Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Nexgen nails glitter-fied

Its that time of the year again where the colds trying to set it. Which means its the perfect weather for me to go outside in the morning, to get GTA 5 for my other half. Not. But as a reward for undertaking this morning mission I decided to treat myself to a new set of nails. FINALLY!

Now, I did some research on Nexgen nails when i saw the leaflet. Strong nails which allow your natural nails to grow and become stronger. Whilst maintaining a forever shine. Yes, I have to admit I thought this was a joke, until I looked and found their website.  New to the UK, only a few nail places stock this at the moment, but im sure that won't last long.

The overall process was really easy and relaxing and not as eyebrow raising as getting standard acrylics. Plus there was no overwhelming chemical smell. And walking out with all your senses intact is allways a plus right?

I was really impressed by the results,  my nails are super shiny and have this beautiful nude shimmer and irredesence to them. Not wanting to paint over the natural beauty of the nails I decided on using some glitters to complement them instead.  I raided my make-up box for evey holographic,  silvery,  sparkly shade I owned and got glitter-ing

The final result was an eye watering set of digits that I cant take my eyes off!

Ill update soon to let you know how they grow and if they're any better than acrylics. 

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Sunday, 15 September 2013

Leather goodness

So yesterday was eventful for me, after having  some tasty waffles at Juniper I decided to pop over to Fred's to have a look at their new collection.  I much prefer shopping locally to help improve our own economy,  especially if its in a place you love and want to see grow.  Fred's allways has an impeccably tidy shop and the windows all ways change to keep you interested, the colour coordination VM just helps so much , you never feel over whelmed ,looking in all directions deciding what to look at first!

This beautifully embroidered leather skirt caught my attention almost immediately,  the zip detail was quirky and just screamed ' please buy me, I know im a skirt and its nearly winter but I promise I'll keep you warm' The skirts voice was just so cute and squeaky I couldnt leave it behind (and my lovely other half bought it for me). And call me stupid,  but I really think tights and a skirt keeps you warmer and dryer than wearing trousers and leggings.... please tell me im not the only one that think this?!

Leather peices are definitely popping up all over the catwalk this autumn. Prada (glossy and bright), Mulberry,  Chanel (short shiny and pleated) and Hermes (ankle length) are all sporting this ongoing trend from last year. And for a good reason too - its timeless and wearable through day till night.

So what do you think? Comment and let me know :)  have a lovely Sunday everyone!

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