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Total Beauty Post - Gorgeous Eye Makeup for the Holidays
Gorgeous Eye Makeup Looks for Your Holiday Parties

Got an office holiday party or a coffee date with your crush? These new looks are perfect for every occasion

Gorgeous Eye Makeup Looks for Your Holiday Parties

This is a eye makeup article

Just because your makeup is "office appropriate" doesn't mean it has to be boring. Whatever the festive occasion, we've got new, stunning looks that are sure to snag you the attention you deserve.

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Today is Free Shipping Day! For a lot of retailers, it's the last day you can order items with regular shipping to get here by Christmas Eve. Check out for all participating stores!

China Glaze Colours from the Capital

Here are swatches from China Glaze's "Color From the Capital" collection inspired by The Hunger Games. If you haven't read this series yet, I highly recommend it! It's a great item to add to your holiday wish list and an entertaining holiday vacation read. First movie based on the first book comes out in March! Check out the trailer.

Giveaway Break - Hard Candy Lipgloss Ring Set

The perfect stocking stuff this holiday season: Hard Candy has 5 piece lipgloss ring sets. They are only $5 at Walmart stores. They have a slight sheen to them with sparkles. Peppermint, grape, strawberry, cherry and vanilla flavors that you can definitely taste and smell once applied. They are fun for all ages. Younger girls will love to wear them and girls my age will love to have one in every purse they own! These are fun conversation pieces!


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This giveaway is open to US residents only. The contest will end on Sunday, January 15th. I will randomly select one winner and announce them onLipgloss Break, so keep checking to see if you're a winner - Good Luck!

Holiday Party Prep Tips

'Tis the season of shopping, eating parties! Here are some holiday prep tips for two extreme parties, 'ugly sweater' and 'work party.'

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party
Please let your sweater be the only ugly thing you are wearing! Try out Jessica Cosmetic's Shine On nail set to match your loud obnoxious sweater (these also make fun stocking stuffers and hostess gifts!). Here's a swatch of Superstar, a golden shimmer.

Hard Candy has a limited edition set of $1 glitter nail polishes that come with huge, over the top rings that will probably match your sweater to a tee. Also, you can sport one (or 2 or 3!) of their lipgloss rings which are sure to be a conversation piece. Here's an idea: wear all 5 rings ($5 for 5 piece set) and give them away to friends throughout the night :)

Formal Work Holiday Party
Make your appointments! If you plan on getting your hair, makeup or nails done, make your appointment early! I'm a huge fan of getting my makeup done at MAC. You can book an appointment at a MAC counter or store. You have to commit to spending at least $50 in MAC products in order to get your makeup done, but that's pretty easy to do.

For your nails, try out Shellac! There's nothing worse then having your hair, makeup, nails done, new dress on, on your way to your party, and you chip a nail. Try out Shellac so you don't have to worry about messing your nails up for the party, and since it lasts 10-14 days, depending on when you get them done, your manicure can last throughout the holidays!
Check out Goody Glam line of hair accessories to dress up your look. These super sparkly headbands come in a ton of colors are affordable. You can find them at your local Walmart store.

And most important tip of all...have fun!

And the Winners Are....

Make-up Matte - shopmark01
Minus417 nail care kit - whirlygirly77
Head to Toe Beauty - sahairah

ONE Bath & Body Launches at Ulta

ONE will be offering their unique eco-friendly products at ULTA Beauty stores now! To celebrate, customers will receive free music downloads from five up and coming artists. These up-and-coming artists - including Erika Jayne, The M.I.D.S and Tori Kelly - will each contribute 2,000 music downloads as a free giveaway to serve as a thank you to loyal users.

Just log onto and click the "ONE Artist of the Month" tab to check out the artists and their musical offerings! Housed in eco-conscious, recyclable packaging, ONE's luxurious essentials let you look and feel good.

Beauty Sales

Tarte Cosmetics Friends & Family sale - 30% off and free shipping $40+. Use code FFDEC, valid through December 12th.

HUGE Philosophy sale, bubble bath, lip glosses, Amazing Grace, Eye Hope and more!
MOR Cosmetics soaps

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CND Shellac Hollywood

Here's a swatch of CND Shellac in Hollywood. Similar to Wildfire, but with a shimmer. In some lights, the shimmery gold undertone made the color look a little red-orange. It's a beautiful color for holiday festivities.

Total Beauty Post - Best Highlights for your Hair Color
Best Highlights for Your Specific Hair Color

Find out which shades complement your hair color best

Best Highlights for Your Specific Hair Color

This is a hair color article

How do you know which highlights will match your hair color? What's the difference between highlights and lowlights? We answer all of your coloring questions here and tell you exactly which shades suit your hair color best.

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