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NCLA Mommy Dearest - Review

Before I go full-on fall and Halloween (hopefully if little bud lets me!) on the blog, I had to share my last summer-y nail wraps from NCLA. I do think they're a darker floral print that totally works for fall as well but I mean, seriously, nail wraps don't have a season anyway so you can rock 'em whenever, babe.

Mommy Dearest is a beautiful vintage floral print of violet and teal inspired by your mom's best "Ladies Who Lunch" dress. The collection comes with 26 ultra-thin adhesives and a cute NCLA nail file. The wrap sizes range from wide to small so they fit just about any nail bed. 

How to apply NCLA nail wraps:

  • Start off with fresh, clean nails and than apply a coat of basecoat (I used NCLA Gloss It!) and let it dry.
  • Find the size that best fits your nail and peel from the sheet by the flap. 
  • Apply the most round part to your cuticle and stretch down until it fits perfectly. I know some are afraid to stretch it because they think it might break, but I promise you it won't. This is the most crucial part to get a nice, flat, flawless nail. 
  • Once you've fit it to your nail, firmly flatten it down starting from the cuticle and pressing your way down to the tip. 
  • Use the nail file in a downward motion to remove any excess wrap left over. Apply another coat of Gloss It! and you're all set! I really like using a coat for Gloss It! over it because it softens the nail wrap (as well as adds a shine to it) so you can go in one last time and press down anything you missed or smooth out any mistakes.

NCLA Mommy Dearest Buy - Price: $16
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  1. These look so great on you! I am always 50/50 on nail wraps. I've just been disappointed SO many times!

  2. What a pretty floral print that is!

  3. These are really pretty. You did a great job applying them.

  4. Pretty! Although I am a mess with nail wraps.

  5. Those are so pretty! NCLA wraps are so good.

  6. What a pretty pattern. I'd def use that for an accent nail.

  7. Those look just darling on your fingers!!

  8. wow, that's a gorgeous pattern. Looks great!

  9. Welcome back mama! I don't recall your gender reveal post but reading your "about me", you said you have a baby boy! Congrats! Well I guessed it right back then when I told you that you have a certain glow so it's going to be a boy.

  10. Hey stranger... long time no see ;) This is gorgeous, I love the design... I seen a nail blogger do a design that looks like a painting - I think it was Meghan... this reminded me of that. Gorgeous. Congrats on the little <3

  11. So nice to have you back ! Your blog looks amazing with the new makeover


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