Category Archives: Beauty

P&G Beauty Collective

A Lacey Perspective: P&G Beauty Collective

I’m so excited to announce that I will be one of 11 bloggers across the country to join the P&G Beauty Collective, representing the DC area. Over the next eight months myself and ten other bloggers from across the country will  be testing products and serving up tips, tricks and more on our favorite P&G Beauty products. Follow my journey on InstagramFacebookTwitter & right here as I discover the best of the best with some help from P&G beauty products like:

 Aussie
Clairol
CoverGirl
Head & Shoulders
Herbal Essences
Olay
Pantene
Secret
Vidal Sassoon

Follow along with my fellow P&G Beauty Collective members:

Nany’s Klozet (Miami)
The Fashionista Next Door (Atlanta)
Pretty, Shiny, Sparkly (Houston)
Chronicles of Frivolity (Dallas)
Styled Snapshots (NYC)
Allie Wears (Boston)
M Loves M (LA)
 Just Add Glam (SF)
ChiCityFashion (Chicago)
Trend Hungry (Philly)

This post was sponsored by P&G. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep ALP’s doors open.

Jewel Tone Beauty

A Lacey Perspective: Jewel Tone Beauty

I could not be more in awe of the stunning jewel tone gowns that have been walking across the red carpet of the award shows this year. These dresses have been so incredible with their rich, deep colors on the freshly tanned movie stars and I can’t help but be inspired (and wishing it was warmer in DC).

One jewel tone ensemble that caught my eye was surprisingly not an item of clothing or a piece of jewelry but a beauty look. Kaley Cuoco’s green smoky eye stood out amongst the other famous faces, and I have been playing around with the look for myself ever since. As a brown-eyed gal I did a similar feel but with shades of purple (the suggested color for brown eyes), but the gorgeous newlywed’s green eyes were a perfect match to her unexpected eye shadow choice.

Below is how to create Kaley’s unique look for less…

Green Eyeshadow
Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition “Jewel of an Eye” Eye Couture ($19.99)

Olive Eyeliner
Sonia Kashuk Eye Definer in Olive Suede ($5.99)

Strong Brow
Maybelline Define-A-Brow Eyebrow Pencil ($4.99)

Dewey Cheeks
Maybelline Face Studio Master Glaze in Just Pinched ($7.99)

Bold Lashes
Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies ($6.99)

Dusty Pink Lip
Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in Cruise Collection ($7.59)

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