Finger Lickin’ Good Fourth of July Nail Art!

[button link=”http://www.cosmetically-challenged.com/contributors-2/ target=”_blank” color=”default” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”center”]Nail Art by Amy Kline[/button]   The Fourth of July is a day full of history, fireworks, and gathering with friends for some of the most epic BBQ’s. No Fourth of July would be complete without seeing someone licking BBQ off their fingers. If that particular person is going to be you this year be sure to do it in style with this Fourth of July inspired Manicure! This Fourth of July Nail is a mani features nothing but patriotism with it’s stars, stripes and fireworks. Recreate this mani using Zoya Purity, OPI Blue…

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NARS Reforumlates their Nail Polish & adds 19 New Shades.

Hot off the Presses! NARS has reforumlated their nail polish and with the reformulation their introducing 19 new shades to mix in with 24 fan favorites! The new reformulated nail polish is made With a unique combination of resins and polymers, the upgraded formula is designed to improve wear and strengthen nails, while the removable cap and specially designed brush allow for easy application. The classic shades include Classic Shades Include 413 Bleeker – Navy Blue Arabesque – A sheer pink with pink glitter Back Room – Black Bad Influence – Smoky taupe Chinatown – Blood red Dovima -Tomato red…

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Milani Cosmetics Bella Bleu Nail Polish Swatches

[button link=”#” target=”_blank” color=”default” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”center”]Press Sample. Swatches by Nail Contributor Amy Kline[/button] Hey everyone! Today I have the new Milani Cosmetics Bella Bleu Limited Edition Nail Polish to share with you. This polish is from a small limited edition collection that  launched with a lipstick and three mascaras that I’ll be sharing with you later this week. Bella Bleu is a dark blue based duochrome nail polish with beautiful shimmers throughout. If you’re bold this would be the perfect polish to wear for a date night out however be careful because it can stain. To create a beautiful…

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Summer Drink Series: Fourth of July Mojitos!

  The Fourth of July is right around the corner so for this week’s Summer Drink Series I decided to do a refreshing drink that you can enjoy with friends as you sit outside and enjoy the pool, great smells wafting from the BBQ, and the squeals of the kids playing in the yard. Mojitos are one of my favorite drinks, except for when you get the mint stuck in your teeth and you turn to smile at a really cute guy, that never happened to me of course. Anywho, back to the mojitos. So I had this awesome idea…

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I Got the Look! Channeling Chrisette Michele

This week I decided that I was tired of my old hair and I felt I really needed something new. There wasn’t much I could but I knew that the top of my hair was starting to take on a Lil Richard feel with the way the front was starting to hang on my forehead. I browsed through Pinterest trying to find inspiration and like several times before I fell in love with a picture of Chrisette Michele. I’ve been a Chrisette Michele fan since the very beginning and really fell in love with her back in 2009 when I…

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Milani Cosmetics Bella Gel Powder Eyeshadows Swatches

  If you’ve seen the entire Milani Cosmetics  Displays at your local drug stores on sale it’s because they’re getting ready for something absolutely amazing. Milani hasn’t released any new eyeshadows since 2012 and so it was definitely time to shake things up a bit. I spotted the Milani Cosmetics Bella Gel Powder Eyeshadows at my local Walgreens. These are popping up in other stores but the thing is that each store has a different display. My display in Walgreens had 18 different shades while some displays in CVS only have about eight. I reached out to Milani to find…

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Take a Selfie with Mally Roncal from Mally Beauty!

Mally Beauty has stolen our hearts with her lovable charm and must have beauty products. Now that her beauty products can be purchased at Ulta we no longer have to sit in front of the TV and watch the products be applied to models, instead we can go and check them out for ourselves. While you’re there you can even take a Selfie with Mally! Mally Beauty kicked off a nationwide ‘Selfie’ sweepstakes at all ULTA Beauty locations! A life-sized picture of Mally Roncal is on display at the Mally Beauty product station in each store. Shop the Mally Beauty collection and take a selfie…

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