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The Best Nail Polish Colors for Winter

Winter is around the corner – but don’t go and retire your favorite fall colors anytime soon. Celebrity manicurist and owner of As U Wish Nail Spa, Skyy Hadley chose five shades that make for the ultimate manicure to transition from fall-to-winter. From a classic neutral to hot cocoa-inspired hues, these five polishes can be worn throughout the upcoming seasons.

1.Cozy, Caramel-Colored Neutral

(Caramel)

Can’t go wrong with the classics. A warm-toned neutral is chic and minimalistic, and compliments anything you’re wearing. Switch things up, and opt for a matte finish instead of your glossy go-to.

2.Gilded in Gold

 This time of the year is gold’s time to shine. It is always sure to dazzle – whether you can use it as an accent nail or a complete, show-stopping metallic manicure. It compliments all holiday color palettes effortlessly, making it versatile enough to bounce from season to season.

3.Forest Green

Nothing says holiday bliss more than a true shade of green. Somewhere in-between a medium-toned moss and a deep forest green, hunter green is an eye-catching color suited for fall, winter, and beyond.

(Cranberry)

4.Soft Chocolate

I’m loving cozy, chocolate colored nails this season. The muted neutral isn’t too flashy, while still standing apart from your average nude. Milk chocolate manicures are universally flattering on any skin tone, and a tasteful (and tasty) way to transition into the cold winter months.

5.Cranberry

Cranberry is a fun and festive twist on a classic red manicure. The gorgeous color will add a touch of glamour to your look, and serve as a subtle compliment to all of the seasonal décor.

About As U Wish Nail Spa:

As “U” Wish Nail Spa is a cozy, luxurious and serene haven that caters to your every beauty care need. We are a 15-minute ride on the PATH from New York City and walking distance from the Hoboken train station. Come and escape the bustle of your 9-5 and relax on us as we deliver the ultimate spa experience. From the moment you step through our doors, you will be greeted by our friendly staff in a clean, odor free and welcoming environment, Recline in our plush, over-sized chairs and treat yourself to one of Skyy’s signature pedicures. We’re passionate about giving our clients the best and safest products available on the market, that’s why we offer Toluene and Formaldehyde-free Zoya Nail products and an all-natural tanning solution like Bronze Biological, for those clients who want to maintain their summer glow. To reduce the risk of bacterial infections, we utilize stainless steel bowls at all our pedicure stations. Our #1 goal has always been and continues to be providing exceptional customer service. Our comprehensive range of services include: Manicures, Pedicures, Eyelash Extensions, Waxing, Makeup/Air Brushing and Tanning. We offer a premium mobile service that we call “Beauty On The Move ” for those individuals, who desire to be pampered in the comforts of their homes and reside within a 50 mile radius of Hoboken, NJ.  Rub the bottle, make a wish and unleash the genie…

 

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Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25

Eyeshadows have ruled the makeup world for some time now. Everyone needs that perfect neutral shade for daily wear or that risqué color for a night out. If you are looking to try out some great new shades without breaking the bank, here are some of my favorite eyeshadow palettes under $25.

Morphe’s 9A Always Golden Eyeshadow Palette

These nine golden shades in the Morphe 9A Always Golden Eyeshadow Palette are sure to take you places, faux real. Crazy-creamy, powerfully pigmented, beyond-blendable eyeshadows perfect for some fun in the sun or some fake-it-til-you-make-it action. Choose your own color adventure. But one thing’s for sure; you’ll never run out of ways to turns heads.

Price: $12.00

Essence’s All About Toffee Eyeshadow Palette

This Gorgeous Essence All About Toffee Eyeshadow Palette has eight complementing, buildable colors and multiple finishes; satin, matte and metallic effects. It blends easily and the colors will stay on all day! Perfect palette for everyday wear.

Price: $5.49

Covergirl’s Goldens TruNaked Eyeshadow Palette

CoverGirl’s Goldens TruNaked Eye Shadow Palette has a stunning range of neutral shades for your perfect nude eye look. Richly pigmented shadows in golden, and in a range of colors and textures – from neutrals to Smokeys and shimmers to mattes.

Price: $5.99

Makeup Revolution’s Iconic 1 Redemption Eyeshadow Palette

Makeup Revolution’s Iconic 1 Redemption Eye Shadow Palette is a perfect mix of pearl, shimmer and matte shades. As comfortable and familiar as your favorite t-shirt, the bronzy tones of this palette will make you want to strip down and bare all (in the best way possible).

Price: $7.00

NYX’s Cosmic Metals Shadow Palette

Create a spectrum of out-of-this-world eye looks with the Cosmic Metals Shadow Palette – a new eyeshadow set inspired by NYX Professional Makeup Professional Makeup’s beloved Cosmic Metals Lip Cream. Powered by six pigment-packed eyeshadows, this gorgeous set loads your lids with rich, metallic color and incredible color payoff.
Price: $9.99

E.L.F.’s Online Only Need It Nude Eyeshadow Palette

Achieve beautifully natural eye looks with these perfectly curated 10 neutral eyeshadow shades in the e.l.f. Cosmetics Need It Nude Eyeshadow Palette. This collection of hues is ideal for shading, highlighting, and defining the eyes. These silky smooth shadows can be used as a liner, on the lid, and in the crease of the eye for an expertly contoured and blended look. Cruelty free and vegan.

Price: $10.00

Sleek Makeup’s Under A Spell Eyeshadow Palette

Create a variety of stunning looks with these 12 shades of mineral based, highly pigmented eyeshadow in the Sleek MakeUP Under A Spell Eyeshadow Palette.
Price: $12.99
BH Cosmetics Be… by BubzBeauty 12 Color Eyeshadow Palette
Known to her YouTube fans as BubzBeauty, Lindy Tsang hand-picked the must-have shades in her BH Cosmetics Be… by BubzBeauty 12 Color Eyeshadow Palette. Each shade offers day-to-night versatility – and emphasizes fans’ beauty, both inside and out.
Price: $14.50

Models Own’s Supernatural Eyeshadow Palette

Go to a parallel universe with this Models Own Supernatural Eyeshadow Palette. From dark secrets to sultry whispers, it’s totally bewitching. With the brush, apply metallic nudes, shimmer browns and rich golds for a look that’s out of this world.

Price: $17.99

 

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Black Girl Magic with ItCosmetics

Guest post by Shannon McNeal

it Cosmetics is living up to their hype! it Cosmetics is different from other brands because it makes sure their products don’t harm your skin. They also don’t harm animals! Yes, it Cosmetics is a cruelty-free beauty brand that works with plastic surgeons to benefit your skin.

I had the opportunity to try out many samples including Bye Bye Lines Foundation, Your Skin But Better CC+ Powder, Confidence in Your Glow 3-in-1 (bronzer, highlighter, and blush), and the Bye Bye Breakout Concealer.

With it Cosmetics’s Bye Bye Lines Foundation, you get 100% coverage with a little portion. When I used the foundation, it only took me three squirts to cover my entire face. Your face feels very light with the coverage as well. No cake-y feeling! This foundation is an invisible coverage promoting anti-aging, smooth-feeling skin.

After I used the foundation, I turned to the Your Skin But Better CC+ Powder as a finishing veil. With the 50+ SPF, it controls the look. By that, I mean there’s no oily finish when in hot, humid weather conditions.

The Confidence in Your Glow 3-in-1 is used for contouring your makeup layout. I tested the highlight on a relative’s skin as well as my own and there is no difference in clarity on both of our skin tones (I’m more on the darker side). Because of this, I can vouch for darker skin tones with it Cosmetics.

Anyway, darker skin-toned people tend not to use blush so this was also tested on my relative and it’s a perfect ratio of pink to red without looking like you just got done filming a movie scene!

Last, not least, the Bye Bye Breakout Concealer is for last minute use. When I realize I miss a spot on my face, this little tube comes a long way. The best part about this concealer is the fact that it targets oily/acne prone skin.

Throughout this whole process, my face never felt heavy or dirty. It will give you a professionally clean look. I recommend trying this beauty line. Your skin will thank you.

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IT Cosmetics Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Take the stress out of your holiday shopping, avoid the lines and endless searching for the right gifts! Let IT Cosmetics help you quickly cross off all the beautiful women on your gifting list with amazing online BLACK FRIDAY and CYBER MONDAY beauty deals! itcosmetics.com is your one-stop shop this holiday season!

 

Black Friday Weekend

Available 11/23/17 – 11/24/17 (11:59pm ET)

o    Promo Code: FRIDAY17

Available 11/25/17 – 11/26/17 (11:59pm ET)

  • Spend $25 and receive a Discover IT Kit – a travel size set of your favorite IT Cosmetics must-haves including Bye Under Eye, Brow Power, Superhero Mascara plus two bonus sample packets

o   Promo Code: FREEGIFT

Available 11/27/16 (11:59pm ET) for ONE DAY ONLY!!!

o   Promo Code: MONDAY20

Wait…there’s more!

 

Available 11/28/17 – 12/3/17 (11:59pm ET)

Enjoy free shipping all week-long! And every order includes an exclusive IT Girl Tote complete with free samples of your favorite IT Cosmetics products!

 

Happy shopping!

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Inspired Beauty

It is finally starting to feel like fall around New York City, and that can only mean one thing: Pumpkin spice everything! Yes—that includes your beauty routine! Try a PSL-inspired look using glimmering bronzers, warm-toned eyeshadow, orange-hued lipstick and more. Shop our favorites below!

 

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