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Top Ten Tuesday – My Favorite Red Lipsticks

Top 10 Best Red Lipsticks

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Even though I’m known for my general distaste for red nail polish, I adore a red lip. It takes a lot of effort to create a perfect red pout but it’s so worth it. When done right, it can light up your whole face.

Since my eyes are not perfectly almond nor round, they’re somewhere in between, I tend to play up my rather voluminous lips when it comes to my makeup routine. And nothing makes me feel more glamorous than a strong, red lip. So in this edition of Top Ten Tuesday I bring you my Favorite Red Lipsticks

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NARS Wind Dancer Nail Polish from the Spring 2014 “High Seize” Collection

By on January 21, 2014
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NARS Spring 2014 – Wind Dancer

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For spring, NARS is going on an aquatic adventure filled with gold, turquoise and aquamarine shades. I love anything related to water so I’ve got my eye on the China Seas Duo of golden turquoise and iridescent plum shadows. When it comes to nails, the NARS High Seize collection includes a ripe cantaloup- inspired shade, Wind Dancer.
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14 Nail Polish Gift Sets for the Last Minute Holiday Shopper

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I don’t know about you all but, I’m the worst shopper when it comes to the holidays. I’m always that fool, wandering around on Christmas Eve, hoping to discover the perfect gift for my friends or family. Shopping lists and a plan? NEVER! As much as I’d love to be that person who has everything done before Thanksgiving, it’s just not going to happen.

So, if you’re a major procrastinator, like me, I’ve compiled a list of the best nail polish gift sets that are still available and will arrive by Christmas. Some are even ON SALE! Happy shopping!
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Fall 2013 Nail Trends at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of hosting an event at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood. The focus was Fall 2013 Nail Trends and I had a blast. I loved meeting other Cleveland nail polish fanatics and talking fall nail color.  To the readers and fellow bloggers who came out from behind the screen to say hi, thank you for coming. It was wonderful putting a face with a name.

Fall 2013 Nails Trends at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood

Fall 2013 Nails Trends at Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood

We enjoyed bubbles, ridiculously good nail polish-shaped cookies from Bon Bon, hand and arm massages from Jo Malone and nail polish changes from local manicurists.

On top of that, I put together a nail trend display featuring nail colors sold at Saks. You may not normally think Saks when shopping for nail polish but, they have all the familiar prestige and luxury brands plus some you don’t normally see, like Tom Ford, Armani and Le Metier de Beaute.
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NARS Fury and Galathée Nail Polish for Fall 2013 Swatches & Review

By on July 29, 2013
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Where my fall and winter wardrobe is concerned, no colors dominate my closet more than purple and grey. No matter what the trend may be each year, they remain my staple shades. From my beloved purple Rebecca Minkoff M.A.B. (scored on Gilt) to my kitten-soft grey sweater dress, it’s a color combination that I just can’t quit. That’s why, when I laid eyes on the NARS Fall 2013 color palette for nails, I was hooked!

NARS Fall 2013 nail polish review and swatches

NARS Fall 2013 - Fury and Galathée

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The theme of Founder and Creative Director François Nars’ collection is rich color impact in signature NARS shades. Well, if the nail colors are any indication, he certainly delivered.
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