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Gloss Nail and Beauty

Gloss LogoSalons, truly are my absolute guilty pleasure and one of favourite places to visit. I was recently treated to the most divine pedicure on my recent trip to the “City of Gold” at the gorgeous Gloss Nail and Beauty Salon in the Birdhaven area in Johannesburg area. Upon arriving at the tranquil Gloss Nail and Beauty Salon, one cannot help but be mesmerised by the beauty of the boutique salon, as it simplistic but oh so fantastic. White and grey colours adorn the salon walls and floor which echoes the epitome of tranquillity. Gloss Nail and Beauty Gloss Nail and Beauty

The staff are welcoming and make sure you feel at home, not to mention really knowing their way around an amazing pedicure! The pedicure I was spoiled to made use of the most premium products, including the heavenly Liquid Yoga as part of the amazing concoction for my foot soak as well as numerous OPI products and the polish I had for my toes was an OPI polish from their Brazilian range. Further to their nail treatments, Gloss also offers a number of body and facial treatments – including the state of the art St Tropez spray booth. This tan is revolutionary as it eliminates the smell and fumes of fake tan so you leave with a sun kissed glow and no smell of a bottled tan in sight. The facial treatments make use of Dermalogica which one can never go wrong with.

You cannot help leave with a smile on your face at the end of your treatment and walk away with feeling pampered and so relaxed.

Thank you for the spoils Gloss, I will be sure to be back when I’m in the area.

If you’re in the area, be sure to book an appointment. Gloss Nail and Beauty is situated at Shop 3, Birdhaven Centre, 66 St. Andrews Road, Birdhaven or call them on (011) 447-9273 for more information.

Be sure to check out Gloss Nail and Beauty on Facebook and Twitter @GlossNail

XO flea143

Disclaimer: This treatment was given to me for review purposes. This has in no way altered my view of the treatment in any way.

 

 

 

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OPI Feet – Double Coverage Review

Disclaimer : This is not a sponsored review, nor am I affiliated with the following brand/company in anyway.

OPI Feet Double Coverage is a moisturiser formulated specially for feet. This deeply hydrating foot lotion which drenches dry skin with a moisture thanks to a luscious formula enriched with nourishing Shea Butter, Antioxidants and smoothing silicones. This product protects feet from irritation with micronized cotton powder and combats unpleasant odours.

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I don’t know about you, but when I’ve spent long hours on my feet applying makeup to clients faces, especially during the summer when I live in my flip flops my heels take an absolute beating. Dry cracked heels and I over makeup-crazy season are no strangers, and I was at my wits end with my feet being sore.

I bought this cream over December, and it is almost finished now (6 months later) and I was promised it would sort out my heels in no time as long as I applied to my feet every day. I asked the sales lady at Yemaya Spa if she was sure, as I am not a person for creams, especially on my feet and she told me – JUST DO IT – and you will see a difference! I apply the cream once I’ve showered or bathed and let it absorb in my skin for a few minutes before walking around/putting on shoes or socks.

Anyway, true to her word, I did see a difference, almost immediately.

Now, applying foot cream is not something that I would want to do everyday, maybe at most once every second day, but you instantly feel the benefits of this cream and it is absorbed into your skin very quickly. During the cold winter months I’ve started applying this every second to third day as living in thick fluffy socks my feet have remained smooth and hydrated thanks to Double Coverage.

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It leaves your feet feeling soft, smooth and refreshed.

Although this is a little pricey, it lasts forever and I will not be able to go back to any drug store brands or cheap supermarket peppermint foot creams as they simply won’t compare.

I paid R225 for this, and I would gladly do so again.

x missfitz

RELATED READING: 10 FACTS ABOUT OPI NAIL LACQUER

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10 FACTS ABOUT OPI NAIL LACQUER

10 FACTS ABOUT OPI NAIL LACQUER

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1. OPI was founded in 1981 by George Schaeffer and used to manufacturer artificial dental appliances such as dentures. The acrylics which were used in the making of the dentures was the same used by nail technicians and in 1989 their business model changed to NAIL LACQUER, not dentures!

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2. OPI prides itself on quality and safety and have scientists and visionaries working daily to progress in the world of nail lacquer.

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3. OPI has over 200 different shades of polish which are all developed and selected by Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.

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4. OPI confirms that each shade of nail polish is ensured to have the status of “the” colour of the season.

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5. Not all of their products have been a hit, in 2003 OPI launched a nail polish for dogs which received mixed reviews.

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6. OPI has created several nail lacquers exclusively for specific charity organizations, these include – the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, breast cancer research.

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7. OPI is committed to making sure that their products are only sold through reputable beauty salons. The reason for this is that it deprives the consumers of professional care and advice that are necessary to enjoy these products.

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8. OPI keep up to date with latest trends and current pop culture, they have had collections in the past for Legally Blonde 2, Alice in Wonderland and Dell, current collections include the Skyfall collection, Oz the Great and Powerful collection to name but a few however, they also have some great vintage including the Vintage Minnie Mouse collection, the Brights by OPI collection and the Soft Shades by OPI. OPI has a designer collection, which is always new and innovative in the world of nail lacquer.

9. In conjunction with the nail lacquer, OPI boasts a GelColor, various nail care, including Classic Nail Essentials, Lacquer Removers, Nail Envy, Lasting Manis and Quick Drying Treatments and they have hand/feet care including AvoJuice Skin Quenchers, AvoJuice Body Creme, Avoplex, and Feet by OPI.

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10. OPI proudly boasts all of their nail lacquers have been reformulated to eliminate chemicals DBP (dibutyl pthalate), formaldehyde and toulene.

...last but not least, OPI is cruelty free! <33

…last but not least, OPI is cruelty free! <33

x missfitz

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