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ALU Link Love 5-9-10

By on May 9, 2010
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Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommas out there. I hope your loved ones spoiled you today. I spent my weekend coming down off of a three day juice cleanse (more on that later), celebrating Mel’s birthday and watching the Burning River Roller Girls bout. Good times!  Here are my fave beauty reads of the week.

Christine from 15 Minute Beauty Fanatic shares what you need in your anti-aging regimen.

Poison has a nail polish??? Show your love for Bret Michaels and the boys in this OPI doppelganger that  BellaSugar discovered.

Teri from Beautiful Makeup Search is celebrating Mother’s Day by giving away a pair of $1750 Diamond Stud Earrings from Kohl’s.

Nancy from Beauty411 checks out the new Estee Lauder Perfectionist [CP+] Targeted Deep Wrinkle Filler!. got a sneak peek at the upcoming Nicole by OPI Gossip Girl Collection.  Blues and greens, oh my!! I really hope they launch in the US.

Glamour’s Girls In The Beauty Department challenged their readers to try new nail looks.  See what they came up with.

Julia from MissChievous has the most gorgeous complexion.  Get the look by watching her Dewy Glowing Skin tutorial.

Pretty In Dayton is giving away a bottle of CHANEL KALEIDOSCOPE!!! *sits back to watch the internet stampede*

Daneen from Spoiled Pretty does a beauty Q&A with the girls from my latest guilty pleasure Jerseylicious.

ALU Link Love 5-2-10

By on May 3, 2010
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This was supposed to post yesterday but some kind of glitch happened with the scheduling. Boo to technology! Anyway, the boyfriend and I had a fun weekend hosting two of our friends who, after 15 years of knowing each other, are now a couple. How sweet is that? So here are a few of my fave beauty reads from the past week and I snuck in a post from my gal Heather Park that was definitely worth adding. Enjoy!

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic found the perfect hairspray to hold up to Seattle humidity and rain!

Nancy from Beauty411 has compiled a Mother’s Day Fragrance Gift Guide.

I took the Nail Polish Trivia quiz on BellaSugar and FAILED miserably. Let me know how you fare.

Michèle from Lacquerized posted a comprehensive visual breakdown of nail polish finishes.

Heather from SeoulDiva discovers a new NYC salon offering CalGel, Marie Nails, and gets a funky “hipster” mosaic manicure.

ALU Link Love – 4-25-10

By on April 25, 2010
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After a fantastically relaxing vacay I’m back and catching up on my favorite blogs. Check out the posts from this past week that caught my eye.

Teri from Beautiful Makeup Search loved the new John Frieda Root Awakening hair styling products so much that she is giving away five sets of them.

If you’re looking for new skin care, Nancy from Beauty411 shares her thoughts on the new Neutrogena Clinical™ line.

Christine from 15 Minute Beauty Fanatic finds out whether L’Oreal’s True Match Roller Foundation lives up to the hype.

As part of We Heart NARS Week on Product Girl, Carla shares her love for the brand’s new Pure Sheer SPF Lip Treatments.

Hannah from Nails Magazine has the scoop on L’Oreal purchasing Essie and what role Essie will have in upcoming color collections.

Amber from Beauty Blogging Junkie discovered her 90s Caboodle with a hidden stash of old school polishes inside.  See what she unearthed.

Beth from Glamour’s Girls In The Beauty Department spotted what looks like a glitter tipped gradation on Jennifer Lopez.

BellaSugar offers six ideas of what you can do with old nail polish.

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