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photos + design by Kristin Ess It’s really hard to get clean lines when it comes to putting stripes on manicures. I’m going to share a little DIY secret– nail polish on scotch tape.
Braids, pleats, or plaits—whatever you call them, we're absolutely loving all things twisted in hair this season. Beautylish brings you the three hottest braid trends this season and three easy braid DIY tutorials to replicate the look yourself. Who needs a headband when you can make one from your hair!
post by Jaclyn Johnson, design by Kristin Ess Today we’re talking tips + tricks. Jaclyn Johnson from SomeNotesOnNapkins.com is here to teach us a few things that are good for the sole… There’s nothing better than breaking open that shoe box to find a fresh pair of heels ready and waiting for you to slip on.
Owl nail design alert! This cute bird has secretly been swooping in on the world of nail art. From multicolored polka-dots to neon tribal patterns, the avian trend just keeps on going.
Posted on October 13th, 2011. By The Dessy Group. In: DIY Wedding , Real Wedding .
Side Chignon 1. Using a round brush, blow-dry hair smooth and straight, focusing on the top sections. 2.
Use toothpaste on yellow nails. This usually happens when you let nail polish stay on your nails for very long and when you’ve used cheap nail polish. Whiten them all up by rubbing toothpaste to remove the stains. You can also add a few drops of lemon for extra whitening, it’s a natural bleaching agent. See other uses of lemon with this POST . Use suntan oil to treat damaged hair.
Let us be clear: Baking soda is not going to permanently cure your acne or turn back the cruel hand of time. But if you’re looking to detoxify your body and your household, this multitasking ingredient will make your life easier (and more beautiful) without denting your coffers. Mom may have taught you that baking soda will make your bread rise and your fridge smell better, but did you know of its many cosmetic applications? Even the ancient Egyptians—and what beauty post would be complete without them?
It's not often we see Kate's locks up, but in that amazing Jenny Packham dress that she wore to the Olympic Concert it had to be done. Here's how to get the look: Apply some Nicky Clarke Hair Raising Spray to the roots and mid-lengths of the hair. Dry with a vent brush lifting the hair in an upwards motion or, tip your head upside down to create lift at the roots.When hair is 95% dry, set in large Velcro rollers all over to add volume and movement. Take the rollers out once hair is completely dry and has a slight bend to it, this will help create the bun later.Then, taking a section from top of the ears straight across, put into a low slung ponytail. Use a bungee cord or a cover band to secure, then wrap and pin into a large bun.
By: Stacionne Bradley Easy Summer Looks To a majority of women, hair is one of the most important aspects of beauty. Hair contributes to a woman’s confidence and sexuality.
Spring weather can’t get here soon enough in chilly DC! Today we’re warming up with bold florals—a fun, colorful motif for any spring or summer wedding. Add a little on your bridesmaids with a necklace or some earrings, or go full tilt in a faux wrap dress. Either way it’s a winning look!
Edited by Amanda Gabriele on You’ve seen it all over the spring runways, and you can’t hit the beauty counter without lusting over these highly-pigmented hues. Bright eyes are in and here to stay for the season.
There is nothing sexier than a just-rolled-out-of-bed hairstyle during hot summer days. And since the messier the better seems to be the right attitude for the forthcoming season, turn heads with some of the hottest tousled updo trends . Effortless yet attentively studied, a messy updo can be very glamorous indeed, creating a beautiful, elegant feel. From lighter versions as seen at Nina Ricci or Dsquared2 to utterly disheveled as spotted at Michael Kors and Proenza Schouler, messy updos are making a strong come back for summer 2011. You can too have fun and make a playful and practical down updo in no time.