Just Nice Things

Beauty ★ Lifestyle ★ Travel ★ Fabulous Food

One year on…

A year (or nearly two in my case) feels like a long time but looking back, it’s gone quickly. Those who have been reading Just Nice Things for at least a couple of years will know the obstacle I had to face in 2011, leading me to stop blogging for a while. (Here’s a little reminder of that.) I have openly talked about the drastic loss of hair I suffered as a side effect of taking harsh medication, and the sadness and distress it caused to see pretty much half my hair fall out. However, I knew it was just a

Continue reading…

20 Questions with All That Slap

Hey, hey, hey! Have I got a beauty blogger to introduce to you! This week’s 20 Questions spotlight is on Grace from the brilliantly titled All That Slap. Grace is new on my beauty radar but I feel like I’ve known her for years and I am glad our paths have crossed because we both love Persian food.  She’s vivacious, loves a good natter and of course writes a top blog. Let’s find out a little bit about Grace and All That Slap… Why did you start your blog? A mixture of reasons – a natural love of beauty products

Continue reading…

Bumble & Bumble Color Minded

Recently I wrote about converting to a sulphate-free shampoo. Well, I’ve got another one and it’s by NYC salon stylists Bumble & Bumble. Once confined to being purchased online from selected e-retailers, Bumble & Bumble has become so much more accessible since being taken on by Boots but examining the contents on their shelves has left me flummoxed many times so I was glad of some help from the experts at their recent event with Smashbox Cosmetics. I’m using sulphate-free shampoo to maintain my hair extensions and Bumble & Bumble are one of the brands which caters confidently for this

Continue reading…