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Happy Hour Style @PSquare (The Bubbly)

  Gals let’s Celebrate! We’re kicking off our  first ever Happy Hour Style series here on P4P! We’re begging for Spring time temps and since it’s Mellow March, we figure when but now, would be a better time to showcase some sizzling great fashion every week while celebrating the happiest of hours as we get in […]


Seal Date Night Style with a KISS (Video)

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Mod MoGal

This Fearless February we’re not afraid to take some chances and neither is PolishedC! This look was obviously inspired by the swinging sixties and is most certainly mod without the modesty! Yeah baby she looks like a MO-GAL!  It’s flirty, feminine, and we’re making statements with statement pieces that don’t have to cost you a […]


Fearlessly Sequin at The Sonesta

   Gals… I don’t think you will believe me, but I found this KILLER SEQUIN FEARLESS Alice and Olivia dress which retails for $995.00 for $99 at Burlington Coat Factory!! HOLY MOLY HEAVY IS LUXURY! HOLY MOLY SHOP FOR WHAT POPS! HOLY MOLY ZIPFACTOR! Just in time for the Oscars tonight… I want to get your […]


Fearless Working Gal*

        Gals! So we kind of did an ambush makeover on the Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia Hotel Manager, the beautiful Melissa!! Now, please note she was killing it regardless in an all black outfit, with fitted blazer and killer booties but I was over come with the idea so of course I had to ask!! […]

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VIDEO “Fearless” Hair and Makeup*

Looking for a quick and easy way to have fearlessly mod eyes like Twiggy and sexy hair like Felicity Shagwell?! Take a look at our latest episode of PolishedTV, where we go behind the scenes of our “Fearless February” Polished for Pennies photoshoot at the Sonesta Hotel! We’re talking an easy application on the eyes […]


Nailed It! Kiss Nail Sticker Review*

So this is how it started! I went to Dollar General to pick up a few things for our “Fearless February” photoshoot at the Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia, hairspary, bobby pins, black hair ties… and while I was there these nail stickers from Kiss POPPED right off of the shelf! For $3, having no time for […]


Glossy Eyes

Working with your own skin tone, is in my opinion, the most beautiful way to wear makeup. Basically, by looking like you’re not wear much! So, here’s a quick trick to give your minimal eye makeup a POP without going overboard! Add a little gloss! Seriously! For PolishedC, I did her makeup really natural using […]


Blushing Beauty Buys at Marshalls*

Ah! Gal Pals! The beauty of “Blushing January” is inspiring us to up our makeup game by making the necessary additions to our makeup bags for 2015! What does that mean exactly? Well, we loved the idea of using our “blushing” theme as a way to bring more attention to the nudes and soft pinks of your […]

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Gold Dipped Party Makeup (VIDEO)

Hey Gals! I have a feeling you’re going to love this! Welcome my good gal pal and makeup guru Ms. Urban Delight to Polished for Pennies! As an Urban Decay enthusiast and life cheerleader, M.U.D shows us some Tips and Tricks for a Gold Dipped Party look that’s perfect for any holiday! Grab your coffee […]

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  • Meet my #fierce cousin Angie Gals!!!!! She's the STAR in our newest episode of Polished for Pennies on ulive! See how we're taking you from day to night in a SNAP!

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Why A Coffee Can Be A Catalyst*

     When you want something bad enough all you have to do is ask. When you want something bad enough asking the right people is imperative. When you want something bad enough you have to envision yourself there. When you want something bad enough a coffee can be a catalyst. For every Gal Pal who ever wondered… […]


Fearlessly Pretend*

Gals, we here at Polished for Pennies are just like you. We’re sisters, cousins, friends, daughters, gal pals, and dreamers and if you look through this picture, you’ll see that. Beyond the makeup, stunning art, high pigmented dresses, and fearless model poses, you’ll see there are just two cousins. Two cousins who love just to […]

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Fearless February

So here we are. Blessed to be given another day to follow our hearts. Reap the benefits of pulling ourselves together, taking a deep breath, and throwing on that lipstick to go out and give life a try. Again. A try to concur the world. A try to feel victorious at work. A try to […]

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Shake It Off*

How hard is this sometimes gals? SERIOUSLY! How hard is it sometimes to look in the face of people causing you discomfort, or unhappiness, or angst and just shake it off. When really at the same time you’re hoping they see your value and visualizing how much you want to flick them in the forehead […]

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A Princess*

This may be one of the corniest posts you’ll ever read, and what may be even cornier to some, is that I believe wholeheartedly and most emphatically what I’m about to tell you. All of us are princesses. I know! You’re sitting there as a 20+ year old woman maybe, thinking to yourself, “okay, YAH, […]

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Created by Melissa Alam, the founder of online magazine Femme & Fortune.

Give A Penny: The Hive*

When you’re working hard trying to make your dreams come true, and need just a little help, there will be other strong successful women like you who will have your back. I know this because those women have had mine. They rallied behind me at all different times so far in my life, and since Give-A-Penny is all about […]


“Can I Help You?”

It doesn’t take much to have a moment with someone. A stranger. A person who knows nothing about you but when they look at you with kindness makes you feel like a friend. Makes you feel something. I was standing in line at the Dunkin Donuts around work waiting  behind about 20 kids asking for sugar […]

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#GiveAPenny: Zarina

How beautiful is Zarina in her baseball cap!  Standing sweetly by the register at Starbucks, Zarina complimented my H&M dress that’s probably about 3 years old. She made my oldie feel goodie by just being herself and sharing her confidence. A beautiful gal inside and out deserves the shout! Thank you Zarina for being wonderful […]

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Sip Home-made Limoncello

What could be more sophisticated than making your very own, home-made liqueur to dazzle and entertain your guests! Fortunately, I learned it’s super easy to do and inexpensive to produce!! Claire, a very good gal pal of mines knows a thing or two about entertaining, and when offered the chance to observe her limoncello making […]


Wine Night*

The idea behind creating an amazing night of food, fun, and decor is all based off of inspiration! Whether its perfect plums at the market, the most gorgeous baked bread, or even a lamp you spotted while thrift shopping… you can find inspiration everywhere and use it to sky rocket your creativity and imagination… The […]

Happy Gift Tags

If you’re like me, gift-giving is not only about the gift inside but the wrapping! Nothing suckers me more than a perfectly wrapped gift that’s a little creative… so why not do the same for the folks you’re gifting this year? We took a different approach to gift tags and instead of the typical… we […]


Blushing Hot Chocolate

So you may be over all of the holiday hubbub, BUT I’m sure you’re not over a little chocolate indulgence! Or maybe you are, but I promise this hot chocolate won’t make you feel too guilty even with those New Year resolutions! You only live once anyway! Anywho, this is the perfect drink if you’re spending tonight […]

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