Tag: Emily

7th November 2014

Lacquer Lab’s Novella Collection

By Emily Lacquer Lab is a brand I must admit I hadn’t come across before; the shame! Founded by mother-daughter duo Amanda and Emily earlier this year, they produce toxin free (AKA, free from the five main nasties: Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Toluene or Camphor) fashion-focused varnishes that are seriously ticking my polish boxes. The best bit; they are made in the UK! […]

15th October 2014

Autumnal Tones from Barry M A/W Collection

By Emily I’ve given in. I will no longer shiver because of my bare ankles every morning, I will not shun my cosy coats and thick socks because I refuse to believe it is no longer summer. You know, October. Now that I’ve accepted it, I am ready to embrace all things Autumnal and Wintery – fireworks! Matching gloves and scarves! Bobble hats! Every time […]

30th September 2014

Nail Effects with IZ Beauty of London

By Emily A couple of weeks ago I was invited along to the launch of IZ Beauty of London’s new collection of nail effects at The Sanderson Hotel in London. Other than nails, my other favourite thing is pick and mix, so imagine my glee when I arrived to discover a table piled with nail amazingness and jars of sugary delights! It’s like they knew […]

2nd September 2014

Storage Week! Nails …

We’re a nosy bunch here at Get Lippie, so when we were mulling over makeup storage recently, our editor requested – nay, demanded – we all get out collections out for the lads, as it were.  So this week, sit back and enjoy perving over total strangers’ makeup collections.  On the internet. We’re kicking the week off with Emily, our nail-obsessed newest addition to the […]

6th August 2014

Leopard Print Nails with Nails Inc, Barry M and Sally Hansen

By EmilyLeopard print nails are a bit old school now…but still a favourite of mine! Every time I leopardize (made up word) my nails I get a huge amount of compliments, and no-one ever thinks they are hand-painted! So if you want to add a bit of Grrrrr to your mani, here’s how!First up, two coats of polish, you can choose any colour you like, doesn’t have to […]

30th July 2014

Flower Power: Ciaté Flower Manicure

By Emily Oooooh, PRETTY! Flowers on pastel nails! I’m hyperventilating! So yeah, I’m easily pleased. However, this fabulous ‘Bada Bloom!’ Flower Manicure from the geniuses at Ciaté contains all you need to create a super-summery floral nail. These guys have got manicure innovation nailed (sorry). It IS a bit fiddly, but the end result is worth it, I promise. The set contains a mini paint […]

16th July 2014

Geometric Nails featuring Models Own, No7 and Seche Vite

By Emily I’ve got a bit of thing for bare nails with a splash of colour; often I’ll do a French manicure but with bright coloured or multicolour tips. It’s really quick and high impact. This week I wanted to create something a bit more unusual, so got out my Models Own nail tape and created this Modern geometric design. Here’s how: First up, make […]

25th June 2014

Nail Candy by Donnie & Ginny Greer (and introducing Emily!)

So, I’m always getting asked if people can do guest posts, but when you get waylayed by the birthday girl at her own party, begging to do nails for the blog, you can’t really refuse, can you? So, without further ado, I present you the latest addition to the Get Lippie team, the gorgeous, the incomparable, the INCREDIBLY TALL, Emily Maben! By Emily I don’t […]