Born Pretty Store Nail Art Stencils

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The Born Pretty Store sent me these easy to use nail stencils for review. I’ve really been on a nail stencil kick lately, so I was very excited to give them a try. If you’re a long-time reader, you know that I have issues with stencils being sticky enough for my very curved nails. I was eager to find out of these would be sturdy and sticky enough for my nail shape.
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For this mani, I used Pop-Arazzi Shell Me More and Pop-Arazzi Just Beachin’, both of which were also sent to me as press samples.

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I am happy to report that the stencils were quite sticky!!! The design I picked came with 10 stencils, 5 of each design. If you are nervous about your stencil skills, you may want to pick up an extra pack just in case. Or, an extra pack is necessary if you want all 10 nails to have the same design. Luckily, the prices on the Born Pretty website are extremely reasonable.

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The only issue I had with the stencils were they actually weren’t wide enough! They were plenty long, but not wide. You can’t really tell on my main fingers, but my thumb makes it pretty obvious. The design only goes about 2/3 of the way across.

Thanks again to BPS for sending me these to review! You can find these supplies and more in the nail art section of the Born Pretty Store. Use code FYL91 to receive 10% off all your supplies at BornPrettyStore.com

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OPI Colorpaints Review

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As you may have noticed, I picked up the entire OPI Colorpaints collection. You’re ‘supposed’ to use these jelly-like polishes over the OPI Silver Canvas polish. I wanted to see if that was really necessary or if we nail-addicts could get a little more creative.

From left to right, I used OPI Alpine Snow, OPI Silver Canvas, OPI Who You Calling Bossy?, and Orly Dazzle.

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The colorpaint color I used was OPI Magenta Muse.opi-color-paints-review

The colorpaint really took on a life of its own over each polish! These look like four completely different polishes. This is good news for folks who have been hesitating on this collection. The versatility of these babies is endless! They are more opaque than a traditional jelly polish, but they are still great for toppers and leadlighting like I did in this post, here. They also watermarble well, like I showed here.

They don’t have that classic jelly squishiness finish which means you obviously need both jellies AND colorpaints in your collection!!

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In case you haven’t heard, I’m hosting a seriously crazy giveaway. There are 31 prizes for 31 winners! One prize will be announced each day in July. All winners will be chosen and notified the first week of August. You can’t win if you don’t enter!!

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OPI Color Paints Leadlighting

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The Born Pretty Store sent me a few sets of water decals to show you.

10 Sheets/Set Feather Flower Nail Art Water Decals Set Transfer Sticker BORN PRETTY W11-W20

For this mani, I used a design from pack BP-W20. I wanted to use my new OPI Color Paints collection (I totally had to give my husband puppy dog eyes to convince him that I needed them!!) so I started with one coat of OPI Silver Canvas before applying the decals. I used 7 of the 8 OPI Color Paints for this mani: Pen & Pink, Primarily Yellow, Magenta Muse, Indigo Motif, Landscape Artist, Purple Perspective, and Turquoise Aesthetic.

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Thanks again to BPS for sending me these to review! You can find these supplies and more in the nail art section of the Born Pretty Store. Use code FYL91 to receive 10% off all your supplies at BornPrettyStore.com

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Are you ready for some fun news??? Because you are a faithful reader of Betty’s Beauty Bombs, you get one extra day to enter my EPIC giveaway. Right now, the only way people can find the link is by reading this post! And you have to scroll to the bottom! So if you’re reading this, you should feel both special and proud. :) You get a whole extra day to enter! There are going to be THIRTY ONE winners! (Oh my!) Some of the entries can be submitted every day! So this extra day could really help your odds. :)

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OPI Color Paints Watermarble

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I wanted to see if the new OPI Color Paints would watermarble. I did the traditional dipping method for this; thank goodness for liquid latex!!!! I use Bliss Kiss Simply Peel and it made cleanup super easy. I started with one coat of OPI Silver Canvas and picked three colors from the 8 color collection: Pen & Pink, Landscape Artist, and Turquoise Aesthetic.

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There are a few flaws, but overall I love how this turned out. These marble beautifully and someone with more practice at WMs than me will make some super amazing manicures.

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TWO Days to go! My most epic giveaway ever!!! One prize will be revealed each day in July. That means there are 31 winners!!!

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Black and DuoChrome Power Mani

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Essence Power Girl is one of my favorite nail polishes ever. I haven’t used in her at least a year, so I dusted her off and brought her out for this mani. She’s a stunning blue and purple duochrome that proves drugstore polishes can be amazing. (And that a polish habit doesn’t have to break the bank!!)

Once Power Girl was dry, I used scalloped stencils from KB Shimmer and OPI 4 in the Morning to create this design.

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And the plain swatch of Power Girl. I just love it. So much. So much win.

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And now for a dose of funny. Let me know if you laughed…cuz if you did, there are more where this came from.

Feel sorry for people without dogs.

And in epic news…OMG…biggest giveaway I’ve ever done in my life. Started in t-minus three days!!!!!!

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