The Beauty Critic

Tag: nail polish

Highlights #19

This time of year is usually my favourite – the languid heat of August and September, the fresh start of post-holiday returns to school and work and society, the abundance of delicious produce and the fall beauty launches are what I look forward to all year. However, this heat wave is murder ...

Saffron’s Guide to Claws and Paws

One of the things I am routinely complimented on is my hands and nails – they’re kind of the most well-kept part of my body (and I talk with my hands a lot so I guess they grab attention flapping about) so I do have a great nail care routine. So, since I’m apparently a hand- and ...

Tendency ; Fleshtones

I find myself drawn to a certain colour palette this fall. Warm, fleshy colours – pinks and reds that look as if they’ve been matched to cuts of meat. They’re visceral, but strangely romantic at the same time. A little gross, but also kind of pretty. Still with me? Here’s a ...

Modernist Valentine Nails

I’m not exactly proficient at nail art, but after seeing so many cute designs I thought I could at least attempt something. I’m really obsessed with red and pink, it’s been my favourite colour combo for years now and luckily it’s very on-trend! Valentine’s day is coming ...