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Nailing It: Nailberry Young & Fabulous / Grosielle Review and Swatches

As with lipstick, I tend to stay on the dark side with my nail polish, year-round. Here’s a peek of my polish collection – as you can see it’s mainly greys, blues, deep wine, purples……. https://instagram.com/p/zSL1FVr_h2/?taken-by=wonderlustinglynda   Every once in a while though, I fancy something bright and pretty. And so into my nail life twirled these two shades from Nailberry. Nailberry is a 4-free (made without formaldehyde, … Continue reading Nailing It: Nailberry Young & Fabulous / Grosielle Review and Swatches

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)

Beauty News: Christian Louboutin Beauté Nail Lacquer – worth the hype?

Christian Louboutin Beauté, the new cosmetics collection from the red soled shoemaker extraordinaire, is finally here. The collection has kicked off with a nail lacquer range featuring a red and 30 other colours to be launched at the end of August. The star of the show is undoubtably Rouge Louboutin, a red nail polish that is the exact same colour as the red soles that … Continue reading Beauty News: Christian Louboutin Beauté Nail Lacquer – worth the hype?

Purple Nails Purple Nails: Cambric Purple, & Other Stories and WAH Nails

It’s no secret that I adore purple and Prince. I’ve already chronicled my pursuit of the perfect purple pout so when I got tickets to see Prince on his recent tour I knew it was going to be a purple makeup match made in heaven. We even got an email from Ticketmaster with a request from Prince to wear something purple! I was actually insulted – as if any true … Continue reading Purple Nails Purple Nails: Cambric Purple, & Other Stories and WAH Nails

Nailing It: Yellow Fever! (Barry M yellow nail paint)

I love yellow. It’s just so cheering and spirit lifting. I defy you to feel sorry for yourself when looking at yellow.  Jo over at Patent Purple Life recently blogged about her “sunshine in a bottle”, (Maybelline Colorshow Electric Yellow) which inspired me to catch yellow fever and go bright with my nails too. The nail polish on my fingers tends to be on the dark … Continue reading Nailing It: Yellow Fever! (Barry M yellow nail paint)