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The Arise Box – Ethical Summer Essentials

The Arise Box Review - Summer Edition

Even small, everyday purchases like as coffee, tea, breakfast cereal, and bread are a vote for something. How you shop and companies you support are a vote for what you believe in and the kind of place you want the world to be. For example, favouring organic produce is a vote for environmental sustainability and purchasing fair trade products is a vote for human rights. We have a great deal of power in our pockets and the choices we make…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Make Your Own DIY Nail Appliques and Nail Stickers

Make your own DIY nail appliques & nail stickers from real nail polish

Nail appliques are god sent gifts to the nail art world. They’re an easy way to get a perfect manicure every time. Best of all, you don’t have have to sit around waiting time for your nails to dry. Well here’s a genius trick to making your own DIY nail appliques from real nail polish. See how I made these fun splatter DIY Nail Appliques over at SheKnows.com! Check out more DIY nail tutorials here: Let’s connect on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Google+ | Bloglovin‘…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Marchesa and Revlon – the Fab Collab

Revlon by Marchesa

I. am. in. love.  When I first saw these beautifully jewelled nail appliques on chictoronto.com,  I think my heart just stopped. Marchesa gowns know how to make an entrance, and these nails appliques are no different! Marchesa and Revlon have teamed up to create couture nail appliques with elaborate 3D designs and intricate patterns. There are eight different designs in total,  featuring ornate detailed patterns with tiny jewels in the complete essence of the classic Marchesa style.   Do you have a…

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DIY, Nail Tutorials

Easy Peasy Sharpie Nail Art

I’m all about easy nail art! So when I bought this gold metallic sharpie, labelling boxes wasn’t what I had in mind for it.  It’s much easier to draw cute designs on your nails with a sharpie than paint with a teeny brush. So just doodle away, and if you make a mistake, a little bit of good ‘ol rubbing alcohol and it will come right off without taking off your nail polish. Once you’re done with your design, finish your…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Roundup: Top 10 Wickedly Clever & Simple DIY Projects

DIY Roundup: Best Craft Projects

Sometimes do-it-yourself projects are pure sweat and tears, but it doesn’t always have to be. This DIY roundup edition features the some of my favorite DIY projects & how-to craft tutorials that are not only clever, they’re also ingeniously simple! Here are my top 10 DIY wickedly clever & simple DIY projects. Enjoy! 1. Create Louboutin Style Soles with Nail Polish source: fashionlushxx.com 2. Chain and Rhinestone Bracelet source: http://www.ispydiy.com   3. Wrap a Scarf to Make a Draped Skirt Source: passionsforfashion.dk 4. Personalized Sharpie Mug: Source: abeautifulmess.typepad.com…

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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, 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, Nail Tutorials

Nail DIY: Starburst Nail Tutorial

Starburst Nail Tutorial

What is a new year’s celebration without a little bit a glitter? Adding a bit of sparkle is an easy way to bring the festive spirit to your nails. This tutorial will show you how to create glittery starbursts with just couple colors of polish and a nail dotter or nail brush.  Like all my nail tutorials, it’s super simple and can be done easily and quickly! 😉 Starburst Nail Tutorial Start off with 2 coats of your base color.…

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