Category: Beauty

BeautyLuLu*s How-To: Half-Up Bun Hair Tutorial

Bring out your best look yet this holiday with our Half-Up Bun Hair Tutorial! Perfect for a workday, cocktail party, or to simply bring life back to second-day hair, this chic half-up ‘do puts an elegant twist on a classic ’90s style! Lovin’ the look? Scroll down to our step-by-step tutorial!
Half-Up Bun


1. Begin with wavy hair, and create volume by backcombing under the crown.

2. Loosely twist back the hair from the crown of your hair, and leave out pieces on both sides framing your face.

3. Center the twisted piece and pin.

4. Next, carefully twist the ponytail up and counterclockwise.

5. Your twist should now look like a bun.

6. Hold the bun in place, and pin underneath.

7. Combine the left front hair to the tail of the bun as shown.

8. Use the remaining front hair on right to twist back and under the bun.

BeautyMani Monday: Navy Blue and Silver Glitter Nail Tutorial

Shine and sparkle through all of your holiday festivities with our Navy Blue and Silver Glitter mani dazzling from your fingertips! Using a combo of loose silver glitter, Inglot’s #201 and OPI’s Umpires Come Out At Night, you can get this sparkling look in a snap! Our easy-breezy tutorial can be found below!

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Hannah @ HannahRoxNails

BeautyLuLu*s How-To: Halo Smokey Eye Shadow Tutorial

Step up your smokey eye game just in time for all of your holiday festivities with our Halo Smokey Eye Shadow Tutorial! Using three shadows from the The Balm Smoke Balm Vol. 1 Eye Shadow Palette, this must-read tutorial will show you how to get a perfectly blended (and smokey!) look . Just scroll below to find all the deets for this dazzling eye!

Halo Smokey Eye Shadow


(All eye shadows used can be found in The Balm Smoke Balm Vol. 1 Eye Shadow Palette.)

1. Start by applying Flame to the lower half of the lid using the Sigma #E55 brush.

2. Carefully apply Blaze to the inner third of the upper lid using the Sigma #E30 brush.

3. Repeat the previous step to the outer corner as shown (be sure to leave the light base eye shadow in the center of the lid).

4. Next, use the Sigma #E70 angle shadow brush to apply Spark through the crease of the lid.

5. Lightly blend across the crease from the inner corner outward using the Sigma #E25 brush.

6. Bring a highlight to the brow bone using Flame and the Sigma #E47 brush.

7. Using the Sigma #E65 angled precision brush, bring the Blaze eye shadow down and around to the lower lash line.

8. Line the upper lash line using Honeybee Gardens Black Eyeliner, and also lightly line the outer half of the lower lash line.

9.  Carefully apply Eylure Lengthening 080 False Eyelashes.

10. Brighten the lower water line with NYX Wonder Pencil in Medium.

11. Add a few coats of Sigma Monumental Lash Volumizing Black Mascara to upper and lower lashes, and voila, you will have a beautiful smokey eye for all of your upcoming holiday events!

BeautyMani Monday: Gold and Black Nail Tutorial

Our love for all things glitter (and gold!) has reached new heights with this stunning Gold and Black Nail Tutorial! We treated each nail to its own unique design using Sally Hansen’s Express Way, Formula X’s Black Matter, and Nicole by OPI’s Carrie’d Away!

gold and black nail


Hannah @ HannahRoxNails

BeautyMani Monday: Blue Floral Print Nail Tutorial

Inspired by the moody floral print of our Pretty Pretender Navy Floral Print Dress, this Mani Monday has swept us off our feet! Polishes used for this look were Butter London’s Royal Navy, LVX’s Cerise, LVX’s Porcelaine, Aurora’s Red Hill, and Rescue Beauty’s The Mosses Mar. Rock floral all season long and decorate your digits with tips from our tutorial below!



Hannah @ HannahRoxNails