This is a design I did a few weeks ago. I used Models Own Blush Pink topped with Indian Ocean for a bit of shine, and then stamped my pattern on top. It was nice and quick to do and I loved the result!
Sun cream – This year I’m trying the Piz Buin sun cream which can be applied to wet skin so will be good for using after a swim. I’ve also got the Oriflame Sun Zone Lotion for Face and Body which I plan to use on my face as it’s not quite as oily as the Piz Buin!
Insect repellent – I usually get horribly bitten on holiday (unless I am with my blonde sister – all the bugs love her!) so always smother myself with insect repellent. I used Ultrathon last year when I was in Kos and barely got any bites so have decided to use the same brand this year. I hope it works as well!
Deodorant – Everyone needs a good deodorant, especially when it’s hot and sunny. I am taking the Sure Maximum Protection with me which is twice as strong as most deodorants and doesn’t smell too strong.
UV protection for hair – My hair does not like hot weather! The sun dries it out completely and makes it even more frizzy than usual. I am really excited to use the Tints of Nature’s Seal and Shine Leave-In Conditioner which smells amazing and as well as being a conditioner also has UV and chlorine protection.
Foot file – To keep my feet looking smooth I am taking an S-Ped foot file. It’s a much better shape than other foot files so is easier to use.
Nail varnish – As you know I am addicted to nail polish. I tend to use a pale colour on holiday so that it’s not too obvious when it chips. This year I’m taking Models Own Indian Ocean which I got from Littlewoods. It’s a gorgeous colour and perfect for summer!
Shower gel – I love the new range of Radox shower gels! Coconut Kiss is my favourite scent but Berry Burst and Cherry Blast are lovely too.
1. Nails of the Week with Indian Ocean.
2, 3 & 4. Some photos from our visit to the beautiful Loch Ness!
5 & 6. Birthday chocolate…
7. Sliced my nail while making dinner!
8. Pretty sunrise.
9. Bright yellow star cupcakes.
This week has been super busy what with moving to Aberdeen and trying to get the flat sorted! Here is a really quick NOTW for you and I promise I will get around to writing some more posts this weekend!
I wanted to try out the Models Own Indian Ocean over a few different colour but even after wearing them for five days or so, I can’t choose my favourite! The blue colour really shows up the pink shimmer well but I actually loved Indian Ocean over the pinks as well.
The colours I used were:
a pale pink Nails Inc with no name – I think I got it from free with a magazine!
Which combination is your favourite?
I’ve been wanting to buy this Models Own Indian Ocean polish for weeks now and it was definitely worth the wait! It’s a beautiful shimmery colour, almost impossible to describe, with flecks of mainly blue and pink but also an occasional glimpse of green, orange and gold. After reading other reviews, I thought that I would only be able to use it on top of other colours due to it being so sheer but I actually found that two thick coats was enough to get coverage on its own (in some lights I could see the tips of my nails but that doesn’t really bother me too much). That’s what I’m wearing in these photos. It is a hard colour to capture with a camera but hopefully you can get the general idea from these photos!
In other news, I might not be able to post much next week as yesterday we booked a last minute holiday to Kos leaving on Saturday! I’m super excited! We’re staying at the Aegean Village which looks really lovely…. just look at the colour of the sea!