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)

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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

Natural Beauty: ‘Happy Nails’ Benecos Nail Polish

Previously I’ve found that natural beauty brands tend to offer rather boring ‘oatmeal’ polish nails colours that do nothing for me. The formulas have also left much to be desired. However the tide is certainly turning. A recent discovery at the Natural and Organic Products trade show was the Benecos range which seems to be a great more budget friendly option. My attention was grabbed by the vibrant colours in … Continue reading Natural Beauty: ‘Happy Nails’ Benecos Nail Polish