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Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Nails & Nail Art | 0 comments

Next – Disco Nights Matte Glitter Nail Polish

Next – Disco Nights Matte Glitter Nail Polish

I’m a bit of a sucker for a sparkly nail polish, so when I saw this by the counter in Next I couldn’t resist it. It’s called Disco Nights and described as  having a Matte Glitter finish. I love the fact that there are lots of different colours of glitter in there – pink, blue, yellow, green and silver glitter particles in different sizes. From looking at the bottle it looks like the actual polish is a whitish colour but it paints on rather clear which is fine, but I do think it would look nice painted over another colour. On the image above I had applied 2 coats of Disco Nights, plus a clear shiny top coat. Without the top coat the glitter does have a very rough texture and a dull appearance, hence it being described as Matte Glitter, but I do think I prefer it looking shiny. The polish dries fairly quickly which is great if you’re in a hurry, and I didn’t find it too...

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Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in Haircare | 0 comments

John Frieda – Full Repair Hydrate & Rescue Shampoo & Conditioner

John Frieda – Full Repair Hydrate & Rescue Shampoo & Conditioner

I wouldn’t describe my hair as damaged, but it is coloured and the ends get very dry and flyaway, so anything that promises to hydrate and rescue hair is welcome! I was recently asked to try out this duo from John Frieda’s Full Repair range – Hydrate & Rescue Shampoo* and Conditioner* and have been using them for just over a week. The Full Repair range promises to ‘reverse damage with every use’ and I wasn’t sure what to expect from these products, as I know it’s not possible to actually repair damage to hair such as split ends, etc, so I was looking forward to seeing what benefits this John Frieda shampoo and condtioner brought. Both products have a hydrating formula, and the ingredients include Inca Inchi Oil which is rich in omega-3, this helps to rescue hair from the look and feel of damage as it nourishes. The Full Repair range is safe for chemically treated or coloured hair. Both the Full Repair shampoo and conditioner are...

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