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You know its a happy day when you come home to a goodie bag, nothing beats that excitement as I rip through the packaging, like a lady of course (not! more like a vulture!!) I have always been someone who loves presents, random ones sometimes I’d come home from school and there’d be a little something on my bed from my mom and I just loved that. So you can imagine how bubbly my heart was when I received goodies from my favourite nail brand – nails inc.

nails inc was born about 15 years ago by Thea Green a young British entrepreneur. Thea spotted a gap in the UK market for professional polishes of high quality so that women with little time could still have a professional manicure in minutes with an affordable price tag. One thing I absolutely love is that all the names are iconically British, true Patriotism and it just makes me want to visit there even more!

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In my parcel was the ever popular hero shade (this is the best way to describe it – a HERO) porchester square a beautiful muted taupe colour with hints of lilac, I have had my eye on this shade since forever. I painted my nails THAT night, this colour is such a staple it goes with everything and looks so sophisticated yet trendy on. It stayed put on my nails for 5 days, yip you heard me FIVE whole days now for me that is a biggy after about 3 days im usually picking at the chipped polish and needing to get it off – you see this is where you truly learn about quantity over quality, if you have a tightish budget when it comes to nail polishes that’s ok – I have lots of chemist brand polishes in crazy colours but when it comes to the classic colours like a fire hydrin red, a neutral shade and a dark berry shade I would definitely recommend spending a little more and getting yourself a luxurious nails inc polish because you really will get every rand worth. Coats needed: 1 to 2

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Next up I got the new Neon pink shade called notting hill gate this is a summer winner it is the perfect bright pink colour without being orangey its a true barbie neon pink colour and I just love it! Thisis one of those colours I can imagine on tanned/bronzed skin with my tootsies in the sand with the sea washing over them basically summer in a colour. To get an opaque, true colour this polish needs 3 to 4 coats but because it is a ‘thin’ consistency each coat dries so fast so no bubbles or bumps.

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my mom is wearing porchester square and I’m wearing notting hill gate

Have i convinced you to head on over to Edgars or an Edgars Red Square store yet? If so let me know which colour you are eyeing out 🙂 Give nails inc south africa a like on facebook here or twitter here to stay up-to-date with all new colour trends hitting the South African shore.