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Jul 21, 2014

Where to save and splurge when building your makeup collection:

Where to save and splurge when building your makeup collection:

brushes-in-a-potOkay so lets face it (no pun intended) building up a makeup collection can be pretty pricey, especially if you’re starting from scratch. It might be tempting to go budget friendly for your whole collection but getting the right tools of the trade is essential for great makeup applications. With that being said, there are still some areas where you can save instead of splurge when building your…

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Jul 18, 2014

To Skort Or Not To Skort?

To Skort Or Not To Skort?

Trend Report:Skort

“A skort, sometimes called a scooter or ‘skant’, is a pair of shorts with a fabric panel resembling a skirt covering the front.”

Once reserved for the semi tomboy years of adolescents, thanks in part mainly to Zara, this “hybrid” item is now socially acceptable for grown ups. Whether you love it or hate it (I’ve yet to decide my personal stance) this trend is dominating the streets (and…

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Jul 11, 2014

Francy Answers: What to wear to a pool party

Francy Answers: What to wear to a pool party

Dear Francy,

I’m attending a pool party soon and I don’t know what to wear. I want to look cute but not like I’m trying to hard, any ideas?

As a southern, pool parties are near and dear to my heart. The only way to beat a scorching hot day is to get dressed up and party around the perimeter of a pool. All jokes aside, pool parties can be a very tricky wardrobe situation. Personally, I would…

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Jul 10, 2014

Trend Report: The Shirtdress

Trend Report: The Shirtdress

ShirtdressTrend Report Template Fancy-Francy.com The shirtdress is as classic as apple pie. Shirtdresses allow you to beat the summer heat while still retaining your cool. This season go from “office to night” with this casual yet chic closet staple. Looking for a way to spice up this look? Opt for this trend in bright bold prints that keep it modern and fun. Keep reading below to see how to style this trend from day to night! Shirtdress: From Day to Night for Fancy-Francy.com

Personall…

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Jul 1, 2014 / 1 note

5 Brow Tips You Didn’t Know

5 Brow Tips You Didn’t Know

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Bold brows is still a hot beauty trend that looks like it’s not going away any time soon. Way back when we talked “eyebrow dos and don’ts” and now celebrity Eyebrow Specialist, Elke Von Freudenberg shares with us her top secret brow tricks to get yours looking fuller and thicker, even if they’re not quite there yet.

Below Elke shares her tips on how to get the perfect bold brow between…

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Jun 30, 2014

How to have a shine free face all summer

How to have a shine free face all summer

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Summer is amazing, the days are long and the vacations are plentiful but all the fun in the sun can reek havoc on our skin and makeup. Shine, oil, and sweat (aka the enemy of a matte flawless face) are hard to avoid. Luckily there are a few products when paired together create a formidable defense against the enemy. Keep…

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Jun 25, 2014

Francy Answers: Summer Skin, Stop Concealing and Start Healing

Francy Answers: Summer Skin, Stop Concealing and Start Healing

Summertime can often prove to be a challenging time for skin, between sweat, shine, and discoloration; you may be tempted to hide your face behind a layer of makeup but that’s actually the worstthing you can do. During the summer it’s more important than ever for your skin to breathe in order to prevent clogged pores so its best to wear the least amount of foundation and concealer as you can.…

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Jun 10, 2014

OPI Neon Shades Collection Launch

OPI Neon Shades Collection Launch

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OPI announces the launch of six new neon nail lacquers, the brand’s first fullsize neon shades, along with Put a Coat On! – a special white base coat that instantly boosts neon color. Neons by OPI arrives just in time for summer, with electric hues in shades of lemon-lime, tangerine, hot pink, coral, lime and purple.

“With hands and feet constantly on display during warmer months, wearing nail…

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May 12, 2014 / 1 note

Fashion in the News: Forever 21 Launches Deeper Discount Store F21 Red

Fashion in the News: Forever 21 Launches Deeper Discount Store F21 Red

forever21storeIf you follow fashion news (or the buzz on budget blogs) you’ve been anticipating for a few weeks now Forever21’s new even lower priced store, F21 Red. The concept behind F21 Red is said to be providing basics at deeper discounted prices (as if Forever21 wasn’t cheap enough). The first F21 Red store officially launched this past Saturday in the Azalea Shopping Center just outside of Los Angeles,…

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May 5, 2014

Monthly Beauty Favorites

Fancy Francy Monthly Beauty Favorites

April went by faster than the speed of light, and May seems to be going at the same pace (Feliz Cinco de Mayo!) Last month there were a few items that I found myself constantly grabbing for (aka permanently attached to).

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish: The first item I talked about a few weeks ago when I first got introduced to it through Birchbox. Though I have been using this for the past few…

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