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Best new beauty products of November 2014

I don’t want to point it out but guys, it’s the end of November already. Can you smell Christmas? Can you hear those New Years fireworks? They are right around the corner so before the madness ensues I want to show you some of my new favourite products to end the season.

November isn’t a key time for product launches but I still had 31 new beauties land on my desk, most of which were colour cosmetics and nail collections. The change of season is the perfect time to get yourself some new colourful toys to use over the festive season and with Black Friday/Cyber Monday coming up, you’ll probably be able to get them a lot cheaper. Oh and don’t forget to check back for our ultimate sale shopping guides for the big weekend! Continue Reading

Ulta3 Big Book of Nails

With the end of the year nearing I thought it would be a good idea to ease into the gift giving season with some items you would probably want for yourself. The Ulta3 Big Book of Nails is definitely one of those items but it may also be a great addition to your holiday beauty preparations. This set of nail lacquer gives you everything you need to create some great nail art, and with the accompanying Nail Art Tool Kit you can master the tutorials in just one weekend.  Continue Reading

Karla Spetic essie Nails Tools

It is something I have complained about for a while, the availability of certain nail brands being restricted in Australia. Essie was one of those brands until L’Oreal acquired the company recently. Until this month Essie was only available at selected department stores, and even if you found a store that stocked the brand it was a very limited selection. Now, with the power of L’Oreal and some handshakes behind closed doors, Essie will now be stocked in over 310 Priceline stores. This is massive news for nail lovers.

Priceline is a beauty-lovers shopping heaven. While most brands are considered drugstore or pharmacy brands, the set-up and friendly service of your local Priceline is what makes us shoppers feel at home. For me personally, I think the over use of the colour pink also reels me in. A girl can’t hide her love of pink.  Continue Reading

Torn Nail Index Finger

A torn nail is quite possibly the worst thing that can happen to a women. Perhaps I am being a little overdramatic but at the time, it always feels like your life is over. I suffer from a debilitating affliction that causes my nails to split horizontally as they grow. I usually get a little slice halfway up the nail bed and then it is a complicated process of trying to nurse that nail to health until the split has grown to a point I can cut my nails back. Unfortunately that is rarely the case and I usually am left with a stubby nail well below the edge of my finger. When the most recent occurrence took place I let my frustration out on Twitter hoping to get some comforting words from fellow torn-nail-sufferers, but instead I heard from the lovely team at Bio Sculpture saying that they have a solution that can lift me out of my depression. They insisted I come in and they will do a normal nail repair on my finger with what they call a “free edge extension”.

I had no idea what a free edge extension was. I know the “free edge” of a nail is the very tip, and I know what “extension” means, but how is it possible to do that without glueing on some crazy acrylics, and is it even possible when all you have is skin as a base? Turns out, their solution was exactly what I needed and I am going to show you how it is done.  Continue Reading

How To Remove Gel Nails Header

 

Like most women, I love going to the nail salon to get my gel nails applied but when it comes time to removing them I can never be bothered going back just to have someone else take them off. Removing them DIY at home can be risky because that is when damage to the nail is more likely to occur, however, if you do it correctly you can keep your nice long new nails without any tears. Today I am going to share my tutorial on how I remove my Bio Sculpture gel nails at home, and I will be doing it to the awesome Missoni inspired gel NOTD. This technique can be applied to any gel nails, shellac, gel-polish hybrids and to even remove glitter nail polish (life saver!!).  Continue Reading

Best Beauty Holiday Gifts 2017

The holidays are about showing our loved ones we appreciate them, and to treat ourselves to a little something-something too. One way to do that is by picking up some of the best beauty holiday gifts. I’ve rounded up some of my top choices for every budget.  Continue Reading

In-Home Massage Soothe App Review

Have you had a professional massage in your own home? It was a concept I thought was reserved for rich housewives and high-flying executives. To my surprise, however, massage is no longer a luxury as it’s becoming an essential part of self-care. Hunching over computers and mobile devices, less daily movement and exercise …. our bodies are suffering. Massage is one of the easiest ways to reduce pain and stress from mounting up in our body, but with busier lives comes less time for self care.

I’ve always dreamt of having a massage therapist come to me, and I’ve looked into it many times over the last few years. I tried to find a reliable and certified massage therapist who offered in-home massage and didn’t charge a crazy price but that always seemed to be just out of reach. Then, I heard that Soothe had launched in Australia. An app that turns massage into an on-demand service. Will my Soothe app review reveal an answer to my prayers? Read on to find out! Continue Reading

Priceline Cosmetics Sale 2017

A Priceline cosmetics sale is just what the doctor ordered before the Holiday season madness. This month, Priceline is giving you 50% off all cosmetics and makeup. You heard correctly, 50% off! You could buy all your holiday and christmas gifts at 50% off and use the rest of your budget to treat yourself. Read on to get my shopping tips, product recommendations and all the nitty-gritty details. Continue Reading

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