Thursday, 31 July 2014

Nails and how not to go insane while painting them

There a few things I like more than perfectly painted nails, and few things I hate more than spending 90 minutes painting them. Life is hard, isn’t it? To combat this, I’ve been through periods of getting shellac, followed by spending several hours chipping my nails off when the colour begins to chip. Getting my nails professionally manicured weekly is a nice idea, but is a pricey indulgence. I have resigned myself to my fate – learning to enjoy the process of doing my nails. Here are my top tips:

Monday, 28 July 2014

Nuxe Paris: The Essentials Collection

Nuxe has long been a brand of interest to me – many of my favourite bloggers espouse their “Reve de Miel” as the best lip treatment on the market. Having never tried any of the offerings, I thought their “indispensables” (The Essentials) collection would be a good start.


Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Ojon Damage Reverse Restorative Shampoo and Conditioner, and Rare Blend Hair Oil

In these times of ‘no poo’ and ‘co-washing’, it is controversial to admit that I wash my hair every two days. I need to – I always seem to be running about, exercising and making my hair so oily that not even the best dry shampoo can make a dent. Perhaps I need to grit my teeth and train my scalp to secrete less oil by washing less – one day I will have the self discipline, but for now, my routine is going to stay the same.
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