Thursday, 7 June 2012

Born Pretty Product Review

Good afternoon, dear readers! :D

A little while ago I was contacted by a representative from Born Pretty, an online store which carries cosmetics and cosmetic related items (nail polish and nail art supplies included in the cosmetics category).  She asked if I would be interested in reviewing a couple products, and I happily said yes! :D

I was sent these wonderful items to review:

A very glittery polish (here is a link to the item), and some wonderful metal dots (here is a link to the store listing).

The polish contains small and medium hex glitter, and applied quite nicely!!  There was a decent amount of glitter on the brush after every dip, and it distributed across the nail quite easily.  I think this was 2ish coats of the glitter over Cover Girl Nail Slicks in Citrus Punch:

For the metal studs (dots, as I call them) I simply pressed them on top of the still-tacky lacquer, smothered a layer of top coat over them, and voila!  Simple, easy and beautiful nail art!  According to the web page, they are made from aluminum, and are 3mm in diameter.  There is quite a decent amount of these in each bag, so they will last for a while.

I probably wouldn't purchase this particular polish when I run out, as the colour combination really isn't my style, but I didn't find anything wrong with the polish at all.  In fact I was quite pleased with how the glitter applied and how much of it the polish contained.

Now for the nail dots... I adore these!!  I think they are quite wonderful, and can be used to make very interesting nail art.  I could definitely see myself wanting to purchase more of these after they have run out!!  :D

I hope that you enjoyed this review, and that you have a wonderful day!!


(P.S., there is an image on the right hand side of my blog linking to their website, and it also lists a code (RA7X31) to receive 7% off of your purchase).


  1. Great review, love the polish!

  2. I think I had my eye on this exact glitter polish when I was looking at their site, and it looks so great on! Usually you wonder about how evenly a glitter like this'll cover, so it's great to hear that wasn't a problem. And how cute are those dots?! Great review, Ashesela! :D

  3. Awesome! I really like the metal stud dots hehe. They look fun to use!

  4. @ Leah: Thank you so much!!! :D!

    @ Elizabeth: I'm really glad that you like the glitter polish!! :D Thank you very much for the kind words!!

    @ drinkcitra: They really are fun!! :D

  5. I love the metal dots! I am actually wearing the 1.5mm ones right now and loving it!

  6. That was very nice of them! The polish looks awesome esp with the added nail jewelry, very cool.

  7. wow that's a gorgeous polish! I've been hearing a lot of born pretty lately i really have to try some of their products!

  8. Hey thanks for visiting my blog, I love the blog hop! These look fab, I love all the colours in that glitter polish xxx

  9. Lovely nail polish...I love shopping with bornpretty store....found u on blog hop..and following u...

  10. @ Stephanie: Oh nice!!! I wouldn't mind getting some that size! :D

    @ LabMuffin: Thank you!!! :D

    @ Ashley K: Thank you so much!! :D Yes, I was very happy to test these out!! :D

    @ esmeheredia: I'm glad you liked my review!!! :D

    @ Cheap Kicks: Thank you for visiting my blog too!!! :D

    @ puja malhotra: Thank you so much for following me!! I'll follow you too! :D

  11. Looks great! Love the studs too, I have been looking for something like that!

  12. This looks great and I love the studs!

  13. @ Polish and Charms: Thank you so much!!! :D The studs are so fun! :D

    @ ChiChi: Thank you very much!!! :D

    @ JennaFroggy: Thank you Jenna!!! :D

  14. I haven't tried nail studs, but I want to. These look great with the rainbow glitter!

  15. I have been wanting to get the round and square metal studs from Born Pretty. Thanks for the review!

  16. @ GoingtotheShowing: Thank you so much, Anna!! :D!!

    @ ScarsLikeLace: Oh they are so much fun!!! :D Thank you!! :D

    @ Jayne: It was my pleasure!! :D I am so glad you liked the review!! :D

  17. I really like this! I can see the sun picking up the colors beautifully on a hot poolside day. Pinning <3

  18. Ooh both the polish and the studs loom good x :-)

  19. @ Mybunnygoboom: I am so glad you like this!!! :D

    @ CharlieDBeauty: I'm really glad that you like this!! :D!


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