I absolutely love getting my hair put up and although I can make a good effort myself, nothing beats getting it tackled and tamed by a pro! One thing that stops me getting my hair done before an event/wedding though, is the amount of time that I need to factor in to what usually is usually an already tightly planned schedule!!
This is where Toni & Guy’s Fashion Fix is a dream 😍! Going to your appointment with pre washed and dried hair, means that once you pick from the below Fashion Fix styles, you can be out and looking fab in 30 mins.
I’ve tried both the ‘Nouveau Knot’, which was the perfect chic updo for a black tie event….
….and the ‘Pretty in Punk’ side braids, which is my personal fav!
I’ve got another appointment booked next weekend (for my henny! Eek so excited!!), so any suggestions on what I should go for are welcome! Make sure to follow me on Instagram to see the finished style!
I’ve made no secret of my love for Primark’s false nails over on my Instagram (if we’re not following each other, click HERE and let’s be Insta friends 😀), so thought they deserved a wee shout on the blog.
At £1, you can’t really go wrong with these bad boys. They do them in a couple of different shapes, catering to individual styles and preferences, but my fav are def the Almond range. Giving a bit of length and a soft shape – they’re ideal for day and night use.
Word of warning, the glue is super strong, so when you’re cutting the nib, just make sure not to get any on your fingers – or they will quite quickly become stuck together (not speaking from experience at all! 🙄)
I also have the nudes and a berry colour to try out soon. Will pop them on this post once I’ve worn them, so make sure you come back to visit, or follow me over on Twitter or Instagram!
This sunny weather has got me in great mood and I’ve decided to do a giveaway over on my Twitter!
If you fancy getting your hands on all 10 of these fab NailsInc Magnetic Polish, all you have to do is head over to my Twitter Page, RT my pinned post and Follow! Simple!! 😀
The giveaway has 10 different coloured polishes, so there’s plenty for you to choose from!
After getting back my holiday and sending a picture of a sparkly new addition to my finger, after the initial ‘oooohs’ and ‘aaaaahs’ from family and friends, I was hit with a resounding ‘now you need to get your nails done’!
I’m a terrible nail biter, so I felt my short little nails could also do with a bit of elongating. Having never had any form of gel polish before, I was a little hesitant on what to go for – gel or acrylic? I also struggled on where to go. Sure there are plenty of nail salons in Aberdeen, but I’d heard some horror nail stories and didn’t want to end up with wrecked or super broken nails after.
Upon recommendation, I got in touch with Linton and Mac who were great at giving me advice over the phone, telling me the differences between acrylics and gel extensions. Opting for the gel (a lesser evil on nail damage compared to acrylics – apparently!) I booked my appointment and headed along.
Kayleigh was also so good at letting me know the process and was lovely chatting with her through the 1hr 15 appointment. With a great selection of colours, I opted for this festive red.
Advising that the nails usually last 2-3 weeks before needing infills (or removal), I left the salon admiring my talons!
I love love love my longer nails, if only I could grow my nails this long in real life (and save me from the £45 bill! 😀)
I struggle to get my nail polish to stay chip free for longer than a day (or night out!), so love a longer lasting Gel option. I’ve had big problems with allergies when getting my nails done using the UV option before (swollen giant fingers are not a good look – and v painful!!), so the lure of a gel finish from a ‘normal’ nail polish range was too tempting to knock back – especially when it was by Rimmel, one of my fav ‘drugstore’ brands.
I put the ‘Super Gel’ varnish to the test and rated how it performed over the following categories…
It’s Friday morning – I’ve snoozed the alarm one too many times and suddenly having a panic about how I can make myself presentable for the day ahead. Queue this pretty hairstyle… Continue reading
I recently took the plunge and went to the dark (brunette) side!! After spending years highlighting my hair, this was a big step for me…but I LOVE it!!
The only problem was, with such a light colour before, it was fading too quickly!
This is where JOHN FRIEDA came to the rescue… Continue reading