Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Gifts for the Grad

Grad Gifts 2015 from A Good Hue

It's that time of year-- graduation! To help find the perfect gift for the grad in your life, I rounded up a few options (splurges and budget friendly!) any graduating gal would love. From a must-have travel tote (on sale for $166!!) to keepsake jewelry, she'll be more than ready to start the new chapter of her life.

PS- Be sure to check the Nordstrom's 40% Off  Half-Yearly sale for more awesome finds! SHOP SALE  HERE


Friday, May 15, 2015

Friday Favorites + $400 Nordstrom Giveaway

A Good Hue Friday Favorites
Kate Spade New York 'Metro -Somewhere' Watch | Lancome 'Miracle Cushion' Liquid Cushion Compact | Clinique 'Cheek Pop' Blush | BB Dakota 'Renley' Lace Fit & Flare Dress | Madewell 'The Transport' Tote | Sole Society 'Jenny' Slingback Wedge Sandals | Kate Spade New York 'Walk On Air' EDP

Happy Friday! I'm heading to a big all-day concert tomorrow and can't wait to see a couple bands I have been wanting to see for years (Muse and Florence & the Machine) along with a few others with my sister, it should be a fun day! To get me in the weekend mood, I did a little "window" shopping at Nordstrom-- it's been rainy the last couple of days so I was channeling springtime and sunshine when putting this look together. I'm loving the soft lilac of the dress, the bright, punch berry of the blush, and have you heard about Lancome's newest cushion foundations? I have a hunch that cushion foundations are going to be BIG in the next year. I am saying no more :P

What would you do with $400 to Nordstrom? Lucky for you, I've teamed up with a fab group of bloggers to give you a chance to win a $400 gift card to Nordstrom. See below for entry details:

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Splurge or Save: Black Heels

Splurge or Save from A Good Hue

While I absolutely love my Steve Madden Stecy heels, I was surprised to see how amazingly cute and such a perfect dupe these LC Lauren Conrad heels are from Kohl's, PLUS they're on sale for just $40, pair that with Kohl's coupons and you got a pretty great deal!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Are Your #BrowsOnFleek? 3 Tips for Great Brows

Brow Tips from A Good Hue

I don't think that my brows, by any means, are perfect but I don't think they're half bad either. Aside from the occasional threading and a pluck here or there, they don't require much maintenance. Here's my top 3 tips for great brows:

1. Don't Get Pluck Happy
I've known a few people (no names!) who over the years have gotten just way too friendly with the tweezers. Put them down. Step away.

Only use your tweezers if you're cleaning up your brows and plucking the strays. Full brows are in, so don't go too thin! 

2. Easy on the Filler
If you do go too thin, you can always fill them in with brow pencil or powder. However, as with tweezing, don't go overboard. Case in point: A few years ago in a makeup class I was taking, one of the other students did my makeup and filled in my already-full brows. Holy brows! Not exactly the look I was after.

Use a shade that matches your hair color and use the pencil/powder/pen/gel (or, you can even use eye shadow in a matching shade!) to define your brows by filling in where needed and lining top and bottom. For me, I use a touch of powder to fill in the sparse area on the inner corners of my brows and to lengthen the outer end slightly. Then, take a spooly end (usually on brow pencils) or brow brush to comb your brows and brush out any hard lines, softening the definition to look more natural.

3. Let's Get High(light)
To really take your brows to the next level, add a highlight beneath the arch. The highlight will bring focus to the brows, giving them life and brightening the eyes, as well as to give them an instant lift. I will also blend a touch of highlighter above the tail end of my brow to perk up my brows and eyes even more.

My last bit of advice? Don't freak out if your brows don't match perfectly, everyone's face is different. So there you have it, 3 steps to #browsonfleek!

PS- Who came up with 'fleek' anyway? I feel like it's kind of like 'fetch'... or maybe I'm just getting old :/

Best Brow Tips  from A Good Hue