GET A GOOD HAIR DAY EVERYDAY!

Gal Pals… I have to literally DO my hair every single day. No seriously, like… DO IT. Curling iron, blow dryer, hair spray, hair protector, and more hair spray every single day for work. Which leaves me feeling pretty afterwards, but the initial act sometimes feels like an uphill climb where I’m already exhausted by […]

FRESH FACED IN 3 PRODUCTS UNDER $10*

Gal Pals… Contouring may be the makeup wave of the future but with springtime right around the corner, I like to keep my makeup simple, fresh, and free from {honestly} just too much makeup! With that said, here are my go-to products for a fresh face in 3 products for under $10 each! Maybelline’s Fit me! […]

Wake Up to Younger Looking Eyes*

Gals! I know how I feel in the morning when I want to wake up feeling refreshed to celebrate a great day! Here are a few tips from my about.com video shoot on waking up to younger looking eyes! Click the photo above to watch the video! Enjoy! -V

3 Best DIY Facial Masks! (VIDEO)

Gal Pals, we all love to be pampered but some of us don’t have that $100 handy for a facial. So these 3 facial masks that I shot with about.com are the perfect Polished for Pennies home remedy for pampering in a pinch without the fees and tip! Click the photo about to watch and […]

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 […]

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 […]

It Gift*

  Ya know Gals, when I buy gifts I try to buy gifts that will hopefully have a nice long ROI! That’s return on investment and gals this item here is not only one that lasts a long long time, but it’s a stylish “it” gift for the girl who loves and appreciates beauty products […]

Feel like a Nouveau Gifter* with Gifts from $15 – $100!

[metaslider id=8897] Gals, we are now embarking on the Holiday season and to be honest… I don’t hate it!!  I got a little excited while on Ruelala.com the other day and found a few perfectly Polished for Pennies holiday gifts that POP with Nouveau November inspiration! They are cool, a little trendy, unique, and most importantly FUN, Funky, […]

A Different Kind of Drop Earring*

We are all about a statement piece, but I think sometimes we can over think a piece of POP and think it’s all about the size. But great items, and deals, can also come in small packages. For Nouveau November let us not focus on how big our baubles are but the statement even a […]

Lady Danger*

Oh la la gals! Every one of us needs a lip color that makes us feel glam, motivated, confident, desired, sultry, sexy, and down right awe-worthy! For us, this month is all about a rich, bold, and rockin’ red-orange by MAC that will make every passer-by go Oh La La! We give you… Lady Danger! […]

POPCORN!

  We talked about “One Piece of Pop” when it came to an article of clothing, but that trick applies to accessorizing too! Sometimes that’s all it takes to make an outfit great! So whether it’s date night, wine night, disco night, or your OPENING NIGHT Starlet… whip out that POP and make your personality jump […]

Gift Yourself: An Iphone Case

Sometimes it’s just those little things. Those very little things, treats, that we need to feel good. Items and things that are merely bought for a few shiny pennies, but shine up our mood and keep us excited and polished! This everyday your birthday I found the coolest designer Iphone case at Homegoods! It’s a Jordan […]

Cake Batter Lips*

Luscious and lovely, this Everyday Your Birthday made us think of CAKE! What could be more decadent and desirable than a HUGE, SLICE OF CAKE! We don’t think anything… and in that case, it got us thinking! Sure, we love POPs of pinks and oranges this summer, but we also still love the seducing ways a nude […]

Gift Yourself: A Notepad

Kindles and computers are all great, but sometimes there’s nothing more relaxing and calming than putting a pen or pencil to some paper. Whether it’s to journal, to write your to-do list, to draw, or to dream up your master plan for your future master bedroom, a beautiful leather notepad may be just the gift […]