Two trends entwined: The Neon Rainbow and Cool Mint – A Perfect Partnership

Imagine me (if you dare) skipping round the playground in junior school in hot neon tops and fluorescent culottes.  A neon shellsuit was at the top of my Christmas list, and I coveted my friends neon shoelaces.  Yes, that was the 90’s, at least it was for a pre-adolescent. Just for kicks, here is one of the maybe three pictures I have of myself when young, at about 14-15. [I had ditched the shell suit in favour of blue hair mascara.  A step up but just barely. So here I am at 31, minding my own business and getting on […]

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NOTD: neon new year yellow and orange NYC and Catrice – multi manicure

Orange: Catrice Cosmetics ultimate nail lacquer 03 Pappa Don’t Peach (I love that name) – from Sally Magpies // Yellow: NYC in a New York Minute Quick Dry 294 Lexington Yellow – from Superdrug £1.79 This is my first time using both brands, so I was interested to see what the application would be like.  Both seemed to apply nice and smoothly, with no bubbling.  The only slight criticism would be that the NYC polish took more than 10 minutes to dry between coats.  I usually give 10-15 mins between coats for an even finish, but as it claims to […]

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