The Nails: Midweek Mani at the Bliss Spa

Well, if we’re being really honest here, this is actually the Monday mani. Last Monday, to be precise. That’s right. This is a ten day old mani. Pretty impressive, eh? I’ve always said it’s not just about the products used (Essie Berry Hard with a top coat of Seche Vite, in case you were wondering). So much of it is down to application. Two carefully applied thin coats make for…
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The Nails: Peachy Keen

Summer nails are a total and utter joy to me. Bright happy colours that make me feel all’s right with the world.  Bourjois’ Coral Magique from the 1 Second Gel collection is a glorious shimmery peach, perfect for tanned fingers and long hot summer nights.  Easy to apply, the brush fan effect brush just glides over the nail in one sweep, making a ten-digit paint job a breeze to do.…
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The Nails: Essie Tour de Finance NOTD

I’ll start off by saying, that this is not normally a colour I’d turn to at this time of year.  Don’t get me wrong, I love the vibrant, Club-Tropicana, pass-the-sun-tan-lotion vibe that this colour exudes, but I can see myself wearing it on the beach, sipping cocktails as the sun goes down.  Not in dreary, grey London, battling my way around the metropolis on the miserable Underground.  That being said,…
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The Nails: Essie Don’t Sweater It NOTD

As the winter nights draw in, I’m drawn to comfort food, big chunky jumpers and fluffy woollen hats and mittens.  My nails are also feeling the need to snuggle down, and are currently loving Essie’s Don’t Sweater It.A mid-brown with a slight khaki-esque tint that looks fine with one coat, perfect with two, and glossy as hell.  As ever, you can’t go wrong with Essie – great brush, great formulation.What…
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