Lifestyle blog; Edinburgh, MS, food, beauty and chit chat.

Hair haven at Dean Jones Hairdressing

The lovely Dean Jones very kindly invited me for a complimentary cut and blow dry in his new salon, Dean Jones Hairdressing, on Elm Row in Edinburgh. I was delighted with this offer as it is just a 20 minute walk from my flat and anything to do with pampering or treating my hair makes me very happy! Just a month or so ago I decided enough was enough and.. Read More

Discovering Edinburgh: Part One

In September this year it will be my 9 year anniversary of moving to Edinburgh. I first came here to embark on the university chapter of my life. Since then I have been through a lot and lived all over the city; Bruntsfield, Newhaven, Marchmont and Leith. I moved to the area I now live in with my other half (Pilrig, Leith) over a year ago. In this time we.. Read More

Pastel summer nails

Last week’s nails were all about Rimmel! I painted all of my nails with Rimmel PRO ultra violet then added flowers using nails art pens that I got from Paperchase. To finish the look off I added a matt Rimmel top coat.

History of festival fashion – what’s hot in 2014?

Although I’ve never been a massive festival goer, I do enjoy the festival fashions that make an appearance each summer. New Look recently launched their Evolution of Festival Fashion which takes you through the decades of fashion from grunge to boho chic. Neon boho, tropical beach and neon bloom – there is something that will appeal to everyone this season. I love a bit of neon in the summer, on my nails and.. Read More

Italian wedding nails

Making sure your nails last the length of your holiday can be tricky, unless you use shellac (which I never do). My other half and I have just returned from a week long break in Italy which involved a trip to Ravello for a wedding then sight seeing and relaxing in Rome for a few days. I will of course publish a blog post soon containing all the details and photos… Read More