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Revlon Neon Nail Art | Atomic Pink

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Hey guys,

Hope all is well. Today I have a review for you.


I have seen these Revlon Nail Art duos on US blogs and videos and I know they came to the UK last year. After reading mediocre reviews, I wasn't eager to splash out £8 for something I might not like. Enter Poundland and for once having something I could buy from your cosmetic section.




I still cannot believe this was £1 haha. Anyway, I am all about bright, neon nails so I was excited to try this out. It looked promising from the bottle BUT my word is it a nightmare to work with. I have good nails and they're very well looked after. You apply the white first, which needed two coats as it is so watery and thin. You then go ahead with the pink over it when it's dry. This needed three coats.




I am definitely disappointed with my purchase. I didn't technically waste money as it was so cheap. The idea behind it is great but the formula of both polishes is too thin and this chipped almost immediately. Shocking.

Tut tut …

Giveaway! - CLOSED!

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Hey guys,

I'm doing my first giveaway and decided to buy some nail products to give away. This was just a different idea to the usual giveaways.


There is an official Rafflecopter for this giveaway but the main thing is to follow my blog. FOLLOW HERE!




A gorgeous OPI polish from the Minnie Mouse range that has heart shaped glitter. A gorgeous Sally H bright pink.




a Rafflecopter giveaway

Hope you enjoy the prizes.

Victoria xox

An Interview With.... Arda Ocal

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Hey my loves,

Welcome to my 100th post. Today I want to share with you a short, sharp interview with one of my favourite Sports Broadcasters, Mr Arda Ocal.


Now I know some of you might not be aware of his existence and for that, SHAME ON YOU!

So here is the interview :D

So, in five words, tell me about your personality.
Outgoing with flashes of random.

Tell me your exact job title right now?
I'm a host / reporter with the Weather Network.
Do you think you will ever do Aftermath again? Given it is your creation etc. 
Probably not. That time has passed. I'm proud I pitched it and it became such a big success and that my good buddy Jimmy Korderas still gets a paycheck doing it, but I don't just want to be "The Wrestling Guy", so it's good I was able to move on and do more with my career in broadcasting.

How much of the WWE product do you watch now?
I still keep up with the product, especially NXT - I enjoy watching the amount of talent on that show.
Name your favour…

Tips and Tricks Of The Blogging/Vlogging World

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Hey everyone,

Well this post marks my 99th post. Some folks celebrate different milestones and I shall party because of this one and not 100 posts just to be different, as usual. I do have a very special post later on today for my 100th post though, so it is kind of special. *rambling Irish woman shut up*

If you know me, which you might not, then you will know I studied Journalism back home in Ireland. After a year and a half I left the course due to personal reasons and never returned to any form of Journalism. What a shame. I get many comments on my Twitter about how my blog is so well written and when I put a post up, it's as if I'm speaking to you in person. That is a great compliment. Dumbing down your writing is hard and takes time. You do not want to sound immature or illiterate.

MOVING ONNNNNNNN...

I want to give you some insight into how I blog and how I do YouTube videos. Before I continue, this is my advice and you do not have to take it, read it or apply it to you …

Barry M 'SILK' Nail Paint

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Hey guys,

Hope you're all well considering the yoyo weather. Stay safe. Today I have a gorgeous nail polish to show you and it's NEW to the High St/Drugstore.


I saw these bad boys on Barry M's instagram and thought wow how different.


I do believe these were released within the last three days and they were sold out in my Superdrug. I went in today (Sat) and there was the one I have and one of the blue which is named Mist. I have quite a few Barry M blue polishes as it is so went with Pearl.

The packaging is the same as normal but with silk in gold writing and a little cute bow detail. I love it. I am a fan of the Barry M bottles as they're not to big but sturdy. Easy to store as well. I have many of their polishes and store them side by side and they look awesome.



This picture is one coat. I also have a base coat underneath. It is a little bit streaky.


This is two coats and I hadn't tidied up around my nail area. Looks so lovely. They apply well and the formula is …

MAC 'Diva' Lipstick

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Hey guys,

Well the other day in MAC in Cardiff I traded in some empties for a lipstick. I love that you can do that with MAC. It was such a hard decision and my left hand was covered in swatches. Crazy times haha.


Excuse the pictures, I took them on my iPad in the hotel. I needed to use the lipstick that night. Yes I needed to haha.

I don't have a particular shade of colour that I love more than anything else. I have reds, pinks, nudes, berry shades and so forth. When it comes to finish, I do prefer a matte finish. I find they last longer and just look nice on my lips.


I was genuinely torn between Diva and Please Me, which is weird considering Diva is a dark shade and Please Me is a pinky/nude. I am weird haha.


I would consider this shade as the ultimate vampy shade. Such a gorgeous burgundy/maroon shade. I think, and I could be wrong, the undertone is neutral but some may say it has a slight red undertone. I do think this lipstick would suit everyone. If you want to vamp up a loo…

Question Time with TALKBECKYTALK from YouTube

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Morning everyone,
I cannot believe the sun is shining today, feels like we never see it anymore. I asked the wonderful Becky Sheeran AKA TalkBeckyTalk if I could ask her some questions and she was more than lovely about it. For those who don't have a YouTube or don't know you too well, give us a quick description of you in less than 10 words.
Chatty, bubbly and love makeup, tea and sparkly things!
Tell me your favourite movie and your favorite band. Movie: Finding Nemo!
Band: The Script If you could live any kind of lifestyle be it extravagant or not, what would it be? I'd love to live on a beach selling shell bracelets and be by the sea all day! What I love about your channel is the variety of videos, is it hard to be consistent on ideas without sticking to just one theme?
Sometimes it's hard to know what people will like. I always have lots of ideas but have to remember just because I like them not everyone will! I try to stay true to myself :) I love my tea, like you, but …

Valentine's Gift Ideas | Ladies and Gents Edition

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Hello hello,

Well with that day of the year coming up, yes Valentine's Day. I thought I would do a gift guide and instead of doing two separate posts, I thought one was a better idea. Here we go then.


When it comes to getting men a gift for V Day, it's not always easy to choose. I mean they may tell you what they want, but there's always a chance of the answer being a tad rude. Haha. I chose a few items that go for the everyday normal guy.

Adidas trainers, Vans, Garmin training watch, Guess watch,  Zico denim jacket and Rungspun leather jacket. Click here for prices etc. I picked the above because men love fitness either at the gym or outside of the gym, the Garmin is a great way to time and keep track of fitness levels etc. The Adidas trainers are great for beginner gym goers or runners as they have a nice elevated heel to protect the feet. The two jackets would look amazing on any guy, anytime of the year. I love Vans and I know a tonne of guys who do as well, classy and…

Valentine's Day Ideas with Paul Fredrick

Leopard Print Inspired Nail Art | Essie Edition

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Hey guys,

Well I have been quite plain with my nails lately. Not plain with the colours but my lack of nail art is shocking. I use to do all sorts of designs on my nails so I definitely want to get back into it.

I have mentioned previously that I love whacky and bold colours so today I went for that. Hehe.


You will need some patience for this design on your nails, just be forewarned.


The polishes I am using are: Essie 'Forever Yummy' and 'The More The Merrier', Sally Hensen Base & Top Coat and a Barry M black nail art pen. You can of course use any colours you want.




I applied one base coat and two coats of the green polish. I wanted to make sure there were no lines or streaky effects. This green is so gorgeously vibrant.

When you have finished and it's dry, apply dots or splashes of the red to each nail. You don't want to be too clean either. Let that dry for a few minutes.


You then want to take the nail art pen, above, and fill around those dots/splashes …