DIY Patriotic Nail Art

DIY Patriotic Nail Art

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Happy 4th of July to our readers in the US! I’m celebrating our freedom from the British empire with the most American nails I could muster, the Salon Perfect Rocking the Red, White and Blue topcoats.

I especially love Liberty Bubbles (shown on the pinkies) but I got literal bubbles while trying to build up the coverage. But it’s so cute it’s totally worth trying again. Rockets Red Glare (the finger highest on the image) is way easier to use, and more sparkly too!

Did I mention these are less than 4 bucks a pop? That’s a cause for celebration.

Ok, time for some Leaguing…

Question of the Week: What was your first “signature scent’? Do you still wear it?

Answer: I wore Thierry Mugler Angel for many years in the 90s, and no, I don’t wear it anymore. I had a work friend hijack it from me and use so much of it on a daily basis that I had to switch scents. But I still like how it smells. It was the start of my gourmand obsession (it’s a vanilla and chocolate oriental, yum.)

Here’s what was up with the League this week.

My Beauty Bunny – In the mood for a bright and colorful summer palette that’s also cruelty free? The oh-so-pretty Pacifica Power of Love Coconut Infused Mineral Eye Shadow Palette is a must see! (And available at Target.)

My Newest Addiction – Need some fabulous new lippies? Laura shares with us a few of her new favorite things from Rouge Bunny Rouge and the Glassy Gloss shades she has are gorgeous.

Nouveau Cheap – G. finally (finally!) tried some ColourPop eyeshadows! Check out her in-depth review of the ColourPop + CoffeeBreakwithDani Metamorphosis Quad here.

Prime Beauty – takes the new Too Faced new Born This Way foundation for a spin. Does it live up to the hype?

Phyrra – gives you the deets on Strobing, makes recommendations based on skintone, and shows you how to do it! Hint, you already have the products in your makeup collection.

we heart this – drugstore body wash has brought their A game with this line’s new additions. Check them out!

Beautygeeks – Summer is (sort of) here, and suddenly we have frizz on the brain (almost literally). If your hair’s more Sideshow Bob than Gisele, you’ll want to try some or all of these products in this extra-strength frizz-fighting regimen.

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber is back from a lengthy medical leave, and she’d love to have a quick heart-to-heart with you before delving back into glorious beauty product reviews!

EauMG – You’ve heard of the “slow food” movement, but have you’ve heard of the “slow perfume” movement? Victoria reviews a small batch, limited edition perfume that is absolutely satsifying.

Glitter.Gloss.Garbage – Are you in love with stippling? Here are 5 brushes you need to improve your skills!

Gouldylox Reviews – I can’t be the only one dealing with a serious case of the feels this summer, right? Check out some of these colorful ways to cope with stress.

Love for Lacquer – What do you keep in your pool bag? Check out Jess’ essentials now!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

we heartsters – What was your first “signature scent’ and do you still wear it? Tell us in the comments!

stef

stef

Stef is a plethora of things. Amongst them: co-founder of we heart this, photographer, condiment connoisseur, Philly girl in the California desert, borderline hoarder and a hardcore beauty junkie. She also has a touch of wanderlust and, arguably, the cutest dog in the whole world...
skin tone: NC 25/30
skin type: oily with a fear of rosacea
favorite beauty product: high end skincare and lip products
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1 thought on “DIY Patriotic Nail Art”

  1. krista

    My first signature scent was Victoria’s Secret Peach Hyacinth. I wore it all through college and then they discontinued it. My husband was devastated–we started dating right before we went to colleges 3 hours away and were too poor for frequent phone calls or visits, so emails and frequent letters spritzed with our signature scents was pretty much it for us. I did manage to snag a bottle that I only use on special occasions–namely our anniversary. I will cry when it runs out. Victoria’s Secret needs to bring it back!!!!

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