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Monday, November 24, 2014

Having and Clearing up KP-Chicken Skin

Having and Clearing up KP-Chicken Skin


Happy Monday my beautiful PL's. Having KP (Keratosis Pilaris) is something most women don't want to talk about or misdiagnose. When I first started to see the reddish and white bumps I thought I had eczema on my arms. I went out and got treatment for eczema and that only made the redness and bumps worse. At this point I determined it was time to see a doctor. I went to my doctor and he told me it was KP. Below I have shared some knowledge and home remedies that have worked miracles for me! Consult with a doctor before the use of any of the ingredients, just in case you are allergic. 



What is KP?

KP is a harmless skin condition common on women from their teen years to around 30. KP can cause small hard bumps that may make your skin feel like sandpaper. The bumps can be red or white. They can appear on your upper arms, thighs, buttocks, or face causing redness, itchiness and swelling.


Keeping KP Comfortable!
  1. Don't scratch, pick, or roughly rub your bumps. 
  2. When showering or bathing use warm water NOT hot water. This sucks out the moisture in your skin. 
  3. Use soaps that have added oils and moisturizing ingredients. 
  4. Use thick moisturizers on the skin. 
  5. Exfoliate the area 3-5 times a week. 
  6. Make sure none of your products have silica acid or alcohol as an ingredient.
  7. In the winter months use a humidifier to keep moisture in your residence.  
These small tips can keep your skin comfortable and prevent from itching. 

Over the Counter Products!

If you chose to purchase any over the counter medicated lotions and exfoliates I recommend the products below. 
Glytone is my favorite of the two. Results where shown within a week of using, skin was smooth and felt moisturized. You can find this product at your Dermatologist office ($58) or Amazon (cheaper) for $42.21. First, wash area with the exfoliating body wash. Second, apply lotion evenly to KP area. Your skin will feel AMAZING. 


These are great products don't get me wrong but the price is very steep! These two products together will cost you about $130. KP duty will make your skin soft and your KP will clear up in the area treated. 

 Home Remedies!

If you have time and would like to see your KP clear up the natural way I recommend using the home remedy below. Personally, this is a miracle mixture and has worked 10x better than the medicated products above. Don't expect your KP to clear up overnight. You need to apply daily. If you have very sensitive skin some ingredients may irritate the applied area. Please consult with a physician before using this remedy. 

You will need the following:
2 tsp- Lemon juice
1 tbsp- Honey
1 tbsp- Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tbsp- Coconut Oil
(Add brown sugar to make mixture an exfoliate.)

1. Mix all ingredients together. 
2. Apply to area after you have exfoliated. 
3. Rub into skin.
4. Enjoy soft skin. XOXO

Products:
Glytone KP Kit- HERE
Dermadoctor KP Duty- HERE & 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! 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Lux for Less: Celeb Inspired Outfit

Lux for Less: Celeb Inspired Outfit

Good morning my beautiful PL's! I have created a look inspired by the beautiful Angela Simmons. She is always rocking something new and lux! Her style is unique and chic! You may see her wearing Jordan's or Christian Louboutin's, either way she looks fab! All details about the recreation will be listed below. Enjoy loves! If you would like me to do more celebrity looks please let me know below in the comment section! XOXO


She wore bright colors perfectly in the Fall. I am in love with the bright yellow moto jacket and coral heels! This look is so lux and chic! This outfit is perfect for going out, dinner, or a meeting! Wear your hair down and winged liner and you are ready to go! 

 Recreation. 


Items:
H&M Pants- HERE
Choies Jacket- HERE
Lolashoetique Heels- HERE
Choies Top- HERE
Forever21 Earrings- HERE
Forever21 Necklace- HERE
Wet n Wild-Birthday Suit-Lip Stick- 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! 


Monday, November 17, 2014

Fashion: Must Have Fall Accessories!

Fashion: Must Have Fall Accessories!


Hello Love Muffins! Below I have shared my Must Have Fall Accessories! These items are the first things I grab to complete my outfit! Each piece will definitely make any outfit Lux! I will include where to pick up each item below! Enjoy! XOXO



#1. Throw on  the Faux Fur Stole to make any jacket, blazer or shirt glam! (compare to Adrienne Landau for $395) 
#2. The printed gloves will keep your hands warm and cute at the same time! (compare to Ralph Lauren $42)
#3. I love to wear the over sized (or small) hair bow behind my bun, makes your bun look so chic and dainty. (Available in different colors.)
#4. Printed stockings are a cute and warm way to dress up any skirt or dress outfit. Wear with tall or ankle boots to show the design. Go for a lace or rose print instead of the traditional polka dot. 
#5. Warm Fuzzy socks are the best! I love to wear them around the house while watching T.V. and sipping on hot cocoa. (Don't forget marshmallows)
#6. The gold head band will be great for the holidays or just to add a pop of glam to a t-shirt and jeans outfit. 
#7. Plaid is back and taking over this Fall season. If you don't want to go overboard add the scarf and you are runway ready! Soft, warm and cozy is always in style. (Compare to Burberry scarf for $185)
#8. The wool hat is my favorite must have fall accessory! Wear it with any piece of clothing and your outfit goes from regular to Lux! (compare to Rag and Bone $261)

Items:
Faux Fur Stole- HERE
Hounds tooth Faux Leather Gloves- HERE
Hair Bow- HERE
Printed Tights- HERE
Fuzzy Socks- HERE
Headband- HERE
Plaid Scarf- HERE
Wool Hat- 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! 




Friday, November 14, 2014

Fashion: Thanksgiving Outfits

Fashion: Thanksgiving Outfits

Hello my beautiful PL's! Its officially the holiday season and I am so excited!!! It is time to be thankful and share joy with others! We should be thankful and joyful throughout the year but it is something about this time of the year that brings out the best in people. Since it is the holiday season we are all trying to look our best! I have put together two great Lux for Less looks for you to wear to Thanksgiving dinner! I will include where to purchase all items at the bottom! Make sure to share and subscribe for blog updates. Enjoy!!!



Wearing your hair in a bun will really show off the jeweled collar and statement necklace below. (Don't want hair getting stuck) 



Outfits:
The Chic Diva
Dress-HERE
Blazer-HERE
Bracelet-HERE
Ankle Boots-HERE
Lip Color-HERE

The Dainty Princess:
Top-HERE
Skirt-HERE
Necklace-HERE
Bracelet-HERE
Shoes-HERE
Lip Color-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! 


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Beauty: WetnWild STEAL the LOOK App

Beauty: WetnWild STEAL the LOOK App

Hello my beautiful ladies and gents! Wet n Wild was the first make-up brand used by myself to create looks I saw in magazines or on celebrities. If you are looking for great quality make-up for a great price then this is the perfect brand for you! Wet n Wild is great for starter MUAs or ladies wanting to create fun looks without breaking the bank! I have to share with you this amazing NEW app created by Wet N Wild called Steal the Look. (Find in the apple or play store) The app is super easy to use. All you need is the look you want to recreate, a cell phone with a camera, and the app downloaded. The picture can be from a magazine or from your phone gallery. This app will help recreate every look that you pick. Once you take the picture, you can make the colors darker or lighter just in case you don't like it for your skin color. My favorite products to use for the recreations are the trio eye shadows, mega slick balm stains, and mega shield lip sticks. I hope you enjoy the tutorial showing how I use the Steal the Look app. XOXO
Open the app on your phone. Choose where you would like to Steal the Look, Camera or Camera Roll. This picture can be in a magazine or in your phone. Once you have recreated looks then you can choose Looks or Shop.
In this tutorial we will be choosing a picture from the Camera Roll (Gallery). 

We will be recreating Nicki Minaj look she recently wore while hosting MTV EMAs. 
Step 1. Lips
Tap the lips to chose the shade.

Step 2. Upper Lid
Tap the eyelid to chose the color. 
(Tap in different areas if you want a different color.)

Step 3. Lid Crease
Make sure to zoom in to chose the correct lid color. Once you are satisfied click the Next button. 

Once you have determined that you like the colors. Click Next.

Select your skin tone. 

Once it loads the colors from the Wet n Wild collection you will be able to see the products available to recreate the look chosen. 

 You have the option to Shop the products listed. Share with your friends on your social media sites or Save for later. You are all done. Enjoy your look for less using Wet n Wild Steal the Look app!














Monday, November 10, 2014

Beauty: Favorite Fall & Winter Fragrances

Beauty: Favorite Fall & Winter Fragrances

Hi love muffins! Having a great fragrance is like having a great make-up foundation. A fragrance can either make you appealing or can keep people away. The fragrances listed below are my favorite Fall and Winter scents. They work great with my natural body oils. Your body has its own unique oils that are naturally produced so when you add a fragrance it may smell different on you than on the next person. (Please do not over use.) The packaging for each bottle is so cute, unique, dainty, and chic! The fragrances are a little pricey but different size bottles are available for a cheaper price. I hope you enjoy my favorites! XOXO











ITEMS:
Vince Camuto- HERE
Versace- HERE
Juicy Couture-HERE
Jimmy Choo-HERE
Rihanna-HERE
Marc Jacobs-HERE
Victoria Secret-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! 




Friday, November 7, 2014

Beauty: Keeping Skin Healthy During the Cold Months

Beauty: Keeping Skin Healthy During the Cold Months

Hello again love muffins! I thought since it is finally getting cold I would share how to keep your skin soft and moisturized during the Fall and Winter. During this time of the year your skin is in shock and is ready to breakout and bump up! We all hate those zits and the redness that occurs around this time of the year. The two mask discussed are only $3.99 and can be found at Ulta Beauty Store! I reach for both of these mask every week to refresh my skin and to keep it healthy. Especially after a week of wearing makeup and being out in the weather. I hope these help your skin PL's! Enjoy! XOXO

My favorite affordable facial mask is the Charcoal & Black Sugar polishing mask made by Freeman. This Charcoal and Black Sugar mask is perfect for your skin in the Fall and Winter months. If you are having breakouts because of the change of weather I advise you to go out and get this mask right now! When you apply the mask to your face the charcoal will absorb all the dirt and oil left in your skin from makeup or even after you have washed it. The charcoal will not dry out the skin, so this product is great for all of my dry skin PL’s. The black sugar helps exfoliate built up dull skin that can cause breakouts. When you wash it off of your face your skin will be soft and visibly clearer. This mask is perfect for all skin types! The key to having flawless make up is having great skin! Be comfortable in YOUR skin FIRST! 

The Cucumber peel off mask is my go to mask to help refresh my skin after working out or when my skin is feeling really dry. I have to admit it was a bit weird and cool the first time I used this mask. The main reason it was weird because it peeled off like when your have glue on your hand. However, it was cool because you see all the impurities sitting on your face when you peel it off. The cucumber and aloe soothes the skin and moisturizes. I think this product will be great for all skin types. Furthermore, I do recommend letting it dry on your face for about 15-20 minutes. The directions say 5-10 minutes but mine never completely dried in that time frame.



ITEMS:
Charcoal & Black Sugar Mask- HERE
Cucumber Mask- 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! 




Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Lux for Less: Favorite Make-up Brushes

Lux for Less: Favorite Make-up Brushes

Hello love muffins! I think what you apply your make-up with is as important as what kind of make-up you use! The brushes listed below are my go to essentials that I find myself using over and over again. To have a beat look you do not need expensive brushes! My first set of brushes came from ELF cosmetics and even today I use ELF brushes. However, ELF is not the only website with affordable brushes. Morphe has become my new favorite store to purchase make-up brushes. The prices of their brushes will usually cost from $1-$20 depending on the name of the collection. My favorite collections are Studio, Studio Pro, Duo Fiber, and MB Black. I have included my favorite brushes from those collections below! Don't worry I will include where to purchase them all and the brush number! Enjoy PL's!! XOXO

EYES:
M330-Blending Crease- HERE 
To create a cut crease and give definition to a smokey eye this will be a great blending brush. Make sure to blend upward when creating a cut crease!  

M404-Small Duo Foundation-HERE
This duo fiber brush is awesome for buffing and blending in your concealer under the eye.  


MB23-Round Blender- HERE
I don’t know how many great things I can say about this brush! If you are going to buy any brush out of these favorites listed this is the brush to buy!! Perfect for any eye shape or size and makes blending a breeze.    

MB13-Deluxe Blending Fluff- HERE

MB32-Detail Angle Liner- HERE
This one brush can be used for so much more than eye liner. Use it to correct your lipstick with concealer, apply eye brow highlight, dip in makeup remover to clean up eye shadow to give that perfect V!

Small stipple brush-HERE
The small stipple brush is great for applying eyeshadow primer to the lid and to apply setting powder to the lips to create a long lasting matte lipstick. 


M218-Blending Fluff- HERE

C eyeshadow brush-HERE
When packing on eye shadow this is the first brush I reach for and with the price of only $3 you can buy multiple! The round shape perfectly applies the eye shadow, pigment or glitter in the correct spot. 

FACE:
MB33-Jumbo Fan-HERE
This a great tool to use for high lighting the check bones and the collar bones to give a radiant glow! The bristles are very soft and dust the product very well on designated area. 


Complexion Brush-HERE
 My favorite affordable all over face brush is the Complexion Brush from ELF. I have used it for applying blush, blending, and applying translucent powder to set all the makeup applied to the face.

Angled blush brush-HERE
Angled blush brush great for sculpting those perfect cheek bones. Also, great to blend contour if you do not have the other brushes listed above. 

Powder brush-HERE
If you choose to just apply powder to even out your skin tone this brush buffs the powder beautifully on the face. 

F80-Flat Kabuki- HERE
Use for buffing in your foundation to create a flawless application. This brush will cost you $24 but if you are going to buy a high end brush then this should be the only one!
Blush brush-HERE
Great for applying contour around the face and neck. Also, can use for applying blush to the cheeks. I prefer the angled blush brush. 

CONTOUR:
Contour brush-HERE
This brush is perfect to buff out the line when contouring your nose. It is perfect for getting right around the hollows of your eye and around the tip of your nose.  


M460 Flat Contour-HERE
This flat contouring brush is perfect and will make your contouring process so easy and your contour will look flawless! I mean you literally come out with the perfect contour every time! This brush is a great dupe for the Nars contouring flat brush. 


M149-Small Round Contour- HERE
This is great for giving a precise line when contouring the nose and hollows of your cheeks. If you want to do a round contour like Khloe Kardashian then this is a great tool to use. 



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! 







Monday, November 3, 2014

Lux for Less: OTK Boots Look Book

Lux for Less: OTK Boots Look Book

Hello love muffins!!! I hope everyone had a great Halloween and looked fabulous or scary! So sorry for taking a long time but I wanted every outfit to be perfect and lux for less! As promised I have created a Fall look book featuring OTK boots! This look book is perfect for those who do not know how to rock OTK boots or just want some fresh ideas! All the looks are less than $150!! (YES including the boots) I hope you all enjoy the fashion look book! Of course I will list where to purchase all items shown!(below the picture) Enjoy! Don't forget to subscribe so you can receive an update every time PinkLux uploads a new post!! Thanks

 
 Jacket-HERE
Top-HERE
Pants-HERE
Quilted Gloves-HERE
Quilted Inspired Bag-HERE
Boots-HERE

 Jacket-HERE
Top-HERE
Skirt-HERE
Necklace-HERE, Watch-HERE
Boots-HERE

Dress-HERE
Scarf-HERE
Rings-HERE, HERE, HERE
Boots-HERE

Cardigan-HERE
Shirt-HERE
Jeans-HERE
Hat-HERE, Sun glasses-HERE
Boots-HERE

Dress-HERE
Purse-HERE
Necklace-HERE, Ring-HERE
Boots-HERE

Dress-HERE
Fur Vest-HERE
Arm Cuffs-HERE
Cross body bag-HERE
Boots-HERE

Pants-HERE
Sweater-HERE
Necklace-HERE
Fringe bag-HERE
Boots-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! 


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