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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Traction Alopecia : Stimulating Hair Growth & Faster Growth Rate

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350| Grow Long Healthy Hair - Build a Hair Regimen


DIY: Embellished Thumb Tacks

Yea so this is just too freakin cute, had to post it!  DIY here!

Smasbox Blush: Radiance

So...I needed a new blush and decided to go to Ulta to find one (because I was too lazy to cross the street and go to MAC, lol).  Any who, I browsed the blushes and saw this!
Is this what love feels like?  I love the color, the texture and guess what?  I believe this will look good on anyone's skin tone.  It's the perfect pink.  And yes, I wore this to work today :) Too much? Nah...



So, I'm not going to put a direct link to it because all the major makeup stores (including smashbox online) sells it.  I bought this for 24 bucks.

Monday, February 25, 2013

New Spring Nail Polishes for Your Best Manicure Ever

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My Weekend: A Review

On Saturday, I volunteered at the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra (via my professor) and it was a pretty cool event. First, this is probably the first time I’ve been around REAL wealthy and cultured individuals. After I completed my role (to disseminate surveys), they invited me to stay and I did. How often does a person get to see this…FOR FREE? Made me start thinking about how “cultured” or well-rounded I am. Obviously, not very much. I spend most of my time between work and school but I will definitely try more. Especially, if it’s for free. Plus, maybe I will bump heads with people who can assist me in getting a REAL job :)

Next, I finally added some sass to my kitchen. I bought both items (flowers and chalk board) from T. J. Maxx. The flowers were $16 and the chalk board was $49.99. I plan on writing recipes and curse words on that board, lol.














Later that day I went to MAC. I needed some more primer but ended up purchasing the primer, a blend brush, and lip gloss. I feel like an adult now because I am no longer blending with my finger! And, it’s a big difference! I barely need any powder. The brush cost $30 but guess what, how often do you buy a brush? I think it’s worth the price. I’m finding that all of MAC’s tools are actually very helpful. I also purchased a lip gloss ($15). I needed an everyday pink. And yes, I did polish my nails to match my gloss. Oh, my nails? I forget the name of the color but I purchased it from Forever 21 for a dollar.








I hope you guys have an awesome week. 

Peace!

15 nail polish ideas to try if you’re over nail art

Our favorite subject...nails!

AT-HOME BANG TRIM



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For Men: The chemical that could give you man boobs

Pass this info to your boyfriends, read here!

Friday, February 22, 2013

BANTU KNOT OUT on Natural Hair- Straightened


Sheryl Sandberg Presents: Deeply Troubling Stats About Women

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Favourite Curly Hair Products!!


Top 10 questions you should ask yourself before you adopt a pet

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Semi-Haul: Phone Cases

So...I Just got an iPhone 5 last week and as usual...I wanted an awesome phone case.  It's typically hard to find phone cases when the style of the phone is new but, I think I did good.  Here's what I have:

Black Rabito (which I bought online from Nordstrom for $32) and a brown Michael Kors Logo Case (which I bought from Dillards for $34).

It may be considered as a splurge but good phone cases usually run between 28 and 40 bucks (yes, this is what I keep telling myself so I can live with my purchases, lol).  Another logic: It's cheaper than a designer purse :)























And, ignore my boyfriend and I in this pic, lol. Also, that bunny tail allows the phone to be propped up.  Cute, isn't it?  Other than using it for sitting up, I doubt I walk around with a piece of fur attached to my phone.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

MY Acrylic Chairs!























So, I got this idea from Pinterest. I just moved into another apartment and wanted it to be very chic. I found the table at Home Goods ($100) and bought the chairs from Amazon ($199).  Now I have to find an awesome painting to go with it :(

Infiniti Pro Conair: 3 in 1 Styler



Had to buy a new blow dryer (with a comb attachment) and I picked this one because it was the only one at Ulta, lol.  I paid $29.99 but it's a whooping $27.99 now, lol.  Any who, I love this...WHY? Because it's smaller and powerful (yes, seriously...my lights flickered every time I turned it on).  Also, it took less strokes to get it blown out. For more info, read here! To purchase from Ulta, click here!

A Neutral Nail Color Cheat Sheet For Brown Girls



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HOW TO: The "V" Shape Mani


Rihanna Inks MAC Cosmetics Deal


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And on another note, Rihanna debuted her clothing line sometime this week or the last.  It sucked but I figured I should tell you about it, lol.

NAILED IT!



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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Pink Gumbeaux Store?

So...last time I discussed launching my own business (before starting the actual process). This time, I wanted you guys to know that I have finished very important steps (business license, registration, EIN, etc).  By next week, I hope to start ordering items for my online store!  What will I be selling?  My favorite subject, accessory, and best friend: NAIL POLISH! Lol.

Hope to see you guys there!

The PolishAholic: Spring 2013 Comparisons: OPI, China Glaze, Zoya & ...

The PolishAholic: Spring 2013 Comparisons: OPI, China Glaze, Zoya & ...: Hi guys!Today I have a ton of comparisons for you, there were a lot of suggestions from you guys that unfortunately I can't do due to not o...

My Tips For Growing Long/Healthy Natural Hair!


340| CURLS Products Available at Target! Review & Giveaway!


The Hottest Nails From London Fashion Week

I should change my blog to "nothing but nails" lol.  Click here!

10 Essentials For: Soft, Kissable Lips



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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Shonda Rhimes Gives Single Women Advice For Valentine’s Day

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Ouidad Cleansing Oil & Daily Conditioner Review

Ouidad Cleansing Oil & Daily Conditioner Review

3 Romantic Hairstyles For Valentine's Day!


DIY styles that are as good as the real thing


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PG REVIEW: Benefit's "They're Real" Mascara

So...while at Ulta this weekend I purchased Benefit's "They're Real" mascara.  The salesperson told me it's their top selling product.  I'm typically a MAC's Falsies kind of girl but since I didn't feel like going I thought...what the hell?  Below, is the before and after.











Honestly speaking, it's not like I don't have lashes to work with but there is a clear difference.  I'm not sure if it's because I use eye lash primer  or if it's the work of the mascara on its own.  Now the question you want to ask...is it worth $23 bucks?  Probably not.  I think you can do well with any mascara (as long as you use primer).  Tart's primer has worked well with any mascara I've used (although I don't like Tart's mascara).  But...looks like I have to get my money worth since I already brought this crap...If you are interested, shop Benefit's mascara here!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Valentine's Day date night dresses

Until I read this, I never thought about dressing up for Valentine's Day.  I just planned on leaving work (in my work clothes) and going straight to dinner and a movie *shrugs shoulders* lol.  Click here!

PG's Nails

This week, I thought I should go bright (especially since it will be raining most of the week). Also, I think it will be a color that blends well with Valentine's Day.

How I Lost Weight | 50+ Pounds Weight Loss Update | Before and After Pic...


Sally Hansen's Salon Effects French Mani

Uh oh...here comes the bitching...  Can someone explain to me why their nail strips costs more than their whole nail stickers?  It's literally an inch (or less) but it costs $12.99.  Their whole nail stickers are $9.99. 

So...Will I try these? NO!  Their nail stickers usually unpeel from the top so that would be a waste of money and time...

But (yes, there's a but), if you have a special event and don't plan on keeping these past a couple of days, go for it!  It's cheaper than a manicure... Read more here (including reviews).

Nailed It: All the Details on Ruffian’s Veiled Nails at Fashion Week

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