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Celebrate New Years In Style with Rent The Runway & Covergirl! #KissedByCovergirl

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I know we haven’t even dealt with Christmas yet, but it’s not too early to think about New Years! I’m not sure what my plans are this year – Probably just something low key. But you never know! I teamed up with Rent The Runway & Covergirl to help YOU get NYE ready!

Covergirl has just launched their new Colorlicious Lipsticks, available at Walmart, and the shade range is AMAZING!  They are infused with shea butter  to keep your lips nice & moisturized for whoever you plan on kissing at midnight. There are 36 shades ranging from smooth nudes, rich reds, yummy plums & luscious pinks. Walmart.com only has 9 shades listed on their site, but have no fear, ALL of the shades will be available for you to purchase in stores so I would recommend heading to your local Walmart to check them all out in person.

The shade I chose to try was Tantalize, which is described as a mauve pink shade. I chose it because it looked like the perfect everyday shade and I was totally right. This is definitely one of those shades that can be worn with any and every look no matter what the occasion!

So what are you going to wear on the big night? Cue Rent The Runway! I have used RTR in the past and they are a fantastic service when you don’t want to go out and spend a ton of money on a dress you may only wear once.  I rented a Badgley Mischka dress from them for a wedding I attended and it was flawless.  I’m pretty sure it cost me less than $65 – How crazy is that?!
So because Covergirl & Rent The Runway are so awesome, they want to hook you guys up with your very own Colorlicious lipstick (In the shade of your choice) and a $50 Gift Card to Rent The Runway!  This giveaway is open to US residents only.  Good Luck! Please enter using the rafflecopter widget below! 

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Stocking Stuffer Gifts – $25 + Under! ft ColourPop, ELF, BITE Beauty, NYX, JulieG & More!

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Happy Wednesday loves! Today I have rounded up some really great stocking stuffer gift ideas – All $25 & under! This is going to be a very photo heavy post, so I don’t have swatches of anything listed. If there is something specific you would like a review / swatch on, please let me know and I can do a quick one on Instagram or Facebook! I hope this helps & gives you some great ideas for friends, family members and anyone else you may be splurging on this season!

ELF Blush & Bronzer Contouring Powder – $3
I LOVE ELF products! Their blush / bronzer duos are some of my favorites and excel in pigmentation and quality. One of my favorites is Fiji which is shown below. Another great shade is Antigua. 
JulieG Nail Polish + Top Coat – $3.99
One of my FAVORITE drugstore polish brands is definitely JulieG. You can find her line exclusively at Rite-Aid stores or on the Jesse’s Girl website. The formula on these is incredible and I have been using her new top coat nonstop! With over 30 different shades, these are a fabulous little stocking stuffer! 
ELF Cheeky Glow Highlighting Gift Set – $5
This was probably one of the most popular ELF gift sets this year and unfortunately is sold out online. I did find it still available if you click the link above (non affiliate) The brush in the kit is just so-so, but the palette itself is definitely worth the $5! 
ColourPop Lippie Stix & Lippie Pencil – Frida – $5
Of course I had to include ColourPop! But I wanted to solely focus on Frida, which my good friend Dani over at CoffeeBreakWithDani helped create.  Frida is a warm mid toned nude pink with a satin finish that looks good on pretty much every skin tone. If you are looking to try ColourPop this year, I would definitely recommend grabbing this shade!  I am so proud of her & hope I am as awesome as she is one day and can create a shade of my own! ;) 
Limited Edition Ingrid Nilsen x Yes To Cucumbers – $5.99
How cute is the packaging on these? Youtube Beauty Guru, Ingrid Nilsen, teamed up with Yes To & design students to create these LE wipes! They are perfect for removing makeup or just refreshing throughout the day! 

Bliss Diamonds For The Rough – $9.50
Bliss Mistletoe Gems – $12
These sets from Bliss would be awesome teacher gifts! I have a few stocked up for Rylan’s preschool teachers this year!  They smell amazing and really hydrate your skin during the Winter months.

BITE Beauty Mix N’ Mingle Lip Minis – $12
I love that BITE came out with these mini lip products! They already come with a To & From tag plus a string in case you want to give your very own lipstick tree to a girlfriend! How fun would that be? There are 8 shades in all and range in shade. 

Gerard Cosmetics Lipstick / Lipgloss – $19-$24 (Use code loveforlacquer for 25% off your order!)

The gold packaging on these lipsticks is so luxe! Gerard Cosmetics glosses & lipsticks are VERY hyped up in the beauty world, but for a good reason! Their glosses apply and wear like a liquid lipstick and are incredibly pigmented. Same goes for the lipsticks! They have a ton of package deals on their website and I also have a coupon code for you to use to save even more money!

NYX Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream Sets – $17.99
NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams are an amazing lip product at the drugstore. I love that they packaged up 3 of their best selling shades into one convenient gift. 

Real Techniques Core Collection – $17.99
BH Cosmetics Orchid Makeup Brush Kit – $11.95
Beauty Blender – $19.95
IT Brushes For Ulta Beautiful Basics Travel Set – $19.50
Brushes are a GREAT gift (in my opinion) for a hardcore makeup fan or someone who is just starting to build up their collection. All of these are under $20 and really awesome quality. The beauty blender is a definite must have for sure!
Jane Cosmetics Blushing Bronze Duo – $12

Jane Cosmetics Shimmering Suede Eyeshadow Trio – $10
Another great drugstore brand which you can find at Ulta, is Jane Cosmetics. They have fabulous quality eyeshadows and blushes! So silky smooth and easy to blend out. 
PurMinerals Deck The Eyes – $12

For the makeup lover who loves to a good mascara and liner, I would definitely recommend this great duo from PurMinerals.  The Big Look mascara has been one of my faves lately and gives my lashes a crazy amount of length! 

theBalm Autobalm Hawaii & California Palettes – $15 each
How stinkin cute are these palettes from theBalm? Perfect for traveling and they have the coolest drivers license design on the front.  Both palettes contain blush, highlight & eye products. These are exclusively at Kohls & Kohls.com
Sephora All Access Glam Gold Palette – $15

I spotted this palette at my local Sephora and was blown away! For $15, you get an incredible amount of shadows, blushes & highlight products.  I’m VERY surprised this is still available online, so I would definitely recommend grabbing it while you still can!

Smashbox On The Rocks Photo Op Mini Palette – $18

If you don’t want to splurge on the full size of the On The Rocks palette from Smashbox, this is a great alternative! It has the same quality shadows for a fraction of the price!

Laura Geller Gilded Rose Duo – $25
How beautiful is this blush from Laura Geller?  The star is a shimmery highlight in starlight & the blush shade is Lychee Rose. Combined with the sparkling cocktail lip gloss, your recipient will be party ready!

bareMinerals Touch Up To-Glow – $15
Perfect for on the go, this duo from bareMinerals contains a mini illuminating touch up veil & brush.  It gives you just the right amount of glow!
City Color Cosmetics Intense Blush Quad – $6
Blush lovers rejoice! These blushes from City Color Cosmetics are SO intense!  Very pigmented and smooth – You would never guess this entire quad was $6! 
That wraps up my Stocking Stuffer gift guide! I hope this helps in last minute shopping (And maybe you added a few ideas to your own wish list as well!) 
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Zoya Wishes 2014 Collection – Swatches & Review

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Happy Tuesday! Today I have the new Wishes collection from Zoya to share with you! If you are a fan of Pixie Dust shades, you are definitely going to want to grab these – They are so pretty!

Haven – Described as a true Holiday plum liquid metal with a thin vein of orchid.  I LOVE the subtle shimmer in this shade. Formula was so easy to work with. Photo below shows two coats. 

Imogen – Described as a black crystal magical pixie dust with holographic hex glitters.  I wasn’t sure I was going to like this, but once I put it on the nail – I pretty much died. It’s SO chic and gorgeous for Winter! Photo below shows two coats (No top coat)
Nori – Sapphire blue magical pixie dust with holographic hex glitters.  Whoa mama! This is a BEAUTY!  Photo below shows two coats (No top coat)
Prim – Velvet blue metallic. I have to be honest and say this definitely isn’t my favorite one in the bunch. I think if it was a different finish I would love it. It shows every single imperfection on my nail bed. The shade is beautiful though! Photo below shows two coats. 
Thea – Deep amethyst magical pixie dust with an orchid flash, jam packed with holographic hex glitters.  Hands down my favorite! Everything about this polish is perfection! Photo below shows two coats (No top coat)
Willa – Onyx black cream. This shade was originally released as ‘Black Swan’ during Zang Toi’s NYFW SS15 show. Such a timeless and classic shade. Beautiful pigmentation. Photo below shows two coats. 
Overall, I think some of the shades in this collection are must haves while others you can probably pass on. I would definitely pick up the Pixies & Haven!
What shade is your favorite from the Wishes collection?
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Holiday Gift Guide For Nail Lovers! ft Nail Butter, Essie, KBShimmer, Color Clutch + GIVEAWAY!

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Hi guys! Today is all about NAILS! How exciting! I rounded up a few of my holy grail items plus a few fun gift sets that you can give out to the nail lover in your life! Let’s get started!
Sephora Formula X Paint The Town Set – $39 (In stores)
 
For the ULTIMATE nail lover in your life, the Paint The Town set from Sephora is SO awesome! Containing 22 mini formula x polishes in a fancy paint can packaging, this is for sure going to wow the pants off of someone!
There is even some space inside the can in case you want to add something extra as well!
Essie Holiday Mini Nail Kit – $14.99 
 
Such a great gift idea for someone who LOVES Essie polishes! (Or just mini polishes in general) This 5 piece kit comes with some classic Essie shades such as Smokin’ Hot & Bahama Mama plus a fun glitter topper to get a little festive!
Ciate Candy Cane House – $13
 
Such an adorable Holiday set from Ciate! This set contains 4 scented, glitter lacquers in a Candy Cane House gift box. Just throw a bow on & you’re done! Shades include : Candy Craze, Ginger Snap, Tingled Tinsel & SnowFall
Color Clutch – $30
 
Color Clutch is a compact storage solution for nail polish! Shown below is the 8 bottle case which is also great for traveling. The unique thing about this storage system is that it can virtually hold ANY BOTTLE SHAPE! How awesome is that!? You can take a look at some of the variations I have stored in it below (Tillie, Zoya, OPI & Cirque)
Definitely great for someone who travels a lot or who doesn’t have a huge polish collection that they need to store.  You can also purchase an 18 bottle box as well.  Up on the top is a zippered compartment for all of your manicure tools!
Nail Butter – $24 (Use code lacquerlove30 to get a huge discount!) 
 
Stay tuned to the end to win one of your own!
 
Nail Butter has changed my life.. and my nail game.  This all natural nail treatment works wonders on your cuticles & makes them look and feel incredible.  It does have a slight gardenia scent, but nothing that is overpowering. Nail Butter is handmade in the USA & cruelty free!  I guarantee you will see an insane difference in your cuticle & nail appearance!
KBShimmer Cuticle Oil Pens – $6
 
These are really handy to keep in your purse when you’re on the go. I actually use these in between nail swatching just to add a little moisture in my nails / cuticles.  All you need to do is twist, dispense and brush on!
Glisten & Glow HKGirl Top Coat – $6.99 +
 
What’s a great mani without a great top coat?! HKGirl from Glisten & Glow is my ride or die top coat. 10x better than Seche Vite and dries in less than 30 seconds. Nail art? No problem! HKGirl does NOT smudge or ruin your hard work!  The bottle I’m showing below is my 2oz refill bottle that retails for $26.95.
Are you ready for a chance to win your very own jar of Nail Butter!? All you have to do is enter in the rafflecopter below – One winner will be chosen in about a week or so. This giveaway is open worldwide & you must be 18+ to enter or have a parents consent. Good Luck!
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