Lipgloss Break: ann arbor
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Friday Favorites

This picture was taken while coming in for our landing in NYC. I was surprised at how good it came out. I seriously want to get this printed and framed. I was on my way to NY Fashion Week so I was a very happy camper. 


 Workout with Mike in Bryant Park. We did a HIIT workout and got some weird looks, but it was still a blast. 


 Phillip Limsanity! 3.1 Phillip Lim line at Target.com was a hit in my opinion. I scored most of the pieces I wanted (more pics to come). The large black tote that is pictures is my new work laptop bag. I get so many compliments on it!


Dinner with my team at Vellum in Ann Arbor. Hot new restaurant. I loved how they placed the veggies on my plate. All about the details!

Another team trip, but to shop! I purchased Sugar Paper journal from Rock Paper Scissors in Ann Arbor. It matches my new work bag :) I had no idea this store existed and now that I do, it could be dangerous! 

Please share your favorite things from this week in the comments! You can follow me on instagram.com/lipglossbreak to see more things I love :)


Beauty School Pedicures

spa ritualEven though the weather is turning colder, I'm still holding on to summer clothes and colors. Here's a nice summery color for nails, Spa Ritual in Last Tango. 

I picked this polish up when my friend and I got pedicures at the Douglas J Aveda Institute in Ann Arbor. I love going to the beauty school for pedicures. The way I look at it, I'm just helping a student get their hours to graduate!

In the express pedicure, they do the normal pedicure foot soak, nail polish removal, shaping, cuticle care, buffing, exfoliation and lotion massage.When I got in the chair the student gave me a neck pillow that smelled so good I've been on the hunt for the scent ever since. After polishing the student then has to have his/her instructor come over and check out their work.

In my experience, the students are usually a little nervous, but always very friendly and careful. And I feel like they pay special attention to detail because their instructor has to look over everything. The take a little bit longer than normal pedicures (I would block off at least 1.5 hours of time), but honestly, I don't care at all. To me, it's just extra time to relax! 

At the Aveda Institute it's $32 for an express pedicure, and you get to keep your polish. They use to have OPI but have since switched to SpaRitual, which I really like. They have a strict policy against no tipping, but this may not apply to all schools, so I would highly suggest asking when you book your appointment.

Have you ever went to a beauty school for a manicure, pedicure or hair service? If so, what did you think?