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Look of the Day: Naked Palette July Edition
Urban Decay Naked Palette: Toasted, Hustle, Sin, Virgin NYX pencil liner: Black on top, Charcoal on bottom Loreal Telescopic mascara
On My Nails: Fishtail!
Orly’s Rage Ulta’s Mint Condition Essie’s Play Date Learned this technique from MissJenFABULOUS on youtube. Super easy and totally customizable to your mood/style/season! And if you’re my follower on this blog, THANK YOU. It means a lot. :) -jh
On My Nails: Summer Accent
Polishes: Color Club’s Blue Ming (from July Birchbox) Andrea’s Choice Circus’ Sumersault (from July Glam Bag) Kind of wish the Blue Ming was more neon, but it’s still a very pretty color. Both polishes are rather similar to ones I already own, but I’m not complaining. Color Club’s polish is a bit thick and gloppy to work with, while Circus is pretty...
All Made Up - Aqua & Winged Liner
Makeup Used: Eyeshadows: Urban Decay Naked Palette (Sin, Naked) NYX creme liner in Aqua Green Marbella Semi-Permanent Liner Pen Loreal Telescopic Mascara LOVE bright colored liners any time, but especially the summer. :) -jh
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On My Nails: Oh, So Summer!
China Glaze Pool Party Essie Set In Stones My goal is to wear nothing but neon, bright colors for the rest of the summer… because why not? :)
Mixin' It Up: Middle Part
I went to a wedding last weekend and randomly decided to rock the middle part for the first time since middle school. I liked it for a fun change, felt pretty sophisticated and was probably sub-consciously inspired by Tanya Burr. I loved the look with the loose curls, created with a 1 1/2 inch curling iron, but when the roots fell flat from dancing, it wasn’t as cute. To say the...
On My Nails: 4th of July!
Polishes used: Ulta Blue Streak Ulta Eye Popping Poppy Orly Instant Artist (white and silver sparkle) A little less elaborate as last year… Still like them. And the red and blue polishes are the absolute perfect shades for the All-American look. -jh
June 2012 Favorites
Favorite Skin Care Products: Clearasil Daily Pore Cleansing Pads: A container of 90 pads is only $4 at the drugstore. I used to love these in high school, and rediscovered them this year. I bought the same container in February and still have 10 or so left. These are awesome for afternoons when I have already done my eye makeup for the day, but want to cleanse my skin of the oil, sweat and grime...
On My Nails: Lilac Mist
Polishes Used: (Revlon White On White as base) Pure Ice Lilac Mist This month I have been loving the light pinks and the less intense shades (other than the last neon look haha). I have never worn this color, but the white micro-shimmer and silver glitter on the light pink is just dazzling. Happy summer, -jh
On My Nails: Summer Diagonals 2.0
Polishes used: Revlon White On White (base) China Glaze Celtic Sun (highlighter yellow) Wet N Wild Sunny Side Up (orange) Milani 408 Pink Rocks! (hot pink) Ulta Ultra Violet (fuchsia purple) Ulta Mint Condition (minty blue) Fun and easy way to rock the bright/neon trend this summer! :) -jh
On My Nails: DIY French Manicure
For the first time in my entire life, I painted my nails the same style/colors back to back. Epic. So I’m loving the look of french manicures right now and let’s be honest: it’s an eternally classic look. I wanted to do them for a mock-interview I had, and then I wanted to keep wearing them. And then when they started chipping, I wanted to repaint them and practice them more...
What I'm Loving: Bright Pink Lips
Rimmel London’s lipstick in 006 Pink Blush Covergirl Wetslicks Fruit Spritzer in 535 Raspberry Splash I bought the lipstick on a whim last week and decided to layer the lip gloss on top, which I never really liked until now. Just goes with the whole brights trend for summer… Just really love this combo!! :)
All Made Up - Dinner Out
Makeup (Full Face of Makeup for once!): Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer (Ivory to Fair) PF Physician’s Strength Concealer (to cover a broken capillary) Neautrogena blemish concealer on acne (contains salicylic acid) PF Cashmere Bronzer (Light Bronzer - 3E application) PF Translucent Pearls Highlighter Urban Decay Naked Palette (Virgin, Sidecar, Toasted,...
All Made Up - Hint of Mint Take 2
I repeated the look I posted the other day, but changed a few things to look more polished. I’m kind of obsessed with this mint accent color! :) Makeup Used: Base: MAC Bare Study paint pot Neutral shadows: Urban Decay Naked Palette Mint accent: NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk, 2 shades from BHCosmetics 88 Matte Palette, with Virgin from the Naked Palette on top. Mascara: Loreal...
All Made Up - Naked Palette
NYX Eye shadow base in white Urban Decay Naked Palette Physician’s Formula gel liner Loreal Telescopic mascara It’s what I do in my free time….play with makeup. Woopwoop.
All Made Up - Hint of Mint
I was inspired by MissGlamorazzi’s Hint of Mint makeup tutorial on youtube. I really like the idea of a mint green accent! Subtle, but summery at the same time. :) Makeup: Shadows: Naked Palette + Mint from BH Cosmetics 88 Matte Palette Elf liner in Coffee Ulta Amped Lashes mascara And call me a nerd, but I really love the beauty community on youtube. And when I got a tweet back from...
On My Nails: Mellow Yellow
Sally Hansen’s Mellow Yellow (with Seche Vite top coat) Sometimes simple is better best. Loving the bright hue and creamy finish. Bought this color last summer, and I find it’s serving as a summer spin of a neutral for me. Weird, I know. ;)
All Made Up - Memorial Day Weekend
Makeup: Urban Decay Naked Palette for eyeshadow Physician’s Formula gel liner on top Loreal Telescopic mascara (love this stuff!) Rimmel London lipstick in Pink Blush Hair: Braided my washed hair last night in two braids (parted in the middle) and slept on them. Perfect beachy waves effortlessly! Just like when you’d do it in elementary school. All the makeup except the liner...
On My Nails: Turquoise & Coral
Polishes used: Sally Hansen Coral Reef (Slightly more pink than Butter London’s Trout Pout) China Glaze For Audrey Orly Instant Artist for the white lines I’m OBSESSED with my nails. I’m not even going to hide it. I love that the hands are different, but it all relates to each other. It’s fun and summery and pretty unique compared to the average manicure....
On My Nails: Pink & Purple Sponge
Polishes used: China Glaze Pelican Gray Ulta Tutu Cute Ulta Flamingo Pink I used a makeup sponge (the kind that come with eyeshadow palettes that I never ever use) to apply the purple and pink color on top of the gray. Not totally in love with the results, but I do love the colors. :) -jh
On My Nails: Spring Gradient
Butter London Trout Pout Wet N Wild Kaleidoscope Trout Pout is my favorite color of the season…. a little gradient action with some loose glitter & it’s a new spin for the summer. :) -jh
All Made Up - Mother's Day Dinner
Too Faced Natural Eye Palette Ulta Lash Icon Mascara in Black Brown Revlon Lip Butter in Sugar Frosting I tight-lined on the top lash line with Sexpresso from the Natural Eye palette…. And I just really loved how this makeup looked, so why not blog about it!? ;) -jh
On My Nails: Sparkly Pink Accent
I love a fun accent nail! Especially when it’s got a little glitter… Ulta’s Little Black Dress (black with a faint silver micro-shimmer) NYColor Fuschia Shock Creme with… Butter London Westend Wonderland Rosie Lee on top I love how the hot pink polish brings out the pink in Rosie Lee, when it can sometimes look more red/auburn. I talk too much about nail polish okay...
On My Nails: Custom Kicks
I need a manicure. One of these days…. This color has a beautiful gold micro-shimmer, but it is nearly impossible to capture when it’s on my nails. Weirdest thing. This is actually a pretty old photo. But I though I would post it anyway. This color is beautiful in multiple lighting settings… in lower lighting it’s a really pretty green turquoise, and in brighter...
On My Nails: Bright Stripes
Polishes used: China Glaze Pool Party (bright pink) Ulta Bluestreak (blue) Wet N Wild Sunny Side Up (orange) Ulta Limelight (green) Orly Instant Artist - Jet Black I was inspired by nails that I’ve seen online. SO close to summer… had to go for brights! :) -jh
I was inspired by a couple of tutorials recently posted by MacBarbie07 and JuicyStar07 on youtube. Lovelovelove the hair and the makeup is really fun for a night out. :) Makeup used: Eyeshadow: Silk Teddy & Honey Pot from Too Faced natural eye palette Liner: NYC Pearlized Black liquid on top (winged), Rimmel London Purple Shock and Urban Decay Junkie on bottom Mascara: Ulta Lash Icon...
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What I'm Loving: Bright Pastel Pedi's
Yeah, toes are weird. But, the point is, I am in love with bright pastel polishes on the toes. This week: Essie’s Play Date. I also like mint (Sally Hansen’s Mint Sorbet), oranges and corals (Butter London’s Trout Pout). I don’t know if this is really a trend, but I love it! :) -jh
On My Nails: Bright Flowers
Polishes used: Essie Sand Tropez Essie Play Date Zoya Pheobe Not super proud of these nails or anything. I painted the flowers on a plastic bag, let it dry for about an hour before I peeled them off and applied them to my nail. Definitely a technique worth trying again. Laterrrr. -jh
All Made Up: Warm Smokey Eye
Eye shadows from the Too Faced Natural Eye Palette Gel Eyeliner in Brown from Physician’s Formula for Blue Eyes Mascara: Ulta Lash Icon in Black/Brown under Maybelline Falsies in Black (absolutely LOVE this combo) I was just messing around the other night with my palette to do a night look without black. I like the result :) -jh
On My Nails: Spring Accent Nails
China Glaze Pelican Gray Sally Hansen Mint Sorbet Accent nails are so fun and simple! I especially like the idea of doing different nails, not just the ring fingers. I was inspired by Nikki Phillippi’s nails in a recent video of hers. Gray is one of my favorite nail polish colors, and with the spring mint green, this combo reminds me of April showers ;) Cheesy enough? Never! -jh
On My Nails: Flamingo Pink
Ulta - Flamingo I failed to take a picture until late tonight, so the lighting doesn’t quite do my nails justice. It is very weird for me to have a hot pink nail polish on. I never wear this color, at least not with a design of some sort. I like it… it’s just weird! haha. -jh PS. I know my cuticles are disastrous. I can’t afford to get a manicure, end of story.
On My Nails: My Favorite Combo
Polishes Used: China Glaze Purple Panic (matte) Essie Set In Stones I have done a similar look with finer glitter many times. Purple Panic is one of, if not my favorite nail polish color! When I received Essie’s Set In Stones in my Birch Box in March, I had to try it out in this classic combo. Check older posts to see other times I’ve used it… One of the times, I know, was...
On My Nails: For Audrey + Dainty Stripes
Polishes Used: China Glaze For Audrey Orly Instant Artist Crisp White -jh
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Jenae Talks Beauty: Hair Chalking
After seeing tutorials and images of hair chalking all over Youtube, Pinterest, Seventeen magazine, etc… I couldn’t wait to try it out! According to the tutorials, the Artist’s Loft Soft Pastels they used were $5.99 at Micheal’s Craft Store. Well, I went to Micheal’s and they were $19.99. Strike One. I was still excited to accomplish temporary color, since my job...
Review: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Top Coat
If you’re in the market for a cheap top coat that really delivers, I highly recommend this one! There are so many polishes that say they dry faster than ever, but this one really does. It’s dry in a couple minutes and prolongs shine & prevents shine for a good week. It’s no Seche Vite, but if you’re just painting your nails for the polished look (not sealing a...
On My Nails: Easter Egg Nails!
Polishes Used: China Glaze For Audrey Sally Hansen Mellow Yellow Butter London Trout Pout Sally Hansen Mint Sorbet Orly Instant Artist in Crisp White I did the same design last year for Easter, but I changed it up a bit with some more fun colors! :) -jh
On My Nails: Purple, Purple, Purple
I haven’t had nail polish on in about 2 weeks. Living up to expectations got to be kind of stressful, plus my nails needed a break. So for my first look in a while, I chose to do a purple ombre with dry marbling. Can you tell I love creme purples? (Lightest) Lavender by Forever 21’s Love & Beauty line Play Date by Essie Tutu Cute by Ulta (Darkest) Celebutante by Ulta Sally...
On My Nails: Sand Tropez
Essie’s Sand Tropez I’ve wanted this color for months, and finally splurged to get it. Very business casual color. A chic nude, if you will. This is the first Essie polish I’ve owned and I was happy with the formulation. It took 2-3 coats to get an ultra-rich creme sheen. As always…. love it :) -jh ps. I always seem to get polish on the outside of the bottle…...
On My Nails: Galaxy Nails
Ulta’s Little Black Dress (base) Revlon’s White On White (underneath yellow, tooth pick dots) Sally Hansen’s Mellow Yellow (sponge placed on white) Ulta’s Gold Tipped Rose (sponge placed around yellow) Ulta’s Dance Teal Dawn (sponge placed around rose) Wet N Wild’s Kaleidescope (glitter top coat) Seche Vite top coat This is 6 days after I painted my...
On My Nails: Street Chic
China Glaze - Street Chic Two coats, natural light. It’s a creamy chocolate brown. It’s definitely not a color for everyone’s taste, but I think it’s nice on occasion. EDIT: I swapped out my ring finger with Orly’s Rage and trimmed my nails… I’ll try to upload a picture tomorrow. Looks all the better! -jh
On My Nails: HD Blue
Sally Hansen HD Hi-Definition in BLU 2 coats of this polish, and you’ve got yourself an ultra shiny, shimmery cool blue look. I bought this polish on a whim, around 4 years ago when I was on vacation. I love walking into a store and just grabbing a color that entices me, even if it’s not my typical style. :) I will be doing galaxy-style nails in the next week…. May have to do...
On My Nails: Happy Valentine's Day!
Polishes used: Butter London - Teddy Girl (Heart) OPI - I’m Not Really A Waitress Orly Instant Artist - White & Silver This is my favorite neutral pink shade to wear! Add some cute hearts, stripes, and a little XOXO, and we’ve got a simple, cute Valentine’s Day look. At least that’s what I think :) <3 jh
On My Nails: Water Marbling
Polishes used: Base: Revlon’s White on White Ulta’s Love My Blackberry Ulta’s Little Black Dress Sally Hansen’s HD Blu China Glaze’s Custom Kicks China Glaze’s Pelican Gray Not sure exactly what happened, but the water marbling went a little awry. But I like what came out of it! I actually prefer the look where a good portion of the nail is white. Got...