nsm Style and Beauty: making waves! The Duchess of Cambridge does beachy tresses at the Olympics!

This just up, via Elle UK’s Facebook page - the Duchess of Cambridge’s sports beachy waves at the Olympics today!

Do you think she saw our post this morning, mamas?! …

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nsm Beauty: beachy hair, bottled! Trevor Sorbie’s Beautiful Curls Beach Hair

Getting that carefree, glowy, just-back-from-the-beach look when you’ve been nowhere near a beach requires a beauty cheat or two!

Here’s a great one: Trevor Sorbie’s Beautiful Curls Beach Hair (£5.10), below, can be sprayed onto dry hair to give instant sea and surf-mussed texture.

It adds body and gives the sort of matte finish and feel you’d get from salt spray (so this isn’t one if you want a glossy, polished look!).

Surf’s up!!

Photo from the Boden summer 2012 collection, super-useful Towelling Hoody now in the Clearance sale – snag it while you can, mamas!

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nsm Beauty and Fitness: making a splash! Olympic nail art steals the show …

WOW, check out the wave-making nail art that’s been on display in the Olympic swimming pool, mamas!

Here, on a very proud Rebecca Adlington, after clinching her Bronze medal for the 400 metre freestyle …

And on fellow Team GB swimmer Aimee Willmott …

And what about Italy’s Stefania Pirozzi’s high maintenance talons?! …

To see more winning Olympic nail art, butterfly over to buzzfeed.com!

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nsm Beauty: nails to match your mobile! Nokia launches the Lumia 900 with matching nail polish …

Clever Nokia, launching its new Lumia 900 mobile in the US with a matching nail colour, Nokia Lumia Pink!

I picked up on this today via Latest in Beauty – the beauty pack’s divided on it, but I just had to share!

Plus, it’s nonstopmama pink. Which makes me ever so slightly biased …

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nsm Beauty: butter me up! The limited edition Butter London Heavy Medal Collection

LOVE these – especially the Gold, which I’ve been sporting over the Olympic weekend!

What’s more, Butter London polishes are free from formaldehyde, toluene and phthalates, along with parabens, synthetic fragrances and petroleum. So, they’ll appeal to natural beauty buffs and, I’ve got to say, the very fluid colour glides on beautifully  - even more easily than some thicker, traditional polishes, I thought – and wears well.

The trio above costs £30 (at Harvey Nichols and online at butterlondon.com), but you can buy individual colours – and the range is AMAZING!! – at £12 each.

These get the nonstopmama Gold!!


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