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Beauty, Health & Fitness

Beauty Round Up: Best Facial Sunscreens

Best Facial sunscreens

Summer is finally here and so let’s start enjoying it! Just make sure you  are keeping yourself protected from those darn UV rays. When it comes to your face, make sure you do a little research to find the right formulation for your skin.  SPF is just one factor in choosing and wearing a sunscreen. How a sunscreen feels, smells and works with your makeup will determine whether you rub it in. Here are my top 5 best facial sunscreens:…

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Beauty, DIY, Fashion & Style

DIY Roundup: 7 Fun, Summer DIY Fashion Ideas

summer DIY projects

The temperatures are scorching, and the bright sun is shining–which means there’s no better time to show off your sizzling sense of summer style. It’s time to get crafty! Here are my 7 of my favorite summer DIY fashion ideas.  1. DIY Cut Off Denim Denim cut offs are a staple to every summer wardrobe. Now everyone knows how to make cut off denim shorts from and old pair of jeans, but adding a little lace can be the finishing touch!…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Nail DIY: Spring Flowers Nail Design

Spring Flowers Nail design

Spring Flowers Nail Design The winter is almost over which means spring is on its way! So why not get into the spirit by jazzing up your nails with some beautiful spring flower nail designs? I won’t go over the basics of hand and nail care because you are probably up to speed with it. So let’s get started! Tools: a small nail art dotter (or toothpick), two brightly colored nail polishes of your choice, topcoat and nail accessories like gems…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Nail DIY: Rainbow Heart Nail Art

Heart Nail Art tutorial

I was originally thinking of doing rainbow french tips, but I wanted to do something more interesting. So as I started playing around with my polish and painting it on at different angles and eureka! I realize I had created a little heart on my thumb. The best thing about these heart nail art design is they don’t require any tools at all. Just simply your regular ol’ nail polish Valentine’s day update: Since it was V-day is coming up…

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Beauty, Celebrities, Fashion & Style

Best Beauty Looks from the Grammy Awards 2013

Best Beauty Looks

I don’t watch award shows for the awards, I watch them to see the all the stars on the red carpet! Last night’s 2013 Grammy Award Show was no different. Here’s my vote on the 5 best beauty looks of the night! 1. Rihanna topped my best dressed and best beauty look of the night. I was pleasantly surprised by her soft romantic look. It’s quite a departure from her edgier, wild style (which I also love!).  I had forgotten…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Nail DIY: How to Create Heart Nail Designs

Valentine's Day heart nail art

Heart Nail Designs The month love is upon us! February is here and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  This makes the perfect excuse to sport hearts all month long! Sometimes nail art can be really overpowering with busy designs, colors and textures. For this Valentine’s day, I wanted to create a really simple, but pretty nail design that’s wearable for all occasions. I’ve decided to create a minimalist manicure featuring a little heart over the left side of each…

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Beauty

My Loose Button Luxe Box Has Arrived!

January Loose Button Luxe Box

I’ve just received my first Loose Button Luxe Box! As a Christmas present, my boyfriend gifted me a subscription to Loose Button and I’ve been anxiously waiting to receive it since. I think it is such a wonderful gift idea! It’s the type of gift that keeps on giving! Every month you receive a box of new upcoming beauty products to sample. I know the concept of sampling subscription services have been around for awhile with big names like Birch…

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Beauty, DIY, Fashion & Style

Hair DIY: A New Way To Do a Fishtail Braid

Unique Fishtail Braid tutorial

Fun Fishtail Braid Tutorial I’m all about giving classic a makeover lately! So it’s no surprise I instantly I fell in love with this fun fishtail braid tutorial from www.abeautifulmess.com! It’s a uber cute way to freshen up an the old favorite fishtail braid! Not only does the yarn add texture and color, but I find it helps the fishtail braid better stay in place too. (I am unfortunately blessed with very slippery straight hair. 🙁 ) I can also image…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Nail DIY: Paisley Bandana Print Nails

Paisley Bandana Nail Tutorial

Bandana Print Nails Zoey Deschanel is always spotted cute nails, but I’m especially love with her latest mani where she sports this uber-cute bandana  print manicure on Glamour’s magazine cover. It’s hard to see in the cover shot, but below are the close ups and details on how to create this!   Bandana Print Nail Tutoial: 1. Paint nails red. Do 2 coats of polish and let dry. Then use a polish pen or dotting tool to draw a white paisley…

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