Skip to main content

Mani Monday And A Progress Report

Hello Ladies! So before we get to the business of this weeks Mani Monday, Michelle & I have some exciting news! After our gradual re-branding Michelle and I are officially a dot com! So Bex's Fashion Tips is no more and Faeriwood is a go. I'm excited for this new time and we have some great ideas moving forward so stay tuned!

Now on to this weeks challenge. I have been dreading this weeks brief of Metallics as I really dislike them from a nail art aspect. Block colours are fine but I just can't get to grips with them and getting any kind of decent definition was a nightmare, and photography is well... yeah. I actually tried out 3 different designs before I settled on a simple set of paw prints. Even now I'm not 100% happy but that's the point of this challenge, to try something out of your comfort zone.


I found these Sally Hansen Colour Quick "pens" in Poundland and they're quite interesting. Rather than your typical pen with a nib & striper they actually have a pump function which pushes the polish out on to the brush. Takes a bit of getting used to but they are very quick drying and perfect for on the go polishing. If you don't mind a bit of mess.



Don't forget to check out Instagram for contributions from Gayle @kaspanda86. You can also find, me @faeribex, Bex  is @bexberrymua, Caroline is @mademoisellerouge and Jen is @jenlingyang. And as usual be sure to tag one of us so we can see your contributions!


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga is an absolute star. 

Before, during, and I dare say after, A Star Is Born I have loved Gaga. There’s a narrative going about during their press junket that Bradley Cooper had to push hard to get film execs on board with casting Gaga as Ally in the latest adaption and, if true, that bugs me because having seen it I genuinely feel that there is no one else that could have played her. Ally’s character has clearly been moulded around her talents - as with Barbara we have abandoned the movie star goals focussing solely on music - and I would love to know exactly how much was changed or added after casting. Bradley Coopers’ Jackson Maine cuts more of a sympathetic character than we’ve seen in previous versions of A Star Is Born, right back to the original 1937 film which inspires some of the more selfless themes in the 2018 reboot, so much so that it makes you wonder who the film is really about. 


The women of A Star Is Born have always been iconic and Lady Gaga’s portrayal takes n…

Monday mane-tenance

You may roll your eyes at the, painfully, alliterative title but I was really proud of that when I thought it up at stupid o’clock last night. After close to a decade of blogging in some form or another it gets hard to come up with these things!

As you might have guessed we’re here today today to talk about my Monday night hair ritual. You’ve heard of Skincare Sunday, well this Monday Mane-tenance. Every week - pretty much - I give my hair a loving boost with some form of deep treatment. My current favourite combo - in an effort to try and keep my colour between hairdresser appointments - is the Clairol Colour Booster in copper and the infamous £1 Argan Oil hair mask available from Poundland. 

There are a number of colour boosters on the market at the minute. I had been toying with buying the Maria Nila luminous colour masques on the Sally’s website when I came across the Clairol version in store in Superdrug. Half the price and right in front of my face. Just how I like it. I’ve bee…

Belfast Fashion Week House Of Fraser Press Preview

Michelle & I were very excited to get an invite to the Belfast House Of Fraser Spring/Summer Press Preview recently. Now unfortunately it was a bit far for Michelle to commute (this time!) but I, luckily, had the day off work and went to have a nosy along with a few other FABB bloggers!
This year marks the first year that they have invited bloggers to a press showing and I'm so glad they did. I got to meet Grainne Maher of Pluck & Devour fame and catch up with Mark & Caoimhe from Benefit Ireland who were lovely as always!
My favourite items are pictured below as well as the new Benefit Fine One One which is a nifty bit of kit I can't wait to properly try out!

Favourite Accessories:
Sophie Hume Mini Satchel £330 (a girl can dream right?)
Neon yellow Pied A Terre bag £159
Biba Clutch £169
Pluck & Devour Pegasus Necklaces from £29.99

Stand out clothing lines were Linea (I love the beaded collar on this shirt), Biba (their formal wear makes me wish I had a ball to…