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3D-Look Water Decals!*

*This post contains an item which was supplied by BornPrettyStore in return for an honest review. In this post, the item is the water decals!

Hello dears!
Today's post is the last of the items that were sent to me to review by Born Pretty Store- and I'm giving it to you a couple of days early so I can maybe sneak an extra post or two in somewhere!

And that item, is these cute water decals!
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To begin with, when I received these, I was actually a little disappointed with how they looked in person, but honestly as soon as they were on my nails, my opinion flipped!


As you can see, the decals come in 2 patterns on the sheet, one a golden colour and one a silvery shade, both of which have the highlight pattern with the gems on.



Both patterns are really nice, and they work especially well with the curve of your nails, as they have a 3D-like appearance with shading and highlighting, which just adds to their awesomeness!



The detail that's been put into the design itself is also pretty amazing- just look at this marble-like look on the 'gem' nail! The only bad thing about the gem nails though, is that the gem is generally near the tip of the design, and my nails weren't long enough to catch it without some fiddly cutting down of the design (boo!), but seriously, I can live with that!


Application was also super easy to do as they're water decals and not sticky-backed nail strips. Water decals are basically "temporary tattoos" for your nails (like those you used to get as kids in magazines and sweet-packets), so all you have to do is peel off the plastic front, submerge the decal in water, wet your nail and then slide the design onto it. As both your nail and the design is wet, you can easily slide it around, then all you have to do it pat it dry with a tissue/kitchen roll, and let it air dry or speed-dry it with a hair dryer, and seal it in with a clear top coat! Simples, and a lot less hassle than sticky nail strips that you can't move around! 


In conclusion then, very impressed with this product! You can grab them yourself from Born Pretty's Water Decal section along with many, many other designs! 
If you think you'd prefer the more traditional nail wraps, you're in luck and can also grab those from right here!

Although Born Pretty's prices are already amazing, you can also grab an extra 10% off any full-priced stock using the code: REEG10
Don't forget it's free delivery too!

I'd love to know what you think of these decals yourself, so don't forget to leave a comment below!
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  1. Woohooo new friend! :D I love how the decals look, very unique. Honestly I can't stop staring at your nails, they're so fascinating in a good, not creepy way. LOL :D

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    1. Hehe they were a nice little surprise when I put them on :D

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