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The ‘no-nicure’ nail trend is having a major moment – but what exactly is it?

Neutral nails are everywhere this season as manicure fans turn to understated hues in pinks, beiges and browns. But if there’s one look that’s reigning supreme on social media it’s the ultra neutral, barely there manicure – also nicknamed the “no-manicure manicure” or “no-nicure”.
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Love Island stars who ditched reality TV for other jobs – doctor, politics and Bollywood
Love Island has introduced the world to huge stars including Dani Dyer, Millie Court and Megan Barton-Hanson, to name a few.Some have gone on to fame and fortune after their stints on the popular ITV2 dating programme, landing massive collaboration deals with brands including Boux Avenue, as well as launching their own podcasts, or popping up on other reality TV programmes.However, others have chosen to ditch reality TV completely.READ NEXT: Naked Attraction struggles to pair happy couples despite sex-mad guests and racy datesIslanders including Molly-Mae Hague have spoken openly about distancing themselves from the programme, with others choosing to do the same in recent years.Here, Daily Star takes a look at the Love Island stars who have ditched reality TV for new careers.Amy Hart rose to fame on Love Island 2019 but left the villa after Curtis Pritchard coupled up with Maura Higgins. Although she went on to appear on reality TV programmes including Celebs Go Dating and Hey Tracey, the star announced earlier this year that she wanted to completely ditch reality TV and move into politics.Speaking to The Sun, Amy revealed that she wanted to write a politics book for "the Love Island generation" and become an MP."I think I could be a relatable MP – something a lot of them are not," said Amy."I think integrity and compassion is missing in politics and I can bring that."She added: "A lot of people think that politics doesn’t concern their lives so making it easier to digest is important."Many of my friends don’t vote as they think politics doesn’t concern them.
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Love Island’s Maura Higgins sparks romance rumours with footballer Connor Wickham as they attend barbecue together
It seems Love Island star Maura Higgins could have a new beau after she attended a barbecue with footballer Connor Wickham.The reality star, 31, and Milton Keynes Dons player, 29, have been the centre of romance rumours in recent weeks after reportedly being introduced last month.And as Maura jetted off on a lavish holiday to Paris in May, speculation abounded that the mystery man she was allegedly with was none other than the centre-forward.While their romance is unconfirmed, it appears the pair are becoming more relaxed in sharing that they are spending time together, as they both made the most of the sunny weather over the weekend by attending a barbecue.Both Maura and Connor shared photos from the relaxed gathering, and while neither featured in each other’s snaps, eagle-eyed fans noticed the pictures were taken in the same garden.Dancing On Ice star Maura shared snaps of the mouth-watering platter on display at the barbecue, featuring both meat and plant-based food, bread and cold pasta salad as they enjoyed a balmy 19 degrees.Also present at the barbecue was Maura’s pal Laura, who also posted photos of the food on offer and danced to a chair to traditional Irish music as Maura joked she was ‘definitely Irish.’Maura also let her hair down, showing off her goofy side as she danced to Michael Jackson’s hit Thriller, complete with the swinging zombie arms and march featured in the iconic music video.To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoWhile Maura and Connor are clearly spending time together, they’re far from Instagram official, having posted no photos together and Maura not updating fans on her relationship status.However The Sun reported
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Maura Higgins' savage swipe at Love Island's Ekin-Su telling her 'get the f**k out'
Love Island star Maura Higgins, 31, made a savage dig at Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, 27, on Instagram.Maura, who starred in the show’s fifth series, was asked for her opinion of Ekin-Su during a recent Instagram Q&A.Responding to a fan’s question, Maura urged Ekin to “get the f*** out of the villa” while impersonating Italian hunk Davide Sanclimenti, 27.READ MORE: Love Island fans convinced Jacques will 'break Paige's heart' after bombshell teaserMaura said in a mock Italian accent: “She’s a liar, an actress, go the f*** out.”Her remarks mirrored what Davide said during his iconic showdown after finding out Ekin-Su had snuck off with Islander Jay Younger behind his back.In a previous episode, the Italian hunk blasted Ekin-Su during their explosive row, as he said: “They are going to give you an Oscar.”Viewers have praised Ekin on Twitter, with many complimenting her for providing the “entertainment” and being on par with Maura.One fan tweeted this week: “Ekin-Su and Maura are the two most entertaining women in Love Island history.”Another agreed: “Ekin-Su is hands down the best thing since Maura Higgins. She just never stops.”The Turkish actress continues to send shockwaves inside the villa and on social media following her explosive rows.
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Love Island's Ekin-Su hailed 'next Maura Higgins' as brands 'line up' for bombshell
Love Island star Ekin-Su has been tipped for stardom with brands "lining up for her" after she leaves the villa - according to a PR expert.The Turkish beauty became the first female bombshell of this year's series alongside Afia Tonkmor, and she has wasted absolutely no time in pursuing the boys she fancies.The brave brunette, 27, made it clear she's not afraid to go after what she wants when it comes to villa romances - even it ruffles the feathers of her fellow islanders.It's led many fans to compare Ekin-Su to Love Island 2018 star Maura Higgins, who became a fan-favourite on the show for her flirtatious ways, hilarious quips and unfiltered opinions.Speaking exclusively to Daily Star, PR expert Mary Hickey from North explained why fans see Ekin-Su as the next Maura, and why she'll likely have "stacks of opportunities" waiting for her outside of the villa.Mary said Ekin-Su and Maura are "beautiful", "fiery" and "independent" people who have engaging, outgoing personalities.Although the pair are "marmite" personalities for some, there's no doubt they would steal the show at any party.Mary said: "It's no surprise that comparisons have already been made between Maura and Ekin-Su, both are beautiful, fiery, independent and know their own minds."During the Love Island series which Maura featured on she got so much air time because of her cracking one liners and the fact she stayed true to herself.
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Love Island fans fear bosses have 'set standard too high' for new bombshells
Love Island fans seem to be loving the new series, but some fear it's going a bit too well.The bombshells of the series kicked off with Davide Sanclimenti who caused an absolute stir in the villa as he immediately won over Gemma Owen - before losing her days later - but it only went up from there.The next bombshell arrivals were stunning duo Afia Tonkmor and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, with the latter being compared to one of the favourite bombshells ever Maura Higgins.Their prompt arrival was followed by Jacques O'Neill, Gemma Owen's ex boyfriend - all of which took place in just one week.Do you have a story about one of this year's Love Island stars? Contact us at staronlineshowbiz@reachplc.comAs newbies Remi Lambert and Jay Younger have now entered the villa and drama has surrounded the duo, with Remi eyeing up both Amber and Indiyah and Jay sneaking off for a private smooch with Ekin-Su, fans are concerned.Drama has been delivered almost every episode since launch night - which is an impressive feat for the first week of the reality series, and by the end of week two, they've still managed to leave viewers speechless.Fans of the show took to Reddit to share their thoughts on the series with one user writing: "This has the potential to be the best season ever."Explaining their opinion in the comments, they wrote: "Ngl taking my nostalgia glasses off, I don't think there's been a better start to a season than this. The cast have got everything as well and the bombshells are bombshelling."One person added: "They got early casting completely right.
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'I was on death's door but now own brand loved by Maura Higgins & Michelle Keegan'
Project Lip, in 2017.She set up the business while recovering from a life-threatening pulmonary embolism, which changed her life for good.“I developed a pulmonary embolism, which essentially is when a blood vessel in your lungs is blocked by a blood clot, due to a combination of taking the pill and a long-haul flight from Australia,” she explained.“It was a scary time for not only me but for my family, when I made a full recovery the whole experience made me realise life is precious and too short not to take a risk.“I knew that I didn't want lip filler and the plumpers available on the market at the time were very tacky and almost burned your lips so I took my life savings, and a bet on myself, to launch the brand.”Project Lip is an innovative lip plumping brand, providing customers with an alternative way to plump naturally and get proven results.Joy worked closely with a cosmetic scientist for three years and launched their first product, the Matte Plumping Primer.Fast forward another three years, they've expanded their product range and are now available globally on e-commerce giants Look Fantastic, Pretty Little Thing, Beauty Bay, REVOLVE US and FashionNova Beauty.Now Project Lip is a brand with multi-use products, each having key benefits to provide the perfect plumped canvas for any lip look.Since their initial launch in 2017, they’ve expanded from a single pumping primer to a full product offering, including a mask, scrub, glosses, hydrating matte balms and liners.Joy started her career as a make-up artist for MAC cosmetics at Selfridges where she was trained by an industry specialist.It’s here she noticed a demand from clients asking for fuller lips with a matte finish, identifying a key trend and a consumer
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Love Island's biggest bombshells – Maura Higgins lolly suck to Chloe Burrows voice note
Love Island has been on our screens for a little over a week and we've already seen six bombshells enter the villa.From Gemma Owen's ex-boyfriend Jacques O'Neill joining the islanders to straight talking Ekin-Su Culculoglu who isn't afraid to go after the guy she wants.Needless to say the bombshells this year are already shaking up the Spanish villa and fans can't wait to see who else will be thrown into the mix.It's no secret that the late entries in the show shake up the islanders as they become more settled in their couple over the weeks.We've seen some pretty memorable bombshells moments in the villa throughout the past seven series from Maura Higgins' finger suck to Chloe Burrows' voice note.Daily Star has taken a look back at some of the most iconic bombshells to enter the Love Island villa across all previous series.When Maura entered the villa on day 10 in series five, she made her presence known.She was reality TV gold the second she walked in as she wasn't scared to rile up the original girls who watched her feed Michael Griffiths dessert from the balcony.The Irish ring girl had her eyes set on boxer Tommy Fury who squirmed when she asked if his partner Molly-Mae turned him on as much as she did.Her flirty antics didn't stop there as no one can forget when she ate an ice lolly in a very suggestive way right next to the girls while giving Tommy the eye.
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Molly-Mae Hague parades toned figure in tiny white bikini on lavish Italian yacht
Molly-Mae Hague has been making the most of the sunshine on a boat in Italy.Taking to Instagram she posted a picture of her posing in a tiny white bikini on a boat in sunny Positano, Italy.She partnered the gorgeous tie up swim attire with a shimmery white cover up and and essential pair of shades, while her famous blonde locks were tied up in a simple but stunning high ponytail.The ex Love Island star captioned the post: "Hands up if you've always wanted to come to Positano"The star looked like she was having the time of her life as she posed in front of the picture perfect backdrop.Her friends and family loved the shot and took to the comment section to compliment the star.Her sister Zoe wrote: "Fave pic. So stunning xxxxx,"Former Love Island star Elle Brown posted a few heart-eye emojis.Kendall Rae Knight wrote: "Wow [white heart emoji]," and close pal Maura Higgins added: " FIRE " with a few fire emojis.Fans were equally impressed with one commenting: "You look gorgeous with that beautiful backdrop."Another wrote: "Absolutely beautiful, Positano looks incredible."And a third penned "looks like a dream"The creative director of Pretty Little thing also took to her story to show followers the beautiful views of Positano."Always dreamt of coming here..." she wrote in one story as well as: "Can't get over this place" in another.
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Love Island's Maura Higgins 'dating' footballer as the duo jet off on holiday
Love Island bombshell Maura Higgins is "dating" Milton Keynes Dons footballer Connor Wickham and the pair have jetted off on their first holiday together.Reportedly the couple have been dating on the quiet for a few weeks and things are going well.According the The Sun, the brunette beauty is "totally mad" on the footballer and the two have already been on holiday to Paris.A source told The Sun: “Maura keeps her cards close to her chest but she seems totally mad on Connor.“A good friend of hers put them in touch and they have been talking for some time.“Connor and Maura went to Paris last month and it ended up being so romantic.“They made it official then and have now gone off on their first holiday together as a couple.”Connor, who will become a free agent at the end of this month after his MK Dons contract runs out, has a daughter from a previous relationship.Maura teased fans with the possibility of a new romance whilst she was in Paris at the end of May.In one of the pictures posted to her Instagram, the reality star can be seen enjoying a meal and a glass of red wine while sat opposite an unknown figure, who we can now guess was Connor.The former Dancing on Ice contestant captioned the gallery of snaps "Fight for your fairytale," suggesting she has embarked on a new romance.Comments on the star's picture continued to fuel speculation, with Maura's Love Island co-star and bestie Molly-Mae gushing: "No stop cos my heart."Another one of Maura's friends wrote: "I can't look at these pics without smiling x p.s... cupids work here is done." Since her time on the ITV dating show, the Irish native has had plenty of high-profile relationships.
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Megan Barton Hanson to Maura Higgins - Love Island bombshells with racy lingerie deals
Love Island has introduced viewers to sexy stars including Maura Higgins and Megan Barton Hanson - with many signing racy lingerie deals after leaving the villa.Fans jaws have been left dropping after the islanders have posted in racy ad campaigns for companies including Ann Summers - with many of the photographs setting pulses racing.Whether it is sheer lace catsuits, leather suspenders or nearly nude lingerie sets, the sexy stars have flaunted their gorgeous figures and made a fortune in the process.As we wait to see which bombshells are set to arrive at the villa for 2022, Daily Star looks at the Love Island stars who have since signed race lingerie deals.Love Island star Maura Higgins has become one of the most successful stars to have left the villa, racking up a huge estimated net worth of £1million from her lingerie deals alone.She has worked with brand Ann Summers for over three years since 2019, saying to The Sun, "I felt incredible wearing them."Maura also landed herself a gigantic £500,000 lingerie collaboration with online retailer BooHoo, along with her brand work for Ann Summers.In 2021, she also got pulses racing with the launch of her festive collaboration with Ann Summers, featuring the star wearing a sexy Santa outfit, top hat and thigh high lace suspenders.It includes a black leather bodysuit, with sheer panels, which Maura modelled as part of the Ann Summers Christmas event in London on December 8 2021.Speaking about working with the iconic brand, Maura said: "I always love working with Ann Summers - just when you think they can't top a previous campaign they bring it out the bag, time and time again. "My edit includes my absolute favourite pieces for Christmas, and I felt incredible wearing them.
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Molly-Mae Hague wows fans with natural beauty as she debuts short hair transformation
Molly-Mae Hague has revealed her latest hair transformation in her recent Instagram post.Molly posted a snap of her with her new short blonde hair last night (Thursday May 19) with a simple caption that says: "….with love."The simple but effective snap also showcases Molly's very own tanning brand called filter by Molly-Mae with the brand tagged in the snap.Molly's snap shared to her 6.3million followers attracted attention from friends, fellow Love Island stars and fans alike as they rushed to comment on the snap.Fellow Love Island star Maura Higgins commented on the post and said: "Love this pic so much."Another Love Islander Mary Bedford also commented and said: "wow!!!"Whist Ellie Brown also added: "This hair is my favourite on you."Many of Molly-Mae's adoring fans also commented on the snap sharing their love for the star's new hairstyle with many posting fire emojis.The post came just hours after Molly took to her Instagram story to apologise to fans for not being on the social media platform in recent days.She said that she had missed everyone and had been unable to access the app due to having no WiFi or 3G in the house.It also comes just a week after Molly and long-term boyfriend boxer Tommy Fury returned from their holiday in America.The pair had been on holiday in the country to celebrate Tommy's 23rd birthday at the start of May when they spent the day in Hollywood.Throughout the holiday Molly shared several snaps of her exploring America including a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood with Molly claiming it was one of the best days of her life.With the snap in Universal Studios Molly-Mae said: "Not to be dramatic… but I think yesterday was one of the best days of my life." However, Molly-Mae had one of the
Model and Dancing On Ice contestant Maura Higgins has caused quite a stir on Love Island - here's everything you need to know about her background and hometown. Maura Higgins is back on our screens as a contestant on the 2019 series of Dancing On Ice. The model, reality star and former grid girl rose to fame on the last series of Love Island, where she was a big hit with viewers for her outspoken and fun personality.
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