Just Nice Things

Blogging on beauty & lifestyle since 2009

Orly Monroe’s Red

I have this quest. Some people are after the perfect cupcake recipe. Some want the gift of eternal life. Me? I want a red creme nail polish that is thick enough to disguise my visible nail line. I am lucky enough to have quite white tips which is great if you’re wearing a sheer polish and don’t want to worry about tip whitener. But seeing as I do that…ummm….never, it can be a bit of a hindrance.  I have real trouble getting some polishes to the opaque state that other people can reach in two or three coats. And yes,

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Guest Review: Update on Revlon Grow Luscious

Regular readers may remember that before Christmas, my friend Becky was a willing guinea pig for Just Nice Things, and has spent the past couple of months testing out Revlon’s Grow Luscious mascara for us. You can read her previous post here… now let’s see how she got on! In total , I have used Revlon’s Grow Luscious Mascara for two months. After a month, I was overall very pleased with the results in terms of the appearance of my eyelashes and also its performance as a general mascara for someone with quite thin eyelashes. It is very easy to apply, stays put

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Illamasqua – The Toxic Nature Collection

Sheenie and I have been blogging for quite some time now. But we always experience a pang of excitement and anticipation whenever we hear that there is a new Illamasqua collection on the way. For a while we’ve been teased with hints (orange nail varnish, anyone?) and it was fantastic to actually be able to go and see the items in the flesh, not to mention catch up with the team behind the vision. Can you believe this amazing creation is a chair? Described as “a colour collection born from a visionary concept of nature fighting back against the genetically

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