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Sunday Mani: NYC Color, Blue Bird

How is your weekend so far? Apologies for my lack of posts lately, time has been very limited this week. I wanted to sneak a little mani post in from my phone, how fantastic is the WordPress app? I have been working on a full review of the new Garnier Dark Spot corrector, I’m excited […] Read more…

Sunday Mani: Chi Chi, Boom Boom Boom

Colour Tip: Does you favourite colour need 20 coats to get full coverage? Apply a quick drying similar colour underneath first. For this neon yellow, I applied one coat of Revlon Electric (Yellow, Top Speed), and one coat of Chi Chi Boom Boom Boom. Maximum impact, minimum effort! Read more…

Friday Mani: French Connection FCUK Nail Polish In Clockwork Orange

Let’s pretend its summer just for a moment shall we? Todays NOTD is a cute colour my husband picked out for me (aww, sweet!) while on his haul shopping travels. It’s a rare moment when he is brave enough to buy me makeup without knowing if I like it, so besides the fact I love […] Read more…

Feeling The Pinch

Today’s NOTD in Revlon Devilish 795 are proudly brought to you by my mood, which is dark. I am starting to feel very, very frustrated with my 90 Day Ban banging head on table. It’s an interesting thing really, why is it I am going crazy on a beauty shopping ban, when I have mountains […] Read more…

Mummy and Me: Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day to my beautiful Mum, to my mother-in-law Rita, and to all Mum’s, and Mummy’s-to-be out there! Seeing as it is mothers day, I figured what better day to do my first Mummy and Me post. My daughter is always my little blog helper behind the scenes, from picking out colours for me to […] Read more…

Face Of Australia Barbados Nail Enamel Review & Swatches: Bright Lights Pink City & Calypso Gold

Hi beauty addicts! Let me introduce you to my new favourite nail colours from the Face Of Australia Barbados collection.. which is also limited edition so run, don’t walk. Just about every Aussie blogger has already reviewed these, but understandably so. I picked out the two colours I thought I would use most, but have […] Read more…

Nail Art: Easter Pastel Nails

Happy Easter everyone! To celebrate everything pastel for Easter: Pink – Essence in 44 Modern Romance Blue – Essence in 53 You Belong To Me Top & Bottom Coat – Revlon Quick Dry Top Coat What are your plans for the Easter break? Have a safe and happy Easter everyone, I really hope you all […] Read more…

OPI Absolutely Alice: Swatch & Review

I always swore that when I had my own blog that I would never apologise or feel guilty for not being able to post often. But now here I am, and I do feel bad. I have been swamped with finishing an assignment and haven’t been able to write anything new, so as a peace-offering […] Read more…

Avon Viva Pink Nailwear Pro Swatch & Review

Pros: Price. Cons: Drying time. I’m a big fan of the range of colours Avon offers for choice and variety, but sadly I find a lot of them take forever to dry and that just doesn’t work for me. Try telling a three year old ‘I’m sorry honey, Mummy can’t make you a sandwich for […] Read more…

Instagram Nail Art: Watermelons

Nail art attempt # 1. Murpheys Law: The first time you try will turn out the best. Steps and colours used: Two base coats of pink, Face of Australia in Show Off. Use sticky tape to carefully create wide strip to paint white tip in Revlon White On White. Use more tape to create another smaller […] Read more…

Instagram Nail Art: Colour Block

Nail art attempt # 2. I’m in love with the colour blocking trend at the moment, I’ll take any excuse to add a splash of colour. Again, I used the Transparent Reinforcement sticky dots from Avery outer edge to create a curved edge to paint the tips. Colours used: Pink – Chi Chi Elaganza Extravaganza. […] Read more…

Instagram Nail Art: Skulls

Behold my third attempt at nail art. Sure, it’s a little uneven but I’m still pretty impressed with my effort. I painted one base coat, two white coats of Chi Chi Single White Female, and waited a few hours to let it dry completely. Then I applied the sticky transparent page reinforcements by Avery – […] Read more…