Try This Mascara For A Quick Everyday Lash Look: Revlon Bold Lacquer Length & Volume Mascara

I feel like I try a new mascara every other week. For the past two or three weeks I have been hooked on the Revlon Bold Lacquer Length & Volume Mascara.

This mascara is pretty basic but it does the job really well. It coats my lashes quickly and easily, it doesn’t smudge, and it delivers a little bit of everything. There’s some added length, a nice full fringe, and dark, defined lashes. It isn’t dramatic or too crazy, but it’s a great everyday option.

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Two New Liners To Love: Make Up For Ever Artist Liner and Rimmel London Exaggerate Eye Definer

This Fall you can get a glamorous smoky eye or a simple swipe of liner with these two new liners you’re sure to love. The new Make Up For Ever Artist Liner comes in 15 pigmented shades that deliver smooth and swift lines.
Rimmel London Exaggerate Eye Definer and Make Up For Ever Artist Liner

Rimmel London Exaggerate Eye Definer and Make Up For Ever Artist Liner

I tried out shade M10, a classic creamy black, and it glides on like a dream. It was great to get precise lines but it also was smooth enough to blend for a more dramatic look too. Let out your inner artist with these super opaque twist-up pencils!
 
For a little hint of glimmer try the Rimmel London Exaggerate Eye Definer, in shade 263 Starlit Black. This glittery liner is smooth and sparkly – perfect for a holiday party or special night out. It comes with a sponge at the end to help smudge, and has a built in sharpener. This liner is great for a quick way to spice up your usual black eyeliner look.

Swatches of Make Up For Ever Artist Liner shade M10 (left) and Rimmel London Exaggerate Eye Definer shade 263 Starlit Black (right)

Swatches of Make Up For Ever Artist Liner shade M10 (left) and Rimmel London Exaggerate Eye Definer shade 263 Starlit Black (right)

Both of these are great liners that have many uses. Try them for an everyday look or save them for a special occasion. I know I will be reaching for both very frequently this Fall! 

 

CND Modern Folklore Collection

Get ready to fall in love with the new Modern Folklore Collection by CND. This set of six shades is available in the Weekly Vinylux System, which means no need for a base coat and your nails stay super shiny for a full week! If that wasn’t enough to catch your interest, then take a look at the gorgeous Fall colour choices. All of these shades are so rich and perfectly fitting to the sweater-weather season. 

The six shades are shown below, from left to right: Indigo Frock, Locket Love, Crimson Sash, Rose Brocade, Fine Vermilion, and Plum Paisley. 

CND Modern Folklore Weekly Vinylux Polish

CND Modern Folklore Weekly Vinylux Polish

Some of the most stunning ones are actually quite unique, such as Locket Love, a super pale gold metallic. It was pretty light and it took three coats for a good opacity, but it’s unlike any other polish I own.. I own over 500 bottles so that’s kind of a big deal! Locket Love is flashy and fashionable, and perfect for any day when you need a little extra bling. 

Crimson Sash is a shimmery dark red that just scream holidays and hot chocolate. It’s smooth and luxurious and definitely a staple shade to have in the cold weather. Indigo Frock is just as smooth and stunning. It’s a very dark blue that verges on grey/black, and it looks like your favourite pair of dark jeans just melted into one amazing bottle of polish. 

Although I’ve been obsessing over those three shades the three remaining ones (Fine Vermilion, Rose Brocade, and Plum Paisley) are just as amazing. Each of these six shades is a Fall classic and will be perfect to pair with a cozy sweater and boots. The CND Modern Folklore Collection for Fall 2014 hit the nail on the head and delivered six pretty polishes you won’t want to miss! 

Get The Look: Lucy Hale

Get the Look: Lucy Hale

Lucy Hale stars as the edgy Aria on Pretty Little Liars, has a growing country music career, and has phenomenal style that I totally want to steal. As a pint-sized beauty Lucy rocks some seriously cute outfits, on screen and off, but it’s her beauty looks that really blow me away. She always seems to have the hottest lipstick shade and her brows are so bold.

Lucy Hale

Lucy Hale

Whether it’s the hot pink blush and lips she rocked at the 2014 Billboard Music awards, shown above, or her signature lucious lashes, Lucy Hale always looks great. She plays up some pretty bold features like her brows, lips, or lashes, but she never seems overdone. Instead of the usual advice to focus on one feature at a time, Lucy shows us how to create a total bombshell look.

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Just in Time for the Weekend: False Lashes You’ll Love

Doesn’t every woman want long, full, Kardashian-like lashes? Well I sure do. As much as I love mascara (like this $5 NYC one!) sometimes I want a little more. On special occasions or a big night out I need some extra help in the lash department, and luckily there are some great products out there.

The KISS Ever EZ Lashes are exactly that – easy! These are the best fake lashes I’ve ever found, and in my many years of competitive dance recitals that’s really saying something. These lashes are so simple to apply and come in natural and glam styles. They’re lightweight, reusable, and they look awesome. 

KISS Ever EZ Lashes

KISS Ever EZ Lashes

I’m not one to normally wear falsies and I would never pay for lash extensions, but these false lashes look so natural. I don’t want to end up looking like I’m at a dance recital on a daily basis but adding a little extra oomph to my eyes is okay with me. These KISS Ever EZ Lashes look like natural lashes, just with really great genetics and an awesome mascara. I don’t feel overdone when I wear them and they’re casual enough for a fun night out or a special event. 

They come in a pack of two pairs for just under $7 or in a pack of 5 pairs for just under $13. Seriously, for that price and the simplicity of these lashes you just can’t go wrong! They even include a little applicator to help you get them on. I prefer using my fingers but in some tricky situations this applicator was quite handy. 

Pro Tip: Keep in mind that the glue is not included in these packs so be sure to pick some up yourself! 

Get The Look: Rachel Bilson on Hart of Dixie

Get The Look: Rachel Bilson on Hart of Dixie

Hart of Dixie, starring Rachel Bilson

Hart of Dixie, starring Rachel Bilson

I just started binge-watching another show on Netflix and all I can focus on is the main character’s makeup. The show is Hart of Dixie, starring the adorable Rachel Bilson. Not only is she a total style icon (hello, dressy shorts!) but her makeup looks always make me want to press pause and whip out my eyeliner.

Rachel Bilson has brown hair and brown eyes, just like me, and I think that’s why I relate to her looks so much. I feel like I can actually try them myself. Jamie King, the other female lead in Hart of Dixie, is a blonde, blue-eyed beauty, and as much as I love her Southern belle looks, I know they would look much different on me.

Rachel Bilson as Dr. Zoe Hart on Hart of Dixie

Rachel Bilson as Dr. Zoe Hart on Hart of Dixie

After watching a few episodes (okay.. binge-watching season one in a few days) I have come to love the makeup looks Zoe Hart rocks. Even in a small town she has her eyeliner game on point and always has a great neutral lipstick. In addition to some great pictures of Dr. Zoe Hart, I’ve also complied a few products to help get the adorable, sassy, doe-eyed look that Rachel Bilson rocks on the show.

Rachel Bilson as Dr. Zoe Hart on Hart of Dixie

Rachel Bilson as Dr. Zoe Hart on Hart of Dixie

To get her heavily lined eye look I would recommend a smooth gel-like liner that is easy to blend and smudge. A great option for this is the L’Oreal Paris Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner. This creamy liner is a breeze to apply and can be blended for a smooth, smoky look.

For full lashes like Dr. Zoe Hart, try the Maybelline New York The Falsies Volum’ Express Mascara. The curved brush gets every lash and the falsies-inspired formula offers lots of volume and length.

Dr. Zoe Hart always has glowing skin and you can get the same rosy glow and a subtle bronzing with one just product, Maybelline New York Dream Bouncy Blush in Coffee Cake. This golden-hued blush is a great way to add a slight highlight to cheekbones without going for a super-girly pink shade.

To get the neutral lip looks that Rachel rocks try one of the CoverGirl Jumbo Gloss Balms. These sheer gloss balms come in 16 pretty shades so you can find the perfect one for your everyday look. You can check out my review of them here for more information.

Get The Look: Rachel Bilson on Hart of Dixie

Get The Look: Rachel Bilson on Hart of Dixie

So there you have it. An easy how-to to get the adorable look that Dr. Zoe Hart, a.k.a. style icon Rachel Bilson, wears on Hart of Dixie. Now I’m only on season one so far so don’t tell me any spoilers but let me know if you watch this show too! 

New York Color Big Bold Volume by the Lash Mascara

For $5 You Can Get Big Bold Lashes From NYC

Happy Friday beauties! Just in time for the weekend I have an awesome and totally affordable mascara that you don’t want to miss!

New York Color Big Bold Volume by the Lash Mascara is my newest mascara obsession. It separates and defines every lash while coating them in the darkest formula you can find. I get extreme lashes in just two coats and it’s one of the most affordable mascaras on the market! This mascara is $4.99 and is the perfect addition to any makeup bag.

New York Color Big Bold Volume by the Lash Mascara

New York Color Big Bold Volume by the Lash Mascara

The brush is super simple and I think that’s why I like this mascara so much. There are no gimmicks, no specialty bristles or fancy brushes to confuse you. It’s a classic mascara wand and it works perfectly.

New York Color Big Bold Volume by the Lash Mascara

New York Color Big Bold Volume by the Lash Mascara

No lash is left uncovered by this mascara. It’s easy to apply and it gets every little lash to ensure a full fringe and stunning definition. For under $5 how can you say no to this? NYC’s Big Bold Volume by the Lash Mascara is a total showstopper and such a steal. Don’t miss out on this mascara!