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Wednesday, 12 November 2014

4 Tools Every Beauty Blogger Needs

4 Tools Every Beauty Blogger Needs

Nail Polish Remover : I’d be lost without the Bourjois Magic Nail Polish Remover. A literal twist and remove tub of goodness. Less mess than using cotton balls and makeup remover too! Perfect for swatching colours on your nails as it cuts down removal time considerably.

Wipes: For removing swatches, because if you’re anything like me you’ll end up looking like some crazy lipstick tiger lady with lines all up your arms! Any ol’ ones will do - even baby wipes!

Nail Swatch Wheels: I use these for two things. To help me find dupes of shades that I might already have in my collection or to swatch nail polishes on when I don’t have time to paint my nails over and over again.

Blu Tack: I often reach for the blue stuff when I need to secure something to the surface I’m shooting on. No one can see it and no one will ever know you actually placed everything down with some Blu Tack! Stops things from rolling around and you don’t have to worry about things moving during shooting.

34 comments

  1. these are such great items, love the blue tac idea! i've had such issues with products rolling around!

    Rachel // Style Soup

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  2. Love the Blu tac idea but we know one of your secrets now ;-) xx

    Http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn1.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. Blue tac is such a good idea! Would love to hear more of your beauty blogging tips xx

    A Fashion Tale // UK Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

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  4. I could not be without my beloved Blutack for photo's when it comes to blogging. I'm an awful nail bitter and just in the process of having enough and growing but can never do nail themed posts. You have inspired me to get some nail wheels until I can finally grow a pair of my own!

    Awesome post <3

    http://www.lovefromlucky.blogspot.com

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  5. Great tips. Re painting my nails is the biggest pain of them all x

    Pintsizedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. Discovering the wonders of blu tack when it comes to blog photographs has been a revelation for me! Cute post, I love how down to earth you are on your blog and your content!

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  7. Thanks for the blue tak trick, always have troubles with keeping my products from rolling over. Where can you get the nail wheels from? www.withinjayslife.blogspot.ca

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  8. I need to get some Blu Tack! Great post, really interesting and helpful :)

    Kisses, Kali
    | Kali's inspiration board |

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  9. Ohh I should try Blu Tac~ ^ - ^
    I have been using double-sided sticky tape to hold products steady when taking photos! ^ w ^

    www.thedailydollyblog.com

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  10. I would have never have thought to use blue tack - such a great idea!
    Rachel x Sparkles and Starlight

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  11. Great tips, I need to get one of those nail wheels :) x

    The Belle Narrative

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  12. Blu Tack is such a saviour for me as well!

    nueyork.blogspot.com

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  13. I dont know why I never thought about blu tack before. I always had stuff slide about when I tried taking pictures lol xxx

    http://izzykreviews.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. The blue tack idea is genius! I'm definitely borrowing that one. I need a nail swatch wheel too - so many nail varnishes to review, but my cuticles are frighteningly awful.
    Madame Raptor x

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  15. the blue tack is a brilliant idea! thanks for the tips!
    babysoulz

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  16. The Blu Tac's a blinding idea and I hadn't even thought of that! Thanks for the tip! :)

    Jen xx
    www.kitsch-n-sync.com

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  17. Really need to get some nail swatch wheels, always needing to show colours but don't want to re-do my nails!

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Fashion Beauty - www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. Crazy lipstick tiger lady! Lol Ain't it the truth though? Thanks for the must-haves, I know I ALWAYS have to have a pack of makeup remover wipes near me. I will definitely be picking up some of the nail swatch wheels and some Blu Tack goodness for photos :)

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  19. I've never thought about using blue tac before, thanks for the tip!

    prettyassummer.blogspot.com

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  20. Got to love the blue stuff :)

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  21. Make up wipes and nail polish remover are defiantly essential!
    www.misslaurenmorgan.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. Blue tac is my secret weapon and I love my nail swatch wheels! Great post

    Gaby // etcGabrielle

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  23. The blue stuff, yes, I need this! Good list :)

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  24. Yes, these products are what every beauty blogger needs!

    www.angerawrs.co.uk

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  25. I really need to get some nail swatch wheels! x
    graciousghost.blogspot.com

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  26. Great tips! I just ordered some nail swatch wheels, because changing my nail color too often makes my nails so weak sometimes.

    http://mmemento-mmori.blogspot.com

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  27. Great tips hun, deffo agree with all of the above hehe, need some blue tac though might even go all out and buy a bit of white tac :) xox

    http://rainbowsandunicorns27.blogspot.co.uk/

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  28. Can you re-use the nail wheels? Such a good idea and so helpful to show the true colour.

    styleaked.blogspot.co.uk

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  29. great post! love the blu tac idea! :) i was just wondering, if you can remove nail polish from the nail swatch wheels until they're completely clean? :) like if you can reuse them :)

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