Throughout my recent Talonted Lips and Tips challenge, the second most common question (after ‘how did you do that?!’) was ‘how on earth are your nails and lips surviving?’ Applying and removing layers of very matte lipstick can really dry out the lips, and the constant removal of nail varnish can leave your hands feeling stripped and parched… and this replicates a lot of the effects that cold and blustery weather has on the body. So here is a post all about how to winter-proof your lips and nails!
You all know that I’m a huge Essie fan but this collection… be still my beating heart! As soon as I heard that the Essie Fall Collection 2016 had taken Tokyo as its inspiration I was already over the moon, but then I saw the pictures. And I’m happy to tell you that this is – by far – my favourite collection from them.
I was going to call this post ‘Boring Beauty Bits’ because firstly – let’s be honest – these products aren’t the sexiest, but secondly because I really like alliteration. I’m pretty cool like that. But I think calling these items boring would do them a disservice. They are the products I rely on almost every day and come back to over and over again. So let’s dive in to my beauty staples that don’t get enough love…
Aside from advice about rosacea, I think nail care might be most most requested blog post topic. I have long, strong nails and spend a fair bit of time taking care of them. If you’d like to read about my dream team for nail maintenance 101 you are in the right place!