I am absolutely ecstatic to be writing this post right now because for the first time in Nail Files history, I have been sent a few amazing products to try out courtesy of the Born Pretty Store! In case you don't know what the Born Pretty Store is, it's an online store that sells pretty much everything, including nail art products, clothing, accessories, stationary, and more. For my first review, I chose the "Nail Art Decoration Dazzling Colorful Rhinestoned Comma Shaped Design", which are these adorable multi-color rhinestones that are perfect for adding a little oomph to your manicure. These rhinestones are a wonderful size (2.5 millimeters) and are packaged in a perfect-to-store nail wheel. I was really pleased to see that the rotating nail wheel top is tight enough to the top of each compartment so that the gems can't intermix if the wheel flips upside down or is being transported in a bag or something. Also, the comma shaped design is too cute! Luckily, we don't have to choose which color we want with this product because each package includes all twelve of these colors:
When using these rhinestones I think it's best to do the standard top-coat-rhinestone-top-coat process where you apply a top coat, use tweezers or a dotting tool (I used my dotting tool) to select a rhinestone, push the rhinestone down (carefully though so you don't smudge it across your nail), and then follow up the application with a second top coat to seal in the rhinestone. When I did this manicure I painted the exact same thing on my left and right hand but on my right hand I didn't seal with a second top coat. Boy I should have because the rhinestones had fallen off within the day. My left hand is still going strong though (as you can tell by the photos) and the rhinestones have not come loose. You could also use nail glue but nail glue is so hard to remove for me so I just use top coats.
So, what do you think? Is this a product you'd like? If so, Born Pretty has given me a coupon code for all of us to use! If you want to buy these or if you find something else on the cite that you would love...use the code BWB10 to save 10%. Also, if the code is used ten times Born Pretty will sponsor a giveaway! The ID number for this product is #14331 and it retails for $3.75.