Studded Pastel Nails – Born Pretty Store Studded Wheel

April 17, 2014 in Nail Art, Nails

Hello lovelies. Today just a quick post to show you these cute studded pastel nails I did this morning. Spring makes me wanna wear pastels all the time and I absolutely fell in love with the polishes I am about to show you.

Studded Pastel Nails

I started off with this gorgeous pink base, which is a nail polish by a German brand P2 called Little Princess. I just discovered this brand and I absolutely love it! The polishes have so many beautiful colors and textures and they are so opaque! I honestly didn’t expect such a good quality for polishes for under € 2!

Then using a striping tape, I made all the shapes. On my pinky and ring finger I have the beautiful China Glaze I’m Not Lion. Love using this glitter! On my middle and index finger I popped some pretty pastels! The green one is L’Oreal Color Riche Pistachio Drage and the purple bluish pastel is L’Oreal Color Riche Nouvelle Vague.

Studded Pastel Nails

To add this soft look a little bit of edge, I added tiny, golden studs. They come from the Born Pretty Store and the direct link to the product is HERE. I love this wheel, because it comes with three different sizes and the studs are gold and silver. The studs I am using with this mani are 1.2mm (the other ones are 2mm and 3mm). The studs cost $3.95, which I think it’s a great price for the value. As you all know, I love the Born Pretty Store studs. They are great quality, lots of pieces inside and they actually never disappointed me. Highly recommend!

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You can of course use my Born Pretty Store coupon code WRL91 to get 10% discount on your entire order. Remember, they have free international shipping!

What do you guys think of these? Are you also all about pastel nails for Spring? Let me know what you think of these and what’s your favorite Spring nail trend ;)

Have a lovely evening!

Golden Rose Galaxy – Swatches & International Giveaway

April 15, 2014 in Nails, Swatches

Hi sweet readers! Today’s post is all about the new Golden Rose Galaxy Collection. The collection features 4 different types of textured glitter polish and there are in total 32 shades, so plenty to choose from! Today I want to show you 3 beautiful Golden Rose Galaxy polishes. There is an international giveaway at the end of this post, so keep reading!

Golden Rose Galaxy International Giveaway

First up is the Shade no. 18. The producer describes it as a crystal sand shade. It has a matte, sandy texture with sparkle and glamorous shiny color glitters. I love the combination of gold and purple glitters in it. Besides the nightmarish application (the formula is very thick and it was hard to get an even layer), the nail polish is gorgeous and does indeed look very glamorous. 2 layers and no top coat.

Golden Rose Galaxy no. 18

Next up is the Shade no. 14 (oh, how I wish Golden Rose would finally give proper names to their polishes instead of using stupid numbers!). The producer describes this nail polish as colored matte texture base with dazzling and sparkle glitters. This one has definitely got a lovely texture! I had to wait for a couple of minutes until the polish was completely dry for the texture to show. I love the bigger pieces of glitter showing through the sandy texture. The application was much better and I put 3 thin layers with no top coat.

Golden Rose Galaxy no. 14

Saving best for last. Shade no. 12 has got to be my favorite! Just like the previous one it is a colored matte texture base with dazzling and sparkle glitters. This gorgeous, deep blue nail polish dries to a gorgeous texture and has amazing holographic pieces of glitter (you can see them a little bit in the bottle. I had a hard time photographing it). I have 3 layers here with no top coat.

Golden Rose Galaxy no. 12

And now it’s time for an exciting giveaway. The online store Enchantra was very kind to sponsor the giveaway prize. One winner will receive 3 Golden Rose Galaxy nail polishes of their choice. The giveaway is open internationally and it runs from 16 April to 26 April. The prize will be sent directly by Enchantra.

Check the Enchantra’s Website to see more colors of this gorgeous collection. Fill out the Rafflecopter below and Good Luck!

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Pastel Spring Nails with Bow Stamping

April 9, 2014 in Nail Art, Nails

Hello everyone! Today is time for my first this year Spring nails! Have you ever wondered why on Paulina’s Passions blog there is never any stamping? Ekhm… Well, it’s because I am terrible at it! But to conquer my fear of stamping nail art, I ordered a pretty stamping plate from the Born Pretty Store and just went for it. So here we go, my first ever stamping nails. Please be gentle. I know it’s not perfect, but believe me, I did my very best!

Pastel Spring Nails with Bow Stamping

What comes to your mind when you think Spring nails? I always think of pastel colors and today I used these two beauties from L’Oreal. The pretty pistachio is L’Oreal Pistachio Drage (no. 852). Oh! I love this color! Like the name says, it’s a perfect pistachio color and the coverage is amazing! Two thin layers tor an opaque look. The lavender blue beauty is L’Oreal Nouvelle Vague (no. 851). These two pastels look so pretty together and I am so happy I paired them.

Pastel Spring Nails with Bow Stamping

As for the stamping, I used a plate from the Born Pretty Store. Like I said before, I am not great with stamping, so I decided to go out of my comfort zone and practice a little bit. I got THIS stamping plate and it comes with 13 different designs. They range from skulls to nautical to bows hahaha. I especially love the anchors and the cute bows. The plate costs $1.99, so I think it’s a good deal.

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You can use my coupon code WRL91 to get 10% off on your entire order. Born Pretty Store ships internationally for FREE!

The dotticure on my middle finger and pinky was done with my dotting tool and Essie Blanc. Just got this white nail polish yesterday and didn’t have a chance to properly test it (except these dots). I will let you know if it’s a good white. You know, we nail art addicts are always in a hunt for a good and affordable white nail polish ;)

 

What do you guys think of my pastel Spring nails? And what about the stamping? I think it’s not bad for a first serious attempt. Do let me know what you think and please, please, please give me some tips when it comes to stamping! I know that there are some amazingly talented stampers out there! So please comment away :)

Have a lovely night. Muah! :*