Just Nice Things

Blogging on beauty and lifestyle since 2009

OPI Boris & Natasha

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I really do love OPI’s Russian Collection. I do think that it is my favourite, much as I love France and the varying Holiday collections. I have worn this polish on a number of occasions as it never fails to please me. It is described as a “raisin” shade and I think that’s fairly accurate. The photos have picked up on the reddish undertones, but this is really a good balance of red and brown. It’s not the most unique shade in the world, but it’s a nice one. I probably

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20 Questions with Skin Deep Blogger

Good morning, everyone. Under today’s 20 Questions spotlight is Astrid, from Skin Deep Beauty.  This lady knows how to write, which I always look for in a blog, not to mention the fact that she knows a thing or two about beauty! Please head on over here and show her some love. 1)            Why did you start your blog? I felt that it was important being a writer but also because I wanted to be able to write about my beauty experiences completely independently. 2)            How long have you been blogging for? I started SkinDeep last Summer and I’m loving every minute! 3)           

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Number 17 Smokey Marble

I’ve said this before and I will say it again. Number 17 nail varnishes are terribly under-rated. Forget the fact that it looks mainly like a teenage line, step away from the glittery eyeshadows, and concentrate on the nail varnish. I have several of these polishes and I have yet to meet one I didn’t like. The bottle has a “new” sticker on it, but I bought this one in early October last year. This is such a unique colour. I have a million gunmetal type shades (think Illamasqua Snap), and some are even shimmery (step forward OPI Baby It\’s

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