#NOTD Lilac and Silver Metallic Moyra Boutique Polish – Shapes and Lines Manicure

Silver Moyra Matt Metallic Polish No. 252  //  Lilac Moyra Matt Metallis Polish No. 255  //  Sally Hansen Super Shine High Gloss Top Coat In this mani I’ve been showcasing these gorgeous boutique nail covers in some different shapes and styles and trying to broaden my skills set The pictures don’t show the detailing as I would like as the effect is very subtle but still effective.  I often go for very loud and bright polish, but this would be perfect for someone wanting to experiment with nail art and different colours that are not to in your face. Using […]

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#NOTD grey silver white // Barry M OPI CK Headline Colours – quirky work look

Headline colours – Quicksand  //  Barry M Matte Mocha 333  //  CK – Silvivor  //  OPI silver shatter topcoat  //  Barry M Matte White 66 I decided to go for broke with this mani, and pulled out five different products to create this look.  Inspired by a pic on Pinterest, I wanted a grey and silver look.  The Headline Colours polish I originally pulled out went on as more of a taupe, so I balanced it with a gorgeous matt taupe by Barry M.  It is a little mix and match, and I have clipped my nails short again, but […]

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NOTD: mint and silver mani Maybelline Forever Strong Super Stay 7 Day Gel Colour and Calvin Klein

Maybelline Forever Strong Super Stay 7 Day Gel Colour in Mint for Life   CK Nail Polish in Silvivor Maybelline Forever Strong Super Stay 7 Day Gel Colour in Mint for Life  //  CK Nail Polish in Silvivor I just want to say how much I am getting a kick out of nail polish names at the moment.  I didn’t pay much attention to them before I started blogging, but since I have I find them really cute and clever. I also love that mint is really in at the moment, and so highly available.  As you can see from my […]

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Brooching the subject: pins things and blingy accessories – my picks

I have a rolling ‘wish list’ that I keep on my phone.  It is filled with all the lovely potential purchases; things I’d like to buy if I have the pennies and can find them at a price I am happy to pay.  I am a very frugal shopper, and I find that listing my current ‘must have’s’ actually gives be focus when I have the energy to hit the high street, or when I’m looking around online, so I don’t get reeled in my impulse purchases.  Well, not often. 😉 I have a very minor problem, which thus far […]

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