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BEST FOOT FORWARD: Our Three Steps to Perfect Tootsies

Feet thumb

I don’t want to tempt fate here but since our schizophrenic weather has been more good than bad of late (with quite a bit of blue in those skies) it is looking likely that we may, just may, have at least a few decent days this summer. If we don’t I’m quite sure many of you will decide to disappear to sunnier climes and either way this means that you are going to have to bare your feet in … [Read more...]

PRODUCT PREVIEW: Rimmel Salon Pro with Lycra Nail Polish Range – Review

Rimmel Salon Pro

For many, many years I wore gel nail extensions. I liked how they could withstand more abuse than my naked nail and they also added length to my talons. However, I especially liked the smooth glossy finish that I had never been able to get from any nail polish. I recently had my gel tips removed, having decided to get my own nails back in condition and have been wearing a lot of nude shades of … [Read more...]

THE CHANEL NAIL BAR AT ARNOTTS

Chanel Nail Bar

From Thursday March 29th until Sunday April 1st, Chanel invites you to discover the new Les Jeans nail collection during an exclusive nail event at Arnotts Department Store in Dublin. Whisked away by the quintessence of casual denim, Chanel’s Global Creative Director, Peter Philips created a trio of nail colours ‘as essential and fun as a well-worn pair of jeans’. The three Le Vernis … [Read more...]

NAIL IT – SALLY HANSEN’S CUPID COLOUR COLLECTION

Sally Hansen 2

The new Cupid Colour Collection by trusted brand Sally Hansen promises a lot of things for your nails: to strengthen growth treatment, to provide a salon-inspired colour and to last for ten long days. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? I have had a very recent love affair with the Sally Hansen brand so was excited by these four new colours created especially for Valentine’s day.  Not only … [Read more...]

GREEN WITH ENVY

Quartz, Peridot, Graphite

This Autumn Chanel have once again played a trump card and released three fabulourly luxurious nail colours guaranteed to fast become cult classics. Graphite, Peridot and Quartz all come from the Fall 2011 ILLUSIONS D’OMBRES DE CHANEL make-up line and are inspired by the glittering gemstones they are named after. All three have been released in very small quantities making them … [Read more...]

PRECIOUS METAL

VAO BLOCK PEARL PRINTEMPS 2011

Since the Spring/Summer launch of Chanel's Black Pearl nail colour it has been a must-have with those in the know and a firm favourite of the fashion crew. Surpassing all expectations and going beyond the initial hype this is a shade of varnish that I am not yet ready to part with. At €21.50 it is not the cheapest of nail colours but it just might be the most unique. Drying to a wonderful … [Read more...]