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Bring on the Hype

Some products in the world just don't live up to the hype. Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish is not one of those products... for me at least. I was really nervous the first time I used it, you hear horror stories of products burning your skin and Liz Earle is so expensive compared to what I'm used to buying on the high street I was a bit scared to invest. But when Katrina from Sugafix (who has literally become a Fairy Suga-mother to us FABB girlies and I love her muchly!) said that Liz Earle had offered to send us some samples I quickly snapped up the chance! And I'm very happy to say I loved. I loved the tingles on my skin when I first applied it. I loved genuinely feeling that my skin was clean. And I loved that combined with my Monu Recovery Balm my skin was looking flawless!

Then the sample ran out. and it was a sad day because I was on a spending ban and couldn't justify it when I had so many other products to use up. Then things got all kismet. My spending ban was t…

Gamegirl

I'm a bit obsessed with brights at the minute. Especially yellow! This may explain why my new phone cover and current polish match as they do. Totally unplanned but I do love it so I do ;)
And to add to my Geeky reputation I'm off to play my newly acquired copy of Skyrim!
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If you like Pina Coladas

While sat at my desk today writing down my shopping list to take to Tesco, the item that topped the list was...sponges. Yes. Sponges.



14 pence well spent! A good old fashioned sponge is key for gradient/ombré nails... I just cut a piece about 1cm wide off the end and then cut the scouring side off - hey presto! Next grab a bit of baking paper or something that the nail polish wont stick to too easily and your 2 polish colours. (I say two only because I find it easier with just two and it blends a little better!)

So paint your nails with your first colour... preferably the lighter colour but whatever rocks your boat! While your waiting for this to dry pour a little of the two colours out on the baking paper beside each other so they just touch. Then grab a cuticle stick and swirl it around in the middle of the paint a little to mix them up...not too much though.


By now your nails should be dry enough to continue, so let's get messy!!!!! Grab your sponge, dip it in the paint mixtur…