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Beauty

Mani Monday; OPI Mad For Madness Sake

As I’ve been off work for the past two weeks, and I’ve been sleeping a lot, time awake has been spent doing small tasks that don’t require a lot of effort or strength. Therefore, painting my nails has seemed far too hard a task – base coat, two coats of colour and top coat was just too much concentration for me. It sounds dramatic but it was genuinely true, I’ve struggled. As I’m back at work soon, I wanted to make myself a bit more presentable by attempting to do my nails. My bestie sent  ...

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Beauty

Mani Monday; OPI Dulce De Leche

Have you ever eaten dulce de leche? You can buy it in little tubs and oh god DAMN, it’s one of the best things to eat. EVER.   When I think of dulce de leche I think of a warm caramel brown colour, which this OPI shade definitely isn’t. I’m not saying it’s a bad colour, it’s just not what I expected, and I actually really like it. I would describe OPI Dulce De Leche as a dusky pink colour that definitely sits in the ‘nude’ side of the scale rather than the browns. I really love it  ...

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Beauty

Blue Sky Gel Nail Polish

For my birthday, the beard’s mum treated me to getting my nails done. I chose acrylic for my hands and a normal polish pedicure for my toes. I loved having my nails done, not having to worry about them breaking or the nail varnish chipping for a month was amazing. However, I came back to earth with a bump when I tried to remove said nails at home. Thankfully, they lifted quite easily, but repeated use of acetone teamed with filing and scrubbing left my nails really weak and brittle.  ...

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