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Top Tips For Gorgeous Nails

Having your nails done is such a lovely treat and many of you have enjoyed a OPI Gel Manicure since we started offering them in September. If you haven't discovered gel polish for yourself yet, gel polish looks natural and stays flawless and glossy for two to three weeks. As part of the manicure, I'll do a nail shape cuticle tidy before the gel polish is applied. This will help to keep the polish looking gorgeous for longer. Other things you can do at home are: Choose lighter colours in polish. Apply a clear top coat every two to three days, making sure you coat the exposed end of the nail too to seal it. Keep your nails clean, choosing to wash with mild soap rather than hand...

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It's Art Deco time again!

It's Art Deco time again, so I thought we might look at how to get that glam Art Deco look. Face: 1920s Ladies would use light face powders in colors like ivory or cream, so start with your foundation and concealer, followed by a lighter shade of powder. You can go quite heavy for this look. Eyes: Should be quite dark, to get this look line the whole eye with black liner and soften the lines with a smudger, eyelid shadow should be gray, but greens and turquoise can look good too. Finish with lots of Black Mascara. The Brows need to be emphasized and downward sloping using a black or brown liner. Cheeks: Go pink and rosy and generous with the blush. You might like...

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Summer holiday essentials

With the warmer weather comes jandals, shorts, skirts and unfortunately drier skin. My Summer essentials include Avene thermal water spray and a good lip balm to hydrate the skin. The EOS lipbalms are great fun but the Avene lip cream is top of my list for effectiveness and lasting. Avene thermal water spray is ideal as a spritz and perfect to take down inflammation after hair removal or sunburn. My secret weapon would have to be my Adashiko Collagen and Noni gel. The 5 in 1 anti-aging formula tones, exfoliates, hydrates, regenerates and repairs my skin, leaving it feeling smoother and more supple.  Looking after our skin also means protecting it from the sun. I love the Coola BB sun cream for it's matte finish and...

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