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What’s Brewing This Halloween!?

Happy Halloween!
Everyone’s plans and situations for the holiday may vary, but one thing is for sure, you can definitely add a little Halloween fun and theme out your life!

I found the most adorable and comfy! bat print sweatshirt at Target. I’ve basically lived in it for the past month. Its lightweight, has slits on the side and oh so soft. I paired it over a black and white striped summer dress for an easy day look, its still 90 degrees here folks! However, I’ve worn it more just lounging around, making spirits spooky!

You know when you go to Target you never leave with just one thing… Also picked up this fun sign for the holiday decor! Hashtag Target run!

I hope this weekend you at least carve a Jack O Lantern… and maybe watch Hocus Pocus ūüėČ Have a spoooooky Halloween!

Iconic Avon

One thing about being around for 134 years… you become iconic.¬† There is always something nostalgic and vintage with Avon.¬† Heather from Hopelessly Heather and I love a good classic vintage look so with the Iconic Avon collection we were inspired.

On Heather:   Iconic Mini Lip Color (wearing the mauve shade in the pink tube)

Iconic Avon Statement Necklace, Iconic Avon Pearly Locket, Iconic Avon Stud Earrings, Iconic Avon Pearly Ribbon Brooch. 

“I always look forward Avon‚Äôs Iconic offerings‚ÄĒtheir vintage vibe is totally my jam!¬† This time around, they released a few items that make a big splash!¬†¬†

I used the Pearly Ribbon Brooch to help create a “soft” waistline on my dress by gathering some of the excess material to nip in one side.¬† Brooches are the quintessential retro accessory, but they are also the most flexible‚ÄĒyou can wear them on hats, lapels, scarves, handbags, in your hair…the sky is the limit!¬† They always add a touch of elegance.

The Iconic Mini Lip Color trio tube designs are so stinkin‚Äô cute, and you can easily pop all three in your handbag to reapply throughout the day to create different looks.¬† The lipstick itself is creamy, goes on smoothly, and strong color.¬† My fave easily the mauve hue in the pink tube‚ÄĒit‚Äôs‚Ķmauve-lous.¬† ::ba dum tiss::

I opted to loop the super long chain of the Pearly Locket around my neck an extra time so it would hang at a more traditional level, which always gives the added bonus of creating a choker layer, which I‚Äôm all about.¬† The locket is fairly large and heavy with a magnetic closure‚ÄĒit would easily hold a small photo or lock of hair, and there‚Äôs no fear they‚Äôd get lost by a locket malfunction‚Ķthose magnets are strong.

The Statement Necklace and Stud Earrings scream royalty.¬† The necklace is very upper-class, and hangs at the collar level.¬† It‚Äôs a substantial piece, but not overwhelming.¬† The opulent pink cat‚Äôs eye glass stones break up the goldtone scroll leaf design of the chain.¬† The earrings are a little simpler, but they are perfectly paired with the necklace.¬† Together, they command respect and attention.¬† The only thing missing from this collection is a crown!”

On Alicia: Iconic Avon lip, Studio 1886 Soft Knit Dress, Iconic Eye Collection, Iconic Elastine Perfumed Hair Serum – Amethyst, Iconic Veilment Perdumed Body Gel – Sunset Bloom.

There’s just something extra beautiful about vintage, just a little more glam. Right now, I’ll take anything that’s makes me feel a little extra glam. Like, perfumed hair serum, that looks just as stunning sitting on your vanity.

An iconic cat eye winged liner is my everyday go to. The Iconic Eye collection gives me the must haves to achieve it everytime… smooth and tightened lids, lots of lashes and the perfect liquid liner. I have raved over this liner before but it really is that perfect. The felt tip isn’t too stiff or too soft and its smooth black black formula lasts all day. Plus! the value on this set for $35 is outstanding!

The Studio 1886 Soft Knit Dress was giving me those vintage vibes that meshed perfectly with this collection. I may not be as chic as my vintage inspo from grandma-in-law Mary, but I try ūüėČ

These Iconic Avon pieces are limited edition and only on the eBoutique a few more days! But don’t fret as more Iconic Avon is launching just in time for holiday!

Wear and Share Wednesday: Stripes

Wear and Share Wednesday:  Stripes

Wear and Share Wednesday: Stripes

Well, this shelter in place/work from home lifestyle doesn’t really mix with my business casual wardrobe. However, it does allow me to reintroduce myself to my jeans and tees. I picked up a few new casual pieces from Avon that will mix and match with my wardrobe, including this striped tee from Avon. ¬†

Tango Love!

Tango Love!

White Jeans, Striped Tee, Red Cardi

White Jeans, Striped Tee, Red Cardi

The Avon 3/4th Sleeve Lace Front Top is only $29.99 and comes in 4 colors.  I went with the black and white stripe.  I love that this has a relaxed fit, 3/4th sleeve and some lace front detailing to give it a little something.  This top looks good with jeans and cardi but also with leggings and top knot!  PERFECT for shelter in place/wfh.

Avon 3/4th Sleeve Lace Up Top

Avon 3/4th Sleeve Lace Up Top

I paired this with my white jeans and a red cardigan sweater (both killer finds from Ross Dress For Less). ¬†This OOTD was perfect for my work from home day, then a visit to my family to celebrate my niece’s birthday. ¬†Having a birthday during this coronavirus isn’t ideal, but we had a great pancake brunch at home to celebrate her day complete with some Avon sheet masks and fun drinks!

Family

Family

I hope everyone is staying happy and healthy! ¬†If you need a little pick me up I highly reccomend this tee and some sheet masks. ¬†Both you can use during the shelter in place time, and after! ¬†There’s a ton of new arrivals over at the eBoutique so be sure to check them out!

Styling Tips: How To Wear Mule Slides

Styling Tips: How To Wear Mule Slides

Styling Tips: How To Wear Mule Slides

It’s Wear and Share Wednesday and today Natasha and I are wearing and sharing our mark. Rosey Posey Slides. ¬†These slip on mules with embroidered floral design are part of the mark. Exotic Garden collection and at only $29.99 a great way to get on the mule slide trend. ¬†You’ll see this style of shoe all over the blogosphere from leather, to fur lined, to neutral to colorful and everything in between. ¬†We’re just loving the beauty of the East inspired embroidered design so here’s 2 ways to wear the trend.

Alicia’s Look:

Casual and Comfy in the mark. Rosey Posey Slides

Casual and Comfy in the mark. Rosey Posey Slides

Slides are trending right now for their polished look with easy to wear vibe. ¬†I’m loving these from mark. as a companion to my casual looks. ¬†I think these pair perfectly with a casual pant, in an ankle, straight or tapered leg to showcase the slides, like these Avon Kaya Ponte Pants. ¬†I also added my current favorite white t, Avon T-Shirt Pack (last seen here) and a fun printed bomber-style,¬†mark. Garden of Zen Jacket, also from the mark. Exotic Garden collection. ¬†I’m never one to shy away from pattern mixing, and the delicate embroidery on these slides actually match more than you think. ¬†I can easily see myself wearing these with my favorite denim too!

mark. Garden Zen Jacket

mark. Garden Zen Jacket

Avon Kaya Ponte Pant and Pocket T-Shirt

Avon Kaya Ponte Pant and Pocket T-Shirt

 

Natasha’s Look:

Perfectly Polished in the mark. Rosey Posey Slides

Perfectly Polished in the mark. Rosey Posey Slides

“Embroidered vibrant slides are a perfect accompaniment to any outfit to add that touch of class and pizazz to a somewhat formal outfit. To show off the exquisite detail and gorgeous detail of the Rosey Posey Slide, pair these comfortable and chic mules with a brightly colored top and cropped black pants to create a sleek silhouette.” – Natasha

mark. Rosey Posey Slides with classic black ankle pants

mark. Rosey Posey Slides with classic black ankle pants

Natasha’ dressed hers up while I dressed mine down. ¬†Not only are these a comfortable shoe option, they’re also on trend and add that pop to a weekday or weekend look! ¬†You can get the mark. Rosey Posey Slide for $29.99 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger ¬†BONUS with every $50 order you’ll get a FREE full size bottle of Avon True Color Dazzle Drops, the multi-tasking liquid highlighter (a $16 value!) So maybe add on my t-shirt, jacket or pants and easily hit that $50 with these slides and get yourself a great little spring look!

FREE Dazzle Drops!? Sounds good to me! Shop Now: http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

FREE Dazzle Drops!? Sounds good to me! Shop Now: http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Smart, Sweet and Beautiful Alicia

Hopelessly Heather showcasing how inarticulate I am. (and just to prove the point I thought the word was unarticulate and had too google the spell check autocorrect to make sure it was actually right) Check her post!

Hopelessly Heather

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A couple of weeks ago I talked Alicia into answering a bunch of my questions for an interview/guest post ‚Äď as per usual, she didn‚Äôt disappoint!

First, a little bit about Alicia:

She is a fellow Avon rep, a powerhouse social media marketer and the blogger behind Word of Alicia,  Her stunning fashion photos and product displays are always inspiring.  She always has kind words to offer and isn’t shy to offer fashion advice when asked (she’s the one who gave me the styling idea for the photo that won me the entire Fall for Paris jewelry collection).  Smart, sweet and beautiful, this girl has it all!

And now…

::pulling back the curtains::

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Nailed It: Jamberry Night Sky

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Mani Monday and I finally feel human again. I had bare nails for weeks, so finally getting a pedi and busting out a Jamberry wrap on the mani, all is right in the world once again!

I felt like doing nail wraps and these Night Sky wraps were calling my name! Sparkly mixed mani in cool icy tones, sign me up!

We have been having a cold spell in Nor Cal so these icy tones are oh so needed. And so is this scarf that’s my back drop. Its actually the signature print from the mark. Rebel Ice collection. Fun fact: If you bought the bath and body line its the print on the packaging!

I also just got these sterling silver rings in from Avon, and thought the complimented the wraps so well! Yes, Avon does have a line of fine jewelry, yes these rings are new and available, yes they include genuine stones, and yes you need them! The fine jewelry also starts at a size 5! I am wearing the Classic Peak Band (sale price $16.99) stacked with the Blue Topaz with Cluster Halo ring (sale price $34.99).

You can shop my rings and check out Avon’s fine jewelry new arrivals at my eBoutique. Message me if your interested in Jamberry nail wraps! I’m always looking for someone to go halfsies ūüėČ

A Thankful Thanksgiving!

A Thankful Thanksgiving

A Thankful Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m super thankful for your support here on Word of Alicia, on my social media accounts and as your mark. girl/Avon lady! ¬†I’m so grateful anyone even reads my rambling, views my pictures and shops my eStore. ¬†Avon has given me so many things to be grateful for, especially this year like a FREE all inclusive trip to the Bahamas, extra income, lifetime friends, invaluable connections and this mark. coat! ¬†(check back next week for the full post) ¬†I hope you are all enjoying your day eating, drinking and giving thanks! ¬†I know I am!

Happy Thanksgiving From Word Of Alicia

Happy Thanksgiving From Word Of Alicia

Black Friday offers now through Saturday at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Current Crush: Avon Senses Cherry Blossom Collection

 

Avon Senses Cherry Blossom

Current Crush:  Avon Senses Cherry Blossom

March, I’m so ready for you to be spring-tastic! ¬†If you couldn’t tell from yesterday’s floral post, the blossoming blossoms have me currently crushing on all things spring, starting with the new Avon Senses Cherry Blossom Collection!

Avon Senses Cherry Blossom Collection

Avon Senses Cherry Blossom Collection

Avon recently re-released their bath and body line with a new name, Avon Senses, and a few new scents for the spring including Cherry Blossom. ¬†As described; ¬†“You’ll feel flirty and feminine with the alluring fragrance of blushing cherry blossoms accented by dewy apples and sweet red berries.”

Avon Senses Body Lotion in Cherry Blossom

Avon Senses Body Lotion in Cherry Blossom

Within the collection you have a body lotion, shower gel, hand cream and shimmering body spray and each them are priced amazingly especially for the quality of product.  The shower gel, besides being genius in design that it hangs in the shower, is on special right now for $1.99, I mean $1.99!!!  You can actually get the whole set for only $9.99 right now, so the price of one bottle of lotion at bath and body works you get the whole collection!

Avon Senses Hand Cream in Cherry Blossom

Avon Senses Hand Cream in Cherry Blossom

Avon Senses Sparkling Shimmer Mist in Cherry Blossom

Avon Senses Sparkling Shimmer Mist in Cherry Blossom

My favorite from the collection is this sparkling shimmer mist. ¬†We’re not talking your early 2000’s glitter, were talking 2016 shimmer. ¬†It’s very delicate and when it sprays on it’s just a tad, it doesn’t overwhelm. ¬†Just look at that sparkle goodness!

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Shimmer and Shine With Avon Senses Cherry Blossom Collection

Shimmer and Shine With Avon Senses Cherry Blossom Collection

I really like this take on the classic cherry blossom scent, it’s fresh and floral and little tart. ¬†The staying power is excellent,¬†especially considering the price! ¬†If it doesn’t make you feel like spring has sprung then I don’t know what will! ¬†You can shop the collection and all Avon Senses scents at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and through tomorrow get free shipping on a $25 order with promo code MARCH25

Register To Win:  http://bit.ly/1VTgrJR

Register To Win: http://bit.ly/1VTgrJR

BONUS!  Register and win the collection! plus a bubble bath and candle!  Register here.

Mani Monday: Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Holdiay nails? Nailed it! ¬†Instead of the same red you wear every year try something equally as festive with a shimmering plum and cream with some easy but eye-catching nail art! ¬†mark. Nailed It Gel Trend Gel Finish Mini Nail Laquers are part of the holiday sparkle beauty collection from mark./Avon and they’re the perfect pairing for your holiday nails!

mark. Nailed it It Gel Trend gel Finish Mini Nail Laquers

mark. Nailed it It Gel Trend gel Finish Mini Nail Laquers

It comes with 2 mini bottles in shades Sugar Plum and Eggnog. ¬†The names (and shades) couldn’t be more fitting for holiday. ¬†Like I said before I prefer these mini polishes they’re the perfect amount to get you through the season before you’re on to the next trend.

Eggnog and Sugarplum

Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

For this easy¬†nail art first paint your nails in Eggnog. ¬†On my ring I flipped it so I used Sugarplum first. ¬†Once it’s dried for about 2 minutes create a v shape by painting two angled swipes from cuticle to tip on each side of the nail. ¬†The mini brushes on these mini polishes are perfect for achieving this. ¬†It doesn’t have to be perfect to get a good look… mine are far from perfectly symmetrical.

mark. Nailed It Duo for Holiday Mani's!

mark. Nailed It Duo for Holiday Mani’s!

Easy Nail Art For Holidays!

Easy Nail Art For Holidays!

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

Unique Look For Your Digits This Holiday Season

Unique Look For Your Digits This Holiday Season

The mark. Nailed It Set is available at my eBoutique along with this super cute leopard ring! ¬†Polish is a great little gift idea for stockings, as an add on, or just for a little gift. ¬†Personally I love getting it in my stocking because I know I’ll be doing my nails over the break for upcoming NYE! ¬†This set would be perfect for your NYE look! ¬†Shop now and take advantage of 12 days of deals at my eBoutique! ¬†Today you get to pick a travel size Anew product or tomorrow you get a¬†FREE Platinum-Plated Diamond Pendant Necklace! ¬†Shop now shop often and get those lists done!

mark. Nailed It Gel Polish Set at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

mark. Nailed It Gel Polish Set at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger