The Nails: What I’ll be wearing this Christmas…

So, I haven’t stuffed the turkey, the bread has yet to be transformed to bread sauce and the roast tatties are far from even being peeled, but what do I care? At least my nails are ready for the big day! After having been sicker-than-sick for a whole week, I’ve finally mustered up the enthusiasm and strength to give myself a mini-mani and my hands are now ready for the…
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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: When Size Matters….

You’ll pardon the pun, I’m sure, but for some girls, nail length is all important. Falsies, gels, acrylics, tips or au naturel. The longer, the better. Me? I love the elegance a slightly longer nail brings to the hand. The seemingly elongated fingers look so beautifully old-world Hollywood feminine. But there’s only so long I can go without it impacting on my typing speed (and accuracy!), and there’s nothing as…
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The Nails: Chanel Taboo

The classic autmnal nail shade, has, for so many years, been the deep dark vampy berry nail. Blame it on Chanel, tempting us with the now classic Rouge Noir, Chanel is still the go-to to check out the season’s latest nail colour trends. Rarely do they disappoint and this year’s offering was no exception. Taboo is not the latest shade release from Chanel, but it is definitely my Fall shade…
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The Nails: Gel Perfect – The 5 Minute Gel-Colour Manicure

There’s nothing I love more than a relaxing evening in front of the TV painting my nails. But the likelihood of waking up with smooth, glossy nails that haven’t been ruined by a night’s sleep is less than minuscule, so the idea of a gel-based maincure has always appealed. Three weeks of chip-free nails that are as glossy as the day they were ‘done’…what’s not to like? But there’s the…
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