Monday, 23 May 2011

Talons at Tillie's


When I was invited down to Tillie's Nail Lounge in Maida Vale for a chance to try out the popular 'minx' nail technique, I was over the moon to say the least. Not only because I'm an overly girly-girl (manicures, eyelashes, hair extensions you name it) but after seeing Beyonce (don't laugh) fashioning these babies, I couldn't wait to get my paws (no pun intended) on them.

Based on a leafy Maida Vale road, surrounded by kitsch boutiques and frequented by school-run yummy mummy's it was an all around chilled out experience. Since I'm more used to the faced paced buzzing American nail salons and Wah's, I was pleasantly surprised by their luxurious lounge beds, home-made furnishings and array of original artwork from local artists, making it feel like a girly home away from home.

I can thoroughly recommend Tillie's as a great place for a manicure, pedicure, girly get-together or even a coffee- and being the recipients of the 2011 Professional Beauty Award for best nail salon, it seems I'm not the only one!

Below are my gorgeous newly minxed nails:

BEFORE
 AFTER


Thanks to the lovely Shreen at Tillie's !

xx

Tillie's is located 5 Formosa street, London W9 1EE. Prices for manicures start at £15.

8 comments:

  1. That place looks so cosy.

    I want to get them done, let me know how long those last, please.

    Thanks for all your sweet comments...x

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  2. Woah Jackie, your photography has improved alot alot!!!!! I love it.
    Loving the gold claws.

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  3. awwwww i so want to go in there and just laze around reading a mag and drinking tea ( with carrot cake ) it looks so cute !!

    and i love the nails xoxo

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  4. Tille's look so cozy + lush.

    ;) the minx nails look good.

    Jen xx
    jjnoir.blogspot.com

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  5. Loooovely! The nails look totally (sasha) fierce! Hope you didn't snag them with your luggage traveling today! xx

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  6. The nails are looking hot lady! Happy birthday and have fun in New York...concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there's nothing you can't do...sorry, couldn't resist breaking out a little Alicia! xx

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  7. I love the minx! I want to get my nails minxed as well! Looks so good!

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  8. AW I LOVE this place, so girly, it looks like my bedroom the florals and whites. LOVE your nails look pretty sick too =D x x

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