It's been a while since I toyed with nail art but, with Halloween tomorrow, it seemed like a perfect time to feature the little black cat faces that I sometimes sport on one or two nails. They're fairly self explanatory and this particular effort is far from perfect, but hey, the neighbourhood cat population isn't complete without the scrappy one with the wonky eye and mashed up ear. 

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In the depths of winter I'm happy to embrace a slightly washed out complexion; it seems like a fair trade for huge scarves, snow days and mulled wine. Until then I'm all for hanging on to the last of a summer glow without resorting to endless, biscuit-y fake tan applications….and here's how I've been attempting it.

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