New Year’s Eve

The Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt – mark. Any Which Way Sequin Skirt

The Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt

The Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt

Tis’ the season for all things sparkle, glitter, glisten and sequins!  A few friends and I are in full holiday spirit showing you the ULTIMATE holiday party skirt, mark. Any Which Way Sequin Skirt!  This sequin skirt is like multiple skirts in one!  It features brush sequins, so depending which way you swipe the sequin the skirt wears gold or teal… swipe down for gold, up for teal, or create any sort of pattern you want.

mark. Any Which Way Sequin Skirt

mark. Any Which Way Sequin Skirt

Dipped In Gold:

Alicia's Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt

Alicia’s Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt

I’m wearing my skirt as if its dipped in gold!  First push all the sequins up so it’s teal, then brush down the bottom in an uneven pattern for a dipped in gold look.  Perfect for NYE or a holiday party!  I paired mine with a simple tank, white fur stole, (mark. Chill Factor Stole), glittery gold heels, and some shimmering jewelry!

mark. Any Which Way Skirt Goes Glam

mark. Any Which Way Skirt Goes Glam

 

Back in Black:

Laura's Ultimate Holiday Skirt

Laura’s Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt

Our friend over at Sealaura is wearing hers in an uneven pattern to really showcase the uniqueness of this skirt.  She paired hers with a basic black turtleneck which would work perfectly if you’re wearing it to an office party.  Sophisticated and still fun!  Check out her full blog post for a really good look at those sequins!

Brush Sequins For The Season

Brush Sequins For The Season

 

I Love Gooold:

Natasha's Ultimate Holiday Skirt

Natasha’s Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt

Fellow rep and fashion fan, Natasha is going for the gold by wearing the skirt all swiped down for that full on gold look.  She paired hers with a basic black turtleneck, a black and gold arm party (mark. Grow Your Stack Bracelet Set), and tall black boots (Avon Cushion Walk Kiki Stretch Fashion Boot).  A winter friendly way to wear the skirt, and perfect for a Christmas house party!

mark. Any Which Way Skirt Hitting The Party Circuit

mark. Any Which Way Skirt Hitting The Party Circuit

 

Day Sequins:

Bronwyn's Ultimate Holiday Skirt

Bronwyn’s Ultimate Holiday Party Skirt

Beauty Boss and fellow rep Bronwyn styled hers my favorite way, for day!  Also keeping her skirt all gold, she dressed it down with a cute graphic tee and a faux leather jacket.  This makes it extremely wearable for anyone and everyone.  Add a little glam with the Avon Stylish Sparkle Multicolor necklace and you have yourself some day sparkle!

There’s still time to get this skirt for Christmas, and definitely for New Years!  TODAY ONLY at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger you can get 2 day deliver for half the cost with a $50 order.  The mark. Any Which Way Skirt is $44 so add on the Party Ready A Box for $10 (see more) and have yourself everything you need for the ultimate party look and get the speedy shipping discount!

Party Ready A Box Only $10 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Party Ready A Box Only $10 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

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A Clutch Worthy Holiday Mani

A Clutch Worthy Holiday Mani

A Clutch Worthy Holiday Mani

A good holiday mani is so clutch during the holiday season.  It doesn’t have to be a full on nail art situation, it can be as simple as a really good red.  Including today and Christmas day we only have 3 MORE MANI MONDAYS of the holiday season!  So let’s paint the nails red!

Red and Gold Holiday Mani

Red and Gold Holiday Mani

My perfect holiday red polish is the Avon True Color Pro+ Nail Enamel in Royal Red.  My glimmering gold accent nail is Avon Gel Finish 7-in-1 Nail Enamel in Glimmer.  Both are finished with the Avon Gel Finish Top Coat.

Avon True Color Pro Nail Enamel in Royal Red and Gel Finish in Glimmer

Avon True Color Pro Nail Enamel in Royal Red and Gel Finish in Glimmer

Perfect Pairing With The Stylish Sparkle Bracelet

Perfect Pairing With The Stylish Sparkle Bracelet

Simple, easy and perfect for the holidays! What goes with the perfect simple holiday mani?  The perfect holiday clutch, the mark. Soft Touch Velvet Clutch to be exact!  This deep navy velvet clutch from mark features a super pretty ruffle design on the front and a diamond like opening so you can get in and out of it super easy.  Plus slots for cards, detachable strap and a super pretty top lock!

Pretty Details and Digits

Pretty Details and Digits

mark. Soft Touch Velvet Clutch

mark. Soft Touch Velvet Clutch

I really find this to be the perfect pairing for the holiday!  Usually a clutch can barely fit what you need to bring but this one fits it all and is super pretty.  (Peep a live view here) You can shop my mani, bracelet and clutch at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger I also wanted to note that I got both these polishes in past A Boxes (see here).  If you are not taking advantage of these $10 deals then you are missing out!  Basically for the price of buying the polishes I got $90 worth of product!  The Party Ready A Box is our latest A Box now available at my eBoutique!

Party Ready A Box

Party Ready A Box

Party Ready A Box

JUST LAUNCHED! Get decked for the party scene this season with our newest A Box for Campaign 1. Our Party Ready A Box (item # 650-412) is glam-packed with gorgeous makeup shades that will make heads turn. Get dazzled with 5 products valued at $40 and only $10 with any $40 purchase.

Turn Heads For Only $10!

Turn Heads For Only $10!

Party Girl: 5 faves that will add sparkle to any holiday outfit!

Avon True Color Be Blushed Cheek Color, Perfectly Matte Lipstick, Big & False Lash Volume Mascara

Avon True Color Be Blushed Cheek Color, Perfectly Matte Lipstick, Big & False Lash Volume Mascara

  • Anew Clean Cream Cleanser & Mask: 1 oz
  • Big & False Lash Volume Mascara in Blackest Black: .34 oz
  • Avon True Color Glimmersticks Waterproof Eye Liner in Blackest Night: .01 oz
  • Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick in Superb Wine: .11 oz
  • Avon True Color Be Blushed Cheek Color in Blushing Nude: .14 oz
Anew Clean Cream Cleanser & Mask,  Avon True Color Glimmersticks Waterproof Eye Liner

Anew Clean Cream Cleanser & Mask, Avon True Color Glimmersticks Waterproof Eye Liner

 

Party Ready A Box Only $10 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Party Ready A Box Only $10 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

So Many Ways to Get to $40
Now ALL purchases in your campaign will count toward a qualifying $40 order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger for the $10 A Box offer. This includes orders from mark. by Avon, Avon Living, as well as Outlet and Marketing Flyers to take advantage of this A-mazing value.  Because this is the ultimate perfectly curated box for your party looks I think this would pair perfectly with a party outfit!  Here are my top party picks to build your $40 order:

All of these party looks and product featured are available at my eBoutique so getting to a $40 order to get the $10 A Box is easy!  PLUS we have our 12 Days of Deals going on so get yourself some FREE stuff too!

12 Days of Deals

12 Days of Deals

Last Day To Get Cyber Monday Deals At Avon/mark.

Last Day For Cyber Monday Deals

Last Day For Cyber Monday Deals

Today is the last day of the Cyber Monday deal at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  You have until midnight to take advantage of these extra savings!

Shop amazing offers online — use offer code CYBERMON!

  • Free shipping on orders of $20 or more
  • Free shipping and 20% discount on orders of $45 or more
  • And spend $65 or more get 25% discount, free shipping, and a FREE A BOX!
    • Choose from the following A Boxes:
    • C18 Divine Wine Collection (offer code: DIVINE)
    • C19 Pro Picks Collection (offer code: PRO)
    • C20: The Best of Beauty Collection (offer code: BEST)

A few things I loving to gift or get:

A Classy AF Thanksgiving

Classy AF Thanksgiving

Classy AF Thanksgiving

Not all holiday looks are all glitz and glam, some are just classy AF.  And what’s classier than a classic LBD!?  Sometimes just a classic black dress is all you need for your holiday looks!

Avon Chain-Detail Dress

Avon Chain-Detail Dress

No one needs to argue the power of a Little Black Dress but this Avon Chain-Detail Dress is a must have!  Not only is it a great year round dress in its crepe like fabric but its a great dress for the holidays too!  The best part about it, its only $16.99 at my eBoutique!

Removable Black Chain Detail

Removable Black Chain Detail

The dress features a removable black chain detail around the neckline so you don’t need a necklace. You could easily remove it and pair this dress with your favorite statement necklace.  For this classy af look, I went with a statement earring instead with the Avon Modern Pearlesque Tassel Earrings.  For the rest of my jewelry I went with a simple black watch (Michael Kors) and a simple sparkly bracelet (Avon Modern Glamour Jet Pave Stretch Bracelet).  On lips mark. Vinyl Pout Lip Paint in Glamour.  (could that be any more perfect of a name for this look!?)

Avon Modern Pearlesque Tassel Earrings

Avon Modern Pearlesque Tassel Earrings

Clean and Classy with a LBD

Clean and Classy with a LBD

What’s a holiday look without a little glitter!?  I added some glitter with these mark. High On Glitter Platform Pumps.  These black suede heels are really comfortable with the block heel and platform and also really secure with the ankle strap… and the perfect holiday heel!

mark. By Avon High on Glitter Platform Heels

mark. By Avon High on Glitter Platform Heels

Thanksgiving Outfit Inspo

Thanksgiving Outfit Inspo

I love this outfit for Thanksgiving because its classic but still fun, comfortable but still put together. It can handle eating all the turkey you want and still look amazing.  Think about it you could get this dress for $16.99, the earrings for 12.99 and the heels for $50, which qualifies you for the Beauty Of Gold A Box for only $10.  THEN use promo code AVONBLACK to get 20% off all of this, free shipping AND a FREE 7 piece beauty gift to complete the look.  So for under $100 you have your holiday look from head to toe NAILED.  You can thank me later.

Get this ENTIRE look for under $100, and a FREE Beauty Bundle

Get this ENTIRE look for under $100, and a FREE Beauty Bundle

Shop the entire look at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Use Promo Code AVONBLACK at www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Use Promo Code AVONBLACK at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

*editors note: alicia doesn’t swear. alicia had internal debate with even using AF.  alicia was a rebel and used it because alicia’s down with the slang.  word yo!

Get Red-y with Joy of Red A Box!

Get Red-y With The Joy Of Red A Box

Get Red-y With The Joy Of Red A Box

Our Joy of Red A Box (product # 034-797) launches in Campaign 24 and has just what you need to spice up your holiday ensembles. This red-hot A Box has Avon makeup faves, plus a delicious scent that will make anyone a standout this holiday. You can get these 5 products for only $10 with any $40 purchase—these products are a $41 value!

The A Box:  Joy Of Red

The A Box: Joy Of Red

Get Red-y for the Holidays with These Products

Red Lipstick, Travel Perfume, and Red Nail Polish

Red Lipstick, Travel Perfume, and Red Nail Polish

  1.  Avon True Color Nourishing Lipstick in Candy Red (.106 net wt.)
  2. Avon True Color Pro+ Nail Enamel in Royal Red (.4 oz.)
  3. Avon True Color Glimmersticks Lip Liner in True Red (.009 oz.)
  4. Avon True Color Glazewear Lip Gloss in Fiery Red (.21 oz.)
  5. New! Imari Eau de Toilette Travel Spray (.5 oz.)
Perfect Red Lips With Liner and Gloss

Perfect Red Lips With Liner and Gloss

This perfect collection of all things red is only $10 with a $40 purchase at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  You know come the holiday season all you need is a red lip and a glossy red mani to get yourself through it.  So why not get it for only $10!  A joyful, magical, beautiful holiday is yours!

The A Box:  Only $10 with a $40 purchase for $41 worth of product

The A Box: Only $10 with a $40 purchase for $41 worth of product

 

You Can Backorder!  Remember, you can now backorder A Boxes! You are able to backorder the previous campaign’s A Box with a $40 backorder purchase in the Campaign associated with the A Box you wish to backorder at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

 

Nailed It: Bubbly Champaign Mani for New Years!

Nailed It: Bubbly Champaign Mani

Nailed It: Bubbly Champaign Mani

Pop! Clink! Fizz! Need a mani idea for New Years? How about a super easy bubbly champaign mani!? Recreate a bubbling champaign glass on your nails to toast to the new year.

mark. Nailed It Gift Set and Avon Dazzlers in Disco Ball

mark. Nailed It Gift Set and Avon Dazzlers in Disco Ball

Bubbly Champaign Mani

Bubbly Champaign Mani

This mani was super easy to do especially when the mark. Nailed It Gift Set ($12) comes with 3 out of the 4 products needed.  Start with the base coat, follow it with 2 coats of the metallic gold.  Next, after the gold has dried for about 2-5 minutes, dab on the the Avon Dazzlers in Disco Ball to the tips to recreate the bubbles in the champaign.  Finally add a layer of top coat from the Nailed It Gift Set.

Avon Dazzlers in Disco Ball

Avon Dazzlers in Disco Ball

The different sizes of silver glitter in Avon Dazzlers is the perfect addition to recreate the bubbly on your nails.  You can see Dazzlers in Disco Ball also used here and here.

Ready To Toast The New Year With A Champaign Mani

Ready To Toast The New Year With A Champaign Mani

I wore this mani this holiday season and I thought how perfect is this for New Years!  It was so easy to do while being fun and festive.  You can shop the mark. Nailed It Gift Set and Avon Dazzlers at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  (ps. ring is also mark!)

Pop! Clink! Fizz!

Pop! Clink! Fizz!

What To Wear: Winter Wonderland

What To Wear:  Winter Wonderland

What To Wear: Winter Wonderland

Just because it’s not snowing doesn’t mean winter weather isn’t here, and chilly! And just because it’s a winter wonderland doesn’t mean you can’t look legit while staying warm! That’s why I’ve teamed up with Linda Montavon for what to wear this holiday season and in the new year to ward off the chill!

Alicia’s Look:

Alicia's Winter Wonderland Look

Alicia’s Winter Wonderland Look

Staying warm in Nor Cal is a lot different than other winter weathers but does require some winter fabrics, layers and a warm scarf like the mark. Glam All Around Stole.

mark. Glam All Around Stole

mark. Glam All Around Stole

I like to glam up my winter looks with more luxe fabrics like these velvet pants (Loft outlet), pony-hair bag (mark., old) and suede pumps, (mark. Standing in the Wings Heel) and of course the most glam of them all a super soft faux fur stole!  The mark. Glam All Around Stole has to be one of my favorite finds this season!

mark. Standing In The Wings Heels

mark. Standing In The Wings Heels

mark. Just A Peek Blouse

mark. Just A Peek Blouse

For winter I like to layer my winter white coat (White House Black Market) and faux fur stole over a chic blouse like the mark. Just A Peek Blouse.  The rich color works great for the holidays and all through winter but the cut-out details make it way more fun!  Who says winter fashion can’t be fun! If you have a casual house party this would be a great outfit for NYE!

Cut Outs and Winter Details For Winter

Cut Outs and Winter Details For Winter

 

Linda’s Look:

Linda's Winter Look With Warm Boots and Jacket

Linda’s Winter Look With Warm Boots and Jacket

Linda’s staying warm with Avon Winter Wonderland Faux-Fur Coat and Cushion Walk Knee-High Stretch Back Boot.  Fuzzy and cozy these two together definitely are the definition of winter warm but also on trend and chic!

Avon Cushion Walk® Knee-High Stretch Back Boot

Avon Cushion Walk® Knee-High Stretch Back Boot

Linda paired her winter outerwear with a pop of purple also from Avon proving the point that warm and cozy can also be cute and chic!  Maybe you plan on an outdoor ball drop for New Years Eve?  This outfit would be perfect for that!

Pop of Purple with Avon

Pop of Purple with Avon

Avon Winter Wonderland Coat

Avon Winter Wonderland Faux Fur Coat

Thank you Linda for putting together such a great winter wonderland outfit for our collaboration!  If you love Linda’s coat you can still get it by ordering directly through me or online by ordering by product number.  Next to the shopping bag icon you’ll see “Product #” link.  Once you click through that link scroll to the bottom of the page to the search section.  Change the campaign number to 1 and search “winter wonderland faux fur coat” and select your size and hit add to form.  Once added to the form you can then Add To Bag.

Linda's Winter Wonderland Look

Linda’s Winter Wonderland Look

What Eye Makeup Goes With Red Lipstick

What Eye Makeup To Wear With A Red Lip

What Eye Makeup To Wear With A Red Lip

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… red lipstick season! Not that red lips aren’t a thing all the time but for the holiday’s people who don’t normally wear red feel a little more inclined to bust it out and sport a red lip. Honestly, it’s all you need to create a festive look, but the question always arises, what eye do you pair with a red lip? Especially if you are not one who wears red lips often you don’t want to go to big on the eyes and just feel “over madeup” especially for daytime wear.  Do not fear because I have the PERFECT and easy! eye look for all your red lipped outings!

Easy eye makeup for a red lip, mark. Tough Luxe Eye Shadow

Easy eye makeup for a red lip, mark. Tough Luxe Eye Shadow

The PERFECT eye shadow when wearing a red lip, mark. Tough Luxe Eye Shadow in Gilt Complex. It’s the perfect shimmery neutral shade with a touch of rosy gold.  Not only does it have great color pay off its shimmer adds just enough to make a red lip a holiday red lip!

Easy Makeup with mark. and Avon

Easy Makeup with mark. and Avon

Pair it with a winged liner using Avon Super Extend Liquid Liner and lots of lashes with Avon Big and Daring Mascara.

mark. Tough Luxe Eye Shadow in Gilt Complex

mark. Tough Luxe Eye Shadow in Gilt Complex

This eyeshadow also works as a great every day shade post holiday. If you like the mark. On The Dot Neutral eye pallet you’ll like this single shade.  You can shop the look at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and free shipping now through the 31st with a $25 order using promo code NEWYEAR

Perfect Holiday Makeup Red Lip and Neutral Eyes

Perfect Holiday Makeup Red Lip and Neutral Eyes

The Golden Rule: 2016

Goodbye 2015. Hello 2016. I’m not so good at making and keeping resolutions but I am all about a fresh start. A little mantra of mine is the Golden Rule and instead of a resolution I’d like to embrace and enforce it.

The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

To my friends, to my foe, let you read this and may no one dull your sparkle in 2016!  For my sparkle will be as nice and shiny as I would like it to come back toward me, even if yours is not!  In addition, a few things I’m looking forward to in 2016:  having more and many good manis!  the year of the monkey!  exploring somewhere I have yet to see!  exploring somewhere I’ve already seen and love!  decluttered junk drawer!  bringing in more sleek, simple and glam!  What are your new year goals and mantras!?

May No One Dull Your Sparkle!

Word Of Alicia:  May No One Dull Your Sparkle!

Happy New Year!