Nail Desk

10 Vegan Summer Essentials

With just under a month until the official start of summer, we thought it would be great to share some vegan love so you can be totally prepared before heading to the beach! With these vegan summer essentials, you can Read More

Is your nail polish non-toxic?

We all love a glossy manicure but often these shiny, new nails come with a price- a chemical price to be exact! Luckily, the number of toxic ingredients hidden in nail polishes is becoming more widely known. In this week’s Read More

Men can rock a polished nail too!

Did you know that nail polish was initially invented for men? Chinese Emperors and Egyptian Pharaos were the first to cover their nails in rich colours to show their social status.  Nowadays, we’re seeing more and more men are getting Read More

5 things you didn’t know about nail polish

Nail polish has been around for quite some time, but have you ever given a thought to how it all started?  Who sat down one day, glanced down at their bare nails and thought.. I’m going to paint these?! Whilst Read More

How Does Magnetic Nail Polish Work?

we hope everyone is enjoying the easter holidays so far. Who’s taking the opportunity away from school or college to jazz up their manicure?! we always love seeing what you come up with, so please do send us photos on Read More

Removing Nail Tips At Home

Everyone who’s had acrylic nails has been guilty of removing them incorrectly, whether it’s purposely prying them from your natural nails or mindlessly biting at them whilst absorbed in a Netflix binge watching session. The best way to remove your Read More

5 Reasons You Should Choose Cruelty Free

We know it’s easy to reach for beauty or household products without really thinking about the production behind them, but nowadays with the range of things available, it’s easier than ever to go cruelty free! You may well already be Read More

Spring Fashion Trend Inspiration

Spring Equinox has been and gone, meaning lighter evenings are just around the corner. We enter British Summer Time on Sunday 31st March, losing a precious hour of sleep (on Mother’s Day of all days) but we gain an extra hour Read More

What is Photochromic Nail Polish?

The beauty industry is ever changing with innovative technology and nail polish is no exception! Gone are the days where you pick one colour and one colour only- there are a whole host of special nail polish transformations out there Read More

Easy Nail Art Designs For Beginners

  No skills needed… just hands! Whether you’re a complete beginner or perhaps just a little rusty and need to brush up on your skills- we have put together a collection of our favourite easy nail art designs to do Read More

The effects of acetone on your skin

It goes without saying that if you love nail polish, you need nail polish remover. This beauty staple is perhaps used without much thought- so we want to shed some light on the best nail polish removers to use and Read More

The Secret to Healthy, Happy Hands and Nails

did you know your nails can tell you a lot about your overall health? our hands and nails go through a LOT each day and sometimes we just don’t give them the pamper they deserve. Now the harsh winter is Read More

What is Thermal Nail Polish and How Does it Work?

THE NAIL DESK IS BACK! WITH A HOST OF SHORT AND SNAPPY WEEKLY BLOGS IN THE LINE UP, WE ARE KICKING OFF WITH A FAIRLY RECENT ADDITION TO THE WORLD OF NAILS – THERMAL NAIL POLISH. Thermal, as you’ve probably Read More

LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE – Autumn ’18

A SEASONAL LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE…WHICH FEATURES ALL SORTS OF GOODNESS FOR A HAPPY AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLE – INCLUDING DELICIOUS RECIPES, HOME DECOR INSPIRATION, THE LATEST VEGAN AND CRUELTY FREE BEAUTY PRODUCTS AND NEWS, PLUS SEASONAL HEALTH AND FASHION TOO. Read More

5 Steps to Safely Remove A Gel Polish Manicure

Welcome to the first blog of Spring 2018!  With the clocks going forward and the evenings getting lighter, we are still waiting patiently and hoping (with fingers crossed!) that we will eventually get some good weather coming our way… In the meantime, to Read More

The Trends of Spring You Need to Know About!

Welcome to this month’s Blog from the LivOliv Nail Desk…. Hopefully with the worst of the ‘Beast From The East’ behind us we can all start to get excited about Spring arriving – and it’s only 3 weeks until it’s officially Read More