NAILS | Watercolour Mask and Matching Nail Art

I have been wanting to match my nails to my ever-growing collection of face masks for awhile now and what better opportunity than the contest London Drugs is currently having for doing exactly that! I had a hard time deciding which mask to use as inspiration because I like wearing patterned and fun ones, but eventually decided on this watercolour design which is one of the face masks my mother-in-law made for me during Lockdown in April. Isn't it pretty?

Watercolour Mask and Matching Nail Art
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SKINCARE | Purito Centella Unscented Toner and Serum

Last year, I fell head over heels for the Purito Green Level Sun Safe Sunscreen as it was every bit as fantastic as the reviews I had seen said it was. It had such a nice texture and if you had told me it was moisturizer, I would have believed you because the feel of this product on the skin is like no other. You can see that my first time with Purito had set the bar quite high! 

Purito Centella Unscented Toner and Serum
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NAILS | Halloween Skittles #CBBxManiMonday

It's my 7 year wedding anniversary today! I know that has nothing to do with my Halloween nails today, but for the first time since my wedding day, I have the day off and now that my husband works from home, we can celebrate together! While we normally go out and celebrate, we both aren't quite ready to dine in restaurants yet so we splurged on a really nice steak and other food goodies and will be cooking dinner for ourselves tonight! I am contemplating dressing up too just for the hell of it! I am going to get a much needed pedicure today since I had to cancel last week when hives appeared on my legs the day of my original appointment. Definitely could not subject the esthetician to that!

Halloween Nail Art
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SHEET MASK | Wrinkles Schminkles InfuseFAST Facial and Decolletage Sheet Mask

Don't let the cutesy name fool you because Australian company Wrinkles Schminkles means business when it comes to skincare and results! Most well-known for their 100% medical grade silicone patches (still reviewing these) for every part of the face and decolletage, they also have two sheet masks for the face and chest to complement the results of the silicone patches and further aid in making sure wrinkles are kept at bay and skin hydrated and plump! 

Wrinkles Schminkles InfuseFAST Facial and Decolletage Sheet Mask
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MAKEUP | MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Resist Smoky Shadow Sticks with Swatches and Makeup Look

When it comes to my most reached for eyeshadow sticks, it's almost always a cross between my old Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Shadow Pencil in Juju, the Laura Mercier Caviar Sticks and my MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Shadow and Aqua Matic sticks. Juju is now down to the size of the tip of my pinky and since UD discontinued their chubby eyeshadow pencils, I haven't been reaching for this last bit as the product is starting to get difficult to work with which leaves me with LM and MUFE. I like both, but the MUFE pencils have edged out LM because the formula suits my eyelids better. MUFE has gone through a number of product upgrades and changes over the last five years with most of the changes resulting in some beautiful formulas so was that the case with the new Aqua Resist Smoky Shadow Sticks?

MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Resist Smoky Shadow Sticks
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NAILS | Pumpkin Pumpkin #CBBxManiMonday

I don't think I've ever posted a #CBBxManiMonday late, but I have been in a bit of a state the last two days as my weekend was going just fine until I developed hives. What started on my legs and back spread to my arms, neck and hands so I spent all day yesterday itchy despite taking antihistamines. I went to my family doctor who was puzzled as I have no food, seasonal or known allergies and the last time I have had any form of hives was when I was a kid and even that was just in a localized area not on my entire body! I had fully planned on going into work today, but when I work up and had welts down my legs and arms again PLUS my face, I just had to take the day off. I am not one to stay home from work as it stresses me out knowing that things are happening without me and I will just come back to more emails, but working with hives for the whole day just didn't seem to make a whole lot of sense. 

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