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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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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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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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