NOTD: Dior Tra-La-La

Dior Tra-la-la

I have features this colour on my blog before and still love it every bit as much now!

This is priced at £20 but the quality is clear from both the bottle and the application.

This colour has a very ‘clean’ look and looks like a professional gel manicure! I used the Dior base and top coats with this to give the most perfect flawless finish.

The picture really can’t do this glossy polish justice!

Try one yourself and you won’t be disappointed!



Nails Inc Victoria Beckham!

VB Judo White

I held off on purchasing this colour for months due to it being considerably more expensive than the normal Nails Inc polishes!

I finally caved after seeing photo after photo of this colour and realising that I need it in my life!

This is the Judo White polish. The formula is fantastic, as with all of Nails Inc’s polishes, and the colour is the perfect mix between a white and a nude. Even though the price tag is pretty ridiculous (£25) this colour is spectacular!


Sensationail gel nail kit

I love the look of gel nails, the glossiness and the longevity, but I don’t like the fact that you have to keep the same colour on your nails for a couple of weeks. For this reason I had never purchased a gel nails kit.

However, as life has become busier I have realised the benefits of adding a gel nails kit to my collection, and last week I caved and picked up the Sensationail kit. This kit includes the UV lamp, top/base coat, cleanser and 2 colours. Of course I then picked up another 2 colours!

I do not intend to use this kit on a regular basis as I am sceptical about the safety of using UV lamps. We all no the reasons why you should buy suncream with UVA and UVB protection. However, as a one-off for when I don’t have time for my nails to dry naturally, it is perfect. I should not that I do put sun protection lip balm around my cuticles to protect them from any harmful effects of the lamp!

I must say I am very happy with the results that this kit gives. The polish has lasted for almost two weeks and is showing no signs of chipping. It is also ridiculously easy to use and does look like a professional gel manicure.

I will only be using this kit for the odd occasion when I need to be able to do my nails in 30 minutes or if I’m going on holiday and need a manicure to last for a couple of weeks.

I really would be wary of using a UV lamp on a regular basis as the jury is still out as to whether it causes damage!


Nails Inc Alexa Winter Lilac with Alexa Holographic

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I picked up a Nails Inc gift set in the sales. The main reason that I picked up the set was because of this lilac colour. It is just so beautiful.

As per usual the formula is fantastic. I always do two coats but it is full coverage after one coat.

Just to mention the set this was in was only £25 in the sale and contained 6 colours, a nail file and a black clutch/makeup bag.

This set is definitely worth picking up if you can still find it anywhere!


June Favourites

june favourite 2014

ESTEE LAUDER BLUSHER IN ELECTRIC PINK I have used this blusher every single day since I purchased it. It is the perfect natural flush of colour which lasts all day

RIMMEL MATCH PERFECTION FOUNDATION IN IVORY This foundation has a lovely consistency and is easily blendable with both fingers or brushes and because it doesn’t have any shimmer it is the perfect day foundation

INDEED LABS EYSILIX EYE CREAM This eye cream has a beautiful creamy texture and is really moisturising but doesn’t leave your under eye feeling tight

YANKEE CANDLE IN PINEAPPLE CILANTRO This is a lovely sweet scent for summer and tastes delectable

REN ROSA CENTIFOLIA HOT CLOTH CLEANSER This is only a sample size but I will definitely be purchasing the full size. This cleanser is creamy and lifts off all makeup including mascara and smells wonderful

DIOR VERNIS IN TRA-LA-LA This polish has a wonderful smooth texture and the colour is absolutely stunning. I have never had so many compliments about my nails before

MAYBELLINE ONE BY ONE MASCARA This was a firm favourite of mine years ago so I was so glad when they reissued it last year. This gives a lovely natural look that lengthens and separates lashes

SOAP AND GLORY ARCHERY BROW TINT AND PENCIL This is the perfect colour for both my hair and skin tone and I tend to use the pencil end more to give a natural brow look, however, the tint end is good for when there is gap in your brow

IT’S A 10 MIRACLE LEAVE-IN PRODUCT This leave in conditioner is amazing. It really nourishes the hair without making it greasy. Baby soft hair after the first use