Fashion | Nails

Budget Manicure Review: California Nail Bar

Hey all, It’s Mary from Nubian Skin with another Manicure review; but before I get started on what was an interesting experience here are the key stats: Salon: California Nail Bar (Hampstead Branch) Website: http://www.california-nail-bar.co.uk Location: Hampstead Treatment: Manicure Description: File, soak, cuticle work, polish Colour: OPI – Kiss me on tulips Cost: £13 The Nail […]

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Nubian Icon: Josephine Baker

Our first post by the Marvelous Mary (MM)! Our Nubian Icon for this month is the illustrious Josephine Baker. Josephine Baker, born Josephine Freda Mcdonald (June 3 1906), was an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Known for her comical yet sensual appeal which was derived from her inclination for nearly nude costumes; a notable costume featured […]

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Nails

Budget Manicure Review – OKI-DOKI Nail Bar

Oki-Doki Nail Bar (www.oki-dokinails.co.uk) is the kind of nail salon that you wish every budget nail salon would emulate, but they never do. The first thing that struck me when I walked in was how clean, bright and well ventilated the salon was. It’s about 30 seconds from the Crossharbour DLR station, so for you […]

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Fashion | Hosiery

Tuesday – Shoesday

We absolutely adore these shoes from Jimmy Choo. Perfect for adding a pop of colour to office wear, and onwards to an evening on the town. Styled with Nubian Skin hold ups in “Berry”…a little sneak peek of things to come from us!

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Travel

Postcard from Nice

Nubian Skin paid a little visit to the South of France this month, visiting loved ones in Nice. It also happened to be when the Nice Jazz Festival was taking place, so we got some sun, sea and music. We can’t think of a better combination! THINGS TO SEE AND DO Beach! You can’t really […]

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Nails

Budget Manicure Review – Cheeky Parlour

Brought to you by the group behind Cowshed and Shoreditch House, Cheeky Parlour is one of those places that seems too good to be true. As I walked into the entrance at Redchurch street, I was a bit hesitant, as it didn’t look particularly polished or occupied for that matter. However, I was in Shoreditch, […]

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Nails

Nubian Nails

Here at Nubian Skin we’ve been brainstorming ideas for blog posts, and since we’re obsessed with nails, colour and generally most things girly, team Nubian has selflessly decided to test out many of the manicure spots in London and bring you regular reviews. Like most of you, sometimes we’re a bit tight on cash, and […]

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