Winged Eyeliner Video Tutorials


I have been practicing this every night before bed, I am getting better .I thought I would post a few videos for anyone else who is looking for help with this.

♥ Perfect Winged Eyeliner Tutorial ♥

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Five Perfect-For-Fall Nail Polish Combinations to Try Now


by Lucky Staffers

We fool around with nail polish combinations…often. Here are our best ones yet!

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Painted on top of the deep gray, the glitter really pops. Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish in Stronger, $19, deborahlippmann.com; Essie Nail Color in Power Clutch, $8, essie.com

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Use gold glitter over an eggplant hue to create an opulent ombré effect.
divine night nail lacquer in gadabout girl, $17.50, maccosmetics.com; Stratford Honey Overcoat, $15, butterlondon.com

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Winterize a summery blue manicure with an icy accent nail.
Celestials in vortex, $12.50, formula x, sephora.com; Nail Lacquer in poppy blue, $18, jinsoon, sephora.com

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Pair a dainty pink with a metallic silver polish to add some edge.
‘Vernis’ Nail Enamel in incognito 257, $24, dior, nordstrom.com; ‘Pure Color’ Nail Lacquer in smoked chrome, $20, estee lauder, nordstrom.com

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For a fall-appropriate twist on a french manicure, add khaki-colored tips to a burgundy base.
Nail Polish in church, $18, tenoverten, sephora.com; LE VERNIS in frenzy, $27, chanel.com

 

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Rihanna’s autumn make-up line for MAC


The MAC RiRi Fall collection launches today – and it’s the singer’s best yet.

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Rihanna’s second complete collection for MAC Cosmetics – with whom she penned her “no-brainer” contract earlier this year – is our favourite so far.
READ: Rihanna signs beauty deal with MAC Cosmetics

Of course this collection will sell like hot cakes (or like her first RiRi Woo lipstick, which sold out in three hours) when it hits MAC stores and online site at 11am today.

READ: Rihanna has her lipstick cake and eats it

But hype aside, whether you look like her, love her or dare we say, dislike her, Rihanna’s warm tones for eyes, cheeks and lips is actually a great autumn edit colours for anyone – so get in line.

The line is made up of “decidedly daring yet classically gorgeous shades, finishes and tools, all encased in metallic warmth of rose gold packaging,” say MAC. The colours range from a smoky cocoa to creamy nude colour swatch that will look great on us all. And you can trust in MAC that the textures and finishes will sit beautifully, too.

READ: Rihanna wins legal battle with Topshop over ‘unauthorised’ T-shirt bearing her image

The wardrobe of lipsticks, with RiRi Woo lipgloss at the helm, comes in creamy nude, deep raisin and a dark plum (with Pro Longwear Lip Pencil’s to keep it in place). The eye palettes come in Her Cocoa and Smoked Cocoa, making them user friendly on any complexions – as are the brow liners, mascaras and eyeliners that go with it. There’s also two pink RiRi brushes for the avid fans.

If you pick one thing though, make it the Powder Blush Duo. MAC do brilliant bronzers, and one half of this is made up of the prettiest of pink blushers. Dust the baby pink over the apples, and take the perfect bronzer underneath your cheekbones to add contouring that gives the rude girl herself a run for her make-up money.

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MAC RiRI Fall from £15.50

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The 10 top-rated Nail Polish Brands


No. 1: China Glaze Nail Lacquer with Hardeners, $5.00

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TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 9.6

Why: Readers love how China Glaze “comes in a kagillion different, beautiful colors and effects.” One “self professed nail polish addict” says, “this is my absolute favorite brand of polish” because “they last, are bright and beautiful and unique.” The fave color among many readers is the coveted, For Audrey, “a Tiffany (robin’s egg) blue,” saying “it’s the prettiest color I’ve ever owned, and the only way I can wear blue on my nails without feeling silly.”

No. 2: OPI Nail Lacquer Classics, $5.99

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TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 9.6

Readers think “OPI has it nailed!” One woman says, “I’m a polish whore … and own about 50 bottles (that’s after clearing out a bunch). That said, I am an OPI fan.” Readers swear this polish is “unlike any other type” because the “color goes on smoothly,” “is vibrant,” and “rich and deep and lasts forever.” Even a reader’s “dad complimented the color.” Tons of our readers love the OPI Designer Series, because “I love glitter. I love OPI. OPI + glitter = more to love.” Another reader says, “they are dazzling when under lights” and even give a “holographic-like effect.” One reader says, “Generally, anything sparkly wins me over instantly, and OPI really outdid themselves with the Designer Series. Every color is rich [and] sparkly.” “When I wear this polish people constantly ask where I got my nails done and can’t believe I did them myself,” says a reader.

No. 4: Essie Nail Polish, $8

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TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.8

One reader says, “As a high school student I usually found it difficult to part with my allowance, but Essie was a coveted product for which I would scrimp and save.” One reader says, “the best part of Essie is the super shiny finish that you achieve without a top coat. The long wear is a bonus.” Another reader thinks it is “perfect for office wear,” because it “lasts through hours of typing.” After discovering Essie, readers say, “OPI isn’t the only game in town.” And one even says, “I just bought my first bottle of Essie a few weeks ago, and had just said goodbye to OPI.”

No. 5: Lippmann Collection Nail Lacquer, $15

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TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.8

Readers agree that Lippman’s nail lacquers are “polishes to pine for.” Their favorite attributes? The formula, which “allows it to be applied thinly (no goop!) and the bottle/ brush design, [which] prevents the application process from getting messy”.  One reader agreed saying, “each bottle ‘keeps’ for a long time without getting thick or gloopy.” Another loves it because it “doesn’t have formaldehyde in it, which is great for the environment” and “it has anti-fungal qualities to it so I can share with my friends or at the nail salon.” Another user assures us, “if you can get past the sticker shock, you’ll be treated to high-quality nail polish housed in a beautiful regency-style bottle.” Speaking of the bottle, “my other polishes live in a drawer in my bathroom, but these babies are on display,” says a reader.

No. 7: Revlon Nail Enamel, $4.49

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TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.6

People who love Revlon products also love the nail polish because “Revlon polish is rich, the color is vibrant and I really like how sheer they are.” Many love the red color especially because “it’s rich and passionate.”  One reader says, “The colors are pretty and no testing on animals. What else can you ask for?” Another likes how there is “no yellowing either,” saying that it’s her “all-time fave.” Another color favorite of many is Autumn Berry because it is “warm, sexy and rich,” and “is a particularly great winter color — everyone asks what it is.”

No. 8: Maybelline New York Express Finish 60 Second Nail Color, $3.99

TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.6

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One reader likes this polish because “1) yes, it dries quickly, 2) they have colors that I like, 3) I can find them at almost every grocery store/pharmacy, and 4) great price.” Readers applaud the formula for its “good pigmentation” and “great color selection.” One woman digs the quick-drying feature saying, “I love this nail polish so much. I used to hate painting my nails because I could never sit still long enough to let them dry smudge-free. But once I found this product I was hooked!”

No. 10: Wet n Wild Rock Solid Nail Lacquer, $2.99

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TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.2

Readers gush about this polish calling it a “hidden gem,” because it dries “super fast,” “looks great” and “the color in the bottle is very true to the color on your nails.” One reader loves “the bottle with the crystal on top!” While another says it has “pretty colors, pretty packaging, pretty price, [and is a] pretty good deal.” Another reader demands, “save your money and buy more shades.”

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40 DIY Beauty Hacks That Are Borderline Genius


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From hair to makeup, there are always going to be shortcuts that will help you to save time and get that magazine model look, without spending hours or a small fortune in doing so. We have collected a list of 40 beauty hacks that are easy, inexpensive and best of all, very effective. Use one or use them all to get the look that you want in just a few minutes each day.

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