Just Nice Things

Blogging on beauty & lifestyle since 2009

The U.S nail shop

Six months ago I spoilt you with showing off all the nail polishes I grabbed from my Miami trip. (Jeez, has it really been that long? Tell me where 2012 is racing to, please!) Here’s are a few swatches on some gems I swooped down onto like an over-excited magpie.  All photos were taken with flash.  Let me know what you think! OPI DS Extravagance from the Designer Series collection is an oldie but I’ve been craving this one for so long yet I couldn’t bring myself to pay over £20 for a bottle of this as sold by Fenwicks

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Fellow Bloggers: Spotlight on Sheenie

One of the great things about beauty blogging is the number of like-minded friends Helen and I have made.  One of these bloggers is the lovely Sharmin otherwise known as PinkSweetSz. I have had the pleasure of meeting Sharmin and admire her fresh perspective on beauty blogging when I’m such an oldie.  Sharmin recently interviewed me for her blog and you can read all about it here.  Thanks, Sharmin!  


When it comes to eyebrow threading, I always believe you shouldn’t have to pay more than a £6 for the pleasure. A lot of beauty bloggers have discussed the price of threading on Twitter and on their blogs with a challenge to find the cheapest who does the job best. (I think £2 was the best find somewhere in east London but don’t quote me on that…) I’ve been having my brows shaped since my mid-teens. You name it, I’ve been there – swanky beauty salons, tiny cubicles, even the ubiquous chair in the middle of a shopping centre or department

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