BeautyMani Monday: Matte Burgundy Nail Tutorial

Fall is inching closer, and we couldn’t wait to try out a deep autumn-ready polish with this week’s Matte Burgundy Nail Tutorial! For a luxe finish, we applied a matte top coat, and silver teardrop stones to LVX’s Crimson, which happens to be the perfect wine-red shade! See how we created this pretty mani by scrolling below!

Matte Burgundy Nail


Hannah @ HannahRoxNails

BeautyGet the Look: Tori Kelly

Tori Kelly

Rising star Tori Kelly is officially the Cali babe of our dreams! Not only are we totally obsessing over her latest hit, Should’ve Been Us (and that killer VMA performance!), we can’t seem to get enough of her red carpet looks! In fact, we loved her recent VMA makeup look so much, we had to share how to re-create it. Using some of our favorite Sigma Beauty kits, and The Balm Beauty palettes, Tori’s sexy cat-eye and bronzed look can be yours! Peek at our beauty tips above and be sure to shop our favorite products below to get the look!

ContestsName the Dress: #282

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Winning Dress Name: Key to Success

Winner: Jenna

BeautyMani Monday: Nude Sequin Nail Tutorial

If you love to shine and dazzle, then this week’s Nude Sequin Nail Tutorial was made for you! We topped OPI’s Act Your BeigeĀ with a sparkling silver sequin for a chic, half moon look that’s sure to impress. Need this mani in your life stat?! Then hurry on down to our step-by-step how-to below!

sequin nail


Hannah @ HannahRoxNails

BeautyLuLu*s How-To: Violet Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial

Created with shimmering mineral powders, and finished with smouldering black eyeliner, our Violet Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial is as lovely as a bouquet of fresh blooms! This night-out ready eye offers a dreamy neutral look, all with a subtle pop of color! Give it a whirl and follow our step-by-step tutorial by scrolling below!



1. Begin by sweeping a matte beige eye shadow (Welcome from The Balm Voyage Vol. 2 Face Palette) to the brow bone using Sigma brush #E55.
2. Create a softened base by applying Tervetuloa from The Balm Voyage Vol. 2 Face Palette to the majority of the upper lid with Sigma brush #E70
3. Using pointed eye shadow Sigma brush #E30, apply the Honeybee Gardens Passage to India Maroon Mineral Powder along the crease and outer corner.
4. Deepen the tones with the Honeybee Gardens Temptress Purple Mineral Powder by applying to the lid, and under the lower lash line with the same brush.
5. Give a pop to the smokey look by applying the Honeybee Gardens Cloud Nine Silver Mineral Powder to the inner corner, and lightly blending across using Sigma brush #E47.
6. Using the felt side of the NYX Jet Black Two Timer Dual Ended Eyeliner, carefully line into a precise cat eye shape.
7. Darken the lower lash line with the pencil side of the NYX Jet Black Two Timer Dual Ended Eyeliner.
8. Complete the look with a couple fresh coats of the Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Black Magic Mascara.