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Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Nails & Nail Art | 4 comments

Rimmel London – 60 Seconds Nail Polish Lucky Lilac

Rimmel London – 60 Seconds Nail Polish Lucky Lilac

Lucky Lilac (670) is part of Rimmel’s 60 Seconds fast-drying nail polish collection, it’s a bright pinky-fuchsia shade that’s perfect for Summer. It looks quite glossy when it’s first dried but after a day or two it starts to look a bit duller, although you could add a coat or two of clear top coat for a glossy finish. I really like this bright shade, although I do think purple nails could be considered a bit old-fashioned these days now there are so many other unusual colours available. The nail polish brush is nice and wide, a bit like you get with an Essie polish, so you can quickly apply the colour to each nail with only 2 or 3 strokes. It lives up to its 60 Seconds name too and dries fairly quickly, I applied two coats of Lucky Lilac just before I got in the car and after driving for about five minutes it had completely dried. The colour is quite opaque, 2 coats is adequate to completely cover each nail,...

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Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Nails & Nail Art | 2 comments

Nailbox – the new nail polish subscription box

Nailbox – the new nail polish subscription box

The beauty world has been full of new beauty boxes for the past couple of years, some are really popular and some sink without a trace after a few months. It’s becoming quite a saturated market, but in April the first nail polish subscription beauty box, Nailbox, launched in the UK with fantastic results. I think a subscription box based around one particular aspect of beauty is a great idea, the majority of other beauty boxes contain a selection of skincare and make-up and it’s really nice to see something a bit different launching. I was lucky enough to be sent May’s Nailbox* to review. The products arrive in a rather ordinary brown corrugated cardboard box with the Nailbox logo on the side. It doesn’t look as glamorous as some of the other beauty boxes that are around (many have individually styled boxes, padded with tissue paper and ribbons) but actually as the contents are all that really matter I don’t think this is a problem. By saving money on...

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