Elegant Touch House of Holland: Glam Nails Review

A few months ago I bought a couple of sets of the House of Holland nailed by Elegant Touch nails. I normally leave my nails grow natural as whenever I get acrylics or gels I find it hard to time manage getting infills done. I tend to stick to glue on acrylics for special evenings out or if I going away. House of Holland and Elegant Touch have created numerous sets with really unique and funky designs that you could use for many occasions. Today I’m going to be giving you the insight on the Goldie Lookin’ Nails versions.
What A Stud!
The Goldie lookin’ Nails set consistes of 24 nails with ten different sizes, nail glue, a nail file and instructions. If you get the nails from Boots they will set you back £12.99 but I have found them on amazon starting from as low as £4.95 (link below).
House Of Holland False Nails

House of Holland  False Nails

House of Holland Goldie Lookin’ Nails set

The set contains five nails with gold studs embellishments and the rest are plain white.
Do they work?
I do really like these for a special occasion, I find them a bit loud and proud for day to day. Yet saying that these days nail art is becoming bolder so if you wanted to use them for every day I’m sure that would be fine.
To apply I cut down my natural nails and filed. I didn’t use the file provided as I find it rather chunky and a bit small to use. Ensuring my nails, hands and cuticles were clean I got started.
From the ten available sizes I was able to find one appropriate for each nail easily. If I found one that was a little big I gently filed it down each side of the nail to gain a more desired fit and shape.
The glue was easy to open and use without being too messy. I normally use a glue with a screw top and brush as it’s easier to apply to the nail and you can just pop the brush back in the glue pot without worrying about a mess. The Elegant Touch glue was fine to use, It dispersed onto thee nail evenly and I had no problems. I found the glue strong enough that over the 48 hour of wearing I didn’t have one nail snap off or come loose.
Once applied I left the glue to set for five ten minutes before filing down my newly applied nails. They are a little sharp due to the stiletto shape. |I did use the file provided for this as it was softer then my normal nail file and I didn’t want to alter the shape of the nail to much.
The House of Holland nails were comfortable to wear and a decent length so I was able to go about doing my day to day things without being crippled by my nails. The nails are delicate though and I found the studs do rise and come off when being worn throughout the day so it is best to be careful. I have used another House of Holland set (Ruby Tuesday) and found the embellishments also came off easily with them.
Overall I have enjoyed how my nails looked, they are really comfortable and easy to wear. They added to my outfit and all over confidence of feeling good before going on a night out. They are very fun and will gain a lot of comments from people.
For me they are twenty four hour nails as the designs do come off over time so if you were to want to wear them longer they do look a little bit scruffy. Price wise £12.99 is a little steep for me when they don’t last as long as wanted but as they are available on amazon for as cheap as £4.95 I’d happily pay for a set.
Have you tried any of the House of Holland nails or have a favourite design from the collection? Some of them are incredibly cute. Do you have ‘go to’s’ for false nails that you always use for special occasions?  Let me know in the comments below it would be great to get some recommendations on other brands and just to hear what others love using.
Next post will be on Tuesday, I hope you’ve enjoyed this one and have a great weekend.
Kate x x


  1. 31st August 2018 / 8:57 am

    Last year I was obsessed with their ‘kitsch’ nails that had 3D bows and gems and hearts stuck to them – they were so pricey but insanely gorgeous! I do love their nails, and they do have some really lovely designs, but I also much prefer using the glue that comes in the little nail polish-esque bottle. Much easier, and I find they last longer!
    Cordelia || cordeliamoor.com

    • katesbeautyhome
      31st August 2018 / 9:14 am

      Agreed they have loads of great looks to them. I’ve seen the kitsch ones they are so cute x x

  2. 2nd September 2018 / 12:13 pm

    I agree, they’re a bit “out there” for every day use but for a special occasion, these would be really pretty 🙂 I pick my nails really bad. Always have done so I can’t wear fake nails right now (nothing for them to stick to, literally!) and I also have really small hands so my finger nails are tiny for an adult so I really struggle finding false nails that fit 🙈🙈 xxx

    • katesbeautyhome
      2nd September 2018 / 12:17 pm

      There are some brands that do petite sizes for nails if you ever needed some for a special occasion. The brand Royal have small fitting ones x x

    • katesbeautyhome
      14th September 2018 / 6:13 am

      Thank you for reading. Falsies are the best for convenience x

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