IBSNY 2018

This past Sunday, Silvia and I attended IBSNY 2018 at Javits Center. International Beauty Show, has been running for 101 years and its biggest trade show. Ever. If you are in the beauty industry, this is the show to be. Imagine over 65,000 professionals in attendance. 500+ vendors. Hands-on workshops and master classes. Over 100…

IBSNY 2017 Hauls

Time for our IBSNY 2017 hauls, yay! Ok granted, we didn’t get much but we do love the things we did get. We’re also sharing are super favorite item from from our hauls. DANESSA Favorite Haul Item BH Cosmetics Blushed Neutrals Palette Danessa left us to go find the BH booth to buy this palette….

IBS NYC 2017

This was our third year attending IBS NYC, and this year we celebrated 100 years of beauty. If you’ve never been, this show is MASSIVE! Two huge convention rooms at the Javits Center. One side it’s all beauty, hair, salon, and nails. The other, is all aesthetics and spa. Every year we go with an agenda…

Beauty Review: Violet Voss Lashes

Happy Tuesday! Today I’m reviewing Violet Voss’ eyelashes. I can’t tell you how in love I am with these. When attending IBSNY earlier this month I kept saying “I need to get lashes… Let’s not forget to get lashes.” I mean, if you look at my naturals eyelashes you would understand; I barely have any. Stopping by the Violet Voss booth…

IBSNY Photo Spam

Happy Fri-yay! Ending our week long IBS New York recap, today is all about pictures. We took TONS and tons of pictures. And we’re sharing some of our favorites with ya’ll: We hope you enjoyed our week long coverage of our IBS New York experience. If you missed anything take a look: Beachwaver Demo with Sarah Potempa…

IBSNY: Kashmir Keratin

When you’re press at any show, you get pulled into random booths. It feels amazing when brands want to show you their product and what it can do. This was the case with Kashmir Keratin. We were looking for lashes, because Glory needed them. And she happened to be wearing this blue lipstick that got…

IBS New York Haul

Happy International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. This years theme is #PledgeForParity. Read all about it here. Ok, continuing on with our IBS New York week long series, today we are bringing you our hauls. I don’t think you are ready for this. We shopped ’til we dropped…

Beachwaver Demo with Sarah Potempa

HIYA GUYZ! I’m so exhausted today. Why? Yesterday we spent ALL day at IBS New York. It was SO much fun. We met tons of great people. It’s beyond flattering when people tell you they follow you and they love your blog. It’s particularly mind blowing when brands know who you are. Thank you guyz, really. We’re just a bunch…

Beauty Review: Absolute NY Beauty Mark

Today I’m reviewing Absolute New York’s Beauty Mark for face and body! Want to add a little spice to you look for the night? Rock a tattoo without the commitment with the Beauty Mark from Absolute New York. Designed for both the face and body, these unique felt-tip, ink, beauty stamps create authentic looking, temporary…

Giveaway Time!

One of our winners from our IBSNY Samples Giveaway never contacted us. We really want to spread the love and have you enjoy the samples. So we are going to give someone else a chance to win. Here’s what you’ll win: 0.5 oz Biosilk Silk Theraphy 0.5 oz CHI Silk Infusion 0.5 oz 3 CHI Argan Oil…

Review: Eye Kandy

Before we start, we want to wish,all those that celebrate, a Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Everyone is Irish today. Let’s have some green beer! Ever since I bought my Eye Kandy Cosmetics starter kit at IBSNY, I COULD NOT wait to write this review. My My Kandy Bag included: 3 shades of my choice (I picked gold, silver, and purple), an application…

IBSNY Giveaway Winners!

We want to thank each of you that participated on our very first giveaway. This is just the beginning. There’s tons more coming your way! And our three winners are… *drumrolls* CONGRATULATIONS! You each win a sample pack with each of these items: Please send an email to nerdandlace@gmail.com with your shipping information. Stay tuned for more…