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Makeup Wars – My Favorite Purple Eyeshadows

Favorite Purple Eyeshadow

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Outside of my go-to neutrals, purple is my favorite eyeshadow color to wear. It just works so well with my pale skin, dark hair and eyes. So when I heard that my Makeup Wars pals were focusing on best purple eyeshadows this week, I was all in!

Of course, I have way too many purple eyeshadows for my own good but a lot of them are LE and no longer available. So, I’m sharing some core faves along with some new gems I’ve recently discovered.
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FingerPaints Poolside Paradise for Summer 2014

FingerPaints Poolside Paradise - Summer-2014

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Get ready to taste the rainbow with the Skittles-worthy FingerPaints Poolside Paradise collection. Six rich, sparking foils in ROYGBIV-ready shades.
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Essie Summer 2014 – Striped Gradient Nail Art Tutorial

By on June 19, 2014
in Essie, Nail Art, Summer 2014 with 2 Comments

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When I posted my #ManiMonday nail art featuring shades from the Essie Summer 2014 collection, a reader suggested I make a video to show how I created the look. Done! And if you can’t see the video above on your device CLICK HERE.

Is this a technique you would try at home? If you recreate this look, tag me on Instagram or Twitter. I’d love to see your take on it!

Essie Summer 2014 is available now at salons and mass retailers nationwide and online at Kohls.com and Nordstrom.com.

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MAC Alluring Aquatic Nail Color – Neptune, Shimmerfish, Submerged

By on June 18, 2014
in Gold, MAC, Metallic, Silver, Summer 2014, Teal with 17 Comments

MAC Alluring Aquatic Nail Polish

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For as long as I’ve been collecting MAC, their summer offerings have always been a favorite. They come in unique packaging with colors and products that are perfect compliments to a faux glow. Lure, Neo Sci-Fi and Hey Sailor! immediately come to mind.   I’ve discovered some of my fave summer products in those collections, like Skinsheen Leg Spray and Lustre Drops.

Needless to say, I was looking forward to MAC Alluring Aquatic with bated breath and it did not disappoint. The packaging alone makes it drool-worthy. And the polishes inside are great too!
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Zoya Summer 2014 Tickled Collection Swatches & Review

By on June 17, 2014
in Blue, Coral, Green, Orange, Pink, Summer 2014, Zoya with 9 Comments

Zoya Summer 2014 Tickled Nail Polish Collection

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I’m a very ticklish person and I hate, sorry HATE, being tickled. Like, I may involuntarily kick you if you try. Something the boyfriend found out early in our relationship. Sorry, babe!

Though when Tickled means six creamy new nail polishes from Zoya, I’m all on board! As one of half of the Zoya Summer 2014 offerings, Tickled offers a great range of shades for everyone, from the more traditional to the avant garde.
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