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Posted by on Nov 15, 2018 in Bath & Body, Makeup, Random | 0 comments

Etsy beauty Christmas gift guide

Etsy beauty Christmas gift guide

So Christmas is only a few weeks away now and if you’re anything like me you’ll be starting to think about buying gifts. It might only be November but the shops are already playing Christmas music and festive light switch-ons are upon us! I’m sure you put a lot of thought into what gifts to buy for your nearest and dearest, but how much thought do you put into WHERE you buy them from? When you buy from a large high street store or a big online retailer you are lining the pockets of nameless individuals who already have more than enough money and paying for the upkeep of their premises/stores. Plus, many of their products are produced overseas and importing them can contribute to world pollution. However when you buy from small independent makers and retailers not only could your gift be better quality and possibly cheaper, but you’re also helping to keep a small business going, contributing to the UK economy and reducing your carbon footprint. This...

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Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Nails & Nail Art | 2 comments

Neon Chevron French Mani Tutorial

Neon Chevron French Mani Tutorial

I love a classic French manicure but in the Summer it’s great to funk it up a little bit and create something zingy. I was recently sent these W7 Nail Polishes in Orange Sorbet* and Lemon Sorbet* and I thought they’d create a great alternative French manicure. Here is my simple step-by-step tutorial to creating this bright Neon Chevron French Mani. Here is the kit that you will need: 2 bright co-ordinating nail polishes – I used W7 Nail Polishes in Orange Sorbet and Lemon Sorbet French Nail Tip Guide stickers in a chevron shape A clear top coat nail polish – I use Chanel Extreme Shine Nail Lacquer Tweezers First, paint all of your nails with two coats of one of the nail polishes and allow the nails to dry thoroughly. I used Orange Sorbet as my main colour. Once the polish on your nails is completely dry carefully stick a French Nail Tip Guide over the tip of each nail. I place them on gently at first...

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