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The Best Glitter Top Coats for Holiday 2014

Top Best Glitter Nail Polish for Holiday 2014 via @alllacqueredup

Best Glitter Nail Polish for Holiday 2014

When it comes to holiday manicures, there is no easier way to transition your nails from day to night than adding a glittery top coat. Nail art is fun, if you have the time, but considering how crazy this season is, time is never on our side.

Take this past Saturday, for instance. I had the best intentions of creating a fun look for my friend’s wedding. The reality… I was shopping all day and by the time I got home, the best I could do was throw a gold glitter over my navy mani. Done and done!

With all the unique combinations of glitter colors and sizes being thrown our way, the options for sprucing up your nail look are limitless. Today, I have my Top 10 Glitter Top Coats to take your mani from “fine” to “fab.”
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Season of Giving Giveaways – Essie Holiday 2014 “Color Me Essie” Gift Set

By on December 13, 2014
in Essie, Giveaway with 104 Comments
ALU Giveaways 2014 - Essie Holiday 2014 Gift Set via @alllacqueredup

ALU Season of Giving Giveaways – Day 2

And the Season of Giving Giveaways continue. I’m off to shop the Cleveland Flea and then to celebrate the wedding of one of my favorite couples. I hope you have fun weekend plans as well.

Today, I have an Essie Holiday 2014 gift item. This adorable Color Me Essie set includes minis of five, best-selling, seasonal Essie shades; Mademoiselle, Smokin’ Hot, Butler Please (a personal fave), Bahama Mama and Jazzy Jubilant glitter.

All giveaways will be open for 48 hours. This giveaway is for US residents only.

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Essie “Color Me Essie” Giveaways

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Disclosure: Product samples were provided by reps for Essie. No compensation was received for this giveaway. For more info view my Disclosure Policy

Essie Fall 2014 Striped Nail Art for #ManiMonday

By on September 29, 2014
in Essie, Fall 2014, Mani Monday, Nail Art with 12 Comments
Essie Fall 2014 Striped Nail Art via @alllacqueredup

Essie Fall 2014 Striped Nail Art

First, thank you to everyone who commented, emailed, tweeted in response to the post about my baby Loki. I can’t tell you how much it means to me. I’m still reading through everything, it’s hard to do all at once, and responding but the support is amazing.

That being said, it’s #ManiMonday and when I shared the Essie Fall 2014 collection, I mentioned how I thought Take It Outside would make a great nail art base and that I wanted to pair it with Style Cartel and Fall In Line. So today, I pulled out the straight Nail Vinyls I purchased, but haven’t used yet, and The Perfect Cover Up for a fall striped look.
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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 7 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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Top 10 Tuesday – Best Nail Polish Brushes

Top 10 Nail Polish Brushes via @AllLacqueredUp

Top 10 Nail Polish Brushes

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As important as it is for a nail polish to have a great formula (smooth, pigmented, streak-free), it means nothing if the brush you use to apply it isn’t up to par. The two definitely go hand in hand, which is why, when the Top 10 Tuesday crew decided to focus on brushes, I opted to hone in on my favorite nail polish brushes.
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