Just Nice Things

Blogging on beauty and lifestyle since 2009

YouTube video: What’s In My Handbag?

Happy belated Christmas! I hope you’ve had a good one. Well here’s a surprise (or shock for you): a new YouTube video. I got together with my good friend, Helen (Casual Beauty UK) to film a ‘What’s in my handbag’ video. Apparently it’s a very popular kind of YouTube video amongst bloggers (or should that be ‘vloggers’?) No one tagged us of course, we just made one for the hell of it. The feature is split into two (see what we did there?). You can watch part 1 on Helen’s channel and part 2 from my channel right here: For

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Going Dutch with HEMA

What comes to mind when you think of the Dutch? If you said tulips, hang your head in shame. (They originally were cultivated in Turkey.) Now. Think again. Anything? No? Well allow me to introduce to HEMA, huge in its native nation of Holland with 660 outlets across Europe, this chain of value lifestyle stores has begun its steady climb to capture the UK with three branches opened since June including its first one in London’s Victoria station. HEMA is like IKEA on a tiny scale. And it won’t give you a headache. It also won’t serve you meatballs but hang on, that’s

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