As soon as I chose working from home (yes, it’s because of Coronavirus – our institute won’t be operating as usual at least until the end of April), we left Hamburg, in order to spend the rest of this month in Lower Saxony. I feel safer here, it’s a small town, we have the garden and much more space than in Hamburg. Once here, Hamburg feels so far away. This morning, there were hardly people at the normally much-frequented main station (Hauptbahnhof), but many wore protective masks or, which I’d never seen in Hamburg before. I was glad that trains were operating as usual – and the more when we finally arrived at Nienburg.
Nail varnish – and photo blogs – aren’t that important these days and the only colour I took with me (although I have some older Ciaté bottles here) is Chanel Pure Black. Anyway, there are still a few posts in the drafts – starting with Perfect Peach, which was released in January. The name reveals that it’s peach, with golden glassflecks.
Two coats applied.
As for the weather, it’s not yet spring, and we had quite some stormy days with heavy rainfalls – I felt a bit like in Weathering With You (the wonderful anime), but in the cold. 🙄 Nevertheless, it’s finally weekend! I absolutely like my current job and changed my swimming routine to the later afternoon.
Now for today’s post; Smooth is one of the latest Dior nail varnishes – incredibly pretty, it’s a pink purple.
Two coats applied.
New year, new postings – so far for the plans. I saved the glitter top coat of Dior’s Happy 2020 Christmas collection for New Year, so here it is. It’s a transparent pink base with lots of multicoloured glitter. At first glance, there are golden, turquoise, blue and pink glitter bits.
One coat of the (nameless) top coat over Chanel Pure Black.
This manicure was amazing, not only for the combination of colourful glitter over black but it lasted for three days without any chipping or tipwear. And I would still have it on my nails, wasn’t it for a change of colour matching tomorrow’s outfit. We’ll be going back to Hamburg then. Not really looking forward to it because I enjoyed the peaceful and quiet rural environment.
Just right for Christmas, Passion is a beautiful deep red.
Two coats applied; the formula is close to a cream-jelly hybrid. Very intense colour!
First post in November … I have three jobs now, that’s two more in addition to my long-termin job as a proofreader for law-related academic publications. In addition to this, I’m a maths tutor, and until the end of this year, I’ll also help in a book shop. That’s quite a lot, but as a (relatively) young widow, I have no other choice. My daughter will be graduating from school in two years and I just want to secure kind of a regular income … moreover, it’s hard to cope with the loss. Last Saturday I went to a group especially for the bereaved of family members who committed suicide and received a warm welcome.
But I don’t want to bother you with this. In the meantime I wore Dream, which is a beautiful fuchsia. I really don’t feel like occupying myself with nail colours at present but I keep doing my nails – and pretty pinks like Dream cheer me up.
Two coats applied.
Way before Christmas, most holiday collections have obviously been already released. It’s getting earlier with every new year. I mean I like snacking gingerbread and other Christmas sweets but I’m not necessarily thinking of Christmas nail colours.
Nevertheless, Charm is more of a neutral colour. Dominant colour is rosewood, with a bit of beige and apricot.
In the bottle it might look plain but I found it amazing on my nails (although I’m normally not into neutrals).
Very glossy and applies smoothly.
Camel was, as far as I’ve heard, released for Fashion’s Night Out 2019. However, I purchased it online from the Dior webshop. It’s a light peach with golden glassflecks.
Sorry for the bad light but days have been rainy recently, so it’s hard to take photos outside. Two coats shown below.