Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish (#221)

Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish

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Hi everyone!

I know, I’ve been posting a lot from Born Pretty Store this week, but this one is gorgeous. Most of the products I try from them are nail art supplies, often stamping plates or polishes. I haven’t tried very many of their nail polishes but this time a multichrome caught my eye and I am very glad I decided to test it out! Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish

This is Born Pretty Chameleon Nail Polish #221.

I wanted to try this one since I didn’t have any other multichromes in this colour shift. As you’ve noticed by now, I gravitate towards purples, blues and greens the most. It looked like this one might have a really cool colour shift though – and it does! Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish

Since the product listing specifically mentioned that a black base is required, I started with a base of Sinful Colors Black On Black. I then added 2 coats of Chameleon polish #221. It seemed pretty opaque over the black, so I’m sure it’d work on it’s own – but of course, the colour shift of a multichrome is always stronger over a dark base. Although I liked the stylish-looking bottle, I did not like the cap. It was unnecessarily awkward to paint my nails while trying to hold the large rectangular cap at the appropriate angle. I’d much prefer a skinnier cap for nail painting ease. Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish

I haven’t tried it without the black base yet, but with the base, it was incredibly shifty. With my curved nails, I could see 2 shades even looking at them straight on. The shift is pink – bronzey gold – green. Although pink was the ‘main’ colour, I found the bronzey gold often dominated on my nails. Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish

I decided to try for an underwater shot as well – needs work, so just ignore the reflections and so forth! The point is – look at that polish! It looks incredible. A fourth colour emerges underwater, a navy blue that I never noticed otherwise. Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish

The macro shot was also taken underwater. It’s so shifty, my nail looks like an oil slick! Painted Fingertips | Swatch: Born Pretty Store Pink Chameleon Polish

This one was a definite win for me. If you’d like to purchase it, it’s available here, and you can use the code KGG10 for 10% off your purchase.

  • Tea & Nail Polish

    Love the shift on this one, you captured it so well too

    • Painted Fingertips

      Thanks! It was so pretty.

  • Simona @LightYourNails!

    I used it over blue and it doesn’t change the colour shift that much compared to black I’d say. That probably means it would be quite opaque on its own as well I guess! Loved it anyway!

    • Painted Fingertips

      Yes I think so too – since it specifically said to use it over black I was expecting it to be really sheer, or I’d’ve tried it on its own.

  • Queen of Nails 83

    I’ve been apprehensive about buy these from BPS, I’m glad they look so nice and now I feel more comfortable with buying them.

    • Painted Fingertips

      Now I want to try some of the other colours!

  • Katherine

    Oh my gosh, those underwater shots! This is gorgeous, I would never expect it from a BPS polish! Wow!

    • Painted Fingertips

      Thanks! I was definitely pleasantly surprised.

  • Polish Those Nails

    Wow, that is a really cool polish!

    • Painted Fingertips

      I think so too!

  • Lothwen Akira

    Duuuuuuuuude that’s just AWESOME 😀 Beautiful beautiful swatch!

    • Painted Fingertips

      Thanks Dude 😉

  • Ann

    Love this color! And your nail length:)

    • Painted Fingertips

      Thank you! <3

  • Lisa Marie Heath

    This is incredible! I had no idea born pretty had such nice multichromes!

    • Painted Fingertips

      I agree – I wanted to try it but I went in with low expectations and then it wowed me!

  • Roselynn787

    I always forget that BPS makes such pretty polishes too. It’s really gorgeous with all the color shifts.

    • Painted Fingertips

      I tend to be more skeptical of their polishes than their nail art supplies but this one is really great!

  • Naked Without Polish

    Oh wow! How was the application and formula? This is stunning!

    • Painted Fingertips

      The formula was great, more opaque than I was expecting, went on nice and smooth. My only complaint was the shape of the cap which I found awkward to hold while painting.

      • Naked Without Polish

        Most bottles I have with caps like this actually come apart. The square part pulls up to reveal a normal cap. Did you try that?

        • Painted Fingertips

          I didn’t – I’ll try and remember to try it when I get home. Hopefully I don’t break anything.

          • Naked Without Polish

            Just pull up on the cap before twisting or anything. Butter London’s are the same way. Cinema Swatch Lacquers’ bottles used to be like that and my CC nail cream from Walmart is the same way. More than likely, that cap will come right off to reveal a real cap and you should be good. 🙂

          • Painted Fingertips

            Cool! I’ll try it and update you 🙂

          • Painted Fingertips

            Okay, I tried it and the cap does lift off, but the cap underneath is also pretty awkward. It has like an arm on either side to hold the outer cap. So it might be a little better, but still not great.

  • Nichole C

    Yup. Need that.