Apr 23
beauty oils
Hair, Nail, Skin, Spotlight

Test Your Beauty Oil IQ

Oil pulling as the world’s best cure-all? Color us skeptical. But lately, oil has been dominating the beauty world like white on rice. We’ve never been ones to shy away from a new beauty trend (hair chalk, anyone?), so naturally we’ve attempted our share of oil skincare regimens and home remedies (we admit: oil-pulling included). [...]

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Apr 17
pastel pinstripe nails
Nail, Spotlight, Tips And Tutorials

Manicure Tutorial: Pastel Pinstripe Nails

 If you’ve ever mixed a floral skirt with a polka-dotted top, you know that unlikely combinations can yield beautiful results. While pinstripes may have first come onto the scene in the form of stuffy office attire, it seems they are better suited for the sunny days of spring. Of course, the pastel-on-pastel trend pretty much [...]

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Apr 10
festival nails
Nail, Spotlight, Tips And Tutorials

DIY Festival Nails: Tribal Print

There are several theories around the origin of what we call “tribal” prints, but one thing is certain: Throughout its history, the defining theme has been the inconsistencies and imperfections in the patterns. These days, this print is synonymous with music festival season, and it’s these inconsistencies and variations that make this free-spirited festival mani so easy [...]

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Apr 05
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General, Hair, Nail, Skin, Spotlight

It’s a SPA-rty! The Perfect Spa-Themed Soirée

If thoughts of planning a party give you hives while visions of a day at the spa put you in your happy place, we’ve got the solution. Combine the party with a spa day! We’ve even taken care of most of the details for you, so all you need to do is follow our guide [...]

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Mar 31
nautical manicure
Nail, Spotlight, Tips And Tutorials

Manicure Monday: Nautical Manicure

In most parts of the country, it’s just warming up enough that we’re having daydreams of sun, sand and salt water. The warm weather just can’t get here quickly enough. But since we still have quite a bit of springtime left and summer vacations still seem far off, we’ll bring the sea to us with [...]

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Mar 29
household items for perfect nails
Nail, Spotlight, Tips And Tutorials

5 Household Items that Will Completely Change Your Nail Game

As nail art enthusiasts, we recognize that our nail polish addiction runs deep. We show all of the signs of a lacquer lover and we see many of the objects in our daily lives as potential nail art tools. Any trick that can help us master a color-block manicure or animal-print accent nail is worth [...]

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