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Tutorial: Easy Sponge Gradient. Happy Sunday! Today, I wanted to show you guys how I did the Tropical Gradient from earlier this week. It's very easy and I like that it has that seamless look. You'll need: -two or more polishes. Here, I've used Zoya Sooki and Zoya Arizona* -disposable cosmetic sponge wedges -nail polish remover and qtips for clean up. Hair & Beauty on Boxnutt.com. How to Wear a Scarf with Any Neckline. Tag Archive for "wedding hairstyles" - The Beauty Department: Your Daily Dose of Pretty. 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. A fuller bun + a tighter bun can both look great for different reasons. If you’re looking for accessories similar the one in the top image for your wedding, here are a few of my current favorites: And you can always use fresh flowers, silk flowers or an embellished appliqué from the fabric store. Secrets learned at makeup artist school. You could say that I have a love/hate relationship with makeup.

Secrets learned at makeup artist school

Some days I enjoy playing with all the different colors and get excited when my smoky eye turns out perfectly. But then there are those days when my liner refuses to go on straight, my bronzer makes me look like an Asian Snookie, or my lashes refuse to curl. That's when I want to toss my makeup bag out my bathroom window. I had one of those days last week, and after walking into work wearing two very different winged tips on my eyes, my editor assigned me a new story: Go to makeup school and write about it. Want to see the best techniques I picked up without spending the thousands of dollars (and crazy amount of time) it takes to go to makeup school yourself? Lesson No. 1: Spend some bucks on your tools At Napoleon Perdis' Makeup Academy in Hollywood, Rebecca Prior, NP's National Educator, begins the first lesson by introducing us to our tools.

Here are the eight basic brushes you need: 1. Totalbeauty.com. Natural looking beach curls in under 20 minutes! I don’t know about you ladies, but I’m itching for the summer.

Natural looking beach curls in under 20 minutes!

It doesn’t help that department stores are already putting out their summer wear and swimsuits. Have you ever wanted to get that beautiful “natural” beach curl look to your hair? I want to share with you a technique that works for ALL types of hair, whether it be short, long, thick, thin, frizzy, or flat… and no curling iron involved! 1. Tutorials. I don't create tutorials for every manicure I do, but if I have, this is where you'll find them!

Tutorials

Explore the manicures and tutorials attached with them by clicking on the images below! If you try it out, let me know, I'd love to see your recreations. Editor. 20 useful ways to use ordinary scarf. 3 ways to wear booties this Fall. Surely by now there’s a hot pair of booties you’re coveting; I can’t tell you how many booties are on my wish list this Fall, it’s a little embarrassing.

3 ways to wear booties this Fall

And the everlasting question with trends of any kind, like ankle booties, is how on earth to wear them without looking ridiculous, so I present to you 3 ways to wear booties. Wear a pair of stunning black bootie heels with some gorgeous leather pants, a slightly oversize long blouse and a tank, a gorgeous pendant or statement necklace, a big watch, and a stack of bangle bracelets. Perfect for the chilly days to come this Fall.

Dress up a little for the office in some equestrian themed awesome, unless your office is actually boots on the ground with horses, in which case maybe not so much. Otherwise grab a fun patterned pencil skirt, a patterned blouse (but it MUST be in the same color scheme), some platform booties, a horse ring (a horse is a horse, of course!) 15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf. How to tie a half-bow scarf To tie the half-bow scarf, you should first loop the scarf around your neck and tie once– like the first step of tying your shoelaces.

15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf

Then, take one side of the scarf and make a one loop, as if you were only tying one side of the bow on your shoes. Take the longer section of the scarf and wrap it in front and then behind the entire scarf, next to your neck. Fluff the loop afterwards to taste. Who What Wear. Forever 21. Style Scrapbook: DIY "OMBRE DENIM SHIRT". December 29, 2011 in Uncategorized by Andy I FINALLY got around to do this DIY but since I didn’t want to ruin one of my favorite denim shirts, I went and bought a cheap one at a small store and luckily, the operation was successful!.

Style Scrapbook: DIY "OMBRE DENIM SHIRT"

…This DIY is as simple as they come so if you are feeling adventurous, here is what you need and the step by step: *Special fabric bleach in powder (if you can’t find it, use normal bleach) *Gold buttons (make sure they are the same size as the buttons you are replacing) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.