Born Pretty Review Series: Matte Polish

Here is another product from Born Pretty Store...matte nail polish. I got a light purple color. It doesn't have a name, just a number (01). Even though this is a matte formula, there is a lot of multi color shimmer in the polish which I really liked about it. The flash from my camera brings that out and lessens the matte effect a little. 

Since I have begun experimenting with sponging lately, I decided to give it another try. I used Maybelline Express Finish in Violet Aluminum (from Dollar Tree) and sponged a gradient from the tips down. Then I added a tiny bit of Color Club Fashion Addict to complete the gradient.

Finally, I wanted to see what the matte looked like shiny, and it really darkened the whole thing up! I still like it though.

The formula on this was really good...almost a one coat polish! Application was very easy, coming from someone who is a messy polisher! haha This retails for $4.36 and there are a lot of unique mattes to choose from. Overall, I recommend this!

Matte polish sent to me for review by Born Pretty. 
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  1. It's gorgeous! Honestly, I like how the gradient looked with just the two colors. You did an awesome job!

  2. Oh wow!!! AMAZING color!! I like your sponge idea! I'm going to give it a try too!!!

  3. How exactly do you do the sponging? Just literally take a sponge, dip it in polish, and dab on nail?

  4. yeah it doesn't look matte with all the shimmery glittery stuff. still cute though


  5. The gradient looks great! And I love mattes, so this color is going on my wishlist!

  6. Thanks you guys!!

    @imfeelingnailventurous- You pretty much got it right! It takes a little playing around to get the hang of the look you want. I find it easier to dab a few dots of polish onto the back of a stamping plate to have it more accessible while you're working. Try looking up a tutorial for more explanation! :)


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