This week the Lipstick League has a simple question: What are you wearing? On your tips and your toes, specifically? Nail polish? Soak-off UV gel? And what shade? Or shades? Tone-on-tone?
I'm wearing soak-off UV gel, as I have consistently since 2010. (If you're worried about my nail health, here's what my bare nails look like after years of soak-off gel manicures.) On my toes: Artistic Colour Gloss UV Gel in Owned, a fabulous bright neon pink coral. On my tips: Gelish UV Gel in exuberant Tiki Tiki Laranga plus a little angled accent of Shellac hybrid UV gel/nail polish in Hot Pop Pink. It's summer; it's all about fun with colour.
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Nouveau Cheap A popular German drugstore beauty brand that's almost impossible to get here in the US is now available at Ulta. Any guesses about which brand I'm talking about? Click here to end the suspense.
Prime Beauty sidles up to the bar... the Buxom Eyeshadow Bar! With 40 eyeshadows to choose from, it's easy to create your own custom palette. Check out the palette Prime Beauty created and see the pre-filled selection too!
Phyrra Want unique, attention-grabbing nails? You need to check out my Beginner's Guide to Indie Nail Polish!
we heart this Remember the Naturally Pretty Vol. 1 matte eyeshadow palette from last year? Well, we heart this got a sneak peek (and swatchfest) of IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Vol. 2 matte eyeshadow palette coming in August! You want to check this out...
Beautygeeks The extensive range of bronzer options we have now makes it easy to choose the right one, doesn’t it? Ha ha ha! Guerlain offers help with their extensive collection via a quick Terracotta Consultation online exercise to ensure you find exactly what you want. Plus Beautygeeks is giving three beautiful Guerlain Terracotta bronzers away in the winners’ perfect shades and finishes – and US readers are eligible!
Clumps of Mascara A gorgeous lipstick means nothing if your teeth health is lacking. Beauty bloggers everywhere are raving about the ISSA by FOREO. Was it love for Brittany?
EauMG Victoria reviews a perfume that she's been wearing a lot this summer. And it may surprise you. Why? It’s a celebrity fragrance!
Gouldylox Reviews got the chance to hang out with Mally Roncal and got all of her tips! The lashes trick is simple and a game changer!
My Beauty Bunny Ready to get your glow on? The Body Shop has added some fab new pieces to their Vitamin C Collection, including the Glow Boosting Moisturizer and Instant Glow Enhancer to help your skin look its radiant best!
My Newest Addiction Laura shares her top 10 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale beauty buys so that we can form a plan of attack on the big day!
(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)
Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Nouveau Cheap Where does a blogger devoted to affordable beauty go to get her own fix? One of G's favourite “fellow soldiers” in the drugstore beauty blogging army is Jen of The Budget Beauty Blog. G loves her insightful, honest reviews like this one, and says she’s an absolute sweetheart to boot!
So. What're ya wearing? On yer tips and your toes?