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NAILS INC Nail Polish, Kensington High Street
NAILS INC Nail Polish, Kensington High Street
Price: £12.64

4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to apply and long lasting, 26 July 2015
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Easy to apply and long lasting

Being very easy to apply is bonus enough in itself, but the good news doesn't end there: this nail polish is also tough and long lasting, which means I had one very pleased girlfriend. The gel effect undeniably creates a very nice finish, which seeing as the whole application process is so easy - mainly due to the brush being shorter than most - makes this a very good nail varnish.


Officially Licensed Twin Docking Station - White (PS4)
Officially Licensed Twin Docking Station - White (PS4)
Price: £29.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Essential for long gaming sessions, 22 July 2015
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The litmus test of a given product's usefulness is whether it lives up to its billing and makes your life simpler. Whilst Venom's officially licensed chargers may not be blessed with the sleek looks of official Sony PS4's peripherals, on all other counts they're a success. Capable of charging two dual shock controllers simultaneously, Venom also provide a pair of battery packs that clip onto your controllers if you start running short of juice during long gaming sessions. Yes, it adds weight to your controllers. But it's not a huge amount, and for most people will prove a small price to pay for saving your session.

Being officially sanctioned by Sony ensures that you can be 100% sure that the product isn't a dodgy knockoff that might not live up to billing - or explode and burn your house down in the middle of the night. Although if you're planning an 18 hour gaming session thanks to these battery packs, your brain might explode instead.


Igenix IG8012 Stainless Steel Mini Fryer, 1.2 Litre
Igenix IG8012 Stainless Steel Mini Fryer, 1.2 Litre
Price: £27.97

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars small but useful, 15 July 2015
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The viewing window is useless, but other than that this is a small, simple and easy to use fryer. Being small it's aimed at frying food for one to two people, which it's plenty big enough for. While it may not fry your chips lightning fast that's not necessarily a bad thing - it makes it easier to avoid burning your food, although the viewing window steaming up all the time means its a case of opening up the lid to take a look. But that's a minor inconvenience.

Minor niggles with the window aside, for the price this is a good small fryer, and it's easy to clean to boot.


Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF30 50 ml
Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF30 50 ml
Price: £55.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good product, premium price, 21 Jun. 2015
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Some may balk at the eye-wateringly high price, but this product really does seem to live up to its billing - my fair skinned girlfriend certainly seems to think so. It applies smoothly and easily and being SPF30 it protects against ultraviolet light, meaning there's absolutely no need to apply sun screen as well. She's suffered no allergic reactions either, which being fair skinned she's sometimes prone to with other products. All in all she's very happy with this... It's just a shame about the very high price.


AnySharp Plastic and Stainless Steel Mini Chopper, Black
AnySharp Plastic and Stainless Steel Mini Chopper, Black
Price: £12.49

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Simple and effective, 20 Jun. 2015
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Easy to use and easy to clean, this handy little chopper is manual rather than electrical, so no batteries are required. The top of the chopper is effectively a giant popper button which you whack up and down as many times as required to chop up whatever it is you're chopping up - in my case allowing me to terminate some mint leaves with extreme prejudice.

Whacking the popper button is fun in small doses, although if you've lots of stuff to chop up it will probably turn into a chore pretty quickly. But all in all this is a simple and easy way to quickly chop up herbs etc.


D'Addario EXP16 with NY Steel Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, Coated, Light, 12-53
D'Addario EXP16 with NY Steel Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings, Coated, Light, 12-53
Offered by CMS 78
Price: £10.48

4.0 out of 5 stars Pricey but well worth it, 11 Jun. 2015
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It always comes down to personal taste of course, but - expensive though they may be - D'Addario strings have always lived up to their quality reputation, even to the ears of someone who is hardly the worlds greatest guitarist.

These EXP16 light gauge strings are no exception, sounding nice a bright, holding the tone well and staying in tune much longer than some other makes I've tried. I'll definitely be buying some of these again.


Philips HR1867/21 Viva Collection Quick Clean Juicer - Brushed Aluminium
Philips HR1867/21 Viva Collection Quick Clean Juicer - Brushed Aluminium
Price: £82.36

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to assemble, easy to use and easy to clean, 30 May 2015
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Easy to assemble, easy to use and easy to clean, this Philips juicer is just about as easy to use as it could possibly be.

It's 700 watt motor gives it more than enough power to handle hard vegetables such as carrots with ease. Large items such as apples can be inserted whole without any difficulty. Although the juicer is bulky it's not too heavy and the brushed aluminium finish is a nice touch. The juice pours out of the side into a cup or jug, meaning you don't have to faff about tipping the juicer up, whilst the pulp is retained by the juicer.

Frankly, as juicers go, this beauty does everything you want it to, and with ease.


Bontrager AW1 Hardcase Lite Tyre - Black, 700 X 23C
Bontrager AW1 Hardcase Lite Tyre - Black, 700 X 23C

4.0 out of 5 stars Very good puncture protection., 14 May 2015
These AW1's came equipped on my Trek 7.4 hybrid.

After 4 months use I noticed that the rear AW1 had two very deep cuts that had sliced straight through the thick outer layer of rubber, but neither had penetrated the interior puncture protection. Result!

The tyre clearly needed replacing but the puncture protection is clearly more than capable of doing it's job. In fact they did it so well that I have no idea how long I'd been cycling without noticing the state of the tyre.


HP H2800 BLACK HEADSET(6) ALTA CALIDAD RESISTENTE DURADERO ALTA CALIDAD RESISTENTE DURADERO
HP H2800 BLACK HEADSET(6) ALTA CALIDAD RESISTENTE DURADERO ALTA CALIDAD RESISTENTE DURADERO
Offered by DB Technology srl
Price: £23.85

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Decent pair of budget headphones, 14 May 2015
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These are a pretty decent pair of £25 headphones, which means they'll almost certainly sound much better than any phones that came with your iPod or phone, but clearly they won't be able to compete with much more expensive ones.

To that end these are a pretty good headphones for the budget. Sound and bass are pretty good, although as the cans are quite small comfort is acceptable rather than amazing. Over a long session they're liable to squash your ears a bit.

They fold up pretty small, which is handy if you're on the go. There's a very small volume dial on one of the cans which was turned down to zero when the headphones arrived, so until I found the dial I thought the headphones were broken.

In short, for the price range these are a decent pair of lightweight, fairly disposable headphones.


Philips GC7635/30 PerfectCare Pure Steam Generator Iron - One Perfect Temperature, 240 g Pressurised Steam Boost
Philips GC7635/30 PerfectCare Pure Steam Generator Iron - One Perfect Temperature, 240 g Pressurised Steam Boost
Price: £129.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good but filters are potentially costly, 30 April 2015
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I'm not deranged enough to believe that ironing will ever be fun, but at least with this thing it's just about as easy as can be.

It's an iron of two halves - the big chunky base holds all the water, meaning the actual hand iron is light and easy to use (although not too light, otherwise it would be useless at ironing). Obviously the iron is attached to the base by a hose, which while long will still need to be parked nearby, for instance you won't be able to place the base on the floor and still do the ironing as the hose won't reach.

The blurb claims that thanks to a bit of wizardry you can leave the iron on your clothes unattended and it won't burn them. You can try it if you want, but I'm not going to.

All in all this is a pretty good iron, with one reservation: the filters will potentially cost you a fair bit of money over the iron's lifetime.


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