Monday, 30 October 2017

A WEEK IN NAILS

Autumn nails

From nude to deep purple, I adore keeping my nails cared for. I am not a pro. Far from it. In fact, my nails look best from afar! But I enjoy the process of choosing the shade, usually keeping them short and square. I usually choose my nail colour depending on a mood and not the occasion. I can’t be the only one? 



I’ve discovered this perfect light pinky nude from Nailberry ages ago. The oxygenating formula works well and the polish stays put without chipping for a few days. Depending on the nail condition 2-3 coats are needed for the opaque finish. It’s an easy shade for every day, it makes short nails look very well groomed. 

Buy Nailberry Oxygenated Nail Lacquer in Au Naturel (RPR £14.50): Nailberry | Feel Unique

Muted purples have dominated my lips last year and this year they’re a near constant on my nails. I love Essie Gel Couture gel-like formula, the painting is easy thanks to a good quality brush and colour payoff outstanding. Again longevity is a plus here. Plus this shade looks gorgeous both glossy and matted. 

Buy Essie Gel Couture in Take Me To Thread (RPR £9.99): Feel Unique | Boots | Superdrug

Healthy nail polish for fall

Usually choosing healthier nail formulas suck in terms of application but not Soigné. This gorgeous true red makes for a perfect everyday statement and will suit a red lip like no other. With reds being so in season this fall, I feel like every woman should introduce a statement red into her routine. Not ready for a big red coat or even a lippy? Class it up with your nails and take it from there! 

Buy Soigné in Betterraves Rouges (RPR £11.00): Soigné

Deep burgundy on lips and nails is one match made in heaven I can totally get on board with. Glossy or matte this Essie Gel Couture shade simply does the job! I wore it matte for a week, matching it with matte liquid lips in a very similar shade and loved every second of it. It’s a bold choice, sure, but what better time to experiment with burgundy than autumn! 

Buy Essie Gel Couture in Spiked With Style (RPR £9.99): Nail Polish Direct (sale) | Superdrug | Boots

Another lip choice of mine is deep purple and on my nails, I love to take that even darker. I could not include my favourite from Barry M Daylight Curing, the formula of which dries fully opaque, glossy and lasting. This particular shade looks almost black in some lighting, but usually, you can detect the gorgeous purple hint to its darkness. Isn’t it stunning? 

Shop Barry M Sunset Daylight Curing Gel in Plum on Baby (RPR £4.99): Barry M | Boots

A week in nails


What brands and shades are dominating your autumn nails? I am looking for an inspiration as it’s been forever since I went nail polish shopping! Happy Monday everyone <3 


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6 comments

  1. No way! Do you change your nail colour every day? I am a once a week at least kind of chick lol, the shades are stunning though! :)

    Erin || MakeErinOver

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    1. Nah but thetitle worked better this way! I change mine every 3-5 days :)

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  2. I love these colours and I love the bottles - they look stunning x

    franklyflawless.com

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  3. I am really enjoying the Essie Gel Couture range!

    Cass | CassandraMyee

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