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Leopard Nails with Deborah Lippmann Summer 2015

Deborah Lippmann Summer 2015 Nail Art via @alllacqueredup

Deborah Lippmann Leopard Nail Art

In general, I don’t wear prints. I’m basic in that way. Solids, especially black, make up my wardrobe. However, I make an exception for leopard print. It’s essentially a neutral. So, when I spotted these Superga slip-ons, I couldn’t resist. Then, my Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert samples arrived, and I couldn’t help but notice how well Terra Nova and Desert Moon matched my new sneaks. And so today’s Leopard Nail Art design was born.

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Deborah Lippmann Summer 2015 Painted Desert Swatches & Review

Deborah Lippmann Summer 2015 Painted Desert review via @alllacqueredup

Deborah Lippmann Summer 2015 Review

Manicure maven, jazz singer and entrepreneur, Deborah Lippmann may be a chic Manhattanite, but this summer, she’s taking us on a southwest adventure to her home state of Arizona with the Painted Desert collection. At a time when brands are bombarding us with brights, Deborah Lippmann dances to the beat of her own drummer with an earthy palette that pays homage to her roots.
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Top 10 Holiday 2014 Makeup and Beauty Products

Best Holiday Beauty and Makeup for 2014 via @alllacqueredup

Best Holiday Beauty and Makeup for 2014

I know we’re supposed to be shopping for others during the holiday but, I can’t help it, I usually end up doing more buying for myself. I mean, I know when the sales are, my family doesn’t. It’s just good sense to make sure I get the deal, right? And there are always so many great LE beauty products, sets and collections that come out at this time that I can’t resist.

In the latest edition of Top 10 Tuesday, we’re talking the best Holiday 2014 makeup items so I’m sharing what’s on my list to pick up at Sephora, my fave place for holiday beauty, this season.
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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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Gel Nails – Gel Polish? Gel Hybrid? Gel Effect? Let’s Break It Down!

Gel Polish and Hybrids Breakdown via @AllLacqueredUp

Gel Polish and Hybrids Breakdown

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With every brand and their mother putting out a product with “GEL” in the name, nail world is becoming a very confusing place. The introduction of CND Shellac started a gel nails craze that has prompted more traditional polish brands to jack its style, producing products that promise gel-like results.

But here’s the problem. Gel Polish, Gel Hybrid, Gel Effect, Soak-Off Gel, UV Gel. What do they all mean? All this terminology makes it hard to decipher how a product applies and performs so I’m here to break down the differences for you.
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