Just Another Mani Monday: HJ Manicure Subzero and Purple Paradise (5-free)

His Royal Purpleness, my beloved Prince, wrote Manic Monday for The Bangles, so it’s only fitting that I wear a purple polish in my first Mani Monday post n’est pas? Yes tenuous link but let’s swiftly move on. PURPLE PARADISE, HJ MANICURE This ornamental cabbage was my single favourite flower last year. It lasted for months and the petals changed from this bright magenta purple to … Continue reading Just Another Mani Monday: HJ Manicure Subzero and Purple Paradise (5-free)

Wondergifting: Intensae Personalised 5-Free Nail Lacquer

Who doesn’t love a bit of customisation? I’ve just spotted this great gift idea from Intensae, a new 5-free (free from formaldehyde, toluene, dibutyl phthalate, parabens and formaldehyde resin) nail lacquer company. On orders until 12 December, the name of your nail polish can be changed to whatever you choose and the bottle will be gift wrapped and labelled free of charge.   I haven’t tried the … Continue reading Wondergifting: Intensae Personalised 5-Free Nail Lacquer

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Nailing It: HJ Manicure (5-free) nail polish

A brand new vegan and 5-free nail company on the block is HJ Manicure. The London-based company is founded by the beautiful Helen, a model and session manicurist, who’s worked with nails for 13 years and knows her nail stuff. The edited collection of colours is a sophisticated palette of 16 shades covering most bases with nudes, pastels, brights, and the classic red and rouge noire-ish. Continue reading Nailing It: HJ Manicure (5-free) nail polish