Monday, 27 July 2009

Second Hand plan!

(How cute!?)

(One word...Bargain!)

Okay so before my recent holiday to Cyprus my fantastic friend Kelly suggested to me that we should begin to browse our local charity shops in search of a bargain! Now this idea immediately aroused the inner bargain hunter within me, and as sad is it seems was even a topic of discussion during our on holiday!

On Saturday just passed I had a spare half an hour in town before I was to meet my mum. I spotted a British Heart Foundation Charity Shop close by, so decided I would take this time to go and peruse the isles and see what was available.

I was amazed to see just how many bargains there really are out there, and all at such low prices. As the Grinch (One of mine and kels faves shame its a Christmas film lol) once said 'one man's junk is another mans pot pourri' lol and this was certainly the case!

I managed to find a T shirt style top which originally was from Zara, but cost me only £2.80 which is only a snip of what the full retail price would have been. You can see from the pictures above, just how super cute this top is. As you can imagine I was over the moon with this purchase! So a big THANK YOU KELLY! (KELANJO19)your a star!! :) xx

Loving 'Hot Looks'!

(After application: Ok so I couldnt decide between both colours so in the end I chose both! )
(3 Days later and only 1 major chip! cant be bad!

I recently purchased 2 nail vanishes from the Collection 2000 Hot Looks collection, another impulse purchase may I add! :/. I had to limit myself to only 2 shades, all thanks to being the proud owner of a low bank balance :(
The colours I chose were a lovely creamy lilac colour named Dynasty and a really light turquoise shade called Button Moon.

This range polishes have begun to cause quite a stir within the beauty blogger community because of the fantastic selection of colours. I would describe these polishes to be, 'just that little bit different'.

There have been mixed reviews on to the durability and application of these polishes so I wanted to give my opinion on this.

I found that the consistency of the polish was quite thick,therefore not a lot of product was needed to achieve a good solid colour.

As for the durability of the product after 3 days only one chip was visible on my thumb nail. This I thought was fantastic considering I have a cleaning job in the evening which means my hands are in water and cleaning products the duration of the night.

I have included some picture above of what my nails looked like after application and then what they looked like 3 days later.

I highly recommend these polishes as they are gorgeous all round, they also cost under £2.00 so are a real bargain :)