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This week, guest blogger BunnieXOXO from bsugarcoated drew inspiration for her "Spotty Octopus" manicure from the Louis Vuitton display windows designed by Yayoi Kusama, which wowed visitors at the NYC flagship store last summer (see pics here).
The colors used are ORLY Luxe Coat in Red Hot, Mint Chip and Pretty In Pink, courtesy of Orly Nails. Keep reading for the step-by-step tutorial, then head on over to bsugarcoated for more details on the nail polishes used. —BB
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There's a new hair care line on the scene called Natural Essentials that incorporates ingredients used by traditional cultures around the world for modern-day, naturally beautiful hair. From beauty secrets used by Geishas to superfruit hydration solutions from Central America, Natural Essentials aims to harness the power of so-called unconventional ingredients to target all your hair needs.
Of course, this is nothing new - it seems like every other day, our fave beauty brands are touting the benefits of some new "super" fruit, flower or what have you found in nature, whether it's coconut oil or olives or açaí berries. The list goes on and on. But with summer here, I'm always on the look out for products that will tame my tresses in the most pleasant way possible, so I was eager to test out Natural Essentials Nourishing Shampoo and Conditioner as well as their Strengthening Dry Oil and Healing Dry Oil. Whats more, the pricepoints are totally budget-friendly for what sound like premium products. So, here's how it went: