All posts tagged: Manicure

Black nails

Black nail polish is something that I’ve always liked but I never dared to wear. Last month I was brave enough to buy this nail polish, but it wasn’t until last weekend that I finally wore it. I have to admit that I really liked the result. I loved the contrast between my pale skin tone and the strong black shade. It makes a statement and it looks quite elegant. I have to mention that the quality of this nail polish in particular was unexpectedly good. I didn’t want to spend much because I knew it could end sad and lonely in the bottom of a drawer, so I went for a drugstore brand. But after three days it looks perfect! We escaped to Dublin for the weekend, so there were a lot of suitcase situations and everyone knows those are the worst for manicures. But no chips this time.  I’m really happy with it! I highly recommend it! Just one remark: use a base first. These dark shades can damage your nails, so in …

Le petit salon, Madrid

Last week one of my best friends and I had the most beautiful manis at Le Petit Salon, a truly charming beauty salon in Madrid. I booked our appointments when I was in Germany and it was my friend’s brithday present. I think she liked it a lot! We had a blast! Not only we got the chance of chatting non stop during a couple of hours after three months apart, but also got the prettiest manis! I enjoyed every minute of it! Le Petit Salon has a marvellous old Hollywood glamour atmosphere. The lamps, the vintage telephones, the flowers, the lovely chairs… every detail is chosen with care and looks simply beautiful. But the best feaure of this salon is its staff. They were so nice that I ended up telling them all about my German adventures! Absolutely proffesional but really kind and cheerful, they really took care of us. I really miss this open approach to clients when I’m in Germany. There, you just don’t feel like talking or even moving… here you …