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Beauty

Sensationail Express Gel Nail – The Weekend Review

This year I decided to stop climbing. I was really enjoying bouldering but dedicating two evenings a week to it, plus trying to fit in the gym too was getting tricky. It’s also pretty expensive. One benefit of not climbing anymore is the fact that once again I can do my nails. I dusted off my old Sensationail kit and got straight back into gels. Normal nail polish does not work for me at all. It’ll generally chip within about 24 hours. I can’t do the whole base and top  ...

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Beauty

Quick Review: Sensationail Smoky Night

I couldn’t leave Boots last year without buying at least one more Sensationail colour. I don’t have many dark colours and so picked out Smoky Night. I was hoping it would be a nice dark shade that would go with anything. It’s a nice bluey grey and this week I finally got around to actually paint my nails. Please excuse my poor cuticles but this is how the colour turns out – really nice! It definitely fits what I wanted out of the colour – it goes with anything.  ...

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Sensationail Review – gel nails at home

I’ll prefix this post with a bit of a disclaimer: I’m not very good at painting my nails. I don’t have steady hands and I can very quickly lose the will to live with it. Therefore, any painted nails you see won’t be all that great thanks to my poor skill. I’m also very good at smudging and chipping nails. Instantly. I have been known to paint my nails properly (we’re talking, base coats and top coats and everything) and find a chip a couple of hours  ...

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