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CND Modern Folklore for Fall 2014 – Swatches & Review

As a driving force behind the melding nails and fashion, CND‘s color palette is always inspired by the runways. CND Co-Founder and Style Director Jan Arnold is a fashion icon in her own right and for this fall, they’re delivering the CND Modern Folklore collection based on the rich tapestries and intricate patterns that dominated the catwalk. Show More Summary

How to Repair Fried & Dried Summer Hair.

If you are anything like me and have been enjoying a lot of time outside this summer, you hair is probably seen batter days. The sun, wind and the rest of the elements like chlorine and salt from the ocean coupled with the heat from styling doubles the damage to our hair. Show More Summary

Peanuts by OPI for Halloween 2014 – Coming Soon

Like a lot of kids of the 80s, I grew up watching It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown every year. I’ve always had an affinity for Peanuts, especially Lucy, Shroeder and Snoopy. And if you’re also an Arrested Development fan, you fangirled out when George Michael took his sullen, “Charlie Brown” head-down walks. Show More Summary

Urban Decay NEW NAKED Flushed + NAKED Skin Beauty Balm.

When accenting a summer glow, you need more than bronzer; you need the right blush plus a highlighter to complete the look. Urban Decay has it all packaged up for you in its NAKED Flushed cheek palettes. Now, they originally had theShow More Summary

Tria Age-Defying Laser Results and Video.

I have completed my Tria Age-Defying Laser treatment and I am here to finally share my fantastic results with you in a quick video. I used the anti-aging laser for twelve weeks, for five nights a week. As you will see in the video, treatments...Show More Summary

Deborah Lippmann Fall 2014 New York Marquee Collection

Hearkening back to a time when women were called “dames,” when Victory Rolls and Veronica Lake waves were all the rage in hair, the Deborah Lippmann Fall 2014 “New York Marquee” collection takes inspiration from the luxe fabrics of the 1940s. Show More Summary

Top 5 Ways to Have Hair Free Smooth Skin.

Whether you are wearing short shorts, bare legs or your bathing suit, you want your skin to be hair free and super smooth this summer. There are shelves full of products out there that promise to remove hair in a flash, but a lot of them don't work that well - trust me. Show More Summary

#ManiMonday – Treat Collection Beachy Accent Manicure

Thanks to my relationship with e-tailer Nailbox (I curated their S/S TrendBox and work on their social media), I’ve been introduced to some new-to-me nail polish brands from around the globe. One that I’ve become particularly smitten with is Treat Collection. Show More Summary

What I'm Wearing: Dolce&Gabbana Summer Glow Collection.

With the sultry summer nights in full swing, I am wearing makeup that reflects the season. Bronzer to match the setting sun, sparkling shadow along with lips and nails slightly kissed with gold. Dolce&Gabbana has a collection called Summer Glow and a few of the products are what I have been wearing this summer and they are summer time gorgeous!

NOTD – L’Oreal Neons Punchy Lychee Dotticure

This bright dotticure was inspired by the little girls who live on my street. A couple of them like to pop by when the boyfriend and I are dining on our deck and they’ve become fascinated with my nail polish room and constantly changing manicures. Show More Summary

Origins New Formula Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Collection.

When it comes to skincare, we seem to target our damage and repair it. That's good. But we often forget to protect it from further damage and that is a major contributor to aging skin. Environmental aggressors and emotional stress does a lot to our skin believe it or not. Show More Summary

OPI Mustang Collection Swatches & Review

I grew up spending many a night in car lots with my parents on our way home from eating out. My dad loved wandering through the rows of cars, with no pressure from salesmen, to check out the latest releases. And even though he has to own a van for work, the man loves American […] The post OPI Mustang Collection Swatches & Review appeared first on All Lacquered Up.

Top 10 Favorite Lipsticks.

Today is National Lipstick Day! I bet you didn't know that, did you? In 1923, the swivel tube lipstick was invented and has become something we take for granted. This wonderful thing we call lipstick that most of us so lovingly apply to our lips has become a daily staple in our lives. Show More Summary

Will You Pay $50 for Rouge Louboutin? How Much Is Too Much for Nail Polish?

I heard rumblings a while back about a Christian Louboutin nail polish and considering the popularity of the Louboutin Manicure back in 2007, I’m amazed it didn’t happen earlier. Well, last week the news finally broke of the Christian...Show More Summary

Makeup Wars – Too Faced Cat Eyes Palette Tutorial

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I love, love, love palettes. They’re probably my favorite makeup item to buy as I appreciate when brands take the guesswork out of creating a great eye look. The new Too Faced Cat Eyes Palette is an excellent example. Show More Summary

Blur Away Imperfections with Kiehl's Micro-Blur Skin Perfector.

I am all about making my skin look as flawless as it can be. I like to hide my lines, crows feet, pores and every flaw I have to make my skin look as perfect as it can. Simply put, the better the skin, the less makeup I need. Enter skin blurring products. One of my favorite new skin blurring products is Kiehl's Micro-Blur Skin Perfector.

The Best Base Coats for Every Nail Need

When I put together my list of current Favorite Top Coats, many of you requested to hear about the Best Base Coats in my arsenal. I actually have more top coats than base coats and that’s because I tend to stick with my tried and true faves. I test new things, of course, but, for the […] The post The Best Base Coats for Every Nail Need appeared first on All Lacquered Up.

5 Beauty Products + Tips to Look Awake.

I don't know about you, but now matter how much sleep I get, I struggle with looking awake. I moisturize my skin and use the finest of serums and eye creams, but I just don't look as fresh as I'd like. Luckily, I've got some tips and tricks from L’Oréal Paris’ Celebrity Makeup Artist Billy B. Show More Summary

The Search for America's Smartest Shopper!

I don't know about you, but when I shop, I rarely pay full price for anything. Because I love to shop so much, I am always shopping for the best ways to save because I like things -- a lot of nice things at that. I consider myself a smart shopper. Show More Summary

LORAC PRO Palette 2.

Following up on the success of the LORAC PRO Palette, Carol Shaw, the beautiful brains and celebrity makeup artist behind the makeup line LORAC has recently launched the LORAC PRO Palette 2. This PRO artistry palette is packed with 8 Shimmer and 8 Matte Eye Shadows in pigment packed shades for you to create the hottest looks straight from the Red Carpet.

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