Category Beauty

Marble-Matt Nails

Extended name: marble-matt-glitter-pastel nails, but we’ll keep things brief! After having my bedroom redone in August, I’ve been in love with all things marble. I’ve seen a few people attempt the design on their nails and, after much deliberation, finally decided to try it. The tools I used were: A very fine nail art brush, […]

Christmas Nails: Purple Reindeer

Here we have my, what I call, ‘official’ Christmas nails. I’m wearing purple on Christmas Day and actually wanted my nails to match, but it was surprisingly painful to search for purple Christmas themed nail ideas. After attempting some baubles (and quickly removing them with shame!), I decided on a trusty reindeer. I feel that […]

Christmas Nails: Presents

These are another not-too-bright Christmas option, for when you’re not quite sure what they’ll need to match. As a basecoat, I used Barry M’s classic in nude. I’d usually do a couple of coats, but went for one in order for it to dry thoroughly and evenly before decorating them. I decided to free-hand the […]

Easy Winter Nails

Yes, it took a lot of willpower to not go all-out Christmas with these nails. I wanted something that was wintery, but wouldn’t clash with every outfit I’ll be wearing over winter. After a colour crisis, I decided on a pretty lilac with a glitter gradient and some festive snowflakes…

Nail Idea: Bonfire Night

I’ve had quite a few attempts at firework nails over various bonfire nights and New Year’s Eves, but I think I’ve finally found quite an easy way to make them look pretty.

The Body Shop Christmas Launch 2016

Tonight, thanks to The Body Shop and UoM BlogSoc, I was able to browse the 2016 Christmas bath and beauty products at The Trafford Centre store. I could have spent all night orbiting the exciting new products, but had to allow some time for a skin consultation and make-over too! The Body Shop provide detailed recommendations of skincare products according […]