This post has been a long time coming! When I first started on this skincare journey, I struggled a lot with finding a good sunscreen that didn't break me out. I grew up in a time when sunscreen was disgusting and not cosmetically elegant (See Labmuffin's posts - she's amazing). And getting older meant more sun-damage … Continue reading The Search for Sunscreen
Hello Lovelies, Just like Sithru, things have been hectic! But it didn't stop us spending money! Please pop over to Sithru's post on The Ordinary skincare and what she thinks about them. She also has a handy explanation of who they are and their ethos. We love skincare but it gets a bit difficult - especially … Continue reading THE ORDINARY | affordable skincare – Part 2
Hello! I have a massive nail polish hoard so my compulsive need to 'collect them all' abated after a few years. I had all the colors, finishes, glitter, holos I wanted. One thing that still keeps me interested are indie and boutique nail polishes (and the occasional Chanel release). Yeah...look at that pile! See those … Continue reading Nail polish 201: A brief history of indie & boutique nail polish
Hello! So before posting about my nail polish hoard, I thought I'd cover the basics: the basecoat and topcoat. I'm a bit old school so I haven't shifted over to UV gel or dip gel or any of the multitude array of more permanent solutions. It was a frustrating (and expensive) process but I found … Continue reading Nail polish 101: which base coat & top coat?
Hello, consider this my obligatory introductory post! Sithru kindly invited me to do the occasional guest post - so I guess you can expect to see some random thoughts on my 'makeup hoard'. Things to know about me: I hoard pretty nail polish, fragrances, and eyeshadow You might find I throw in some skincare stuff … Continue reading Hello, I’m Picon!