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

Female Hair Loss Before and After

Female hair loss and hair thinning are a growing sector within the beauty market. I used to think female hair loss was a beauty issue and as such could be treated with beauty products. Self-inflicted hair loss is my most common concern. I blamed my tight braids, hair irons and chemical damage. However, the fact remains that the leading causes for female hair loss are health related.

When my normal amount of hair fall dramatically increased, with noticeable receding of my hairline, I panicked. I didn’t know where to begin with treating it but I couldn’t understand why it was happening. I’d stop styling my hair in tight do’s, I rarely heat style and I haven’t dyed my hair in almost 2 years. I ruled out self-inflicted hair loss so I went straight to my GP (doctor) to ask for advice. It turns out that my female hair loss was completely reversible for less than $20!  Continue Reading

Beauty blogger Kimberly Nissen of The Plastic Diaries reviews Trefiel Lace Face Mask, Moisturising sheet mask skincare.

If you follow beauty on Instagram it’s highly likely you’ve seen the Trefiel Lace Sheet Mask. They look like a piece of black lace, often seen adorning the faces of cute beauty influencers. What they actually are is a range of sheet masks. Really pretty sheet masks.

The Trefiel Lace Sheet Mask is available in four formulations – Moisturising, Brightening, Repairing and Toning. Trefiel initially launched with just the Moisturising mask but later rebranded and added 3 more masks to the line-up. I chose to review their original Moisturising Face Mask.  Continue Reading

Best New Beauty June 2017

The best new beauty products on shelves this June include some exciting releases in makeup and skincare. Too Faced’s latest colour collection has moved beyond the USA, Dermalogica are hoping to give us fuller lips, and Nip + Fab have expanded on their hugely popular skincare ranges.

Discover these new beauty products, and more, with my Best New Beauty June round-up. Continue Reading

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