Lancome Aquatic Summer Nail Lacquer | New Release

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I am a huge fan of nail polish.  In fact, I think I may be an addict.  Even though my personal collection of polish is somewhere in the 250-300 bottle range, it seems that I  can always find new colors to add. 

The new LancomeAquatic Summer collection is no different.  Inspired by the seas in luxe vacation areas around the world, you’ll be transported!  These gorgeous nail lacquer shades in watery hues are perfect for Spring and Summer! 

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Tips to Apply Airbrush Makeup

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Have you ever wondered how models and their makeup get to be so picture perfect?  There’s a little secret I’m going to let you in on – it’s called airbrush makeup.  In the last couple of years, advancements have been made and airbrush makeup is available to everyone.  However, if you don’t know what you’re doing, it can end up being kind of messy and streaky.  Here are some great tips
 

Cleanse your skin

Make sure that your skin is freshly cleansed and moisturized.  Airbrush makeup is less forgiving than liquid and powder foundations.  If you have dry patches or oily areas, they may be accentuated.  Make sure your skin is completely dry as well.  

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Holiday Beauty Giveaway Extravaganza

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Hey girlies! The holidays are now upon us icon smile Holiday Beauty Giveaway Extravaganza So what better way to celebrate than by entering to win A TON of beauty products?! One person will win a large variety of beauty and bath products! Prizes include an e.l.f. Beauty Book – Smoky Eyes, Green Tea & Verbena Hand Cream, a Green Tea & Verbena Bath Soap, a Que Bella Dead-Sea Mud Mask, a Quince Replenishing Coffee Pumpkin Body Butter, a Quince Antioxidant Blueberry, Pomegranate, and Almond Body Butter, and a Sinful Colors' Nail Polish in Sugar Sugar.

What you need to do..  enter the rafflecopter below! Best of luck icon biggrin Holiday Beauty Giveaway Extravaganza

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Manicure Monday – Essie Miss Fancy Pants

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I decided to go with something kind of neutral this week.  With everything going on, I thought I'd go for something subtle and understated – Miss Fancy Pants by Essie

I will say, when I first received the Essie Miss Fancy Pants nail polish, I wasn't totally sure about it.  I thought it was a little too neutral for me.  However, now that I've worn it a few times, I find that I like the color more and more.  Very understated and elegant.

It takes two coats to get a good, solid coverage.  I didn't have any streaking or dragging issues, just light spots. 

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Getting Pretty with Starlooks Makeup

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I am a bit of a makeup and beauty junkie.  AS I’ve mentioned before, my favorite time of year has always been Christmas.  Not because of the decorations, or the spirit or anything like that.  Nope.  It’s purely because of the amazing makeup kits that are out in all of the stores. 

Nowadays, I can get great makeup delivered to me all year long.  One of my favorite ways is with subscription boxes.  One of the newer ones of these boxes is Starbox by Starlooks.

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$200 in Mia Mariu Gift Cards Giveaway – #missiongiveaway

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I love cosmetics.  Especially mineral makeup!  Mia Mariu has a really fantastic line of mineral makeup that I am kind of in love with right now!  You can read my recent Mia Mariu review here. 

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Mineral Makeup with Mia Mariu

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I’ve always been a mineral makeup kind of girl. Well, I’ve been a mineral makeup girl ever since the first time I tried that one really big brand that you always see on TV. In the past few years, there have been lots of new mineral makeup lines appearing in the marketplace.
 
I was unfamiliar with the Mia Mariu line of cosmetics. The Mia Mariu line consists of mineral makeup basics like powder foundation, loose mineral shadows, and finishing powders and bronzers.  Among their less than conventional offerings are cream foundations and concealers, lip and eye liner pencils, lip glosses, and pressed blushes. 
 

Mia Mariu Mineral Makeup Giveaway #SPOOKtacular – US

Welcome to the SPOOKtacular Giveaway Hop hosted by The Review Wire! With Halloween being only a few shorts weeks away, we decided that a Hop to help you get ready was in order! This event will run through October 15.  That gives you enough time to hop on down the list and enter all the SPOOKtacular Giveaways for your GHOULS and GOBLINS!

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Here at How Was Your Day?. we're giving away some fantastic cosmetics from Mia Mariu.  Mia Mariu makes mineral makeup, which I love!  I adore the ease of use of mineral makeup, and the fact that it can be sheer or layered, or applied wet for a really intense color.  Mia Mariu also has these amazing Hydrating Stick Glosses.  They're like lip gloss, but in a lipstick form, minus the stickiness. 

One lucky How Was Your Day? reader will win an assortment of Mia Mariu cosmetics.  Watch for my complete Mia Mariu review coming very soon. 

Ready to enter?  Do so in the rafflecopter form after the jump! 

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