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Monday
Jul302012

ghd Green Peacock Styler.

I straighten my hair almost everyday. My hair is naturally very wavy, almost curly and it frizzes more than it curls or waves. My hair is very long and very thick and I have gone through many hair straighteners. I swear I break two or three a year. I've been using this one for over a month now and it is performing beautifully and showing no signs of wear at all.

If you have to straighten your hair, you might as well use one that is totally hot and stylish, right? I think so, and that is why I use a gold standard in hair straighteners, the ghd Gold Classic styler, but it is styled and colored in a great green peacock shade in a special limited edition. It is called the ghd Green Peacock Styler.

This ghd Green Peacock Styler is amazing.  The super smooth ceramic hair plates glides over hair without ever puling or dragging. It just glides and instantly straightens and smoothes hair.  It even comes complete with a storage bag and heat resistant mat. The mat helps protect surfaces from the high heat of the styler, and this baby gets hot.

What I may be most thankful for is that this styler comes with a two year warranty. I won't have to worry about this baby breaking down any time soon.

The ghd Green Peacock Styler is sold on the ghd website and it sells for $225.00.

Wednesday
Jul252012

SEVENTEEN ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BEAUTY: The Best Hair, Skin, Nails & Makeup Ideas for You.

So I don't spend all my time at the beach just reading gossip mags; I like a good book. Beside the two summer romance novels I just finished, my friends and I keep going through this: SEVENTEEN ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BEAUTY: The Best Hair, Skin, Nails & Makeup Ideas for You.

 


All the beauty advice I have come to expect from Seventeen magazine is available in this new book! Packed with tons of awesome pics, each chapter offers detailed how-tos, amazing inspiration, and awesome advice. Written by Ann Shoket, editor-in-chief of Seventeen magazine and some of the Seventeen’s editors, this is my beauty guide.

The book is so easy to navigate. All you do is look for your individual style and learn how to play it up!

  • Girly: mixes sweet and romantic with refined touches for pop and polish  
  • Glam: makeup that’s dazzling and dramatic
  • Classic: timeless beauty with a modern twist 
  • Edgy: strong, daring, and undeniably cool 
  • Boho: natural and earthy but way beyond neutrals

Each theme includes looks for every occasion: school, weekend, party, and date, plus essential tools and products. There are a ton pro tips and my favorite part, a celebrity-packed look book. This section features teen beauty icons such as Demi Lovato, Nicki Minaj, Emma Stone, Zoë Kravitz, Freda Pinto, and more.

The book also features a hair guide with chapters on: Waves & Curls, Braids & Twists, Sleek, Updos & Buns, and Ponies. This section offers easy-to-do styles for every event, essential tools, and step-by-step instructions with photography. I have been trying out a ton of new styles, and it is all because of this book.

The final section of the book offers a comprehensive guide to getting the most beautiful skin and nails, plus the best makeup and hair for special occasions, from Sweet Sixteen to prom!

Look for SEVENTEEN ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BEAUTY: The Best Hair, Skin, Nails & Makeup Ideas for You on newsstands and in bookstores now. You can also buy it online at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Wednesday
Jul182012

HOT Yellow Nails for Summer.

One of the biggest trends for summer is bright neon colors. I can easily say that I am completely obsessed with neons and try to accessorize my outfits everyday to include this trend.

What easier way to do this then with your nails?! I went with a bright neon yellow nail color last week, and I'm in love with it. The yellow I choose brightens up all my outfits, and it's perfect for summer. I recommend this to anyone who is looking to follow the neon trend.

The yellow goes perfect with everything, including my iPhone! It just adds that perfect summer touch.

Here are some suggestions of yellow nail colors that are perfect and on trend for the summer.

 

Spoiled by Wet n Wild- mind your own beeswax
Essie - as gold as it gets
L'Oreal Paris Colour Riche Nail - tweet me
Maybelline Color Show Off Nail Lacquer - fierce in tangy
Nicole by OPI (Kardashian Kolors) - ladies in the limelight

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