When I heard Orly’s new summer collection was entitled Pacific Coast Highway*, I was a mix of emotions – excited and pining to be back behind the wheel of that convertible Ford Mustang. Sigh. Orly describes the Pacific Coast Highway as ‘the ultimate top-down scenic drive along the ribbon of highway that hugs California’s breathtaking coastline’. I couldn’t have put it better myself. Imagine meandering through the seaside cliffs and tiny beach towns that greet you along the way in that dream car and the sunshine beating down. Major sigh. There are six bright neon shades to compliment a toasted tan and I have three
Hola! Apologies for the pause since my last post. Ramadan started last week and since I’m fasting 18.5 hours a day (along with countless others), it’s taken me the good part of the last seven days to adjust to a routine. It’s all good and I can resume some kind of normal service on Just Nice Things. First up I want to share some nail colours that have been languishing in my stash for a while. Eek! I’m sorry! I suffered a few nail breakages which led to chopping them all off. No one wants to see wonky talons, do they?
Avon welcomes a spectrum of new colours into its Gel Shine* range and here are a handful to show you what’s on offer. Glossy, opaque and on trend, you can always count on Avon to deliver and the new additions do not disappoint. Designed to mimic the gel effect without the use of a UV lamp, there are 12 new shades boasting a combination of sultry and electrifying shades that are thick in formula and smooth and quick to apply. I happily wore Charcoal Smoke (from the Vamp It Up collection) before I broke a couple of nails (in the middle no