Weekly Recap 12 – 18 August 2019

Hi there! It’s the last day of the week, and this means that today’s post is my weekly blog recap. Read on if you’d like to know what I’ve been up to on my blog this past week. 🙂

Monday 12 Aug – Nail Of The Day
Tuesday 13 Aug – Superdrug Deep Action Extreme Skin Brightening Solution

Monday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Tuesday I reviewed Superdrug’s new Skin Brightening Solution. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 14 Aug – Yves Rocher Framboise Nourishing Lip Balm, Manhattan Lipjelly 59N, MUA MakeUp Academy Sheer Finish Lipgloss Perk Me Up

Wednesday’s post was about a bunch of lip products. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 15 Aug – Nail Of The Day
Friday 16 Aug – Boots Botanics All Bright Cleansing Foam Wash

On Thursday I showed you another mani I did recently. Click here to read the post.
And on Friday I told you about Boots’ All Bright face wash. Click here to read the review.

One more thing of a personal nature – we had another mumps outbreak at work. Yikes! Apparently the initial outbreak happened at a university nearby… Work was crazy with some of us having to cover for other people and other departments. People, if you haven’t had mumps as a child, please get vaccinated. Mumps is serious, and it takes you out for 2 weeks! And if you feel symptoms, please stay at home and don’t spread the virus on the train / bus / work place / sandwich place…

And this is it for this week. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Nail Of The Day – NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple & Stamping With Finger Angel A024

Hi there! I’ve got a short Nail Of The Day post for you today. 🙂

For this simple mani I painted my nails with NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple (2 coats).

I love this polish, but I think this is (well, was) the last decent mani I managed to do with it. The bottle is about 85% empty, and the polish has thickened quite a bit. I hope I can use the leftover polish to make decals.

For the images I used my relatively new Finger Angel A024 stamping plate. The black polish I stamped with is the wonderful Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Foils & Stamping Feat. Rimmel, Revlon, MoYou London, etc.

Hi there! A few weeks ago I did a colourful mani. I had no idea what I was going for, but I did like the result!

For this mani I painted my nails with Rimmel 60 Seconds 625 Sir Yes Sir (middle and ring fingers, thumbs, 2 coats) before I applied leftover gold foil.

For the other nails I made decals! I used my unbranded stamping mat, MoYou London‘s cute Flower Power 16 plate and a number of colour polishes:

Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto (black), Primark PS… Nail Polish Snow White, Rimmel Salon Pro 500 Peppermint, NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple, and a nameless Beauty UK polish in a maroon colour.

As I said earlier, I liked this mani a lot. I will be doing something similar in the not too distant future! Alrighty, this post is the last one for this week. This means that Nail Week has come to an end. I’m back tomorrow with a product review! Thanks for stopping by!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple & Stamping With Pueen 51

Hi there! Here’s another Nail Of The Day post. 🙂

For this mani (which I did ages ago) I painted my nails with NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple (2 coats). I love this polish. NYC did a great job with it – with the entire line actually. It’s sad the brand has disappeared.

For the images I used my much loved Pueen 51 stamping plate (which is part of Pueen‘s Stamping Buffet collection) and the one and only Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto.

Whilst this isn’t the most spectacular mani, I liked it a lot. It’s definitely one of the better filler manis I’ve done over the past couple of months.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple & Stamping With Pueen 93

Hi there! I have a Nail Of The Day post for you today. 🙂

For this mani I painted my nails with NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple.

This kind of light purple is my favourite nail colour, and this particular polish is very nice. It doesn’t dry in a minute, but it dries reasonably quickly. Great stuff, NYC!

The stamping plate I used is Pueen‘s 93 plate which is part of Pueen‘s gorgeous Buffet Leisure stamping plate collection.

The black polish I stamped with is the wonderful Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto. I’ve already gone through one bottle, and I think I’m already halfway through bottle number 2!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple & Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Xtreme Wear 235 Supernova

Hi there! Today’s post is about a mani I did quite some time ago. Oops! 🙂

For this mani I painted my nails with NYC In A Minute 900 Wonder Purple (2 coats). Whilst the name of the polish implies that it’s a quick-dry polish, it’s not. However, the sensationally beautiful shade of purple makes up for the longer drying time.

This shade of purple (I like to call it milky purple) is my favourite nail colour. And this time I wanted to wear it with my favourite glitter topper – Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Xtreme Wear 235 Supernova (1 coat). By the way, this glitter topper dries in no time! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde