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Remembering Loki

By on September 19, 2014
in News with 6 Comments

Loki-Window

On September 18th, 2014, my beautiful baby, Loki, lost her struggle with lung cancer, leaving a giant hole in my heart and life. It’s been an awful 11 months as we’ve dealt with treating inflammatory bowel disease, that left her at a frail six pounds, to discovering her lung tumor seven months ago.

It’s been a year where I have spent the majority of my days, at home, worried about her, on high alert for a wheezing fit, making sure she was eating and giving in to every time she wanted to lay on my lap, whether I had work to do or not. A year where I’ve become somewhat of a recluse because I wanted to be with her.

So, while I try to deal with the grief of this loss, I want to take a moment to remember all the things that made her my special little girl.

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China Glaze All Aboard Fall 2014 Swatches & Review – Part 1

By on September 18, 2014
in Brown, China Glaze, Fall 2014, Green, Purple, Red with 10 Comments
China Glaze Fall 2014 - All Aboard via @alllacqueredup

China Glaze Fall 2014 – All Aboard

When I think of train travel, I immediately picture the episode of Sex and The City where Carrie and Samantha venture cross country with visions of luxurious sleeper compartments and glamorous bar car parties that are quickly squashed by the reality of today’s rail system.

Though, like a scene out of 50s movie, the China Glaze All Aboard collection hearkens back to a more elegant time for the rails, when people dressed for travel and the possibility of meeting your Cary Grant on board was alive and well.
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Essie Fall 2014 Dress To Kilt Swatches & Review

By on September 17, 2014
in Blue, Brown, Essie, Fall 2014, Gray, Green, Red, Teal with 6 Comments
Essie Fall 2014 - Dress To Kilt via @alllacqueredup

Essie Fall 2014 – Dress To Kilt

Fall tends to be a time when brands start to bring out the shimmer but for Essie, Fall 2014 is all about luxe, saturated cremes. Dress To Kilt is a palette of six shades that blends rich autumnal hues with dusty neutrals that can be mixed and matched for nail art or simply worn in all their creme glory.
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New! Nails Inc Nailkale Nail Polish Swatches & Review

By on September 15, 2014
in Fall 2014, Green, Nails Inc., Nude with 7 Comments
Nails Inc Nailkale Swatches and Review via @alllacqueredup

Nails Inc Nailkale

Watching kale, the vitamin-packed superfood, go on the food trend roller coaster from “oh so popular” to “oh so over,” it was only a matter of time before it became a buzzed about beauty ingredient.

While I’ve seen face products infused with kale, Nails Inc is the first nail brand to embrace the benefits of the leafy green. The Nails Inc Nailkale line not only brings us a new, nourishing formula, it also introduces new packaging, including a way to try on the polish before you buy it. Keep reading to see what I mean.
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My Favorite butter LONDON Colors for the ULTA 21 Days Sale

By on September 10, 2014
in butter LONDON, Fall 2014, ULTA with 10 Comments
Favorite butter LONDON Nail Polishes via @alllacqueredup

Favorite butter LONDON Nail Polishes

One of the best parts of the ULTA 21 Days of Steals for us nail polish lovers is the butter LONDON 2 for $15 sale. It’s a great time to add that coveted shade to your bL collection and try the polishes you’ve considered but never taken the plunge on.

Today, I have my favorite butter LONDON colors that are currently available at ULTA.com, store availability will vary, to help you narrow down what is probably a mighty list of options.
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