I’m testing out the Kiss Acrylic Nail Kit. This is one of the most cost effective acrylic kits. I purchased this kit from Target for $8. Check out this video to see my experience and to hear my thoughts on this product. Products Used: Kiss Acrylic Kit: https://amzn.to/2ElbWrg 100/180 Grit Nail File: https://bit.ly/2JMVfZf Crystal Dappen
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BEAUTY HACKS This time I wanna show you how to make super cute freckles with henna mehndi, deal with overhanging eyelids, and make your nose look smaller thanks to special makeup technique, apply red lipstick neatly, pick the right foundation tone for your skin, shave legs in emergency situation and avoid skin irritation, make one
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Helen of Troy Ltd. is buying the Drybar hair-care business, Drybar Products LLC, for $255 million in cash. The products business, which includes shampoos, conditioners, tools and styling products, started after Drybar blowout salons, founded by Alli Webb in 2010, took off. The brand is sold inside Drybar studios, as well as at Ulta Beauty and Sephora. Drybar
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Feature Image by Theme Photos That effortless yet thick and voluminous hair look is definitely a hot trend from coast to coast. So what’s a fine-haired girl to do? Ahead, we asked hairstylists to recommend haircuts that’ll make your locks look as thick as Rapunzel’s. Textured Blunt Cut “For the cut, I would suggest blunt
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Olaplex, the pioneer of the bond-building hair-care segment, has a new owner. The brand has sold the company to Advent International, a large private equity firm that backed European beauty retailer Douglas until 2015. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but industry sources said Olaplex has more than $100 million in sales, and that
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Feature Image by MOROCCANOIL® As the cool fall weather turns to winter, it’s high time to consider adding a hair mask to your beauty regimen. “Keeping hair moisturized and healthy always makes your hair look better,” explains Stephanie Brown, NYC-based master colorist at IGK SoHo. “Masks keep your hair strong and healthy.” Regular masking every
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The natural hair trend reigns supreme as untreated, textured strands continue to show up everywhere from the streets to the runways. The key to rocking the style is customizing your hair regimen according to texture, whether wavy, curly, or coarse. “All textures have different characteristics, [but] the one thing that all-natural textures need is moisture,” explains Ron
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The granddaughter of Conair founder Leandro Rizzuto is launching a new line of hair tools. Leandro Ltd.’s hair parting tool.  Sophia Wojczak is set to launch her line of brushes, clips and hair tools, called Leandro Ltd., named after her grandfather, with Ulta Beauty online Nov. 3. The product lineup includes eight brushes, four combs,
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Feature Image by Alex Gaboury Whether you look forward to second-day hair or loathe the idea of styling oily strands, there’s always tons of hair inspo to go around (thank you, Pinterest). To keep your mornings panic-free, we’ve rounded up 10 easy updo tutorials to replicate when you’re in a hair rut. From braids and
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One. Essie Into the A-Bliss Two. OPI Edinburgh-er & Tatties Three. Zoya Joss Four. Essie Last Nightie Five. Essie In Full Swing Six. OPI You Have Got That Glas-Glow Seven. Essie Stirring Secrets Eight. CND – Vinylux Field Fox This time of year is kind of an in-between time for nail color shades. It’s still warm outside but
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I shared this photo on Instagram lately and was met with a few comments asking for a tutorial! I filmed just that and am sharing how to achieve this high, textured pony today! There are a few minutes of prep required to achieve the volume and texture but other than that it’s a very straight
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It’s hard to remember a time when I wore grey nail polish for the majority of the year! These days I’m leaning more towards sheer creams or really bright oranges or pinks! I love brightening everything up in the summertime and wanted to share a few of my favorite nail polish shades for this season!
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I got my first “dip” manicure a few weeks ago and there are some things I really love about it and some things I wish I would have known before I took the plunge. Or the dip, if you will. When you receive a dip/powder manicure, the technician preps your nails, applies a liquid to
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My tendency is to always make my hair “perfect”. I blame years of working in the salon and preferring a more clean, classic look to the hair. But these days a looser, undone style is right on trend. Not only does a style like this look cool and modern, but it’s a great option for
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I’ve always loved having my nails done, even with a subtle “barely there” color. I think it looks professional and “polished”, pun intended! I’ve shared my love for Essie’s Gel Couture nail polish line on nearly every place I occupy on the internet, but today’s love profession is directed towards another line from the same
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The only nail polish I wear on my nails, if I don’t have a gel manicure, is Essie Gel Couture. It’s the only thing that lasts several days without chipping! I have a detailed post on how to do a home manicure that lasts here, but today I wanted to share the Gel Couture shades
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If I’m wearing my hair in soft waves, this is most likely how I style it! I like a traditional curling iron versus a wand because it gives me a bit more control over my sections! I linked to the products and tools that I used or mentioned in the video below!  Products used
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Straight hair is anything but boring, especially with the help of some styling products! Check out the video below to see how I use texture spray on straight hair to give it a little life and definition. I’m using Amika Un.Done texture spray in this tutorial, but also mentioned a few other great products at
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OPI Tasmanian Devil Made Me Do It, Essie Gel Couture Wearing Hue?, Essie Brides No Grooms, OPI Cajun Shrimp, CND Vinylux Mambo Beat, Essie Gel Couture Living Legend I’m either full on orangey-red and bold for my finger and toenails in the summertime, or clean and classic white. Not TRUE white, though that does remind me of the times
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I talked about this gel manicure kit back in December and heard from so many of you that you got it for Christmas! I thought I should share a few of my favorite products to use when I do my at-home gel manis and also walk you through the steps! I’ve had the most success
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Gel manicures (like, actual gel polish NOT Essie’s Gel Couture) are the only thing that I can get a guaranteed week or so out of. I have pretty weak nails, wash lots of dishes, and work with my hands a lot so regular polish is a complete waste of time. The only regular nail polishes
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1. The Taupe of the Iceberg , 2.Winning Streak , 3. Krona Logical Order , 4. Presely, 5. Aurora Berry, 6. Field Fox , 7. Take me to Thread I got my nails done the other day and I picked the same color that I’ve been choosing for the last year or so. Well, the same color this SEASON. I tend to change up
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June is here and we’ve entered into the season of “get my hair off my neck” here in the south. My default, like many of you, is to just pull it up into a ponytail, but I wanted to think through a different option that could look a bit more dressed up if I needed it
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It may feel repetitive to be sharing yet ANOTHER curling tutorial, but I’ve received so many requests that I had to! You can find all my other curling tutorials here, and watch this newest one below! I’m using a 1.5 inch Babyliss curling iron on the highest heat setting. I washed my hair with Redken
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