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Gorgeous Green Beauty Picks for St. Patrick's Day!

St. Patrick's Day is just a few days away and if you're looking for some fun ways to wear your green, we've got you covered! Green is a great color for spring and Planet Beauty has some gorgeous options for you to incorporate this gorgeous shade into your makeup and nail routine. 

1. Smashbox Photo Op Eyeshadow in Quick Take: You don't have to wear neon green on St. Patrick's Day to make a statement. This little trio comes with three beautiful shades that compliment each other perfectly. Vanilla, Ambient and Serpent can be used seamlessly together to create day to night looks for any occasion. Subtle on the shimmer, this eye shadow trio is ideal for everyone. 

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2. bareMinerals Soiree Eye Shadow: This shimmer shadow is the shade of dark, golden spruce for eye color with a little dimension on its own. This loose shadow packs a lot of pigment, so a little goes a long way. Use a brown or bronzed liner to make your eyes pop.

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3. jane iredale Khaki Kraze Eyeshadow Trio: Another beautiful trio, Khaki Kraze comes with a pale peach shadow, matte deep moss shadow and shimmery soft brown shadow. Use all three at once or individually for an eye shadow look that can be both professional and fun. 

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8 Beauty Picks That Will Get You Excited for Spring

Spring is right around the corner, so get ready to kiss those winter blues away for good. Pack away those heavy sweaters and winter coats and make room in your closet for those pretty sundresses and light cardigans, instead. If you're looking for some beauty picks to get you excited for spring, then you've come to the right place. Check out some of our spring must-haves to keep you looking fabulous this season.

1. Sun Bum Sunless Tanning Towelettes: Sun Bum doesn't necessarily market to people who dislike being in the sun, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that they now have a healthier alternative to achieving a California tan. These easy-to-use towelettes are infused with Vitamin E and Pro-Vitamin B5 to moisturize the skin with each application. The scent is light and reminiscent of summer days. The best part about these towelettes is that they're vegan, gluten-free and paraben-free. 

2. Clean Cool Cotton Eau de Parfum: If you're on the search for a lovely spring fragrance, it doesn't get much better than Clean's Cool Cotton. This perfume has everything you want in a spring fragrance. It's light with beautiful notes of bergoment interwoven with fresh mandarin, lemon zest, crisp green apple, fresh mint, cotton and peach. Subtle creamy musks and amber give this scent a lovely, feminine touch. You'll seriously be the breath of fresh air that walks into every room.

Rose Quartz and Serenity: Pantone Colors to Inspire You

Pantone has chosen their color of the year, except for 2016, they've chosen TWO colors. This year, Pantone is giving us two colors: Rose Quartz (pale pink) and Serenity (soft blue). The inspiration comes from the idea of balancing warm rose tones with cool tranquil blues. This balance is both gender-blending and harmonious, so get ready to see it everywhere this spring. If you're looking to be inspired by Pantone's colors, check out some of our favorites. 

Rose Quartz Inspiration

1. OPI Infinite Shine You're Blushing Again: This lovely pink is a great shade for everyday and it'll will stay on longer with the Infinite Shine 3 Step System.

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2. OPI Suzi Nails New Orleans: A brighter shade of pink, this pink is perfect for anyone who can't get too pale with their nails.

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3. Deborah Lippmann Candy Girl: Part of Deborah Lippmann's Limited Edition Sweets for my Sweet collection, this is one baby pink we can't take our eyes off.

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4. Stila Rose Quartz Jewel Eyeshadow: It has the perfect name. It's pretty. It's shimmery. You're going to wear this summer through spring.

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Get Rid of Winter Blues With These Must-Haves

Are you currently experiencing a case of the winter blues? If you've finally paid down some of that holiday debt and are looking to splurge a bit, then it might be time for a little beauty haul. Spring will be here soon enough but until then, find comfort in our beauty picks that are sure to boost your mood. 

1. OPI Hello Kitty Collection: Can you say nostalgia? This adorable and bubbly collection is just what you need the next time you change up your mani-pedi. Let your girly side dominate this month and try some fun Hello Kitty nail art! Whether you're feeling like sporting a sparkly pink or a fun, vibrant blue, this is one collection you'll never get tired of. Get your squad together and plan a girl's night in with Hello Kitty!

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2. Ahava Lemon & Sage Collection: Keep your senses happy and invigorated with the this wonderfully fresh line from Ahava. You'll keep winter blues away when you smell this perfect combination of lemon and herbal sage. If your skin is currently thirsty from the dry weather, the body wash in this line contains Macadamia and Sunflower oils for optimal hydration. 

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Beauty Essentials To Compliment that LBD

When it comes to the holiday season, nothing is more essential to our wardrobe than that little black dress. This essential piece of clothing is the quickest way to look glamorous when faced with a time constraint. The LBD is classic for the holiday seasons and can make life easier when you're going from party to party. Dress it up with some statement jewelry and you're ready for a night on the town. Along with our holiday wardrobe staples, there are some holiday beauty essentials that are just as important. If you've got a good amount of parties lined up in your calendar, then you're going to want these holiday beauty must-haves.

1. Red Lipstick: What color better describes the holiday season than red? Whether you're hitting a holiday happy hour party after work or get invited to a dinner last minute, nothing elevates your style quicker than red lipstick. The Marvelous Moxie Lipstick from bareMinerals is creamy and easy to apply. If you're looking for a gorgeous scarlet red shade, pick up a tube of Call the Shots.

2. Black Eyeliner: When you need to go from a daytime to nighttime look and you're pressed for time, black eyeliner will be your saving grace. Simply apply some liner and smudge it out for a quick, no fuss smokey-looking eye. If you have a little extra time, you can also create a cat eye for alluring, sexy eyes. Too Faced's Perfect Eyes Eyeliner in Black is super creamy and has a smudge tip attached. 

Brighten Up Your Beauty Routine With a Pop Of Color

Is your daily beauty routine lacking color? Do you find yourself drowning in a sea of nude shades? If so, I invite you to take action just in time for summer! It’s the perfect season to show a fun, colorful side to your personality. Even subtle experimentation can take your look to another level. If you’re ready to brighten things up, check out some ways you can stand out and rock some color in your beauty routine.

Try a colorful smokey eye:  Okay, so maybe a colorful smokey eye isn’t office appropriate, but you can definitely work it for the weekend.  One of the best palettes out right now is Too Faced’s Sugar Pop Eyeshadow Palette. The glamour guide included in the palette gives you step by step instructions and helps you find the perfect shades to make your eye color stand out. This palette is a definite must-have for summer.

Opt for a colorful liner: This month, skip the eyeshadow and go straight for a colorful liner. Wearing colored eyeliner seems simple, but can add a nice dramatic effect that draws all attention to your eyes. If you have yet to try Smashbox’s Photo Angle Pure Pigment Gel Liners, then you’re missing out. These gel liners easily glide on with a minimal amount of product and are perfect for summer weather.

Give your nails a splash of color: Give your French or nude manicure a rest and get creative with your nails this month! OPI’s ColorPaints are the nail must-have products for summer. These gorgeous shades will bring out the inner artist in everyone. Layer them and blend them to create colorful nail art. The silver base works to draw out the color of the paints for a unique manicure each time. When it comes to ColorPaints, there are no rules! With eight shades available, the possibilities are endless!

Get Ready for the Future of Nail Trends

When it comes to nail trends, there really aren’t any set rules to follow, as trends are constantly evolving in the beauty industry. If you’re a nail polish junkie with more bottles of polish than you know what to do with, you’ve probably spent countless hours on Pinterest looking for nail inspiration and trends. Refinery29 recently talked to a few experts about the future of nails and the results were pretty surprising and kind of refreshing. If you want to know what’s trending in the nail world, check out this list and see what looks you might want to try.

Chipped Polish: You read correctly, ladies. You no longer have to hide your chipped nails with closed-toe shoes and hands in your pockets. The concepts of negative space (parts of your nails that are unpainted) have been growing in popularity and don’t seem to be dying down at all. So, next time your nail polish chips, don’t feel pressured to re-paint your nails. Just let embrace the negative space.

Accessible and Sophisticated Nail Art: Sure, having your nails painted like ladybugs or watermelons can be adorable, but it isn’t the most appropriate for the professional workplace. The future of nail art will be more accessible for the professional woman and will be clean-looking and simple. Minimal designs add an element of fun, but won’t be breaking any dress codes.

No Makeup Look for Nails: No makeup looks were hot on the runways this season and the concept has trickled down to nails, as well. The perfect nail look for the woman-on-the-go, this trend calls for sheer polish, allowing the nail to still be seen underneath. Nails still look polished, but require less fuss and maintenance.

Pretty In Pastels

Easter is this Sunday and we are feeling pastel colors! Whether you're looking for that perfect color of polish or putting together a basket of beauty products for a loved one, we've gathered up some of our favorite products to inspire you. 

Feeling green? 

Featured: Rodials Super Acids X-Treme Hangover Mask, EOS Lip Balm in Honeysuckle Honeydew, Zoya Polish in Tiana, OPI Infinite Shine Polish in To The Finish Lime and Beauty Blender Micro.Mini.

Lover of all things pink?

Featured: OPI Polish in Mod About You, Philosophy Amazing Grace Eau de Parfum, OPI Infinite Shine Polish in Pretty Pink Preserves, Too Faced Melted Lipstick in Peony and Archipelago Soy Candle in the Peony fragrance.

Got the blues?

Featured: Hempz Triple Moisture Body Lotion, Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Primer, Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo & Conditioner, Essie Polish in Borrowed and Blue and OPI Infinite Shine Polish in To Infinity and Blue-Yond.

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Get Your Green on for St. Patrick's Day!

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and we're inviting you to get your green on in celebration! Take a look at some of our favorite green beauty products and join in on the Tuesday festivities!

1. Smashbox Always Sharp 3D Liner in Billionaire: This gorgeous antiqued green and gold liner is the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and make your eyes stand out. 

2. jane iredale Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner in Green: Go for a colorful cat eye with jane iredale's gel eyeliner in green. The color is a versatile, almost olive tone that will look beautiful for non-festive occasions, as well.

3. Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow in Metallic Jade: Conquer the day with this fierce, metallic green for the perfect shadow that'll give you an edge for a fun night out.            

4. Essie's Nail Polish in Shake Your $$ Maker: A truly festive St. Patricks Day green, you will be the life of the party. An electric green shade, you'll love wearing this in the summer, too.

5. OPI's Infinite Shine in To The Finish Lime: Don't shy away from lime and wear this creamy lime nail polish for St. Patricks Day AND Easter. The ideal spring green, you'll get compliments wherever you go. 

6. Deborah Lippann's Nail Polish in Laughin' to the Bank: Anyone in search of a true, emerald green will fall in love with this beautiful, shimmery green.

Are You Ready for Super Bowl Sunday?

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here and we're ready to get into the spirit of the game! Nothing is more fun than showing your team spirit and sporting the colors that reflect the love of your team.  This Super Bowl game is probably going to be a nail biter, and whether you're rooting for the Patriots or the Sehawks, I've got you covered with some beauty inspiration!

If the New England Patriots are the team you love, show your support with a Patriot-inspired blue eyeshadow look. Smashbox's Double Exposure Palette has the perfect deep blue shade that will look gorgeous and eye-catching. I suggest going with some intensity and wearing it wet. After all, go big or go home, right? If you'd rather show your love with lipstick, go with a Patriot-inspired red pout. I'm in love Smashbox's Lip Lacquer in Legendary for a true, blue red tone. Don't forget your manis and pedis this Sunday, too. For the closest shade to Patriot blue, I'm digging OPI's U Saw...We Saw...Warsaw. For a Patriot-inspired red, pick up a bottle of Essie's Really Red.

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