Friday 30 December 2011

Golden Nails

This Christmas my friend Grace bought me the Front Cover Nails set. Straight away I had to try out the gold glitter nail paint 'Guinea'. I can't remember if I used 3 or 4 layers of varnish but I wanted a really strong coverage... here are the results:

I didn't actually have the camera flash on but the nails are so shiny with all the glitter that they throw back a lot of glare into the camera! Not sure if I will be keeping them on for long, but I was very happy with the results!


Friday 16 December 2011

Guest Post ‘Captain Awesome’ – Office Secret Santa, the dilemma

Every year I'm the one who ends up with the worst possible person in the office to get a secret Santa for. What do you get for a man who you've hardly spoken to all year, and the spending limit is £5? There are only so many boxes of Ferrero Rocher that I can buy before they start thinking I secretly work for them.

This year if I get unlucky again in the secret Santa draw I think I'm sorted, at £4.99 this Radox for Men Gift Set could be my saviour:  

The set comes with a shower scrub, shampoo + shower gel, and a wash cloth.  Now that’s what I call a deal.  The scrub is refreshing, invigorating, and clears off those pesky dead skin cells.  It leaves you smelling fresh without having people think you borrowed your girlfriend’s soap.  Having so much included at such an attractive price, I give this product an 8 out of 10 on the awesome scale.

Captain Awesome.

Friday 9 December 2011

Guest Post ‘Captain Awesome’ – Kyoku for Men – Oil Control Lotion

This product is perfect for the active urban lifestyle of any man on the go.  Kyoku combines scientific research with natural extracts in all of their innovative products. 

The Kyoku oil control lotion is a very light, scent free lotion that absorbs quickly into your skin.  There is no greasy residue left on your hands like other brands.  As somebody with extremely oily skin, this product definitely does the job.  After just one day my forehead was noticeably less shiny throughout the day.  I found this product worked best for me when I used it in the morning after my normal skincare routine, so that my skin didn't get as oily throughout the day.  I use my regular moisturiser before bed as I found that once a day application was most suited to my skin type (combination: oily t-zone).

This product definitely does the job but doesn’t come cheap.  Therefore I give it 7 out of 10 on the awesome scale.

This product is available at Harrods.

Captain Awesome.
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