October 2016 – Favorites and Recap

October done and dusted, and things are getting cold here. Outside, that is. And inside, when our heating was broken. But it is fixed again. One thing I did not include in the October recap, but rest assured, it was on of my favorite things happening.

The fixing, not the breaking.


October 2016 - Favorites and Recap
October 2016 – Favorites and Recap


I seem to have lost track here. Back to the video: My October Favorites and some other stuff. As it goes.

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Sally Hansen Miracle Gel „Spice Age“ – A glimpse of the future?

If you are wondering now, why I titled this „A glimpse to the future“ when the „(Sp)Ice Age“ is clearly history, it just shows that you are way younger than I am.

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel "Spice Age" and top coat
Sally Hansen Miracle Gel „Spice Age“ and top coat


Of course I have seen and enjoyed the Ice Age series, and I am almost 100% sure that this is where the inspiration for the name came from. But when I read it, the first thought was „Dune“. Dune? Blue eyes? Spice?

Oh my… Now I feel old.

It is a movie released in 1984, based on a series of books, and while it is slightly strange and confusing, it was all the rage when I was younger. It has nothing to do with nail polish though, but it is Sci-Fi, and the assertion Sally Hansen made with „up to 14 days wear time“ did sound futuristic to me.

Never mind.

Let´s see if Sally Hansens Miracle Gel nail polish in „Spice Age“ did live up to the claim.

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