Why yes, we DO have more swatches…

You ask, we deliver.  The Texas Collection, OPI’s new nail polish for spring and summer, features fresh, chic colors.  OPI offers six reds / pinks / oranges alongside three unique creams and three shimmers.  Something for the classicist and the cowgirl!

OPI Texas Nail Polish Collection Swatches

Let us know what you think of the new colors!  Personally, I can’t get enough of Don’t Mess with OPI, Suzi Loves Chocolate and Austin-Tatious Turquoise.  Any favorites from  you guys?

Body Butter, Reimagined by Cuccio

Cuccio Ultra Sheer Lyte Body Butter

Delightfully elegant, ultra-light and extremely hydrating, Cuccio Naturale Lyte Ultra-Sheer Body Butter is a regenerating moisturizer that deeply nourishes dry skin.  However, Cuccio’s newest body butter is set apart from all the others by its rejuvenating power: it’s designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your hands and feet.  Perfect for a routine manicure, continued use of Cuccio’s Ultra-Sheer Body Butter formula will totally help your skin appear more vibrant, youthful and featuring a healthy glow.  Check out each fragrance and its specific benefits below:

Honey and Soy Milk: Honey’s natural humectants gently soften and condition the skin while soy lipids deliver Vitamin E to regenerate damaged skin cells and tissue.

Guava and Mangosteen: A revitalizing and healing anti-oxidant and vitamin combination. Renews and deeply hydrates for soft, smooth and silky skin.

Pomegranate and Acai: The most potent blend of anti-oxidants in one ultra sheer body butter! Reduces fine lines and wrinkles, promoting healthier and younger looking skin.

Tuscan Citrus and White Tea: Boost and brighten your skin tone with the blend of white tea and Tuscan citrus. White tea contains polyphenols to help increase the skin’s elasticity.

Valentine’s Day Manicures – with Crackle!

Featuring our favorite new Crackle Glaze shades, along with some classic China Glaze shades, try out these fun manicures for Valentine’s Day!  Check out the descriptions before for instructions on achieving the look!

China Glaze Crackle Glaze Valentine Manicure

1. For a simple, classic and empowering magenta tinted red, choose China Glaze Red Pearl.

2. For a sheer pink glitter, apply three coats of China Glaze Mrs. Clause.

3.  Capture the romance of the holiday by layering 1 coat China Glaze Red Pearl + 1 coat China Glaze Mrs. Clause top coat.

4. Now for some crackle!  Apply 2 coats of Mrs. Clause.  Allow base color to dry COMPLETELY before applying China Glaze Crackle Glaze Broken Hearted pink shatter nail lacquer. Here, we used a single coat of the crackle.

5. Switch it up! Apply a coat of Red Pearl and allow it to dry completely. Apply one coat of China Glaze Crackle Glaze Lightening Bolt white crackle polish.

6. For a thoroughly romantic look, stick to rosey hues.  Apply two coats of Red Pearl (for a nice deep color) and, after it dries completely, apply a single coat of Crackle Glaze Broken Hearted.

Have fun girls! Don’t forget to order your Crackle Glaze polish here!

China Glaze CRACKLE Glaze – Swatches!

China Glaze Crackle Glaze Shatter Nail Polish Lacquer

You’ve heard of OPI’s Black Shatter polish, which is totally flying off the shelves.  In response, China Glaze has released six new shatter-like crackle polishes with all of the creativity and quality of China Glaze behind them.  Like the OPI Black Shatter polish, each Crackle Glaze color should be layered on a completely dry contrasting color for optimum effect.  Swatches are below!

China Glaze Crackle Glaze Shatter Pink Purple White China Glaze Crackle Glaze Shatter Nail Lacquer

We tested out the Crackle Glaze top coats using a variety of base colors.  The Crackle Glaze coats on the right are layered over China Glaze Recycle, pictured on the third chip from the top.  The colors on the left are layered over China Glaze Empowerment (pink), Red Pearl (red) and Up All Night (navy).  Note the dramatic effect achieved when the colors are contrasting. We had so much fun trying different combinations – you will too!

Click here to order Crackle Glaze lacquers today.

Check back tomorrow for custom Valentine’s Day swatches, to help you get a killer manicure ready for your big date!


Hempz: Serving Your Skin a Latte

Hempz Treats Pumpking Spice Latte Body LotionI’m a Starbucks junkie.  I spend a significant amount of cash and calories every winter on Pumpkin Spice Lattes.

So, you can imagine my excitement when this year’s Hempz Treats included not only Mint Chocolate Cocoa, Sweet Vanilla Eggnog and Warm Apple Cider, but most importantly, Pumpkin Spice Latte scented high quality lotion.

Hempz Treats dessert fragranced lotions are infused with organic hemp seed oil for long term moisturizing. Rich in antioxidants and skin conditioners, each daily moisturizing blend celebrates the fragrances of cozy winters, nourishing your body when your dry skin needs it most.

For the month of February, all scents and both sizes of Hempz Treats Lotions are 20% off. Go ahead; save yourself the calories and indulge in your favorite tastes of the chilly season while deeply nourishing your skin. Guiltlessly!

Click here to start shopping for your favorite dessert!

Gifts for Your Valentine. Like, Good Ones.

It’s that time of year: the perfect time to start shopping for your Valentine.  Here’s some of our favorite gifts for the people you care about.

1.  For your Best Friend: Bubble Bath Roses ($11)

What you and I both know is that she needs a rest more than anything.  Unfortunately, an hour of relaxation is hard to put in a box.  The next best thing is Organic Bath Company’s Bubble Bath Roses.  Kind, warm and as beautiful as a fresh bouquet, these fragrant petals dissolve in bath water to give your friend the private bubble bath she desperately needs.

Organic Bath Company Bubble Bath Roses

2.  For your Crush: Pink Caviar Scrub ($25)

Throw mixed messages out the window.  If you want to catch the girl of your dreams, it’s time to flirt.  Choose Booty Parlor’s Flirty Little Secret Pink Caviar Scrub, infused with romantic fragrance and flirty pheromones, to pamper her skin and win her heart.

Booty Parlor Flirty Little Secret Pink Caviar Scrub Pheromones

3.  For your Lover: Edible Chocolate Body Paint Set ($35)

Combining the two best things in the world, Kama Sutra’s Lover’s Paintbox Gift Set contains three varieties of edible chocolate and a flirty paintbrush to bring some extra romance into your relationship.  Enjoy Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate and White Chocolate spreads for a Valentine’s Day you’ll never forget!

Kama Sutra Lover's Paintbox Gift Set

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