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Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Makeup, Random, Skincare | 2 comments

5 of the best… Beauty Books

5 of the best… Beauty Books

So this is the second in the series of my new feature called ‘5 of the best…’ where I do a quick review of my 5 favourite items in a specific category and explain why I like them and who each one would suit. My first review in the ‘5 of the best’ series was Hot Cloth Cleansers, did you read it? Today I’m going to be looking at books about beauty, I’m a bit of a bookworm and I love reading about all things beauty, especially books about natural beauty products or those with step-by-step guides and tutorials. I’ve read so many over the years so I’m going to narrow it down to my top 5.   5 of the best… Beauty Books     Easy On The Eyes by Lisa Potter-Dixon Easy On The Eyes is a fabulous book released a couple of years ago, written by Benefit Head Make-up & Trend Artist and all-round beauty guru Lisa Potter-Dixon. It is an eye make-up manual that shows...

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Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Nails & Nail Art | 1 comment

Jacava – Nail Polish in Toffee Apple and Top Coat

Jacava – Nail Polish in Toffee Apple and Top Coat

I was recently introduced to Jacava Nail Polish, a new development in UK nail colour, these nail polishes are ‘8-free’ and non-toxic. Jacava Nail Polish does not contain any of the top 8 worrying chemicals found in regular nail polish – including Formaldehyde, Camphor, Toluene, DBP, Cellophane, Phthalates or Animal Ingredients, plus they are vegan-friendly and have undergone no animal testing. I chose to review Jacava Nail Polish in Toffee Apple* plus the clear Top Coat*. I chose Toffee Apple as it looked like a nice Autumn-y brown colour, however when it arrived I found it is more of a dark red colour, but it’s still lovely. It’s not as dark as Chanel’s popular Rouge Noir, but is probably more of an everyday wearable dark red colour. I have been wearing Toffee Apple on both my finger nails and my toes, the consistency of the polish is fairly liquid but this makes it nice and easy to apply and to get an even coat. I thought that this nail...

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