BeautyLulus How-To: Sweetheart Twisted Up-Do

How sweet you’ll be in our Sweetheart Twisted Up-Do! If your Valentine’s Day plans involve a date night with your special someone, or even a night out with your best friends, this darling up-do will put the finishing touch on your party-ready look!

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Steps:

1. Begin this hairstyle by pulling back the top section from the crown of your hair.
2. Split into two even pieces, and start twisting towards the left as shown.
3. Continue to twist all the way to the ends.
4. Lightly backcomb the twist.
5. Starting from the bottom, twirl the twist upward to the top.
6. Once twirled up, use bobby pins to fasten into place.
7. Divide the remaining hair into two even sections horizontally.
8. Repeat steps 2-4 to create another twist and backcomb.
9. Twirl the new twist upward below the first bun, and pin.
10. Twist, comb, and twirl the third section like the previous.
11. Fasten into place and mist with hairspray for hold.

FashionGet the Look: Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio

 

An angel on and off the catwalk, Alessandra Ambrosio never fails to impress with her effortless street style! While her wide-brimmed fedora and sunnies may have kept her incognito, those AMAZING boyfriend jeans and suede booties are impossible to miss. Get this babe’s look by shopping our favorite Lulus picks below!

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Winning Dress Name: My Bell-Loved

Winner: Christina

BeautyMani Monday: Peach Floral Print Nail Tutorial

The best way to fight the winter chill? Why, with a pretty peach floral print mani, of course! A delicate floral print brings instant sunshine to your fingertips over the perfect, pale peach base. Let us show you how to get this look in our step-by-step tutorial!

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Polishes used for this look: Zoya’s April, Butter London’s Royal Navy, Formula X’s Fearless,  Formula X’s Gravity, and 100% Pure’s Jam.

XOXO,

Hannah @ HannahRoxNails

BeautyLulus How-To: Sultry Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial

Looking to up your smokey eye game? For your next special occasion or night on the town, be sure to give our Sultry Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial a whirl! With a touch of shimmering gold paired with blended neutral shades, there will be no stopping you and this sexy look. Our full how-to is outlined below!

smokey eye makeup tutorial

Steps:

All shadows used can be found in the Sigma Nightlife Eye Shadow Palette.

1. Start with the light brown, matte eye shadow, Panache, across the middle of the upper lid.

2. Add the amber eye shadow, Topaz, from the inner corner to the center of the lid.

3. Carefully add the black eye shadow, Leather Pants, just to the outer corner of the upper lid and blend across.

4. Bring the same Leather Pants eye shadow down and around the lower lash line.

5. Lightly line both the upper lash line and waterline with black pencil liner.

6. Add a touch of the golden 4 Star eye shadow to the inside of the lower lash line. Finish the look with false lashes and mascara!