Nail Decals from Shop Keeki!

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I am in LOVE with Instagram. I've discovered all sorts of wonderful clubs, and people, and shops through it, it's definitely my favourite social media forum. It's  on Instagram that I discovered these fab ShopKeeki nail decals. Odd name, yes! But they're so good, and so cheap and so easy to use. The first sets I ordered were obviously cats.This week I have just ordered some cute all over lip print nail decals, and some scary pumpkins for … [Read more...]

Nail colours to suit your skintone #manisweek

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As part of #manisweek, Jennnifer in 5pm’s Customer Care team visited Beauty Boutique and Day Spa on Glasgow’s Bath Street for a 21 day gel manicure.Like Ruth when she got a manicure at PURE Spa Silverburn, Jennifer told them to do whatever they wanted, she gave her therapist Laura total control over colour choice.Laura opted for a beautiful bluey green shade because it’s a colour that matched Jennifer’s skin tone really well. The salon uses … [Read more...]

My First Manicure

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Confession: up until yesterday I was a manicure virgin. Terrible isn't it. I just never placed that much importance on my nails. When they got too long I trimmed them with a pair of clippers to keep them neat and tidy, but that was it. I even paint my toenails regularly but never my fingernails. I saw them as functional, to use for scratching and opening things. So for 5pm Health & Beauty manis and pedis week, I decided it was the perfect … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – Bling Nails!

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We can all spend a fortune on beauty products, but we don’t need to. Every week, I’m going to bring you my ‘Beauty Bargain of the Week‘  – a product I’ve used, and would recommend, and that, on most occasions, costs less than a fiver! What’s not to like!This week's Beauty Bargain is amazing - just £1. Yes, £1 for three nail file/emery boards. I found these bling-tastic beauties when I was in Primark last week, buying a few tops. I couldn't … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder’s Metal Mania

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It's all about nails at the moment - from nail art, to gel nails, to nail jewels, to any and every colour of polish under the sun, nails rule the beauty world.Estee Lauder nail polishes are traditionally pretty good, and their colour choice is vast. They're constantly launching new shades, limited shades, and part-of-collection shades, but they have recently launched a little mini nail collection called Metal Mania.This consists of  six … [Read more...]

Virtual Manicure from M&S

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I've had a bit of fun today, playing about with the new Virtual Manicure on the Marks and Spencer website. You upload an image of your hand, or choose the provided picture of hands that is nearest to your skintone, and click on the wheel to try on all the nail polishes available at M&S.First up, I tried a red - my favourite colour - this one was Autograph Quick Dry Nail Colour in Berry Red (£5) - but I'm not sure if I love it - maybe a … [Read more...]