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triangle nails

triangle nails

one of the great things i’ve discovered about pinterest is that some of the links i find it aren’t in english. this may seem like a bad thing, but i actually love it because i know there is no way i would’ve found them otherwise (maybe it’s just me, but i never really perused blogs/sites … Continue reading

ombré nails

ombré nails

after fairly successful attempts at glitter nails and newspaper nails i figured i would try something a little more challenging like ombré nails. i’ve seen a few different versions on pinterest, but most our pretty similar and involve a makeup sponge and of course multiple shades of one color of nail polish. for dramatic purposes … Continue reading

sock bun

sock bun

this is another one of those pins where the picture pinned says it all. it so simple there’s almost nothing to review. however, i tried it. it worked. and so now i share. enjoy! it’s such a simple way to not only get a perfect bun, but add volume to your bun as well. my … Continue reading

beachy waves and not so beachy waves

beachy waves and not so beachy waves

messy “beach waves” are clearly all the rage right now. so it’s no surprise that pinterest seems to be filled with tutorials on how to get these waves. there are quite a few unconventional methods, but which of these actually work? i tested a bunch until i found something that worked! (disclaimer- all hair is … Continue reading

newspaper nails

newspaper nails

after trying the glitter manicure, i was anxious to try another manicure pin. the newspaper nails from inside out (topshop‘s blog) looked super cool and fairly simple. i decided it would be the perfect manicure to try and tackle next. i first tried painting my nails a neutral pink. i dipped my nails in vodka … Continue reading

glitter manicure

glitter manicure

i’m not sure why, but it surprises me how popular manicures are on pinterest. i feel like everyday i am seeing manicure pins. i hate to seem pessimistic, but almost every time i see a manicure i can’t help but wonder “what would that really look like if i did it?” i can barely paint … Continue reading