Mani of the Week: Halloween Manicure Tutorial

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Ok, ladies– you’ve got a few weeks left to get those nails Halloween ready. Good news is that I have a few tricks up my sleeve (pun intended) to share with you…and it involves some bloody mangled Dracula teeth. Let’s be honest, Halloween is the best, in fact, make that the only excuse to wear a blood-inspired manicure. [...]

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: 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 [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: MAC x Pedro Lourenco Collection

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Give me a collection that is comprised mostly of gorgeous nudes and easy to wear natural tones and I will go on and on and on for days about it. When I first saw the sneak peeks of this new MAC Pedro Lourenco collection, my first thought was “THAT QUAD”. It seemed like the most [...]

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

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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 [...]

Mani of the Week: DIY Nail Art Based on Olivia Munn’s Met Gala DVF Dress

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Up until last week, I’ve always said Kate Hudson was the queen of the perfect yellow dress. That scene in “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” made me – and every teenage girl I knew – obsessed with finding THE yellow dress to wear to prom. However, it’s 2014 and there’s a new [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring Deborah Lippmann Spring Buds

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Give me all the pastel polishes! Ok, well maybe not the typical ones as much as the more obscure colors. I am drawn to them like a moth to a flame and Deborah Lippmann Spring Buds, a pale pastel green, was no exception.   Deborah Lippmann colors are a staple in my nail collection because of how [...]

Mani of the Week: Coachella Nail Art Tutorial

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They say April showers bring May flowers. Well, whoever “they” are, don’t give the month of April enough credit. April has way more to offer than the need to plan our outfits around your Hunter boots—it brings COACHELLA. Not only is Coachella one of the most famous music festivals in the country, it has to be [...]