Just Nice Things

Beauty ★ Lifestyle ★ Travel ★ Fabulous Food

Review: L’Occitane Almond Velvet Hands SPF 15

When it comes to SPF, we will slather it on our bodies but we tend to neglect our hands. One name gives me the shakes when I think about scaley hands – Madonna. And nobody wants paws like hers. Unfortunately our hands are usually the give-away to ageing and it’s unavoidable to hide them from sun exposure when they’re rarely covered up. L’Occitane already makes wondrous hand creams – their almond one is the best! Now this best seller hand cream has SPF sunscreen in it so not only does it pamper your mitts, it protects them too, helping to

Continue reading…

Review: Max Factor Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara

Max Factor is very excited to share its latest weapon for bold, eye opening lashes with their new Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara*. The jumbo sized mascara comes armed with a wand like no other I’ve seen before, a helix shape that enables 360° application, spiralled with intricate looking wide fins and long bristles. The fins load the formula and grip lashes for lift and volume while the long bristles separates and combs the lashes at the same time. It’s like the car wash rotating brush rolls only on a much tinier scale. It’s not one of those mascaras that

Continue reading…

Review: Scholl Velvet Smooth Wet & Dry Foot File

Last weekend I bravely put away all my winter clothes in the attic and brought down my spring and summer wear. The fact that storm Katie ripped through the country throughout the Easter weekend did not put me off. Besides, I am going to California next week with my bestie, Leanne. Apart from starting my packing almost two weeks early, I’m also preparing for the two week holiday (a road trip no less) with time pencilled in for a brow tidy, waxing and nails. With the temperature in L.A averaging at 24 degrees (and 32 in Vegas!), I intend to

Continue reading…