Posts in Speckled Nails

ulta3 Speckled Nail Polish Collection

Easter is fast approaching and before the week is out you will probably have caved-in to a Hot Cross Bun or chocolate egg …. or five. Dust yourself off because enjoying the holiday season isn’t about what you eat. There are lots of ways to join in the fun without going up a dress size. My easter special this year is all about guilt-free, fat-free easter treats. My delicious morsels are all beauty products, and they don’t discriminate against lactose-intolerance or veganism or any other dietary/lifestyle roadblocks.

NOTE: I do realise Easter isn’t meant to be a cheerful holiday but when you see these beauties you will see why happiness is on the cards.  Continue Reading

Illamasqua I'mPerfection Speckled Nail Polish

Illamasqua have just launched their brand new collection, I’mPerfection. The premise of this new collection is quite unique and of course that is typical Illamasqua. The “I’m Perfection” labelling can also be read as “ImPrerfection”, as the entire collection is about enhancing your flaws. Illamasqua believe that our flaws are what make us beautiful because without them we would all look the same. I don’t know if I completely agree with this line of thinking but when it comes to makeup I don’t really need a backstory to inspire me, and this collection is no different. When I look for interesting makeup I want colour and texture in variety … and Illamasqua do not disappoint with I’mPerfection.

Today I am showing you the limited edition nail polish from the I’mPerfection collection, all of which contain matte black particles in a variety of sizes to leave the nails with a “speckled” finish. The inspiration comes from the irregular markings found on bird eggs, most commonly duck eggs. I decided to show off the 5-piece collection with a wearable nail art design. Let’s see it!  Continue Reading