Category: Beauty

Guest BloggerManicure Monday: Matte Finish Nail Tutorial

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This week’s mani features a fabulous matte finish that’s easy to do and super versatile. One of my favorite uses of the matte finish is to combine dark polish with a fabulous glitter – it instantly changes the look of your nails and allows you to add a whole new level of personalization to your manicure. If you’re short on time, try this easy 2 step process to mattify your mani!

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If you have a little extra time and a bit of tape lying around, try this mattified v-gap look.

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If you’re feeling really adventurous, get out some striping tape and play around with different patterns – use the matte top coat, glitter, and regular polish finish to add multiple dimensions to your manicure.

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Which adventurous matte finish mani will you try?

xoxo, Lindsey @ Wondrously Polished

 

Guest BloggerMani Monday: Double Outlined Nail Tutorial

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This week’s double outlined nail tutorial is simple and bright! For this mani, all you’ll need is the nail polish brush from the bottle and three fun colors to make your mani pop!

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Click through for the full tutorial!

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BeautyWhat’s in Our Beach Bag!

Hey, beach babes! Are you prepping for a day by the water full of fun, friends, and lots of sun? LuLu*s wants to make sure you have all the essentials! Below we give you a peek at what’s in our beach bag! From the cutest cut-offs to the prettiest polish, don’t be caught without these fabulous summer staples!

 

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1. O’Neill Coco Cream and Blue Striped Backpack 2. Butter London Primrose Hill Picnic Pink Nail Lacquer 3. MBeze Twice Shy Natural Deodorette 4. Lucy B Organic Lemonade Lip Balm 5. The Balm Bahama Mama Bronzer 6. Blue Jean Baby Distressed Cutoff Jean Shorts 7. Lola Rose Embellished Green Sunglasses 8. City Classified Colton Brown Crisscrossing Flat Sandals

BeautyNCLA Nail Wrap Tutorial

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What better way to enjoy your summer stay-cation, than with a cool printed mani! If you’ve never used nail wraps before, just follow this easy nail wrap tutorial, and you’ll be relaxing poolside before you know it!

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NCLA nail wraps are so easy , because not only do they come with plenty of wraps (in case you mess up) but they also include a full size nail file, and complete instructions. The only thing else you need is some clear nail polish!

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1.Paint your nails with clear nail polish and let it dry completely.

2. Choose the right size nail wrap for one nail at a time and apply. (I found I needed to step up one size for most of my nails, and you can sort of stretch the width of each nail wrap before applying, if you need to.) Start at the cuticle and smooth over your nail, working out any bubbles. Use the nail file to file off the excess tip, using gentle downward motions.

3. Finish with one or two more coats of clear polish. Let it dry, and you’re done!

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Guest BloggerManicure Monday: Water Marble Nail Tutorial

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Fitting with this week’s theme, Pool Party, this water marble nail tutorial is sure to make a splash at any summer soiree. Try this with any of your favorite polish colors to create a different look to match your hottest summer outfit!

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Continue after the jump for the full tutorial!

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