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ALU Senior Superlatives “Class of 2014? – Nominations Are Open

All across the country, high school seniors are prepping for graduation and looking forward, with much excitement, towards the next step in their journey. As the co-editor-in-cheif of my high school’s yearbook, one thing I loved about...Show More Summary

Summer 2014: Urban Decay Goes Electric.

Urban Decay has lost their mind and not just launched a few shade extensions this summer, but they have gone totally electric with a brand new palette and a variety of NEW products that you have to see. From 10 of the brightest, coolest shades to four new deep black eye liner formulas, all waterproof to get you through summer, these are beauties you will want to check out.

Sunday Funday – It’s #NailGlossip Night

Hey peeps! Whatcha doing tonight? The answer should be, participating in #NailGlossip on Twitter with me, Sarah from Chalkboard Nails and Jen from The PolishAholic. If you haven’t joined our bi-weekly chats, you are missing out on so much fun. Show More Summary

Win It! – Urban Decay Chaos and Bang Nail Polish Giveaway

Hey, hey, hey, it’s my birthday! And while I’m off celebrating with my family, I have a present for all of you. Two sets of the Urban Decay Summer 2014 Nail Lacquers, Chaos and Bang. How To Enter Entering is simple. Just sign up forShow More Summary

Summer 2014: Lancôme French Riviera Color Collection.

The French Riviera; sophisticated, brilliant blue water, sparkling sandy beaches strewn with gold. Lancôme’s new French Riviera summer color collection reflects that lifestyle and is actually inspired by the alluring Cote d’Azur, which is made up of modern marine blues just like the ocean for an effortless je ne sais qois. Coudn't you just go to the south of France right now?

Introducing the Nailbox SS’14 TrendBox, Curated by All Lacquered Up

Today, I have something really exciting to share with you. Nailbox, the online nail polish store, is launching a new quarterly TrendBox subscription and they asked me to curate their very first box! With a range of boutique and international...Show More Summary

How to Remove Gel Nail Polish at Home.

I really like gel nail polish for the long lasting wear and shiny finish. Removing gel nail polish at home is not the easiest thing to do. Everyone seems to think that you can just soak gel nail polish in acetone and then scrape it away. Show More Summary

I’m In A Book! And A GIVEAWAY

Looking for a great summer read? This one is perfect for all us nail fanatics! Nails – The Story of the Modern Manicure by Suzanne E. Shapiro documents the evolution of nails throughout the centuries. It’s beautifully written with gorgeous...Show More Summary

Skindinavia The Makeup Primer Spray.

The brand Skindinavia is mostly known for its makeup setting sprays, which I really do like and use. They have recently launched a new spray and this one is almost too good to be true; The Makeup Primer Spray. The Makeup Primer Spray is unlike any other makeup primer I have ever used and I think you will be hearing a lot about this one because it is good -- really good.

Top 10 Tips for a Safe Manicure.

I am a slave to the nail salon. Though I change up my nail color at home a few times a week. I get regular manicures at the salon every two weeks. I have been visiting the same salon for almost 20 years and have been seeing the same nail tech at that salon for about four years now, so I feel safe with both her and the salon. Show More Summary

Patriotic Nails – 9 Memorial Day Nail Art Ideas

Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off to summer in the US and it looks like we’re going to have beautiful weather here in the CLE. Apparently, my street will be in our city’s parade so you know I need a manicure for the event. If you enjoy a themed mani as much as I […] The post Patriotic Nails – 9 Memorial Day Nail Art Ideas appeared first on All Lacquered Up.

Summer 2014: MAC Alluring Aquatic Collection.

It's not officially summer for me until I have fallen for the MAC summer collection and I am here to say that I have officially fallen for this years collection called the MAC Alluring Aquatic Collection. With its' boxes and containers...Show More Summary

Deborah Lippmann Summer 2014 80s Rewind Swatches and Review

Is anyone else obsessed with the “80s Project” on Grey’s Anatomy? If you aren’t in the know, the second half of the season featured unique covers of creator Shonda Rhimes’ favorite 80s tunes. We’re talking, “Take On Me”, “Tainted Love”, “Fame”, etc. Show More Summary

Summer 2014: Collection Reflets d’Été de CHANEL.

CHANEL says it is time to play this summer and mix and match summer brights with that of the sand and bronzed skin and I am loving it. The Collection Reflets d’Été de CHANEL features see through shades for lips and boldly bright shades for nails and eyes that take on shimmer to reflect light in such a beautiful way. Show More Summary

Must Haves for Life's Little Moments.

This is a sponsored post for Socialstars to talk about my experience with Poise Microliners. #SAMInYourPants. All opinions are my own. I love a girls day out with my friends. The older I get, the harder they are to come by. They are usually planned out months in advanced because we are all quite busy. Show More Summary

Top 10 Tuesday – Top Summer 2014 Nail Polish Collections

I know we’re still enjoying Spring (or waiting for it to actually arrive) but Summer is just around the corner and I’m ready for bright, bold summery polish. This week the Top 10 Tuesday crew is talking summer nail polish colors andShow More Summary

Top 10 Nail Polishes for Spring & Summer.

If you are like me, you change your nail color almost as much as you change your (not your underwear because you better be changing that everyday) lipstick. I change my lipstick color every few days and I also change my nail color every few days as well. Show More Summary

#ManiMonday – Rainbow Sparkle with Zoya Tickled & Bubbly

It’s another #ManiMonday and what better way to kick off the week than with a colorful mani, worthy of Rainbow Brite. The other day, when I shared the Zoya Bubbly collection, I mentioned how great they look layered over their Tickled collection counterparts. Show More Summary

bareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Review & Photos.

bareMinerals took the makeup world by storm when they launched their mineral powder foundation years ago and they are doing it again with a new launch this year. This is just not any old launch; bareMinerals took their time with this launch and they are taking foundation to the next level. Show More Summary

L’Oréal Extraordinaire Gel-Lacque 1-2-3 Swatches & Review

If, like me, you tend to stalk your local drugstores for the latest and greatest in the world of nails, you’ve undoubtedly seen displays popping up for this new line of lacquer from L’Oréal. Though, in my area, the displays are cleaned out. Show More Summary

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