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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Lux For Less: Aminah Abdul Jillil Bow Pump

Lux For Less: Aminah Abdul Jillil Bow Pump

Hello my beautiful PL's! This pump has to be my new favorite. It screams classy and lux! If you are not familiar with this pump then I hope you fall in love with it too! This pump can be worn with anything! (YES I SAID IT) It will look great with a skater skirt, midi skirt, jeans, leggings, and of course a cute dress! You can also wear this pump out to dinner, at work, or just looking Lux out shopping! The original Aminah Abdul Jillil Bow Pump will cost you $215.00!! No worries I have found it for $39.95!! I hope you enjoy this Lux for Less!! XOXO


Aminah Abdul Jillil $215.00
Photo Credit: Pinterest





Lux for Less: Hadley $39.95

Photo Credit: JustFab

The Lux for Less pump also comes in red. The heel is approx. 4". I think this will be the perfect addition to your shoe collection! 

Item Info:
Hadley Bow Pump- HERE




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I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other looks you would like for me to find the Lux for Less! 






Monday, October 20, 2014

Fashion: Favorite Fall Tall & OTK Boots

Fashion: Favorite Fall Tall & OTK Boots

Hi my beautiful PL's!! This post is all about my favorite Fall tall and OTK (over the knee) boots! I love boots as much as I love heels!! These styles are so Lux and are going to take over this Fall and Winter season! I will be adding a post later styling these boots with Fall and Winter outfits! So stay tuned for that post! Boots prices range from $39-$55.90! I will include where to purchase each boot and why I love each style below. I hope you enjoy and love my favorites! XOXO

Photo credit: Gojane
My first pair is inspired by the Tom Ford laced OTK boot! These are only $55.90 compared to $2750!

Photo Credit: Gojane
The fringe and color give this boot so much Lux and can be worn with anything! I love love everything about this boot! It is definitely a must have for this Fall and Winter Season! 

Photo Credit: LolaShoetique
Wine is such a beautiful color to wear in the Fall/Winter season, match it with skater skirts in cream, black or floral! This pair is very similar to the Tory Burch tall boots but for 1/4th of the price! 

Photo credit: JustFab
I love this pair because it is so different. I love the lacing up detail and the heel height. I think these will be so cute with leggings and an oversize sweater! 

Photo credit: JustFab
Just perfect! Definitely a must have for this Fall/Winter Season! This boot also comes in black and grey. Wear this with anything and sure to make a statement! So elegant yet lux looking! 


Photo credit: JustFab
I chose to include both colors because they are just the perfect OTK riding boot! The details of the buckles and studs are in the right places. Wear this boot casual or dress it up! These are so comfortable and chic! If you are looking for a low heel boot than this is the pair! Look no further! 
Photo credit: JustFab
I know this is not really a warm friendly boot but OMG its so Lux looking I had to include it in my Favorite Fall Tall & OTK Boots collection! This will be perfect to wear right before it gets freezing or before the snow! This boot keeps its structure and will turn heads where ever you chose to wear it out! 


Items:
All The Way Thigh-High Lace-Up Boots: HERE
Fringe Benefits Heeled Boots: HERE
Leona-Wine: HERE
The others can be found: HERE



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I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other looks you would like for me to find the Lux for Less! 











Nails: French and Moon w/ Bling

Nails: French and Moon w/ Bling

Hello love muffins! During the Fall and Winter time everyone wants to rock dark nail colors. I think a white nail is always Lux looking and can be worn year round. The nail tutorial I created can be worn by everyone! Of course I included the tone down version. This nail look will only take you about 30 minutes. And that is including applying the rhinestones! The nail polish used is L.A. Colors Energy Source. The price is $1.49 (awesome right?!), the polish is not super watery like most inexpensive nail polishes. I have included where to purchase if you are unable to find it in your local dollar store! I hope you enjoy! Please upload your recreations to PinkLuxuriousPL Facebook page! XOXO

To get this look just keep scrolling! 


These are the essentials needed for this manicure! 


1. File nails to desired shape and size.

2. Apply favorite Base Coat.

3. Apply french tip strips across the middle of each nail.

4. Apply two coats of L.A. Colors Energy Source nail polish evenly over nail. 

5. Slowly remove the french nail strips. 
You can leave it like this and just apply a top coat or continue for finished look. 

video
Apply rhinestones. 


Finished Look! 


Items used:
L.A. Colors-Energy Source- HERE





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Friday, October 17, 2014

Lux for Less: Gold, Lace and Ruffles

Lux for Less: Gold, Lace and Ruffles

Hello my beautiful PL's!! I hope everyone is having a great October! Gold, Lace and Ruffles create the perfect classy and chic women! I have recreated another Fall Balmain runway look! If you have not noticed Balmain is one of my favorite collections. It is all about mixing textures and styles that fit so perfectly together. The look was originally all white....but I recreated it in all black for our Lux for Less. (Who follows fashion rules? lol) The looks will cost you less than $115.00!! Enjoy love muffins! XOXO

Photo Credit: Balmain 



Lux for less recreation: Less than $115.00



This outfit will be perfect for a night out or dinner date. Throw on a blazer to transform it into a wear to work outfit. The mermaid ruffle skirt is so perfect, it can be worn high waisted (for my short ladies) or at the hip (for my tall ladies). You want it to hit right at the knee. This skirt is so versatile, wear it with booties (as shown) or wear it with heels. The gold chain belt gives the waist just a touch of color to separate the textures of lace and cotton also while giving you a waist line. I love the gold double ball stud earrings and cuff which are the perfect accent pieces in this outfit. I hope you love my recreation of the runway look! XOXO

Items:
Mermaid ruffle skirt- HERE
Lace top-HERE
Chain belt-HERE
Double ball stud earrings-HERE
Gold cuff bracelet-HERE
Caged booties-HERE


You will be able to purchase all products listed above by clicking the word(s) highlighted. This will take you to another web page. 

  
I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other looks you would like for me to find the Lux for Less! 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Fall Studded Manicure

Fall Studded Manicure

Hello love muffins! I have created a studded nail tutorial that I think will be great to rock for the Fall season! I have given the option to either rock one nail or all nails studded. This tutorial looks very hard but its super easy to recreate (I promise)! It may be a little time consuming if this is your first time using nail glue and studs! But practice makes perfect! The look was achieved using Wet & Wild Haze of Love (215B), which will cost you $2.29. The color is a mixture of blood red and dark purple. Perfect for Fall! The studs and nail glue were purchased from ebay and were both under $1!! (FYI: I get all of my nail art tools/supplies from ebay.) I hope you all enjoy the tutorial! Please post your recreations. XOXO


To get this nail look just keep scrolling! 



These are the essentials for this manicure!

Start with clean nails. File to desired length and shape. (Don't forget to push back those cuticles)

Apply your favorite base coat.

Using Wet & Wild Haze of Love polish two coats on each nail.

After two coats

Essentials needed to put/keep the studs on the nail.
Use glue and the dot tool to place the studs in place on the nail. 
(Stud spin wheel, brush glue, and dot tool can be found on ebay)

Once studs have been placed on the nail you can leave it like this for a casual look. Or you can add studs on all four fingers to look Lux! (As shown in the beginning) Let studs dry on nail. Add top coat and you are finished! 


Items Used
Wet & Wild Haze of Love 215B- HERE


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I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other looks you would like for me to recreate the Lux for Less! 


Friday, October 10, 2014

Keeping Teeth Healthy with Braces

Keeping Teeth Healthy with Braces

Hello my beautiful PL's!! We are not all fortunate enough to be born with perfect teeth! No worries Orthodontist are her to make your smile perfect! There are many ways to straighten your teeth, braces are the most common and affordable! The steps below will keep your teeth healthy and prevent those horrible white stain on your teeth when your braces are removed! The total of maintaining your healthy teeth while wearing braces will cost you less than $60. All product information will be listed below. Enjoy! XOXO
 (Prices may vary depending on what products you use. Remember these are very effective if you are on a budget.) 


The most important thing you will need once you get or if you already have braces is a electronic tooth brush. I find the electronic version of the tooth brush to be more precise getting in between the wires and brackets. 

After brushing your teeth these small christmas tree like brushes are perfect to get directly in those small spaces or gaps the tooth brush may not reach. These come in different widths depending on how wide your gaps or spaces are in your mouth. (Put a little mouth wash on them to give a deep clean.)
This is the best mouth wash to use to prevent white stains while wearing your braces. It does not leave a weird taste in your mouth or leave mouth wash build up like others that are not for braces. 

This should be kept in your purse or your wallet at all times. Since your teeth are getting closer together floss will be your best friend and will help to prevent plaque build up around the bottom of your teeth. Flossing everyday (or 3 or 4 times a day) will keep your gums healthy and also prevent gingivitis.

Having an electronic flosser will also be very useful if you cannot get in the back of your mouth with the conventional floss. Water electric flossers are also available. They are more expensive. 


Items Discussed:
Electric Tooth Brush- HERE
Ortho Mouth Wash- HERE
Den Tech Brushes- HERE
Crest Glide Floss- HERE
Electric Flosser- HERE

You will be able to purchase all products listed above by clicking the word(s) highlighted. This will take you to another webpage. 

  
I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other looks you would like for me to find the Lux for Less! 



Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Lux for Less: Balmain

Lux for Less: Balmain

Hello my beautiful PL’s!! I really wanted to create a look that everyone can rock and feel amazing in but not break the bank! This recreation was inspired by the beautiful 2014 Fall Balmain runway look below. I think this look is so chic and perfect for work to a night out! Rock a sleek ponytail and black shades for that perfect Lux look! 


The original look will run you over $20,000!!!

My recreation of the look!
Lux for Less recreation will run you $160.00!!!

I made the look wearable for everyone! A black faux leather jacket is a must have for the Fall season! It can be worn casual or dressed up as shown above. The peplum belt will give shape to your body and can also be used with other bodycon skirts, dresses or shirts! I added an orange version of the Balmain necklace and bracelet just to give a pop of color to the outfit. I hope you all like my recreation of the runway look! XOXO

Items:
Black faux leather biker jacket- HERE
Leopard skirt-HERE
Black faux leather peplum belt-HERE
Shoes- HERE
                                                            Necklace-HERE *also comes with earrings not shown in picture above
Bracelet-HERE
*Both necklace and bracelet come in black like worn on the model*

You will be able to purchase all products listed above by clicking the word(s) highlighted. This will take you to another webpage. 

  
I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other looks you would like for me to find the Lux for Less! 


Monday, October 6, 2014

Gold Tip Half Moon Mani

Gold Tip Half Moon Mani

Hello love muffins! I have recreated the Butter London look that was rocked on the runway! This nail tutorial is quick and easy! Butter London nail polishes will cost you $15. This look was created using Wet n Wild nail polish which will cost you $1.99. I hope you enjoy the tutorial!!

To get this look just keep scrolling!!


These are the essentials to start your manicure!

Start with clean nails. File to desired length and shape. (Don't forget to push back those cuticles)

Apply your favorite base coat! 

Apply french nail stickers to get that perfect tip and half moon!

Using Wet n Wild The Gold & the Beautiful -223C polish 2 or 3 coats depending on how gold you want your nails. 

Before

After-Apply top coat

Items used:
The Gold & the Beautiful -223C- HERE

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I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other looks you would like for me to recreate the Lux for Less! 





Friday, October 3, 2014

Lux for Less: Giuseppe Zanotti

Lux for Less: Giuseppe Zanotti

First, I love Giuseppe shoes!! So I am very excited to share this pair of shoes and website with you!! For all the shoe lovers I have found a dupe for the Fall Giuseppe Leopard/Blue Tip pointed toe high heel bootie!! The original shoe will run you around $1,350!! Yes, they make beautiful shoes but everyone cannot afford that price for one pair of shoes! No worries I have found a similar pair for only $45.95! Yes you read that right less than $50.00! I was so excited when I saw the shoes I had to share them with my beautiful PL's! All purchasing information is below.
$1,350.00

or

$45.95

The shoe trend and colors are on point. The cobalt blue on the toe gives just enough color block not to over power the leopard base! Unlike other booties this shoe has individual straps to secure the ankle! The heel is only 4" on both pairs of shoes. 

Lux for Less:
Leopard/cobalt blue Bootie- HERE



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I hope you enjoyed the post! Please comment below any other shoes you would like for me to find the Lux for Less! 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Healthy Hair Practices and Products!

Healthy Hair Practices and Products!

Hello my beautiful PL's!!! There are so many practices and products to use to get beautiful long healthy hair! The products that are shown below are what work for my hair type! My hair is thick and wavy/curly. Keeping it moisturized is very important, it also prevents the hair from breaking off. With having long hair a lot of times a section may get neglected, so make sure to divide the hair in about 6 sections so the product can really penetrate into the hair and scalp. Make sure to get the dead ends cut off so new healthy hair can grow!! (Very important) There are two routines used by me to practice healthy hair. If you can do this every 2 weeks or even monthly than you can too have beautiful long healthy hair! 

1st Routine
This routine should be done every 3-4 days! 
1. First use a clarifying shampoo (here) if you have product build up!
2. Use a moisturizing shampoo (here) after the clarifying shampoo to put moisture back into the hair and scalp.
3. After hair is completed washed then use a deep conditioner to lock moisture into the hair!! I usually do this out of the shower because I place a shower cap over the hair and wait about 10-15 minutes!! There are several deep conditioners I use but for this routine I like to use the Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Renewing Treatment (here).
4. Once deep conditioner is rinsed out of the hair I use Cantu curly hair moisturizer (here) and Organix moroccan argan oil (here).
5. Flip your hair over and put argan oil on the ends of your fingers and massage your scalp. I usually do this for about 3-5 minutes. You may ask WHY flip your hair!? This is done so your hair follicles can heat up and really absorb the oils in your scalp. This promotes hair growth and healthy hair.
6. Style as desired. Personally I recommend to let the hair air dry. Try to stay away from HEAT as much as you can! IF you must use heat, spray a heat protector (here) on the hair!!

2nd Routine
This routine should be done every two weeks or monthly!
1. On dry hair apply a hot oil treatment. (Test on arm to make sure it is not too hot) My current favorite at home (here) can be found at your local Walmart or Ulta beauty store. Yes divide hair into 6 sections again! If you have thin hair then you can divide into 4 sections! Cover with shower cap.
(Applying a warm towel or sitting under a dryer is optional!) Let sit on hair for about 30 minutes! (5 minutes like the box says does nothing for my hair)
2. Rinse out hot oil treatment. Apply a hair mask or deep conditioner. Favorite hair masks are Macadamia Deep Repair Masque (here) and Organix Hydrating Macadamia Oil Treatment (here).
3. Apply an oil to your hair using number 5 method above!
Let hair air dry! Hair will be so soft, shiny, healthy, and manageable!!!

ALL products listed above are below $10 (except the Macadamia hair mask, sorry its just that awesome and soooo worth it!) and works perfect for my hair!!

If you want my DIY hair mask let me know in the Comments below!! I hope you enjoyed the post my beautiful PL's!!

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