Thursday, June 28, 2012

BPS Flourescent Polish #15 review + palm tree mani;

hi :)

a few weeks ago, i was offered to review a few items for Born Pretty Store; i got a few items so i'll split them up and do a few separate reviews. first review, Flourescent Polish #15.

two coats. the polish was just a bit thick but it applied beautifully. for being a bright neon, it covered perfectly in two coats ... just amazing! its sooo bright & pretty. looooove it :) its a vibrant, bright, neon yellow with slight green undertones.

here's a picture with flash. the color looks a bit shrek-ish here .. but irl, its not. just imagine less green.

i decided to do a bright, neon gradient...

this is my instagram'd picture so its not exactly color accurate. the pink is China Glaze's Flip Flop Fantasy.

then i decided to do a palm tree mani;

this picture shows the polish colors better ..

but this picture shows the gradient better. irl, the colors more neon & vibrant.

a big thanks to Born Pretty Store for the items. don't forget, if you want to order anything from BPS, you are always more than welcomed to use my coupon code and save 7% off your order! feel free to take advantage of it! :D the code is 'KL5X31' and it is good until September 6, 2012.

have a good one!,


  1. OMG those palm trees are amazing and I LOVE FLIP FLOP FANTASY!! How did you do the palm trees? So jealous of this mani!!

    xoxo Amber

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  3. Loving the palm tree mani...very unique and perfect for summer! It would also look great on our Active-length custom-fit nails. From now until June 30 at 11 p.m., you can try to win a set at

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  4. I love the palm tree design! I have absolutely no idea how you managed to do it but I think it is amazing!


  5. Yay! I've been looking for a blogger like you who does the designs free-hand. Requires much more skill! Love the palm tree mani, so cute!

  6. The palm tree mani is awesome, and I love how you framed it!

  7. Hiya, do you have a blog post on how to do gradients?

    The palm trees are sooo pretty and really cool!

    1. hi Robin - i have a gradient tutorial here:

      if i have more time, i'll make a new tutorial, once i get a new camera too ~

  8. What a great set of nail designs! I've done a similar palm tree design recently but still have to upload the tutorial. I've also had some items from BPS, but I haven't gotten round to trying some of their neon polishes yet. The ones you have look amazing though, I'm going to have to try them! :-)

  9. Great color scheme! You must be an artist to make trees like that and perfectly round circles! When you get time, please show us step by step pictures in more detail because I would love to know how to do this!

    Jocelyn (Nail Artist @Polishpedia)

  10. These colours are great together! so 'summer sunset' :)

  11. Love them!!! Ever thought for trying something not so time consuming there called Jamberry Nails!!!! Visit my website at all you need is a blow dryer!!!