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OPI Soft Shades 2015 Swatches & Review

OPI Soft Shades 2015 review via @alllacqueredup

OPI Soft Shades 2015 Review

Sheers and bridal shades aren’t really my thing. Mainly because I hate the look of my natural nails and need full coverage. However, a couple of the OPI Soft Shades 2015 colors look intriguing in the bottle. And after reader Magda commented earlier this week that she is a fan of the pink glitter, I figured it was time to dive in and give the collection a try.
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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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Top 10 Spring Break Beauty Products

By on April 7, 2015
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Top 10 Spring Break Beauty Products via @alllacqueredup

Top 10 Spring Break Beauty Products

My first real spring break was during my freshman year in college. My girlfriends and I hit the road for Daytona Beach and a week of crazy fun. We borrowed my mom’s station wagon, complete with rear under-floor seats (perfect for smuggling booze) and proceeded to break a gallon, yes gallon, of Everclear (aka grain alcohol) in the trunk. It smelled like a still, real subtle.

Now that I live with a CPA, spring break doesn’t start until after April 15th. It’s so close I can taste it. Counting down the days, you guys! So, it’s perfect timing that the Top 10 Tuesday gang is sharing their favorite Spring Break Beauty items this week.
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L’Oreal Spring 2015 Nail Polish Collection – Haute Florals

L'Oreal Spring 2015 nail polish - Haute Florals review via @alllacqueredup

L’Oreal Spring 2015 – Haute Florals review

Before you start snoring over the idea of “spring florals,” wait a minute and check out L’Oreal’s take on the perennial spring trend. There are no boring pastels or trite carnation pinks in the L’Oreal Haute Florals collection. I spotted a display, featuring nail art by L’Oreal Global Nail Designer, Tom Bachik, at my local Bed, Bath and Beyond a month ago and scooped up a few bottles, knowing it will sell out. It’s rolling out to retailers nationwide now, so don’t wait to snag your favorites.

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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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