Friday, January 13, 2017

Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

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If you're into nail art and stamping, you've definitely seen these silicone mats to practice on. What's great is that they have nails on them and are easily cleaned with nail polish remover. Born Pretty has a bunch of these mats, and now in a variety of sizes. Today I'm sharing a mini mat, and what's cool is that it has black areas to see what shows up and what doesn't!


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

The mat arrives in a container so you can roll it up whenever you want and take it on the go. 


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

It also comes in a plastic protective wrapper, so it's definitely new. 


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

The underside of the mat is a different texture. It's shinier and the texture allows it to adhere to the surface. It doesn't adhere permanently obviously, but it's a nice sturdy positioning so the mat doesn't move around while you're using it.


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

So this is 21 centimeters by 15 centimeters, which is roughly 9 inches by 6 inches, so this is very compact. It's about 1/4 the size of the normal sized mat. It's perfect for travel, or if you don't have a huge space to do your nails but still want a protective surface and a place to practice art.


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

Here I am practicing some stamping with some pastel colors. This is great to see how the pastel might work over a lighter color and how it would look over a darker color. It will definitely help me prevent nail art fails. 


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

So as you can see, over the frosted mat, some of the colors are really hard to see. Over white though, and these would pop! None of these are stamping polishes, so I'm impressed!


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

Now over the dark. Obviously the silver works great. Most of the pastels actually worked, except the pink. So this was super helpful because I wouldn't waste my time stamping the pink (second from the top) over a dark color.


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

Then, when I was done, I took a cotton ball with some acetone, and ta dah! All clean and no damage to the mat!


Born Pretty Mini Nail Art and Stamping Mat

I like the option of having a smaller and portable mat. This one is a new quality and I don't really see the difference between this mats and other mats.

This nail art mat can be found HERE and it retails for $5.99. Born Pretty has a large selection of nail art mats and a variety of sizes. You can find all nail art mats , stamping tools and other nail tools HERE. If you want to place an order at Born Pretty, you can get 10% off your order with the discount code PDX31 at checkout. As always, shipping is free.
 

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12 comments:

  1. What a great mat! I'm hoping a more local brand decides to do a mini mat - love supporting small business.

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    1. I haven't seen a smaller mat and I only know of one indie who has done a mat.

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  2. I just got one of these too, it's so handy!

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    1. Yea it's perfect for when I don't need a huge mat, but I like the benefits of having both

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  3. This is a neat way to be able to test polishes for stamping!

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    1. Yes it's perfect with the black to check what works and doesn't

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  4. I love that this has black spaces to test polishes, and that it "sticks" to the surface. Sounds really nice!

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    1. That is what definitely makes it special.

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  5. Ooh I didn't even know Born Pretty did a mat, I love the whole textured bottom thing to help it stick. My current one slides everywhere x

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    1. They have tons of them! There are many sizes too.

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  7. This mat looks really great, it would be perfect for travel. Fab review hun x

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