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What To Wear: Pineapples

What To Wear: Pineapples

What To Wear: Pineapples

Summer trends are the most fun.  They’re usually bright, functionable and bold.  For whimisical trends the pineapple is back this summer in everything from home goods to wearables.  A pineapple became a symbol of status and wealth during Colonial times for its scarcity, so no surprise we’re loving it lately.  Today, Erica from Erica’s Fashion and Beauty and I are showing you two ways to wear the trend.

How Alicia’s Wearing Pineapples:

How To Wear Pineapple Prints

How To Wear Pineapple Prints

Weekend Vibes with mark.

Pineapple Trends With mark.

I always seem to wear more prints in the summer, especially tropical prints!  I like to feel like I’m on vacation even if I’m just living my everday life.  A pineapple print is the perfect mix of fun and whimsical for summer.  I love it on a trendy blouse like the mark. Pretty as a Pineapple Top.  An off the shoulder, statement sleeves top in a cute pineapple print goes perfect with jeans and flip flops for a weekend vibe. Off the shoulder can be tricky esp if you struggle with strapless bra’s like me.  I paired a high neck wired bralette underneath for a more functional wear.  Pair it with the mark. Fruit for All Earrings and your trendy summer fun level just hit scorching!

mark. Pretty As A Pineapple Top

mark. Pretty As A Pineapple Top

Palm Print Dooney compliments Pineappe Print mark.

Palm Print Dooney compliments Pineappe Print mark.

mark. Fruit For All Earrings

mark. Fruit For All Earrings

Pretty as a Pineapple

Pretty as a Pineapple

 

What Alicia is wearing:  mark. by Avon Pretty as a Pineapple Top, mark. by Avon Fruit for All Earrings, Old Navy Distressed Jeans, Dooney & Bourke Montego Nylon Kendra Satchel Handbag, Coach Abbigail Star Flip Flops (Marshalls), Michael Kors Hvar Aviator Sunglasses.

Casual with Jeans and Flip Flops

Casual with Jeans and Flip Flops

How Erica’s Wearing Pineapples: 

Erica's Pretty Pineapple Look

Erica’s Pretty Pineapple Look

“Summer is here and pineapples are seriously everywhere! I am totally on-board with this fun trend, btw. For this look I was inspired by the model in the Avon brochure. Pairing these printed shorts with a chambray button down is not something I would have immediately thought of plus statement earrings are a little out-of-the-box for me. I added a some crazy bright pink makeup and ta-da – Summer fun outfit!!!” Erica’s Beauty and Fashion

mark. Pretty As A Pineapple Short

mark. Pretty As A Pineapple Short

What Erica is wearing: mark. By Avon Pretty As A Pineapple Shorts, Avon Pineapple Pouch, Avon A Box Exclusive: Palm Leaf Dangling Earrings, top from my closet, and denim bow slides from Walmart.

Avon Pineapple Pouch

Avon Pineapple Pouch

See Erica’s full blog post to see more on her summer look including her makeup and earrings which are A Box exclusives!

Weekend Vibes

Weekend Vibes

Another way you could wear my top and Erica’s shorts is together as matching separates, which is also very on trend.  mark. released some really fun pieces in this Aloha Summer colleciton, including a pineapple embroidered chambray (last seen here), a sequined pineapple tank (see more here), even a fun pineapple embelished slides!  Check out the entire collection at my eBoutique and be sure to add that exclusive A Box to your order!

Campaign 12 Palm Chic A Box

Campaign 12 Palm Chic A Box

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Week O’Nautical: How To Easily Update For Spring

Week O’Nautical: Update Without Breaking Your Budget

The Nautical trend is always a good way to update your wardrobe for spring.  In most places it’s still pretty cold out, but we’re over our black on black on black and heavy winter wear.  You can work in a few nautical pieces that will go with your winter basics and your summer basics making a very versatile spring wardrobe update.  Avon just released their Seaside Gardens (see more), a nautical fashion and home capsule collection, and its extremely affordable!  Let’s look how you can update your spring looks without breaking the break.

 

The Power Of 4.

Add 4 pieces, yep just 4 pieces.  Sticking to only 4 pieces keeps you in budget and will be just enough to switch up your basics and breathe new life. The Avon Seaside Gardens collection is pretty affordable, so 4 pieces would keep you close to that $100 range.  I would suggest a top, bottom, accessory and dress, but you need to gage your current wardrobe and lifestyle.  Looking at what I was loving, needed and knew would flatter my shape, I went with a skirt, sandal, handbag and scarf.  I can mix and match to update my spring wardrobe with these 4 items totaling $110.96!

Melanie Pencil Skirt in Gingham

I wear a lot of skirts and dress for work, and with the hot temps in Nor Cal a skirt works well for my lifestyle.  If your lifestyle wears more casual and you’re just going to wear your favorite jeans try a classic nautical striped top like the Michelle Boat Neck top ($19.99).

Ankle strap, block heels and pretty embellishment, all a spring shoe needs!

I’ve always been a shoe person.  A new spring shoe can even make an all black outfit feel like spring.  The shoe selection in the Seaside Gardens collection is strong!  I went with the Avon Cushion Walk Sandal With Stone Clusters, a low block heel sandal which will be functional, on trend and a pop of color.

Give me all the nautical shoes!

Switching to a new spring bag is the easiest way to spring up your wardrobe without giving up any of your winter wear.  I went with this Veronica Tote Bag in the Blue and White strip (it also comes in red!).

 

Avon Veronica Tote with Scarf

 

 

Pick 1 thing different than anything you have.

For me it was this square scarf.  I have plenty of big, wrap all over you scarfs, but I don’t have a cute little silky square scarf in a nautical print!  Don’t diminish the power of an accessory, I can wear this as a cute neck scarf, a style I’ve never done and would bring something completely new to my look.  Plus, it would be some warmth around the neck in the chilly weather.  I can also wear it tied on a bag, as a head scarf, or ever worn a few different ways as a neck scarf.

Avon Silky Scarf

I literally could go through the entire collection and come up with a million combinations of 4 items to mix and match into your regular wardrobe.  If you would like me to select a personalized pick for you, leave a comment!

Nautical Square Scarf

 

Spring Perks

As an Avon representative, not only do I get to order things early, I also get some perks.  For instance, with the Seaside Gardens collection, with every 4 items I ordered I received a FREE pair of earrings.  These Avon Pop of Red Statement Earrings ($9.99) to be exact.  A piece of statement jewelry is definitely a good idea for a 5th piece to add to my original 4.  Even if I wear these with my black on black on black I’m adding a pop of something fresh.  Or I can pair this with the block heel sandals and I’ll bump up my look for spring.  *if you want early access, discounts and all the perks of being an Avon rep too you can sign up here for ONLY $25!

Statement Earrings For All The Nautical Looks

I couldn’t be more pleased with the 4 items I picked.  You can shop the entire collection at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger or see more here!  When building your order be sure to add on the Fresh Picks For Spring A Box for only $10 with a $40 purchase.  It not only is a great deal but will be the perfect makeup items to pair with your nautical outfits.  See my look with it here!

Week O’Nautical: Fresh Picks for Spring A Box

Week O’Nautical: Fresh Picks For Spring A Box

Have you forgot about the A Boxes, because I have… BUT with the launch of the Avon Seaside Gardens collection comes a new A Box, the Fresh Picks For Spring A Box (product # 101464).  Featuring 5 freshly picked beauty faves you’ll love, they’ll perk up any pout and add a flirty flutter to lashes and will coordinate perfectly with your fresh Seaside Gardens picks!

Five Fresh Faves
Check out Fresh Picks A Box products that will perk up your look:

1. Avon True Color Glazewear Lip Gloss in Fiery Red: .21 oz.
2. Avon True Colors Glimmersticks Waterproof Eye Liner in Blackest Night: .01 oz.
3. Avon Big & False Lash Volume Mascara in Blackest Black: .34 oz.
4. Avon True Color Pro+ Nail Enamel in Royal Red: .4 oz.
5. Rare Pearls Eau de Parfum Travel Spray: .5 oz.

Why is this post titled Week O’Nautical?  Because this A Box has everything you need for a fresh spring face that goes with a nautical look!  This A Box includes 4 of my all time favorite products for a simple go-to makeup look perfect for sitting seaside!  Create an easy eye look with a simple neutral shimmery shadow (mark. Eyeshadow Single in Cookie for example), with clean black eyeliner and lots of lashes with the your A Box items.  Finish it off with red lips and red nails and you are simply put together and for only $10!  Like I’ve said before (see here and here) these Glazewears are totally legit!  This red shade I wore all holiday long and kept going back to it!

Makeup Look from the Fresh Picks A Box

Makeup Look from the Fresh Picks A Box

Fresh Picks A Box All You Need For A Nautical Look

Fresh Picks A Box All You Need For A Nautical Look

Red Lips and Lots of Lashes!

Red Lips and Lots of Lashes!

 

ONLY $10 with a $40 purchase at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger
Remember that all purchases in your Campaign 8 order count toward a qualifying $40 order for the $10 collection offer—including orders from the C8 Outlet and Marketing catalogs so take advantage of this A-mazing value!

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

The Magic of Pearls A Box

The Magic of Pearls A Box

The Magic of Pearls A Box

Just launched!  Our latest, The Magic of Pearls A Box lis available starting today with 5 pearlescent products that will make you and your customers shine. This shimmery A Box is valued at $46 and only $10 with any $40 purchase—there’s creamy skin care and makeup, an elegant scent, plus an exclusive compact.

All this for only $10!

All this for only $10!

Pearl Power
Luxurious products hand-picked for you and your customers.

  1. Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance Day Cream Mini: .5 oz
  2. New! Rare Pearls Eau de Parfum Travel Spray: .5 oz
  3. A Box Exclusive Compact with Faux Mother-of-Pearl Accent: Mirrors with 1x and 3x magnification
  4. Gel Finish 7-in-1 Nail Enamel in Crème Brulee: .4 oz
  5. Avon True Color Eyeshadow Single in Champaign: .10 oz

4 Pearlescent Beauty Products and a Limited Edition Compact!

4 Pearlescent Beauty Products and a Limited Edition Compact!

So Many Ways to Get to $40
Now ALL purchases in your campaign will count toward a qualifying $40 order for the $10 A Box offer. This includes orders from mark. by Avon, Avon Living, as well as Outlet and Marketing Flyers. It’s an A-mazing value for only $10 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  Get that holiday shopping done, and score this for only $10!  Or wrap it up like a Christmas tree and gift it.  The A Box is the perfect add on gift, a girlfriends gift, a teacher gift or a gift for yourself!  OR if you are gifting someone some actual pearl jewelry how adorable would this be to go along with it!?  PLUS you can combine it with our Black Friday offer (going on now through Saturday!)

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

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

  • Free shipping on orders $20 or more
  • Free shipping AND 20% off of orders $45 or more
  • And orders of $65+ get free shipping, 20% off, plus a free 7-piece holiday on-the-go-set!

 

Mod Makeup: mark. Mod Pop Eyeshadow Pallet

Mod Makeup: mark Mod Pop Eyeshadow Pallet

Mod Makeup: mark Mod Pop Eyeshadow Pallet

I’m in a mod mood if you couldn’t tell (see here!) After all the inspiration of all things mod, I couldn’t help but create a mod makeup look!

Modern Take On Mod with mark. Mod Pop Pallet

Modern Take On Mod with mark. Mod Pop Pallet

On Face:  Avon MagiFX Face Primer, mark. Get Even All-Day Moisture Liquid Foundation, mark. Get A Grip Eye Primer, mark. Glow Together Hook Up Bronzing Powder in Low Tide, mark. Cheek Magnet Hook Up Powder Blush in Rose Without Saying

Blue Eyes, Pink Cheeks and Pale Lips

Blue Eyes, Pink Cheeks and Pale Lips

On Eyes:  mark. Mod Pop Eyeshadow Pallet (light blue shade all over lid applied wet, dark grey-purple shade worn in the cut crease applied with a thin brush for a more dramatic line) blended slightly with a transition shade (medium brown) from the mark. Eye Contact Hook Up Eyeshadow in Skinny Dip.  Avon SuperExtend Liquid Liner in black, Avon Big and Daring Mascara in blackest black.

Mod Eye Look

Mod Eye Look

Another view of the eye look

Another view of the eye look to see the crease colors

On Lips:  mark. Pout Lip Paint Vinyl in Cozy (last seen here)

mark. Lip Paint in Cozy On Lips

mark. Lip Paint in Cozy On Lips

When you think mod I’m sure Twiggy comes to mind, but there’s more than spiked lashes!  mark. nailed the mod theme with the colors in this eye pallet.  The mix of matte and shimmer, with buildable formulas perfectly capsulated the movement of the 60’s.

Channeling The 60's for my Mod Makeup

Channeling The 60’s for my Mod Makeup

The mark. Mod Holiday Collection Now Available

The mark. Mod Holiday Collection Now Available

To see the full mark. Mod Pop Eyeshadow Pallet, complete with swatches, full sun and shade IRL views check out my last post on the full mark. Mod Limited Edition Collection.

Make Your Mod mark.

Make Your Mod mark.

Also wearing mark. About Lace Cami Blouse, mark. Fancy That Statement Earrings and Avon Gel Finish Nail Polish in Inked Up.  You can shop all the products used and what I’m wearing at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and be sure to add the A-Box to your order for ONLY $10… for $49 worth of product!

Beauty of Gold A Box (product #758-980) ONLY $10 with a $40 order

Beauty of Gold A Box (product #758-980) ONLY $10 with a $40 order

The Gold Standard: Beauty of Gold A Box

 

The Gold Standard: Beauty of Gold A Box

The Gold Standard: Beauty of Gold A Box

Our Beauty of Gold A Box (758-980) launched today!  The latest A box features luxe products that you will treasure. This golden A Box has beauty faves—Anew for glowing skin, a rich and elegant scent, and sparkling eye and nail color. Your customers can get these 5 products (a $49 value!) for only $10 with any $40 purchase.

$49 worth of product for only $10

$49 worth of product for only $10

Go for the Gold – The Beauty of Gold A Box contains 2 full-size faves and 3 try-it sizes.

Power Serum, Rare Pearls and Anew Ultimate

Power Serum, Rare Pearls and Anew Ultimate

Anew Power Serum (.24 oz.)
Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance Night Cream (.5 oz)
Rare Gold Eau de Parfum Travel Spray (.5 oz)

Gel Polish and Metallic Eye Quad

Gel Polish and Metallic Eye Quad

Gel Finish 7-in-1 Nail Enamel in Glimmer (.4 oz)
Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad in Gilded Metallics (.176 oz)
All for $10

I Love Gooooooooooold!

I Love Gooooooooooold!

Now ALL purchases at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger now through Nov 21 will count toward a qualifying $40 order for the $10 A Box offer. This includes orders from mark. by Avon, Avon Living, as well as Outlet and Marketing Flyers. Be sure to take advantage of this A-mazing value!

Beauty of Gold A Box (product #758-980) ONLY $10 with a $40 order

Beauty of Gold A Box (product #758-980) ONLY $10 with a $40 order

Lip Of The Week: mark. Pout Vinyl Lip Paint in Cozy

Lip Of The Week:  mark. Pout Vinyl Lip Paint in Cozy

Lip Of The Week: mark. Pout Vinyl Lip Paint in Cozy

If November was a lip shade name, Cozy would be it!  (Or Thankful)  But Cozy is my lip of the week, so cozy it is!  These liquid lipsticks from mark. are a fabulous formula (see review here) so I decided to pick up another shade, Cozy.  This light pink shade is a really easy neutral shade.  I see this looking killer with a warm smokey eye for Thanksgiving!

Wearing mark. Lip Paint in Cozy

Wearing mark. Lip Paint in Cozy

I’ve been wearing this mark. Pout Vinyl Lip Paint in Cozy all week… minus Halloween where my lip of the day was Vamp for obvious reasons.  I really enjoy these vinyl shades, I love how saturated they are.  Extremely long wearing and comfortable.  Cozy, the light pink shade, is no exception.

Swatch in Shade

Swatch in Shade

Swatch in Full Sun

Swatch in Full Sun

You can shop these mark. Lip Paints in all 8 shades at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and be sure to take advantage of the A Box only $10 with a $40 purchase!

The A Box: Joy Of Red

The A Box: Joy Of Red

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