Review: Pearl White BPS Stamping Polish

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Hi everyone!

As you know, I am a fan of many of the Born Pretty Store stamping products, and I use their stampers, stamping plates, and stamping polish regularly. They have recently added some pearl colours to their stamping polish lineup, and today I have the pearl white (#54) to share with you.

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white lacy stampingThe first thing I wanted to do with a pearl white stamping polish was to try a bridal white-on-white lacy stamped look. I started off with a base of Sinful Colors Snow Me White, then stamped using Born Pretty Store pearl white stamping polish and Born Pretty Store plate 春の歌-03.

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white lacy stampingMy first observation was that I don’t like stark white polish on me. It made my fingers look red and I just didn’t like it! The lacy stamping wasn’t bad, though. The pearl white shows up well against the plain white with almost a soft silvery look to it.

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white lacy stamping - macroAs you can see, there were a couple of gaps on the stamp; I’m not sure if I was just having an off day but it didn’t come out perfect. I did feel as though the pearl white stamping polish might be just a tad fussier than Born Pretty’s other stamping polishes. From afar, the stamping still looks great since the tone-on-tone colour scheme means it doesn’t stand out too much.

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white lacy stampingI think this would be a lovely option for those who want a more traditional bridal manicure, although I might steer clear of the stark white base myself.

For my second look with this stamping polish, I decided to test it out over a dark base to see how well it shows up.

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white stampingI started off with a base of ILNP Absolute Zero and then stamped using the pearl white stamping polish and an image from Born Pretty Store plate BP-L049.

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white stampingAs you can see, the pearly white showed up perfectly over the dark base. The stamping itself is a little imperfect, and once again, I think that this pearlescent finish may be just a little more finicky than the regular stamping polish – it still stamps well, but I’ll be extra careful when using it in the future.

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white stamping - macroI just realised some ghostly Halloween stamping will be perfect with this stamping polish!

Painted Fingertips | Pearl white stampingThere are a few more pearl stamping shades available now as well, and I’m looking forward to trying them out at some stage (this is the only one I have so far!)

if you’d like to purchase this one, it’s available here, and don’t forget to use code KGG10 for 10% off on any Born Pretty Store purchases!