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The Best Lashes In Minneapolis! Before and After Photos of Silk Lash Extensions

The Best Lashes In Minneapolis! Before and After Photos of Silk Lash Extensions

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Lovelo Beauty proud sponsor for Primp's "Unleashed" Event

Hi Guys! I have fun news. One of my favorite boutiques in the local Twin Cities Area ” Primp” is holding their 2nd annual trunk show ” Unleasehed”. This will benefit the Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue. Primp is an adorable boutique full of unique clothing and accessories that are all under $100. It’s affordable and stylish!

Primps event “Unleashed” will be March 8th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm in both store locations (st.paul and the west end) and they will be providing light hors d’oeuvres and beverages.  They will also feature “doggie bags” available for purchase for $10- full of discounts, coupons and gift certificates donated by local businesses. One lucky person who purchases a $10 doggie bag will win a free full set of mink or silk eyelash extensions from myself and LOVELO BEAUTY LLC . :) 

The event will provide a monetary donation to Wags & Whiskers in the amount of 10% of the culmination of sales on that date from each store as well as additional donations collected.  Primp’s Last year’s Spring Trunk Show was a huge success with over 200 attendees and a total donation of $1500 to Minnesota Life College.  This year the event is projected to double that with the additional location.

Wags and Whiskers is a small, local, no-kill, volunteer-run program operating online.

I am so thrilled to be a sponsor for this event! Everyone is welcome to attend the event! To show your support or for more updates from Primp or myself at Lovelo Beauty , please see our facebook pages:




(C) Lovelo Beauty 2012

Beauty and Fragrance for Valentines Day!

Hey Guys, You may not expect to receive anything for Valentine’s Day this year, but here are some things I’ve come across in the last month that would make a great gift , (even if you have to buy it for yourself). This is also sort of my January/February favorites in Beauty.

The first is one has to be my favorite scent right now. It is the fragrance, “After my own heart” by Ineke. http://ineke.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=23&products_id=28 I can’t even begin to describe how much I love this scent, especially this time of year. It smells like sweet lilacs. It’s notes are Bergamot, Raspberry, Crisp Green Foliage, Lilac Sandlewood, Heliotrope and Musk. IT SMELLS SO GOOD!!

Photo from Ineke.com

The second gift item is a home fragrance. It is the Reed Diffuser by Alora Ambiance. These make a great gift for someone or for yourself because I don’t know who wouldn’t like something to make their home smell nicer. These are so fragrant, and look very nice as decoration too!! Alora Ambiance is actually based on of Minneapolis, right here! Go check out their fragrances if you have not yet! http://www.aloraambiance.com/  I also hear the fragrance can linger in your home for up to 6 months!!

 Photo from AloraAmbiance.com

The third recommendation is a must have hair item in my own personal opinion. It is the GHD Limited Edition Pink Orchid Flat Iron. I think my all time favorite flat Iron I have ever used is the GHD. It just always does the trick, is very sturdy, and heats up in seconds. I LOVE IT!! And, take a look at this cute limited edition one you can get at http://www.sephora.com/ It has purple plates! It comes in this sturdy clutch like case to keep it in or use for makeup or other products when traveling. It’s perfect for a special Valentines Day gift for your teenage daughter, niece, friend, or definitely yourself too!

photo from Sephora.com

Hope you enjoyed these Valentines Day Gift Ideas. Subscribe over in the right hand column if you liked this post and want to be in the know every time I post something new!

Jump over to my Facebook Page too! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lovelo-Beauty-Makeup-Lashes-and-Beauty-Blog/168179293250807

Don’t forget, for February only I am offering $50 off a full set of eyelash extensions booked. If you missed the special on Kare 11 yesterday, here is the link: http://www.kare11.com/today/article/961212/449/Easy-Valentines-Day-gifts-for-the-whole-family


(C) Lovelo Beauty 2012


Some of these products were provided from PR for possible review. I was not paid for this post and I only share products and items I would 100 % reccomend to you all!!

Cool Care for your Hot Tools

Hi Everyone! If you’re like me, you have quite a few different hair styling products. Maybe a curling iron, flat iron, blow dryer, etc. And, there is not really a “cute” way to store these besides setting them on your bathroom counter and creating a mess of cords. I found this holder, “Cool Care”, by AmericanBeauty and it is the perfect way to organize, and protect myself from the heat of these tools. 

I love that this holder comes in two styles, one for your bathroom counter top or one that you can mount in the wall. These can fit most hairdryers, curling irons, and hair straighteners. 

The names of the game here are convenience, safety, and functionality. These are not cute, or “pretty” but they have made my bathroom counter top look a whole lot more organized, and made reaching for my blowdryer and straightener a lot easier. I never again have to worry about the heat from the tools melting something on my counter top. 

You can look at all these products at: http://www.americanbeauty.ws/CoolCare-Curling-Iron-Flat-Iron-Wall-Mounted-Safety-Stainless-Steel.html  I really enjoy sharing with all of you my “beauty finds” and I’m dying to know what you’ve found lately!? 

Let me know!

LOVE, Lauren

(C) Lovelo Beauty 2012

Find all my updates on my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lovelo-Beauty-Makeup-Lashes-and-Beauty-Blog/168179293250807  :)

I received these products from the company for consideration. I was not paid for this review, and my opinions are always completely honest. I would only share with you all the things I REALLY love.

Silk Eyelash Extensions Before and After- 1st week of February

Hey Everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend. I had the opportunity to help out at the Minnesota Bride Look of Love wedding fair, as well as do makeup for a few lovely girls for a high school dance. 

I wanted to share with you all some before and afters from some recent eyelash extension clients. I hope these photos give you a good idea of how eyelash extensions can really make a huge difference and still look natural, or dramatic depending on the look you are going for. 





Don’t forget to take advantage of my February eyelash extension special of $50 off a full set booked this month!!!! :)  http://lovelobeauty.com/main/wordpress/?p=247


Please go over, check out my Facebook page, say hi and “like” it :)Thanks!! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lovelo-Beauty-Makeup-Lashes-and-Beauty-Blog/168179293250807?sk=wall

Love, Lauren

(C)Lovelo Beauty 2012

Erica~ What Eyelashes Look Like Before and After a "Fill" Appointment

Hey Guys! Today I wanted to show you all what eyelash extensions often look like before you get them filled, and then what they should look like after a fill. I get a lot of questions about “fill” appointments. A fill is your appointment that helps you maintain your eyelash extensions. Since extensions will fall out gradually, usually people need a fill on average of 3-4 weeks. Those of you that have had a full set before, if you go into your service provider with eyelashes still on, you will have something called a “fill” instead of a full set. Fill’s usually range from $80- $150 depending on the type of lash you need applied. :)

Erica just got her eyelashes filled and I wanted to show you guys what they looked like before and after. The photo that you will see is Erica’s lashes about 4-5 weeks grown out.

Here’s what Erica had to say: 

“Thank you Lauren for doing such an awesome job, you are one of the kindest people I have ever met.  These things are life changing! I have had mine done now for about 6 or 7 months, (by Lauren) and I am so happy I started them.

I had them done before by someone else in Minneapolis and it looked like I had only 5 on each eye. Honestly, there was NO WAY I could have made those things look good. So, I went into Lauren after a co-worker had referred me. I waited 2 weeks for the 10 that I did have, to fall off so I could start fresh.

I have been a stylist for the last 12 years and I currently own my own company as well as rent a spot to do hair. Make up has NEVER been this easy! I don’t even need much now! At least that’s how I feel about it. I also have 3 young boys and need to be able to go anywhere in a hurry. Having the eyelash extensions makes me feel like I can go anywhere fast, because I don’t need much make up. Thanks Lauren! ” ~Erica Conlon, December 2011BEFORE Erica's FillAfter Erica's fill

BEFORE                                                                                         AFTER

BEFORE                                                                                      AFTER

For more photos, and all of my eyelash extension updates, go over and “like” my Facebook page! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lovelo-Beauty-Makeup-and-Lashes/168179293250807


(C) Lovelo Beauty 2011

Get Celebrity Inspired Jewels ~ Fantasy Jewelry Box

Hey! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! I hope that no matter what happened this Christmas,  you are grateful. Holidays for me always speed by. There is so much anticipation looking forward to spending time with  family and a day off from work but then it's over in a flash.

I would love to hear from you guys, how was your Christmas? What was your favorite part and did you receive a gift that you love?

A few weeks ago a received a beautiful necklace and had the opportunity to learn more about a company called "Fantasy Jewelry Box." Fantasy Jewelry box is a website that features trendy, fashion forward jewelry as well as imitation gemstones and diamonds. The best part is, everything is at an affordable price.

Right now you can get Prince William's (Kate Middleton) inspired sapphire blue engagement ring for $39.95.Kate Middleton's Inspired Sapphire Blue Engagement RingI received this gorgeous  necklace and earring set which is the perfect accessory to a simple dressy outfit, a holiday party, or New Year's Eve Date. It is called the Engelika's Cluster Style Clear Rhinestone Necklace Set. It retails for $43.95.



 Engelika's Cluster Style Clear Rhinestone Necklace SetNow, the best part is... ONE OF YOU CAN WIN A PIECE OF JEWELRY FROM FANTASY JEWELRY BOX! I will draw a random winner in 1 week. The giveaway will end January 2nd and 12 midnight. The winner will receive a $25 gift certificate towards the piece of jewelry of their choice.

Here's what you need to do to enter.

  1.  Go to the Fantasy Jewelry Box Facebook page and become their "FAN" http://www.facebook.com/pages/FantasyJewelryBoxcom-Celebrity-Inspired-Jewelry-for-Less/30327278620
  2. Must sign up for the Fantasy Jewelry box newsletter here: http://www.mailermailer.com/x?oid=30468r
  3. Must be one of my subscribers. If you arn't subscribed to my beauty blog and would like to there is a subscribe button at the top right hand side of the page.
  4. For extra entries you can go to : http://www.fantasyjewelrybox.com/ and tell me below which piece of jewelry you would pick out. And, you can to the FJB twitter page and follow them : http://twitter.com/fantasyjewelry

Please send me an e-mail (leolucky777@yahoo.com) letting me know you did these things, or leave a comment below. I will have no way of knowing who has entered unless you email me or leave a comment. Thank you guys! And Good luck!!

So, you can get 3 total entries if you do the extras in step 4.

This is a fantastic opportunity for one of you to win a free piece of jewelry that I'm sure you will love!! There is so much to choose from on the site! Happy Shopping!

Love LO