Showing posts from December, 2014

Easy New Year's Eve Nail Look

The New Year is approaching, fast. Parties, a night with your special someone, a family evening playing games and watching videos until the clock strikes midnight... Whatever our plans, we all want to look great and feel festive and sparkly on that evening. Here is a quick idea for your nails. No artistic talent is required, no special skills. Just two polishes; a rich, deep toned creme and a contrasting glitter. Then top it all with a high shine, quick dry top coat for maximum sparkle and flash. For this look I used China Glaze De - Light over China Glaze Out Like a Light. I love the sparkly, high shine glam of the gold glitter mix in De -Light topping the deep, greyed green of Out Like a Light. I finished with good old Seche Vite. You can use just about any polish and glitter combination but for maximum impact, choose polishes with plenty of contrast. Also, don't be afraid to try what might seem to be an unusual combination. I didn't think that these two polishes wou

Lancome Blush Subtil Palette

Let us enjoy a look at the Lancome Blush Subtil Palette I decided to buy on impulse, last Summer.  **affiliate links** Lancome Blush Subtil Palette  in 375 Menage A Trois Flush was a limited edition for I think Spring. There is a similar shade and name (I linked to it) but this exact one is no longer available. I looked and looked for it but it just isn't to be found.  I'm sorry. The Lancome Blush Subtil Palettes are packaged in Lancome's signature sleek, black compacts with a gold rose stamped in one corner. The compact feels solid and smooth in the hand. Press the little button on the font and the lid gently springs up to reveal the contents. Inside the lid is the expected full sized mirror. In the well of the compact is three cakes of softly shimmery cheek beautifying goodness. First is a rosy pink shimmer blush, the middle shade, stamped with the signature Lancome rose is a baby pink satin then there is a narrow, barely pink champagne highlight. The tex