Mani of the Week: Supima-Inspired NYFW Nail Art Tutorial

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My favorite thing about New York Fashion Week is the never-ending nail art inspiration! Unique patterns, gorgeous textures and mind-blowing color pairings are crack to a nail addict like me. I’m currently loving this Supima dress and felt it was only fitting (pun intended) to make it the DIY mani of the week! Follow my [...]

Faux Bob Tutorial by Celebrity Stylist Johnny Wright with Optimum Amla Legend Products

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My hair is 100% natural and when blown out it is a little past shoulder length. While my headband game is ridiculous and you can often spot my top  knot a mile away, sometimes I want to wear my hair down but don’t always want to feel it swishing about on my neck and shoulders. [...]

Mani of the Week: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Art Tutorial

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Sally Hansen recently launched its new Miracle Gel line, answering every girls’ nail polish prayers- a gel manicure with no light needed! Before I share this week’s nail art tutorial, let me break down this genius product for you… 1. Again, there’s no light needed! This part is so exciting, it’s worth repeating. It’s just like [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring the Jinsoon for Tess Giberson Collection

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I love Jinsoon polishes and I am always eager to try new creations.  I find that I reach for them more than any other brand…at least at the moment. The Jinsoon collaboration with Tess Giberson for Fall 2014 is inspired by “the transference of classic rugged American sportswear into contemporary, effortless, luxurious style” and only further [...]

#AmpUpYourStyle with a TRESemmé® Saturdate at Walgreens

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#AD Visit your local Walgreens on Saturday, August 23rd from 10am-5pm and learn how to #AmpUpYourStyle with your favorite TRESemmé® products. At this special Saturdate event you’ll get expert hair tips and tricks from Walgreens Beauty Advisors, who will also hand out exclusive samples and coupons to use on TRESemmé® products. Walgreens Beauty Advisors will also have more info on how [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Jinsoon and Nail Rock

Jinsoon Kookie White with Nail Rock

The white manicure is all the rage right now.  While I would want nothing more that to rock a clean white manicure, it is a bit of a challenge because of the length of my nails. If I cut my nails down a bit I could confidently wear an all white polish but as they [...]

Mani of the Week: DIY 4th of July Fireworks Nail Art!

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America’s birthday is one of my favorite days of the year! It stands for a smorgasbord of soooo many wonderful things — summer, BBQ’s, family, friends, fireworks and best of all….4th of July Fireworks Nail Art! To get the party started, I have a super easy tutorial that brings the sparkling fireworks straight to your [...]

Summer Trends with Target, OLAY, COVERGIRL and PANTENE

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  Prepare to fall in love with Target all over again! If you haven’t visited the beauty aisle at Target lately, prepare for a jaw-dropping, OMG, how-the-heck-did-they-do-that experience. The cosmetics aisle has been majorly revamped, and honey — it is fabulous! Complete with crisp, bright lighting (selfies, anyone?), backlit shelving and beauty signage that truly [...]

Mani of the Week: Summer-Ready Color Blocked Nails

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It’s finally JUNE! Which means Summer is no longer a figment of your imagination- YAY! I absolutely love pairing unexpected colors together to make one hot Summer look. Enter my good friends Mr. Teal and Mrs. Purple. GUYS! This Urban Outfitters teal (appropriately named, flip flop) is one of my favorite colors of the season. [...]

Mani of the Week: Polka Dots Using Morgan Taylor Nail Lacquer

Morgan Taylor Nail Lacquer - Prettier in Pink

I recently received about 4657 bottles of Morgan Taylor Nail Lacquer (a slight exaggeration but let’s just say it was a lot.)  The polishes are so pretty that I was momentarily paralyzed with joy. I wanted to wear them all at once, so, having to choose one from the bunch was like torture.   For [...]