photo: justin coit for thebeautydepartment.com post designed by kristin ess Our email box is literally flooded with requests for updos so here’s a fun one to get us all going! This is always a favorite for attending an event. This updo looks gorgeous on any hair color but particularly amazing with hilighted hair because it gives the hair lots of depth and dimension. For lack of a better word, I love the way it becomes “swirly”. Best thing is; it’s easy to do, gorgeous and keeps your hair out of your way for the night.
photo/post/graphic design: Kristin Ess One of my all time favorite hairstyles for a wedding or for red carpet is the most super simple chic chignon (say that 3 times fast!). In this tutorial we show future brides and bridesmaids alike how to keep their hair out of the way while maintaining a timeless, classic look for any event. This is one of those updos that really allows you to focus on the dress, accessories and overall beauty instead of being a major focal point. Let’s get started! Start with all of your hair in a ponytail.
How to curl your hair with a sock! No heat
This is one of my favorite products from Vaseline, their Vitalizing Gel Body Oil. I keep it by the tub, and use it on my wet body before I dry off. It leaves you totally smooth and very nice and moisturized without being greasy (after a very few minutes anyway). They are not expensive, and totally worth a try.
Water Marble Tutorial. Supplies: orange stick or toothpick, shot glass or cup (the smaller the circumference, the less polish you end up wasting), room temp. water, nail polish, tape (optional, but it helps with the clean up) I like to begin by prepping my nails with base coat and one coat of polish.
adele Oh I love it!! I am blonde, but not sure I would dare do this to my own hair!!!!http://www.intotheblonde.com/ 07-20-11 » 10:03 am » Addie I absolutely LOVE this…. and if something went wrong, all you have to do is cut it off… Although, from experience, coloring blonde hair is not as great as you would expect… the color fades way faster than you would think b/c when you bleach darker hair, it kind of damages it, so the color really soaks into the hair, with blonde hair, it isnt damaged, so it doesnt soak in as well…Im such a nerd, sorry 07-20-11 » 10:08 am » Paige Seriously wishing I was blonde right about now to do this to my tips! Or would it still look cool with brown hair? 07-20-11 » 10:10 am » Kelly i’m dark brown and would try it if my hair were a bit a longer – i say go for it!
29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time!
Last month I did a makeover story with Kelsie and had many requests for a maiden braid tutorial. Yesterday she came in and we photographed these simple step by steps. Kelsie has extremely long and thick hair, but anyone with shoulder length or longer can do these braids (see my photo below for an example). Steps 1-2: Braid two strands on each side of a center part.
Photo Credit It’s that taxing in-between time of the semester again – spring break is over, papers and projects are coming due, and finals are looming ahead. It’s clear that college students are stressed right now, and with that stress comes the need for relaxation.
How to : My French, Funky French and Other Nail Designs Many times while on MUA, I will post pictures of nail designs & TONS of funky frenches. I often get asked just how I do it. So here is my step by step for you guys. Here is the mani, I will be showing you how I did. The colors I used are Finger Paints - Tough Art to Follow & Savvy Green with Envy.
^riza^ / CC by 2.0 Are you a soda/coffee/tea drinker (guilty, kinda guilty and guilty) lookin’ for a quick and easy way to whiten up those used-to-be pearly whites? peta2 to the rescue! The magical ingredient in today’s DIY beauty blend is strawberry (have you noticed our fruity theme on the peta2 blog?).
Side Chignon 1. Using a round brush, blow-dry hair smooth and straight, focusing on the top sections. 2.