Saturday, 27 September 2014

Armani Exchange Ladies Watch review!

Hi friends

Hope you all had a good week!
I have a fantastic product review for you today!

The lovely people at ChrisElli web site kindly sent to review the Armani Exchange Ladies Watch AX5216



AX5216 Armani Exchange Gold Lady Hampton Smart Watch Specifications
Band Length (cm): 17.5
Battery:    SR621SW
Bracelet/Strap:  Stainless Steel
Clasp:    Deployment
Dial Colour:    Gold
Display:    Analogue
Gender:    Ladies
Head Casing:    Stainless Steel
Head Depth (mm):    18
Head Height (mm):    36
Head Shape:    Round
Head Width (mm):    36
Movement Type:    Quartz
Plating:    IPG
Strap Colour:    Gold
Strap Type:    Bracelet
Type:    Wrist Watch
Warranty Period:    2 Years Manufacturer
Water Resistance:    50m
Range:    Smart

complete with: 
Armani Exchange 2 Year Guarantee - fully stamped & dated (where appropriate)
Instruction Manual
Presentation Box


The Gold-plated stainless steel case and bracelet has fixed gold-plated bezel set with crystals. Champagne quilted dial set with Swarovsk crystals with gold-tone hands. No markers. The Armani AX Exchange logo appears at the 12 o'clock position.The metallic-tone IP (Ion Plated) stainless steel bracelet fastens with a deployment clasp.


My thoughts
I absolutely love this watch!! when I first seen the watch online I knew it would look just as stunning if not even more so worn on the wrist.
I was very impressed with the packaging it arrived very safe and in a sturdy box.
Covered in plastic to protect the steel and the watch face.I removed these straight away to try the watch on!
To my surprise I thought I would have needed the strap adjusting but when I opened the clasp and slipped it on to my wrist it fitted me perfectly!
I love the Gold tone as I have a Guess watch in Silver tone and I don't have a gold tone watch so this is a real treat for me and something I have wanted for a while.
The watch is very classy and elegant featuring a matte quilted dial with 26 clear stones detailing each cross over.

The crystals also circle around the face giving this beautiful stylish watch some bling which I love!
The watch feels very comfortable on the wrist and not to heavy which is a plus for me as I find my Guess watch can get heavy during the day.
I also like the fact the watch is water resistance to 50m as this is piece of mind if you get water splashed on the watch if washing dishes! I personally would not wear the watch for swimming however it would be safe to do so at 50m or less. 
When the watch gets a little dirty I simply give it a wipe with a soft damp cloth and dry carefully.
I fell in love with this watch and the look of the Swarovsk crystals details. And for accessories that need to be super versatile - you can't go wrong with a Gold tone watch! Gold practically goes with a lot of thingsand for style well you can't go wrong with an Armani Exchange Ladies Watch!

ChrisElli currently has a wide selection of watches to sunglasses, from bags to belts at great prices take alook HERE.
I want to say a huge thank you to Danny for sending me this beautiful watch for review.
As always Thanks for stopping by please follow my blog if you haven't already Thank you :)
♡Dawn♡
 




*Product was sent to me for consideration for the purpose of this review only. No monetary compensation was received.




Friday, 19 September 2014

TarasTalons new collections nailart/swatches

Hello friends

I hope you all had a good week.
I am very excited to announce Tara's Talons is re-opening on Sunday 21 September at 12:01 am GMT.
I have a amazing discount code for you, use the code 'BACK50' for the first 24 hours to get a fabulous 50% off!


 
TarasTalons opened in April 2013 and is the UK’s first established handmade nail polish brand!
Most of TarasTalons polishes are one off, limited edition or custom.
Here’s Tara's links!
Website
www.Tarastalons.co.uk
Etsy shop
www.etsy.com/shop/tarastalons
Facebook
www.facebook.com/tarastalons
Twitter
www.twitter.com/tarastalons
Instagram
User name is tarastalonspolish
Blog
www.tarastalons.blogspot.co.uk
Pinterest
www.pinterest.com/tarastalons

Tara has 4 new collections for you to get your hands on!.
I was kindly sent 4 polishes 2 from the  Return of the Randoms collection . and 2 from the Halloween Scream collection is based on the Scream film 10ml/5ml .

  • Hazy- Return of the Randoms collection.
  • Pink sky- Return of the Randoms collection.
  • Be right back- Halloween Scream collection.
  • Not in my movie- Halloween Scream collection.
  • Nailart decals.
The first mani is from the Return of the Randoms collection!

I decided to do a simple blossom tree along side the 2 pretty polishes.


  • TarasTalons in Sugary sweet.
  • TarasTalons in Tiger Lily.
  • Hazy- Return of the Randoms collection
  • Pink sky- Return of the Randoms collection
  • beautyuk polishes in Black out and White out.
  • Dotting tool.
with flash

The first thing I done was start with a base coat so I used the Sugary sweet polish on the pointer finger and ring and little finger. and the Tiger lily polish on the thumb and middle finger.
I then used the Black polish with a nailart brush and painted the branches I took the Sugary sweet and used the dotting tool make the blossom flowers over the branches then dotted some black for the centre of the flowers.

I then painted over the pointer finger and little finger using Hazy a pretty matte topcoat with speckles and lovely glittery sparkles!
This would look great over any polishes. I chosen the pink shade and gave the pointer 2 coats the little finger I gave it 3 coats.the polish dries super fast so you have to work quick. I then dabbed a little on the nail tip on the middle finger.I love the fact it is a matte top coat with sparkles!

The ring finger I used the Pink sky polish is a gorgeous pretty girly pink of starry glitter and sparkles!this has a slight matte effect and is super fast drying I gave it 2 coats also.I dabbed some also on the thumb nail tip. as you can see the polish has a pink shade to it.just gorgeous!




Last up is one of my favs the Scream collection nailart!!
So for this collection I decided to go with the theme and do the Scream face mask from the hit movie!


 
Here is the list of items I used.
  • B&M neon polish in Blue.
  • Red nailart pen.
  • Not in my movie- Halloween Scream collection.
  • Be right back- Halloween Scream collection.
  • Acrylic paints in black and white.
  • Small nailart brush (not pictured)

I started by using the B&M polish as a base on the thumb and pointer and little finger.
I then went over the fingers using the Not in my movie- Halloween Scream collection. it is a wonderful sheer Royal blue shade with gorgeous sparkles! I gave it 2 coats of polish and I found this polish to dry fast also which is a bonus!
On the middle and ring finger I painted the nails using the Be right back- Halloween Scream collection.is a matte mushy pea green polish with speckles of glitter. dried fast also and I gave it 2 coats.
I then did a few bloody stripes across the middle finger nail using the Red nailart pen.
The thumb I freehand painted the mask/face using Acrylic paints in black and white.




All of Tara's polishes I have found to be of a high standard of quality that you would get from the high street but these are handmade and excellent value for money!
So do not forget to use the discount code 'BACK50' for the first 24 hours to get a fabulous 50% off! 
You can also use my blogger code to get 15% off any order if you miss the first 24hrs. Just enter SassyLittleNails at the checkout! 

A huge welcome back Tara! and thanks for sending me the polishes for review. :-)
Don't forget to enter the International giveaway! PiggieLuv's Birthday Bash! Ends September 22nd click HERE.
More posts coming up! thanks for reading have a lovely weekend!
♡Dawn♡  






 











Monday, 15 September 2014

BornPrettyStore review/Nailart

Hi friends

I had a busy weekend! hope you all had a lovely weekend?
I was contacted by BornPrettyStore to do some more product reviews/nailart.

I was sent 3 items to review.


350Pcs/Box 2mm-5mm Delicate Water Dropping Heart Design Rhinestone 3D Nail Art Decoration.

Born Pretty Holographic Holo Glitter Nail Polish Varnish Hologram Effect 4#. 


350pcs Candy Fluorescent Light Color Round Square Mix Stud Rhinestones Nail Art Decoration W/Box.

The 2 nailart designs I decided to do are very easy and simple to do.The first nailart is with using the 350Pcs/Box 2mm-5mm Delicate Water Dropping Heart Design Rhinestone 3D Nail Art Decoration.


 Items used to creat the first nailart is listed below.
  • Beautyuk polishes in Blackout and White out.
  • make-up sponge(not pictured)
  • The colour experts nail polish in Splendor.
  • Beautyuk ultra gloss top coat.
  • 350Pcs/Box 2mm-5mm Delicate Water Dropping Heart Design Rhinestone 3D Nail Art Decoration.


I started with a white base on all nails then I took a make-up sponge and painted half white half black on the sponge then dabbed onto each nail and I repeated this step about 3 times.
I then gave it a quick top coat to blend the colours more.
I then stuck on the rhinestones and made a simple flower pattern with them on each nail.
The little finger I used the Splendor glitter polish and stuck some rhinestones on to finish the look.gave them all another gloss top coat and it is finished.
I found the rhinestones easy to use and vary in size and you get alot in the wheel to do many more different kinds of nailart.Great for a more elegant design or even glam up a boring polish with these pretty rhinestones.


The last nailart design is a more fun summery look.


  • Born Pretty Holographic Holo Glitter Nail Polish Varnish Hologram Effect 4#.
  • Beautyuk ultra gloss top coat.
  • Moyra vivid sands polish in Green light.
  • 350pcs Candy Fluorescent Light Color Round Square Mix Stud Rhinestones Nail Art Decoration.


I started this nailart with applying at least 3 coats of the Born Pretty Holographic Holo Glitter Nail Polish on the thumb middle and little finger.I found it applies well with a good brush and the holo effect is fabulous!
I then applied 2 coats of the Moyra green polish.on the pointer and ring finger.
while tacky I then stuck on various studs from the  350pcs Candy Fluorescent Light Color Round Square Mix Stud Rhinestones Nail Art Decoration. these studs are easy to use and you get lots to play with! these are fun and great for any nailart to liven it up! give your nails a party!
I then gave it a top coat and it is all done.



I want to also say Thank you again to BornPrettyStore for sending me some fabulous products to review!
I highly recommend the company and there products

I hope you enjoyed my BornPrettyStore nailart/review.

Don't forget to enter the International giveaway! PiggieLuv's Birthday Bash! Ends September 22nd click HERE.
More posts coming real soon! thanks for reading :)
♡Dawn♡ 
























Friday, 12 September 2014

Get to know me tag!


Hey friends

How are we all doing? good I hope.
It is almost the weekend and my shoulder is getting better :)  

As I have been blogging now for a year! I thought it was about time that i told you a bit more about myself.
I saw this blog first sugarandspicelifestyle and I thought I would join in!


So here it is my 25 questions about me.
Please remember to comment and follow.

1. Do you have a middle name?

yes....Mary After my father's Mother.

2. What was your favourite subject at school?

Art

3. What's your favourite drink?

I do love a milky cup of tea in the morning

4. What's your favourite song at the moment?

BLACK WIDOWIGGY AZALEA FT RITA ORA

5. What would you name your children?

Well I already have 1 daughter called Kimberley :)

6. Do you participate in any sports?

No. I hate sports.

7. What's your favourite book?

I don't read as much as I use to but the book I seem to reach for lately is The power by Rhonda Byrne

8. What's your favourite colour?

Would be Pink

9. What's your favourite animal?

Cats

10. What's your favourite perfume?

Well this is a difficult one as I have so many but my all time favourite perfume has to be gio giorgio armani perfume

11. What's your favourite holiday?

Christmas, I love the shopping,gifts,spending time with family. and the decorations.

12. Have you graduated from high school?

Yes. Quite some time ago.

13. Have you been out of the country?

Yes....I have been to Spain Costa Dorada and also Gran Canaria

14. Do you speak any other languages?

No

15. Do you have any siblings?

Yes 2, a brother and a sister.

16. What's your favourite store?

Superdrug and Boots ( for my polishes)

17. What's your favourite restaurant?

I do love Chinese food and sometimes Indian food.

18. Do / did you like school?

I didn't really enjoy school no.

19. Who are some of your favourite Youtubers?

I love
AprilJustinTV.
leighannsays.
ohmygoshpolish.
missjenfabulous.

lovelaughandmakeup.
SMLx0.
The Sparkle Queen.
cutepolish.
essiebutton.

20. What's your favourite movie?

Lord of the Rings

21. What are some of your favourite TV shows?

Eastenders. Corination St. The Xfactor. Supernatural. Grimm. The walking dead.

22. PC or Mac?

PC

23. What phone do you have?

HTC desire

24. How tall are you?

5'4

25. Any pets?

yes....2 cats.


That is my 25 Q&As done! I tag everyone to join in who reads this post!

Don't forget to follow me if you haven't already thank you.
Have a great day!
 
♡Dawn♡ 

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Zoё’s Place Baby Hospice charity of the month nailart

Hi friends

I hope your week got off to a great start. I have hurt my right shoulder so doing everyday things is a challenge at the moment as is nailart (right being my dominant hand) nailart is proving the most to be difficult. but I do have help at hand for chores etc if I need it so that's good.

It's that time again for my SassyLittleNails Monthly Charity nail art challenge!
Please feel free to join in my charity nailart challenge.


This month of September charity is for Hospices/Hospitals.

I have chosen a special Hospice called Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice.Registered National Charity No. 1092545.
The Zoë’s Place Trust is a registered charity providing respite and end of life care to babies and infants aged from birth to five years suffering from life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.
Help support Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice! Please visit there web site click HERE and donate as much as you can. Thank you x



 Items used to create this nailart in support of Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice are below.
  • Nailart pen in Red.
  • Beautyuk high gloss top coat.
  • Saffron polish in cream.
  • Catrice million styles polish in Have an ice day.
  • Black marker pen.
  • 2 packs of coloured nail stickers 1 with letters.
  • Black rhinestones.


I applied 2 coats of the Saffron polish to each nail.
The thumb I freehand drawn the bear's face and stuck on2 black rhinestones on his eyes.
The pointer finger I stuck on the stickers with the letter's spelling Zoes place.
The middle and little finger I used the nailart pen and did some freehand paw prints.
I stuck some more stickers on the ring finger to make a paw shape also.and gave it the glitter Catrice top coat.
I gave the other nails a clear top coat to finish.


I hope you liked my Charity nail art to support this charity and raise awareness please help all you can thank you.

Please follow me if you haven't already thanks :)
Don't forget to check out the fabulous nail art below! 

More posts shortly thanks for stopping by.
♡Dawn♡   




Saturday, 6 September 2014

Rose nailart.

Hi friends

Sorry I have not posted this week I have been unwell again but I am now feeling much better and wanted to post this nailart I did.
I thought I would do a bold rose flower outlined in black as I have seen this pattern on  a cushion cover.

Items used are pictured below.

  • Beautyuk polishes in White out. and in Coral burst.
  • Barry M paint polish in Diamond glitter.
  • marker pens in black and green.
  • Beautyuk 5in1 base and top coat (not pictured)

I started with the White out polish as a base on all the nails. then I took the marker pen in black and hand drawn the roses/petals/stems I then filled in the green parts using the marker and then I went over the roses with the coral burst polish. when dry I went back over the black to make it stand out more I used the glitter polish on the middle finger and little finger.gave it all a top coat and all done.
I am not sure if I actually like this mani now hehe but here it is anyway :)



Thanks for reading and if you haven't followed me please do.
Have a great weekend! more posts coming up shortly

Bye for now.
♡Dawn♡ 









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