Tuesday, 14 May 2013

The Digit-al Dozen does Bling Week: Disco Bling and Born Pretty Store Review

Today I am going to share another bling inspired manicure with you using the new nail art 'glequins' I got from the Born Pretty Store to review.  They do a great range of different nail art bits and bobs some of which I have reviewed in the past.  What I love about Born Pretty is that they do worldwide free shipping!

I recieved 12 little pots full of tiny hexagonal sequins/ glitter, which you can find here. I had previously ordered some off ebay but these ones seemed slightly smaller and more opaque, also these came in a good range of colours. I can see I will be doing loads of designs with these! I decided to do a full-blown bling manicure with them today to show off how pretty they are. 

I will admit first of all that you do need patience when it comes to these. This manicure took me about and hour and a half and it's not completely perfect but oh how pretty is it! My nails feel like a colourful disco ball! I used a coat of W7 Black as my base and once it was dry (one nail at a time) applied topcoat. Using a fine dotting tool I dabbed some topcoat onto the end of it and then picked up the glitter individually and placed it on the nail. I found it worked better to shake some of the glitter into the lid of each pot to help you control how much you picked up. Once each nail was finish I sealed it with two coats of topcoat. Three days later and I am still wearing these!

Because the glitter is small they sit flat on the nail and don't snag. Even with rounded nails I doubt you would have much of a problem with these. 

These nails are to me the very definition of bling. Don't forget to check out the rest of the Dozen too and I will be back tomorrow with another bling post for you!

If you are planning to order form Born Pretty don't forget you can 10% off your order with the code "BA5X31" which is also on my blog sidebar.

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  1. Great effect!
    Becky #GIG

  2. SPARKLIES! Love it! You were so patient to get all that placed O_O

  3. You have so much patience! I definitely wouldn't be able to sit there and accomplish this look! And I love it over the black :)


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