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Beauty

Mani Monday – Essie Licorice and Summit of Style

January is always such a crap month, so I like to keep myself happy by treating myself to no expense luxuries – which includes a decent DIY manicure with my favourite nail brand; Essie. Essie Summit of Style was my go-to nail colour over the festive period, as it added the right amount of glitter and sparkle, and matched perfectly with any colour I used. As January rolled around, I wanted a colour which matched my mood (black as night, ha) and decided to match it with Licorice. Licorice is  ...

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Mani Monday – Essie Bahama Mama Matte

If anyone was to ask me my favourite Essie shade, it would have to be Bahama Mama. It was the first Essie shade I ever bought, and it has been my favourite go-to colour ever since. Angora Cardi came close, but this colour slightly trumps it. I don’t know why, but there’s something about this deep red/purple/ plum shade that is perfect for autumn/ winter. It’s perfect for adding a touch of colour to a day outfit, and it complements an evening outfit thanks to it’s classy colour.  ...

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Mani Monday – Essie Angora Cardi

Essie’s Angora Cardi shade is the most popular pinned shade on Pinterest, and as soon as I heard this, I knew I needed to try it out. From the bottle, it’s nothing special. It’s a muted, dusky pink shade that’s also got a slight hint of purple/mauve in it. Yes, it sounds nice enough, but it’s not one of those knock-out colours that you see and have to have. However, when applied, the shade seems to adapt to match your skin tone. As I’m quite pale, the light rose shade looks a lot darker and  ...

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