Rachel Weiland

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Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Happy-almost-Halloween, my long lost blogging buddies!!  I’m praying that you are all subbed to me on YouTube so that you’ll know that I haven’t just fallen off the face of the planet.  While I’ve got you here, I thought I would share some of the costume ideas that I came up with this…

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Pretty Little Liars: Hanna’s Makeup, Messy Curls & OOTD for Back to School

Hanna has such a trendy, girly style.  She is the epitome of girly girl in her love for all things beauty, fashion, and bling, which made this look so fun to create. I must admit that part of the reason I love watching Pretty Little Liars is for the girls’ clothes and makeup,…

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Shark Week Mani

Happy Shark Week, friends!!  I’ve been interested in marine life for as long as I can remember.  At one point I wanted to be a marine biologist when I grew up, and I distinctly remember watching these videos about sea life from the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  So when Shark Week became a thing,…

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Drugstore Bridal Makeup Tutorial

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a bridal look using my favorite Urban Decay Naked Palette, but I wanted to recreate the look for brides on a budget.  Great wedding day makeup is totally achievable from the drugstore, so no need to fret over one more thing on your big day.  I…

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Quick & Easy Fall Hair: Voluminous Side Braid Tutorial

Braids were all over the fall runways, and this is an easy way to bring the runway trends into real life.  This voluminous side braid is so simple, but can look both casual and sophisticated.  I’ve been rocking this hairstyle a lot in the past few days and I’m really loving it.  It’s…

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Urban Decay Naked: Bridal Makeup Tutorial

He put a ring on it, and now it’s time for your big day!  Or maybe you’re a bridesmaid…or just have a zillion upcoming weddings to attend.  Either way, here is a look that is perfect for a wedding.  It will look great in photos and last all day and night!  In this…

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Urban Decay Naked2: My Everyday Summer Look

I mentioned in my June Favorites video that I’ve been reaching for my Naked2 Palette a lot recently, so I thought it would be good to show the look that I’ve been wearing nearly every day.  It’s only a few steps, so it can be done in a jiffy, but it still allows…

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Rory Gilmore Nice & Natural Look

Who else is totally obsessed with Gilmore Girls?  It is literally my all time favorite show and I’ve got the whole series on DVD.  I’m even watching it now as I post and upload!  Rory, played by the beautiful Alexis Bledel, always looks absolutely stunning, and she enhances her natural beauty with just…

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Urban Decay Summer Smoky Eye

Happy Fierce Friday!  My Urban Decay Smoked Palette has made a comeback for today’s tutorial.  I wanted to do a warm, neutral smoky eye that’s perfect for warm summer nights and I just couldn’t decide which palette I wanted to use for this particular tutorial.  Then I saw my Smoked Palette just staring…

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Loose Curls Tutorial

Happy Maintenance Monday!  And for those of you who are thinking I’m confused because it’s very clearly Tuesday, thank you and I know.  Subscribe to my YouTube Channel where my new videos actually do go live on Mondays and Fridays, as my cutesy little names imply.  So back to today’s (or rather yesterday’s)…

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5 Minute Makeup Challenge

Watch and enjoy as I take on the 5 minute makeup challenge!  I’ve been seeing this floating around Youtube, but never really had any intention of doing it.  I just haven’t had any desire to fly around like a crazy person trying to make myself presentable under a strict time limit.  Then I…

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Maintenance Monday: Revlon Nail Art Expressionist Tutorial

Happy Maintenance Monday!  Today I’ve got a fun nail art tutorial for you using the new Revlon Nail Art Expressionist polish.  If you haven’t seen these before, they are dual ended polishes with a regular nail polish on one end and a nail art polish on the other.  I picked up this gorgeous,…

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