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Emily Draher (Casual Contrast)
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A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog by The Lacquerologist
A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog by The Lacquerologist

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Certain nail art motifs are always meaningful to me.  The ikat look is one of my old favorites – and it was what I wore on my nails for the cover of Idiot’s Guides: Nail Art, so it’ll always be dear to me.  I’ve been wearing this red ikat mani for a…
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This post is sponsored by Babbleboxx on behalf of Fruit Of The Loom Springtime has been especially sweet for me this year as far as fashion goes – not only did I get to dig out my bin of warm weather clothes from the closet, but I also have been reunited…
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Bad blogger: there’s no Mother’s Day gift guide on Casual Contrast this May (though this one from a few years back still has some fabulous suggestions!), but I think I have something even better to share with you!  When Millie was born, I needed a few…
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I had a radical thought this week:  I think I like my body now after pregnancy and birth more than I did before.  It is soft and strong, curvy and interesting.  It has proven it is extremely capable and continues to give in ways that amaze me.  It is…
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Warmer weather = NEON nails!  Do I really need to do much more of an introduction?!  I wanted to play around with a classic neon combo – black & white & hot pink.  I did so by combining a few super easy techniques.  Dry brush and polka dots are simple…
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When I was pregnant, I had lots of visions of how I wanted things to go once Millie arrived.  My list of expectations went as follows: 1) “natural” delivery (nope) 2) exclusively breastfeeding (made it about half-way with that one with the…
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I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how much of the things I do and experience are a result of my anxiety and depression, and how much stems from my personality and temperament as it is.  I guess just the fact that I spend emotional time trying to…
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If I was a gambling woman, I would bet that I’ve already published a blog post with this exact title, but come on…holo…leopard…KBShimmer…it’s all good stuff!  I’ve been wearing this manicure for over a week and I’ve loved every second of it!
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