A Little Nail Polish Haul (ft. Essie, Ciaté & OPI)

On a recent trip to TK Maxx, I picked up a few new autumnal nail polishes.

TK Maxx has a funny way of getting you to buy stuff you wouldn’t ordinarily, and I love it. You could go in simply for a mooch, and leave with a new lamp, a pair of wellies and some hot chocolate. HOW DOES IT HAPPEN.

On this occasion, I left with a few new nail polishes that I just couldn’t resist. Autumnal nail polishes are the best nail polishes, after all!

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Swatched: Essie – Big Spender

Happy Sunday everyone! i.e the perfect day for lounging in your PJs, sipping coffee and pondering which Essie polishes to add to your Boots shopping cart next. Or maybe that’s just me…

Today I’ll be swatching and reviewing a cheeky Essie polish for you. Fasten your seat belts, because it’s one of my faves. Say hello to Big Spender.

And yes, wearing it does make me feel as sassy as the name would suggest…

Dark purples and pinks are some of my favourites tones to sport on my nails. When in doubt, you really can’t go wrong with a good berry shade; they’re not just for autumn!

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6 Nail Struggles Everyone Can Relate To

I love nails. It’s no secret. I enjoy nothing more than a Saturday spent with my trusty nail art brush in hand and SimplyNailogical on repeat.

Oh, and a Starbucks Caramel Macchiato nearby couldn’t hurt…

But with being a nail lover and blogger, comes a fair few struggles that make life a tad difficult from time to time.

You what I’m talking about. From the palaver of putting on jeans while your nails are still tacky, to the utter devastation of a nail art design you visualised for days, looking like a five year old did it. Not cute.

It’s about to get real: here’s 6 nail struggles you can probably relate to…

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The 3 Highlighters Everybody Should Own!

Highlighters are probably one of my favourite make-up items to wear, as they help to brighten and illuminate the face to reveal a lovely, healthy glow. Both drugstore and higher-end brands do some beautiful highlighters, which can come in varying tones and differing degrees of glitter pay-off. So here’s the down low on the 3 highlighters you just need, to cover all bases!


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