Nail decals + a little more!

I’ve been meaning to try to blog more often but unfortunately I’ve failed at that. I’m trying, I really am but life just gets in the way sometimes. I started working out of my home office back in October and it feels like ever since then people at work seem to think I have more time on my hands to work. Sorry, but 8 hours a day is 8 hours a day.

Anyway, I was browsing Instagram one day and I saw that Winnie of LeSassafras posted this photo teasing of a haul she did and I fell in love with the gold decal on her nail. I HAD to know where she got it from so I basically stalked her YouTube channel until the video posted. Enter this awesome website called shopmissa.com where practically everything is a dollar. Yes, ONE DOLLAR. Accessories, nail supplies, cosmetics, even underwear. I made a small purchase from the site the same day of a few things for me to try out and I also let my daughter pick something. Our order came in yesterday so shipping time wasn’t bad at all. The best thing is shipping is a flatrate $3.95 so whether you buy one item or fifty shipping will be the same price.

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Here’s what I ordered. I ordered a few of the nail decals which was the main reason I wanted to purchase from the site, a necklace, and a headband.

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I’ll start with the headband– this is what my daughter picked out. The band itself feels plastic and it’s covered in a satiny ribbon. The bunny part of it is what actually impressed me. It’s a plush filled bunny, the bunny is soft to the touch and it has a decorative ribbon and lace detail on it. When I think of other stores that sell headbands for only a dollar, I tend to think of plain plastic headbands with a cheap fake flower or a ribbon but not a plush bunny like this. Definitely worth $1 and my daughter absolutely loves it.

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Isn’t it cute?!

The next thing I bought was a gold tone necklace with rhinestone drops. I have a thing for dainty necklace now. While the website had tons of necklaces both bold and dainty, I opted to just purchase this one.

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The quality feels OK, about typical of what you would find in any costume jewelry or something you would get from Forever21. It came on a thin rolo link chain and five dangles from a curved bar. The rhinestones don’t perfectly fit into the little cups on the drops (you can see the dark spaces around the rhinestones) but you can’t really expect much for a bargain piece. I’ll see how long this lasts me before a stone comes off or the jumprings give away.

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Last but not least are these pretty 3D nail decals that I purchased. I’m surprised that they had quite a few, some of the pretty dangles I wanted were out of stock so I just bought multiples of one style. In order to attach them to your nails you do have to use glue (I purchased a bottle of nail glue as well). I bought three of the gold swirl design decals, each has one large rhinestone and two small rhinestones. They’re really pretty. .. hence the reason why I bought three.

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Excuse my chipping nail polish– I’ve had this white mani on for almost a week and couldn’t hold my excitement to see how the nail decal looks (it isn’t glued on). The gold scroll is slightly larger than my middle finger mail bed but it would still work. I have narrow nail beds, it’s funny because whenever I go to a salon to have my nails done, the nail techs always end up going to the very end of their nail tip cases trying to fit me because they’re so narrow.

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I also purchased two other styles of 3D decals. One has a small pink resin rose, pink rhinestone, clear rhinestone cluster, and a white pearl.The backing on it is silver. The other one I bought has pink and aurora borealis finish rhinestones with a silver setting as well. These two, while pretty, I think I’ll have a hard time wearing. The backings on them don’t lay flat or curve with the nail bed– they actually seem more on the convex side. That means more than likely they would snag on something and I’d either get stuck to a sweater or the piece would come off my nail completely.

So that’s all I got for my first purchase from ShopMissA. Yes, I said first because I just placed my SECOND order from the website yesterday! They also carry the lockets and charms to make Origami Owl style necklaces. They carry silver, gold, rose gold, and I think black (?) lockets, most are necklaces but I saw a couple of bracelet styles as well, unfortunately no gold locket bracelet but I may be able to work one of the necklace lockets into a bracelet. The lockets are $5 each and the charms $1 each. REEEEEEEEEALLY great deal when you compare the price to the actual Origami Owl pieces. I’m excited to see the quality on them when my order comes in. As a side note, I also saw supplies to make these style of necklaces at my local Michaels recently so if you can’t find charms that fit you on the ShopMissA website, you can also check at Michaels. I don’t recall the prices though.

In case you couldn’t tell, overall I am very pleased with my shopping experience at shopmissa.com. If you’re into nail art or fashion accessories at a great price or if you are looking to make a beautiful locket for Mother’s Day, be sure to check it out!

 

 

 

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