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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.

The 14 Best Yellow Nail Polishes You Can Get Right Now

Yellow nail polish. Such a polarizing shade. Why? Because, regardless of whether you love or hate it on your nails, if you’ve ever applied a yellow, you know the issues that plague the color family. Yellow gets the Nail Polish Problem Child of the World Award. Show More Summary

Quick Update

Hi everyone! Sorry for the lack of posts but my site was hacked last week. Good times! My hosting company was able to restore everything right away but there were technical issues on the back end that prevented me from posting. Ugh, what a disaster! The good news is, everything should be fixed and secure […] The post Quick Update appeared first on All Lacquered Up.

Top 10 Beauty Buys from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

One of my very favorite sales of the year, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is happening right now. It features limited-edition, beauty exclusives at amazing values from some of my favorite brands, including Bobbi Brown, Clarisonic, MAC...Show More Summary

MAC Look in a Box Collection.

MAC has a special collection as a beauty exclusive for the Nordstrom Anniversary sale that just launched last week and these sets, like always, are not to be missed. Almost all sold out online, the Look in a Box Collection is a collection of kits filled with universal shades in a variety of finishes to complement all skin tones. Show More Summary

Le Mieux Skin Perfecter.

When it comes to getting the most out of cleansing your skin, there are many options available. From simple facial wipes to beauty tools, cleansing is a ritual in itself. I like to take ritual to a new level. And that is what the innovators behind Le Mieux have done with this new beauty tool called the Skin Perfecter. Show More Summary

COVERGIRL instaGLAM Collection.

We all want to look gorgeous and glam in seconds. In this world of being "on" 24/7, we don't have time to spend an hour on makeup. COVERGIRL took the task of becoming instaGLAM literally and created some makeup products to help us busy women get that gorgeous look quick. Show More Summary

Maybelline The Nudes Palette Review.

It seems that everyone brand has a nude or natural eyeshadow palette, but for a mass brand to put out a nude palette with 12 shades is a pretty huge deal. When I saw pictures of the Maybelline The Nudes Eyeshadow Palette popping up last month, I knew I had to find it. Show More Summary

Top 10 Sunscreens for Summer.

Sunscreen is a vital part of your daily routine. With melanoma rates on the rise, sunscreen with SPF of 15 or greater should be used each and everyday. While I can get away with an SPF 15 on days when I am not spending much time outdoors, I use much higher SPF rated sunscreen when outside or at the pool or beach. Show More Summary

Summer Manicure-Pedicure Nail Polish Combos from Dermelect

Whether it’s for a special event or just everyday wear, one question I get most often is about what colors to pair together for the perfect mani/pedi look. As much as I love creating new combos, even I get stumped some times. So, I turned...Show More Summary

5 Must Haves for Staying Confident and Feeling Beautiful!

This is a sponsored post for Socialstars to talk about my experience with Poise Microliners. #PoisewithSAM. All opinions are my own. Being a busy woman and constantly on the go means that I have learned to depend on products to get me through the day. Show More Summary

The 17 Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2014 Beauty Exclusives and GWP Deals

It’s that oh so joyous time of year again. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, chock full of Beauty Exclusives and fantastic Gifts With Purchase. As much as I love the Anniversary Sale, the list of deals, limited edition products and gifts with purchase is exhausting so I’m breaking down my favorites from the sale. Show More Summary

Must Have for Sandal Ready Feet: Clarisonic Pedi.

With the summer season in full swing and sandals being worn on the daily, my feet have to be in prime condition. Besides my toes having to look pretty and polished, I spend a lot of time to make sure that my feet look their best. I admit that when I am checking out a friends sandals, I cringe if I see dry, cracked heels. Show More Summary

New in Nail Polish for Summer.

Not only are there new nail polish colors and collections popping up mid-summer, a few brands are reformulating their nail polishes all together. Now that is pretty big news. Improving on a formula is always a good thing, right? AndShow More Summary

Double Your Pleasure with NARS Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow.

NARS makes a great eyeshadow formula, so when they set out to reinvent the wheel and come up with an entire new eyeshadow for their Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow formula, I could not wait to try it. I mean, two eyeshadows in one?

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