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Black And Gold Manicure Using Chanel’s Peridot!

All this week has been Winter Varsity at university and I’ve been getting into the spirit with some black and gold nails! Showing my support in a beauty related way. :) I used Chanel Le Vernis in Peridot for the gold colour and Nails Inc Nail Varnish in Black Taxi for the tips.

Classic combo of black and gold!

A very simple yet effective look! Tomorrow I will be doing a contouring/skin sketching tutorial, so keep an eye out :)

Thanks for reading!

ox

Spring/Summer 2012 Tutorial – Retro Glamour

I’ve decided to do a few looks based on my favourites that are going to be big for SS12. The first I’ve picked is a very glamourous 1950’s look with classic red lips and winged black eyeliner, as seen at Jean Paul Gaultier and Christian Dior. It’s so feminine and is very wearable compared to some of the other looks!

Perfect Retro Glamour (image from vogue.co.uk)

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Chanel Peridot Le Vernis Nail Colour Review

Hey guys, long time no post! I’ve been so busy I’ve not had time for any beauty treats. Luckily, it’s time to treat myself!

I was flicking through Elle magazine looking for some ideas for nail colours – I don’t have that many (honest!)- and saw they were recommending Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Peridot. It was just a small article about how to update your look for Spring/Summer ’12 and I thought why not? Chanel doesn’t usually disappoint me!

Chanel Le Vernis in Peridot

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Chanel Inmitable Intense Mascara Review

Currently distracting myself from what I should be doing – revision and referencing! But, as always, I’ve turned into the Queen of Procrastination …

So here’s a review of Chanel’s Inmitable Intense Mascara in 10 Noir :) Hope you like it! I got this mascara as a stocking filler for christmas, and it’s quickly becoming a favourite of mine.

As always with Chanel products, it comes in lovely, stylish packaging! A good reason to treat yourself to some once in a while :) The mascara brush is quite thin, as you can see below, this made me a bit unsure of the results I’d get, because I’m used to bigger mascara brushes.

Chanel Inmitable Mascara – Brush

On the box this mascara promises “volume, length, curl, separation”, so does it deliver? For me, it definitely does! I have to admit, I’ve tried it before but only in tester size, which isn’t the same as using a full size product – well not for me anyway! It gave my lashes a lovely long defined look, and was quite thick, but without any clumps or lumps, nobody wants spider-legs lashes!

Chanel Inmitable Mascara Swatch

Here’s one eye, maybe on the big side, but I wanted to show how the mascara looks in detail :) This is also great for contact lense wearers – I find that some mascaras really irritate my eyes, but this one causes me no trouble at all :). Bonus!

Also got some new goodies in the post recently that I’m itching to share, from Lime Crime! I’ve been eager to try out their stuff for ages – so watch this space for a look at Magic Dust in Medusa, Opaque Lipstick in Centrifuschia and Candy-Eyed Eyeshadow Helper – which seems to be turning into a must-have! :)

Thanks for reading!

ox.