Category: Beauty

BeautyManicure Monday: Filigree Nails with Syl and Sam

Hey ladies,

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been obsessed with the abundance of gold in fall fashion right now! The pretty baroque style filigree on everything has been a constant in my daily wardrobe and I wanted to try wearing it another way. Here was our inspiration this week:


The Mink Pink Outrageous Fortune Slashed Baroque Print Jean Shorts, the Privileged Lolla Black Fringe and Filigree Platform Booties, and the Foil Me Twice Gold Print Pencil Skirt

So today we’re going to show you how to do your own gold filigree nails!

Here’s the look we’re going for:

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BeautyBest Beauty Buys Under $10

Getting glam for the holidays can be a daunting task but it’s easy to look your best with these beauty buys that won’t break the bank! Whether you’re looking for a new lipstick for the winter months, some hair care products for dry strands, or just a pick-me-up or a stocking stuffer, I’ve discovered some great new items that you can find at your local drugstore.

 

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BeautyOmbre Lip Makeup Tutorial


Create a ravishing ombre lip in no time at all with this easy makeup tutorial!

All you need are two lip colors that are approximately two shades apart, and a brush. This fabulous two-toned look will make all the difference in the world whether you’re off to work, or out for the night!

ombre lip makeup tutorial

1. Start with a good base coat of your darker shade.

2. Using a makeup brush*, apply a lighter shade to the interior of your lower lip leaving 1/8″ to 1/4″ of your darker shade along the bottom, and more along the sides. Apply a similar amount to your upper lip, following the natural cleft. (*This step can also be done straight from the tube.)

A. Napoleon Perdis Devine Goddess Lipstick in Gamelia B. Napoleon Perdis Devine Goddess Lipstick in Iris C. Napoleon Perdis Devine Goddess Lipstick in Xenia D. Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Pink Petal.

 

BeautyManicure Monday: Outlined Nails with Syl and Sam

Hey ladies,

We’ve been noticing a lot of outlined manicures lately and despite not initially digging the look, we decided to try it out anyway! Turns out, I kinda liked how it really made every nail “pop” and it actually got a ton of compliments too!

Here’s the look we’re going for:

 

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BeautyManicure Monday: Polka Dot Nails with Syl and Sam

Hey ladies, 

This week we're going to show you a really simple technique that any nail art novice can master in no time. You only need two nail polish colors and a household object to make little polka dots! We were inspired by these cute spotty LuLu*s finds below that highlighted the dotty trend:

The When in Dot Polka Dot Trench Coat, the Dot Tamale Polka Dot Skinny Jeans and the THML On the Dotted Line Polka Dot Sweater.

 

Here’s the look we’re going for:

 

 

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