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Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in Makeup | 4 comments

Let’s Go Lashes – Strip Lashes in Tease 1

Let’s Go Lashes – Strip Lashes in Tease 1

I’m not someone who wears false lashes every day, but I do like them for a special occasion such as a wedding, birthday or big night out. I was lucky enough to be sent these Let’s Go Lashes in Tease 1 to try out, so I saved them for last Saturday night when we went out for my husband’s birthday meal with my family. Let’s Go Lashes, from Nouveau Lashes, are super-fast strip lashes available in a huge range of thickness, lengths and colour. There are 40 designs in all, split into four ranges – Flirt, Tease, Temptress and Heartbreaker – so there’s something to suit everyone. I have been using number 1 lashes from the Tease range – full length and full bodied, these aren’t for the faint hearted! Each set of Let’s Go Lashes comes with a tiny tube of latex eyelash glue so you don’t need any special equipment to apply them, it’s all in the box. I find the best way to apply lashes is...

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Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Nails & Nail Art | 3 comments

Essie – Nail Polish in Hide & Go Chic

Essie – Nail Polish in Hide & Go Chic

This is the first Essie nail polish that I have actually ever owned, although I have worn lots of their colours over the years courtesy of my local beauty salon. It’s only been in the last few years that you’ve been able to pick up Essie polishes on the high street, and I always thought that they were a little bit too expensive when compared to other high street brands so I never invested but I know that there are a lot of people out there that have vast collections of Essie colours and buy nothing else. Hide & Go Chic is a muted denim blue colour with quite a glossy finish (you can see in the image above that it is reflecting the light from the window where I took the photo!). The brush is really flat and wide (almost as wide as the nail on my tiny little finger) which means that it takes less strokes to apply the polish across the whole nail and makes it...

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