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Valentine’s Nail Inspiration (III)

9 Feb

As promised here is some Valentine’s Day nail inspiration from my Pinterest ride last night! I’ve also included an oldie but goodie post showing just how easy it is to draw a heart on your own nails. Check it out HERE. So many cute ideas! What will you do?!

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Holiday Nail Inspiration!

8 Dec

Happy Holidays !!!! I’ve been getting quite a few of you asking when my holiday nail “Pinspiration” post was coming. Without further ado………..Holiday nail inspiration!!!!

I love checking out Pinterest for inspiration when it comes to any and everything, but I especially love makeup and beauty inspiration and I enjoy sharing all my favorites with you guys! Cheers!

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Lipstick Love!

21 Nov

I am all for bold lipsticks and may or may not have more shades of red than I need.  With that being said,  one can imagine how excited I was when Mac first announced their holiday collection with sparkly packaging. Once I tried on their amazing matte red lippie with tiny specs of glitter, I had to have it. Let me just add that the glitter is by no means tacky big ol’ pieces, they’re really tiny pieces of shimmer :) This is absolutely my new favorite red lipstick and it is limited edition so I advise you to get yourself a tube NOW! Once they’re gone they’re gone!

Mac- Sparks of Romance available HERE.

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Top 5 Must Have Fall Lip Colors!

27 Oct

I’m back with another Lipstick list for y’all! I usually do one for Spring/Summer and one for Fall/Winter. A color that I do wear year round is nude so YES you will recognize my nude lip choice.  From berries to fuchsias to reds, these colors will complete all of your Fall looks flawlessly! Let’s get to it shall we?

Every lipstick rotation should include a nude.

NYX Butter Gloss in Creme Brulee.

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Red- also known as “instaglam”

Rimmel London in Diva red.

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Berry- Gorgeous berry hues do work on everyone.

MAC in Rebel (my fav)

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Fuchsia- I wear fuchsia year round as I do with my nude.

MAC in Girl about town.

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Grape-yes grape- just try it!

Revlon Colorburst in Shameless.

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My Go- To Cheapie Beauty Products!

3 Sep

I love  makeup and a great bargain just as much as the next girl.  So it should be no surprise that I’ve been head over heels for NYX for a couple of years now! NYX has great formulas and even better prices. I have many NYX products, but have a trio that I rarely stray away from. Matte bronzer, the curve eyeliner and   butter gloss lip color. These products are all under $15 and are amazing!!!!!!!

 

The Curve Eyeliner: This felt tip liner is so precise and you can choose a thick or thin application depending on how you hold the product- really cool for a shaky handed girl like myself.

Butter Gloss: This formula is amazingly smooth- so similar to the much higher priced NARS lip gloss that I haven’t purchased since discovering  butter gloss.

Matte Bronzer: I am a big fan of highlight and contouring and prefer matte bronzer. This is NOT orangey like many bronzers can be and it goes on perfectly!

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Happy National Lipstick Day!!!!

29 Jul

Today is National Lipstick Day!!!!! Woooohooooo! A day to celebrate lipstick and all its glory! If you’re a lipstick loving girly girl Bravo to you, but I’m writing this post to encourage the NON lipstick wearing segment of the population to go out and BUY A LIPSTICK, even if it’s a nude! Go on! Treat yourself- if you’re feeling frisky buy a peach, red or pink! Do it C’mon! You can always count on lipstick to brighten up your entire look instantly.

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If you follow me on Instagram, you”l see that I wore one of my favorite pinks by Mac called Girl about town. It’s pretty much the only pink I wear year round!  What lipstick will you wear today?

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Remove Stubborn Glitter Polish With Ease!

22 Jul

Do you have a love hate relationship with glitter nail polish? I know I do- I love the pretty sparkles but HATE trying to remove it! Glitter polish removal has always been such a pain, it is time-consuming and frustrating to say the least. Well there are a couple of options for you when it comes to quick and easy removal of glitter polish.. One is an inexpensive DIY that you can whip up at home and the other is available HERE for $9.

OPI Peelable Base Coat is ready to go and bottled up for you. Just apply and let dry before using your favorite glitter polishes. When you feel like changing your polish, simply peel it off.

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DIY Peelable base coat. This recipe literally involves TWO ingrediants- Elmer’s Glue and Water. It is VERY EASY and inexpensive!!!!  Click HERE for the step by step instructions.

Empty Polish bottles are available at beauty supply stores or you can rinse an old bottle out with acetone polish remover. Be sure to use cotton ball/ Q-tips to cleans the existing color off of the brush and bottle around the seal.

wackylakiPicture tutorial by Wacky Laki.

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