Sunday, January 26, 2014

12 Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani

Complete your look for the big dance with one of these awesome nail art tutorials.

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 1

Pick a glitter and cream polish in matching hues for a fun twist on colorblocking! Start with the solid color as the base, then paint glitter on the top half of your nails. The best part? Sparkling polish makes shaky lines less noticeable, so don't worry about making them perfectly straight!

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 2

Get an out-of-this-world mani for prom night! It's easier than it looks: Just use a makeup sponge to dab on dark navy, purple, and teal polishes for the sky. Then, add little dots of white to make the stars.

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 3

For a super springy mani, try some pastel checks! Apply two coats of a matte white polish, then use a striker brush to paint horizontal and vertical lines with a pretty pink shade.

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 4

This edgy polish has a matte leathery look that will give you just the right finish for rock-and-roll nails! Let the first coat dry completely, then add dots or stripes in a different color for a luxe but still fun vibe. Try: Maybelline Colorshow Nail Lacquer Vintage Leather, $3.99, drugstores

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 5

Try a 3-D reverse French mani by painting a coat of textured yellow, letting it dry, then taping off a half-moon at the base of nails with a round sticker. Paint over the tape with textured purple polish and let that color dry for a few seconds before removing the tape!

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 6

Friends will flock when they spot this frilly paint job! Make the feathery bits really stand out by applying three coats of the textured polish before sealing with a top coat.

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 7

Graffiti nails are foolproof, because there's no need for perfection-the messier the squiggles, the cuter they look! Pick a neutral base, so the rest of the colors really pop. Apply two coats and let nails dry completely. Bring out your inner artist by painting on different shades of squiggles, using a striker brush to get thin lines. Let each color dry before adding another so they don't blend together!

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 8

Glam up a classic pink mani by gently filing them into a rounded almond shape and painting on two coats of bright fuchsia polish. Once the polish is dry, use tweezers to dip a gold stud (from any art supply store) into nail glue and place it just above the cuticle.

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 9

Your prom look will be on point with bright blue almond-shaped nails! No need to grow out your own: Just glue on fakies, use a file to shape them, and then paint on two coats of turquoise plus a top coat. The bright polish makes an edgy shape feel more girly for prom!

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 10

At some shimmer to your nails without going into sparkle overload! Toughen up your mani by painting each finger a different metallic color, then use thin sticker strips or a nail art pen to add stripes in cool graphic arrangements.

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 11

Make graffiti-inspired nail wraps even cooler by cutting out shapes before you apply. It'll totally highlight the artistic design!

Nail Art Ideas To Pump Up Your Prom Mani 12

Edge up a glam, shimmer mani with pointy half moons. Start with a metallic gold base, and once it dries completely use clear tape to create a triangle stencil at the base of your nail. Fill it in with a dark, sparkly shade, and pull the tape off before the polish dries all the way.

Besuty Ideas For Prom or Valentine's Day 2014

Prom is the perfect time to stray away from your everyday beauty look and spice things up! On prom night, every little detail matters! Complete your look for the big dance with a perfect beauty looks. Not sure where to start? Bright red lips and mega lashes? Mascara, blush, and a little lip gloss? Or shimmery shadow and pink lipstick?  Find out if you should go majorly glam, totally natural, or somewhere in between. Make sure your date can't wait to cozy up with you on prom with an amazing-smelling perfume. Whether you're flirty, boho, edgy, or chic, take this quiz to find the perfect fragrance for your big night. And for Nails, make a fun statement at prom! Start with a matte black polish as the base, then use chalkboard polish pens to draw on any patterns you like.

2014 Valentine's Day Nails

February 14th is coming up, and while a date certainly isn't required, it's a nice excuse to see if your crush is into you too! What's your beauty ideas for your prom 2014 or the coming Valentine's Day?

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Red-Hot Gown For Prom: Steal Anna Kendrick’s Style

Anna Kendrick knows how to really pop in photos - wear a bold red gown! The actress stepped out this week in a strapless Reem Acra dress, and we think the style (Sweetheart neckline? Swishy chiffon? Yes, please!) is just right for prom.

Stand out in a sea of pastels in a bold red amazing prom dresses by color, style, and price! Find more similar looks for your Prom.

Embellished Princess Gown(left):
Strapless Applique Full Skirt Evening Gown by Nika, $618,
Glittery Ball Gown(right):
Beaded Tulle Ball Gown by PAPARAZZI by Mori Lee, $550,

Chiffon Sweetheart A-Line Dress(left):
Red Long A-Line Wedding Bridesmaid Dress,£89.00,
Imitated Silk Sweetheart Dress(right):
Taylor Swift Red Long High Slit Dress, £99.00,

Monday, January 13, 2014

CONTRAST COLOR - Golden Globes 2014 Inspiration for Your Prom Dress

Taylor Swift in Golden Globes 2014
Taylor Swift
The country pop superstar wore a strapless gown by Carolina Herrera with a black bustier and plum-colored skirt with an elaborate train. She paired her look with Lorraine Schwartz jewels, Louboutin shoes and a clutch by Jimmy Choo.

Aubrey Plaza in Golden Globes 2014
Aubrey Plaza
The actress attended the show in a strapless, lilac and pink color-blocked gown and purple pumps for an overall girly look.

Sandra Bullock in Golden Globes 2014
Sandra Bullock
The Gravity star looked beautiful in a sleeveless, petal pink, black and baby blue, color-blocked gown with a plunging neckline by Prabal Gurung. She paired her look with a sleek side ponytail and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

Amy Adams in Golden Globes 2014
Amy Adams
The American Hustle star looked stunning a fire engine-red gown by Valentino Couture.

Allison Williams in Golden Globes 2014
Allison Williams
Stunning in stripes! The Girls star looked pretty in a horizontal striped Alexander McQueen gown with a printed bodice and intricate neckline and simple black skirt down below. She paired the sophisticated look with a smoky eye and sleek, straight locks.

Hayden Panettiere in Golden Globes 2014
Hayden Panettiere
The Nashville star looked sleek and chic in a black and white Tom Ford gown with a thin-strapped halter neckline with a floral embellishment at her collarbone.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

We're Bringing Sexy Back - LBD to Try in Holiday

There's nothing wrong with a pretty pump or a seductive sandal and while they might not be doing much for your back, we can guarantee they will do a ton for your overall look. No pain, no gain, right? Women just haven't been seeing enough black dresses like these, which are every bit as cool as they are classic. With fringe, harnesses, cutouts, or feathers, each one's got something that makes it read "hey, that's awesome" even in two dimensions. Here I make a match collection to offer you some inspiration about your party looks.

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