo above shows three of the colors I received. I believe I got 9 or 10 colors. 

When I played around with these flowers, I decided to do something very simple. I went with a negative space type design; just some flowers on bare nails. 

I chose red flowers for this design. I used clear nail polish to adhere them to my nails. They were quite fragile so I used nail scissors to gently cut them up. After I had them placed as I wanted them, I top coated them to keep them in place. Because of the stems, they didn't quite lay flat. To avoid them catching on anything, I used another thick coat of top coat. As you can see in the photo, they are not smooth, but it wasn't bad. Much like a textured polish. 

I like the look of these quite a bit. I do think, however that these would work better with gel polish. I also would have loved to receive more of a variety of flowers to play with. But it is what it is. The colors I received are very pretty and I can see myself using them again. 

If you'd like to try out these flowers or any other Born Pretty Store nail art products, don't forget to use my coupon code (VWL91) for 10% off!

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