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Trending Tuesday: #wrapdress

Trending Tuesday:  #wrapdress

Trending Tuesday: #wrapdress

If the world of alicia was the internet #wrapdress would totally be trending.  I’m slightly obsessing over wrap dresses and finding a few to add to my arsenal after picking up this navy one at Ross (also currently obsessing over, such great dress finds lately!).  This past wrap dress look is one of my all time favorite outfits (and posts!).  A wrap dress can be SUPER flattering on all body shapes, that’s why they’re so popular and Diane von Furstenberg is a freakin legend.  Here are the wrap dresses I’m currently obsessing over:

Avon Bordeaux Knit Dress – and paired with that adorable faux fur stole, I think this has to be my Thanksgiving day look!  (s-3x $24.99)

Avon Bordeaux Knit Dress

Avon Bordeaux Knit Dress

Avon Faux-Fur Fashion Stole

Avon Faux-Fur Fashion Stole

Avon Little Red Dress – this has been on my wishlist since like last December!  How perfect for the holidays!?  I really like that its a little longer in the back for some extra drama.  NEED.  (s-xl $24.99 1x-3x $29.99)

Avon Little Red Dress

Avon Little Red Dress

Diane von Furstenberg Long Sleeve Floor Length Wrap Dress – Another reason I need the Avon version is because I don’t have $548 to splurge on a DVF.  LOVE this full length red with the cute neck scarf and booties… swoon!

DVF Long Sleeve Floor Length Wrap Dress

DVF Long Sleeve Floor Length Wrap Dress

What wrap dresses are you loving?  I need more to obsess over!  In the mean time I’ll stalk these ones at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

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What Is a Boot Skirt and Why You Need One

What is a boot skirt and why do you need one?

What is a boot skirt and why do you need one?

What is a boot skirt?  Basically a skirt you wear with boots, if that wasn’t obvious.  But let me tell you why you need one.  They typically are more A-line so that means more flattering.  They usually are of a thicker material like wool blends, stiff cotton, etc, which means perfect for the fall and winter.  You usually have two options, shorter and midi.  Both are cut at a length that shows off the boots but also works with proportions.  A shorter skirt will be cut a few inches above the knee but not a mini, and is the most versatile with what boots work with it.  I found the perfect boot skirt with the mark. Peek of Pleats Skirt.

mark. Peek of Pleats Skirt

mark. Peek of Pleats Skirt

mark. Peek of Pleats Skirt

mark. Peek of Pleats Skirt

Perfect Boot Skirt For Fall

Perfect Boot Skirt For Fall

The mark. Peek of Pleats skirt is the perfect shorter version.  It has that flattering a-line shape in a nice wool blend.  What makes this one stand out is its peek of chiffon pleats and wrap detailing.  Pleats are a huge trend for fall and the wrap draws the eye in making it even more flattering.

Peak of chiffon

Peak of chiffon

Flattering A Line Cut

Flattering A Line Cut

You can wear a boot skirt with everything from blouses to sweaters.  I paired this black mark. Peek of Pleats skirt with a striped ruffle sleeve sweater from White House Black Market.  I tucked it in but you could easily wear it untucked as well.

Pair it with a ruffle sleeve sweater!

Pair it with a ruffle sleeve sweater!

What’s a boot skirt with out a killer pair of boots!  This season mod, white and ankle cut boots are huge trends which I accomplished with this pair from Shoedazzle.  However boot skirts are also designed to wear with tall boots, so bust out your favorite pair to wear with this skirt.

These boots were made for boot skirts!

These boots were made for boot skirts!

Completely my look I’m wearing the mark. Tough It Out necklace, a doctor’s bag from Brooks Brothers and a bright plum lip with Avon True Color Bold Lipstick in Power Plum.

mark. Tough It Out Necklace

mark. Tough It Out Necklace

Sweater and Skirt Full Look For Fall

Sweater and Skirt Full Look For Fall

You can shop my look at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger along with all the new fall arrivals.  The skirt alone would qualify you for the current A Box!  $10 for all the fall/winter moisture you need!  (see more here)

Shop This Boot Skirt Look at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Shop This Boot Skirt Look at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Fall for Moisture A Box

Introducing The Fall For Moisture A Box

Introducing The Fall For Moisture A Box

Our Fall for Moisture A Box (product #818-478) launches today, just in time for cooler weather. Give your skin and nails some TLC this winter with 5 of our top moisturizing products—get them for only $10 with a $40 purchase ($26 value).

Fall For Moisture A Box

Fall For Moisture A Box

Hot Products for Cool Weather
Your winter survival kit. We’ve picked out the perfect cold-weather essentials just for you, treat your skin and nails with 2 full-size and 3 travel-size items.

5 Must Have Moisturizing Products

5 Must Have Moisturizing Products

1. Moisture Therapy Intensive Healing & Repair Hand Cream, 1.5 oz.
2. Moisture Therapy Intensive Healing & Repair Body Wash, 1.5 oz.
3. Moisture Therapy Intensive Healing & Repair Body Lotion, 2 oz.
4. Avon True Color Cuticle Conditioner, .4 oz.
5. Beyond Color Lip Conditioner, .11 oz.

2 Full Size 3 Holiday Travel Size Friendly!

2 Full Size 3 Holiday Travel Size Friendly!

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.  I REALLY love this box, plus it really themes well with the winter soft collection that just launched today as well.  This would be an EXCELLENT gift for those hard to shop for with it being basic enough for even the pickiest person.  Get your holiday shopping started and add this to your order for only $10.  Keep it for yourself as a little treat or gift it, either way $10 WELL spent.

 

Backorder Your A Box
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. For example: In Campaign 23, backorder $40 from Campaign 20, and you’ll qualify for the Campaign 20 A Box at $10.  Shop the A Box at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

What To Wear: Fall Dresses

What To Wear:  Fall Dresses

What To Wear: Fall Dresses

Fall is officially here weather I like it or not, or weather the weather suggests it or not.  One thing is for sure, its time for fall dresses!  If its still hot, or gets warm in the afternoons, a fall dress is the perfect solution.  Linda and I have 2 fall dress options we’re loving for fall…

Alicia’s Fall Dress:  Avon Zip-Back Double Layer Dress $29.99

Avon Zip-Back Double Layer Dress

Avon Zip-Back Double Layer Dress – and Lexi pondering…

An easy fitting navy dress is never a bad idea.  This Avon Zip-Back Double Layer Dress is one of those throw and go options.  The keyhole neckline means you don’t need a necklace and the exposed zipper and split back add just enough style to stand out.  I like this dress for fall because it’s navy, which is a great transition shade, and it’s super easy to wear, and will go with warm weather sandals, to booties, to cold weather boots!

Also Wearing:  Earrnings, Bracelet:  Avon Lavena Collections; Shoes:  Shoedazzle, Bag:  Brooks Brothers (but for a similar look try the Avon Saffiano Leather Dome Bag)

Linda’s Fall Dress:  Avon Open Shoulder Mock-Neck Dress $29.99

Open-Shoulder Mock-Neck Dress

Open-Shoulder Mock-Neck Dress

The silhouette on this Avon Open Shoulder Mock Neck dress is super on trend, add in an unique print in harvest colors and you’ve got yourself a fine fall dress!  Linda, loves this dress for fall because, “this dress is super comfy, fully lined and transitions perfectly for autumn days. Expect complements when you wear it!” – Linda Montavon, View From The Top Co-Author.

Linda is Also Wearing:  Avon Stainless Steel Timeless Collection Drop Earrings, and Long Necklace and the Stainless Steel Eternal Collection Linked Bracelet along with the  Avon Cushion Walk Lace-Up Gigi Flat.

Pups love fall dresses!

Pups love fall dresses!

Both dresses are a really easy decision for fall.  Just throw on and go!  For cooler temps add a denim jacket or your favorite blazer for a more work friendly option.   Shop all you need for Autumn with the fall fashion selection here!  At such great prices pick up a piece or two and then add on your A Box for some fall beauty perfectly curated for the season and for only $10 with your $40 purchase!

Fresh and Clean A Box ONLY $10 with a $40 order from any category at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Fresh and Clean A Box ONLY $10 with a $40 order from any category at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

 

A Box: Fresh and Clean… so fresh and so clean clean

Introducing the Fresh and Clean A Box

Introducing the Fresh and Clean A Box

Our Fresh & Clean A Box (product number 827445) is here!   The latest installment gives you 5 products that will pamper you from head to toe! With ANY $40 purchase, you will get 2 full-size favorites, 2 try-it sizes, and 1 sheet mask—a $31 value all for just $10!

Fresh and Clean A Box C22

Fresh and Clean A Box C22

Spa Day, Anyone?  Treat your skin and nails to some of our best products. From a luxurious face mask to pretty nail polish, the Fresh & Clean A Box is a must.

1. Anew Clean Cream Cleanser & Mask 1 fl. oz. $5 value

Anew Clean Cream Cleanser & Mask

Anew Clean Cream Cleanser & Mask

2. Anew Clean Daily Scrub 1 fl. oz. $5 value

Anew Clean Daily Scrub

Anew Clean Daily Scrub

3. Anew Brightening Sheet Mask 1 individually-wrapped sheet, $7.50 value (see my review here!)

Anew Brightening Sheet Mask 1 individually-wrapped sheet

Anew Brightening Sheet Mask 1 individually-wrapped sheet

4. Foot Works Lavender 3-in-1 Pampering Oil 2 fl. oz. $6 value

Foot Works Lavender 3-in-1 Pampering Oil

Foot Works Lavender 3-in-1 Pampering Oil

5. Avon True Color Multi Benefit BB Nail Enamel in Perfect Pink, .4 fl. oz. $8 value

Avon True Color Multi Benefit BB Nail Enamel in Perfect Pink

Avon True Color Multi Benefit BB Nail Enamel in Perfect Pink

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.  So take advantage of this A-mazing value.

Fresh and Clean A Box ONLY $10 with a $40 order from any category at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Fresh and Clean A Box ONLY $10 with a $40 order from any category at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Backorder Your A Box:  Did you miss out on your A Box offer last Campaign? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. 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.   For example: In Campaign 21, backorder $40 from Campaign 19, and you’ll qualify for the Campaign 19 A Box at $10.  If you would like to place a backorder hit me up and I can assist either with directions on how to do it online or directly through me.

Get A Past A Box by Backordering at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Get A Past A Box by Backordering at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Word On Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen

Word On Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen

Word On Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen

Makeup Monday is all about my #1 makeup item, eyeliner!  I’ve always worn eyeliner, its my dessert island product (along with concealer).  Avon recently released 4 new shades of this True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen, so lets review and swatch the shades I own, black, hunter green and sapphire blue.

Felt Tips in Black, Blue and Green

Felt Tips in Black, Blue and Green

Word On Avon True Color Super Extend Precise Liquid Pen:

Finest liquid pen, Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen…A liquid liner pen for mess-free coverage. Provide a precise and easy application and wears for 12 hours.  AVON TRUE COLOR means the color you buy is the color you apply. Now all your favorite lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadows and nail enamel have Avon’s acclaimed TRUE COLOR technology, designed to give you the natural flawless look you want… nothing less. Rich pigments are blended into our high-quality formulas for guaranteed color that stays true all day.  FUSS-FREE, FAIL-FREE MAKEUP THAT LOOKS AND PERFORMS THE WAY YOU EXPECT IT TO. THAT’S THE AVON TRUE COLOR PROMISE.

Now Available in 5 Shades!

Now Available in 5 Shades!

BENEFITS
• Available in black, brown suede, hunter green, sapphire blue and dark charcoal
• Effortless control
• No pulling or tugging
• .4mm tip for an ultra-fine, sleek line
• Glides on smoothly, close to the lash line
• Provides full color in one stroke
• Wears for 12 hours
• Ophthalmologist and allergy tested
• Thin felt tip 
To Use:  Press the ultra-thin tip lightly for precise lining and defining. Do not apply directly on the inner rim of lash line

Swatches in Shade

Swatches in Shade

Swatches in Full Sun

Swatches in Full Sun

Word Of Alicia:  

This Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Liner in black has been my #1 favorite liquid liner since they discontinued my long time mark. favorite.  What I like about this formula is its nice and opaque, goes on really smooth and lasts all day.  I can get expert precision with the shape and has a great grip.  More importantly, I can get that wing every time… and if its not awesome I can dab the felt tip to fill in, or thicker.  This applies to all 3 shades.

New Shades Like Hunter Green

New Shades Like Hunter Green!

My review on the colors themselves, black is an obvious win.  Sapphire Blue is really great not too dark not to bright, super wearable for day or night and still gives that definition you want from an eyeliner look.  Hunter Green isn’t as vibrant as I was hoping for.  It still looks good on, but I go into knowing its more of a softer look.  I also love that they put the color on the ends so you can easily determine which pen is what color!

Colored Ends For Easy Indexing

Colored Ends For Easy Indexing

Most excellent eyeliner but most horrible cap design.  What I don’t like about these eyeliners are how easy it is for the caps to come off.  I can’t tell you how many times in my makeup bag the cap comes off and it gets all over my hand when I reach in, plus when I loose the cap it dries out quicker.  That is why I keep these in a cup with my brushes to avoid cap loss.  My only other complaint is the amount of product.  Maybe its because I wear this everyday but I go through these so quick.  I usually buy two at a time because I know I’ll use one up before I order again.  Which isn’t to big of a deal because they are usually on sale for $4.99 or buy one get one deal, and even with the original price of $8 it is still a great price for a great product.  Overall, even with the poor cap design, these are still my favorite eyeliners.  Black on heavy repeat and now sapphire blue as well, hunter green as a random choice when I want something different.

Favorite Liquid Eyeliners

Favorite Liquid Eyeliners

You can shop these Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Liner at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger they are currently buy one get one 50% off.  Make sure to take advantage of the current Power of Pink A-Box (only 2 days left to get it!) Only $10 with a $40 purchase!

Gotta Try Products For ONLY $10

Gotta Try Products For ONLY $10:  http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Last Day Of Summer Favorites

Last Day Of Summer Favorites

Last Day Of Summer Favorites

Today is the last day of summer… sad face.  However, it’s been a pretty awesome summer.  My mom came to visit, we went to the Caribbean FOR FREE, made a visit back to PA and had plenty of lake days, bbq’s and warm summer night with friends and family.  In celebration of all things summer here’s my last day of summer OOTD!

Wearing:  Cherry Portofino Blouse, Pants: Express; Bag, Bracelets:  Avon, Scarf, Earrings, Rings, Lipstick, Sunglasses:  mark.; Shoes: Shoedazzle.
Shop Now:  http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Farewell Summer!

Farewell Summer!

 

The Power of Pink A Box

The Power of Pink A Box

The Power of Pink A Box

Our newest A Box is launching for C21 and it’s just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Perfect for celebrating the power of pink, this A Box is packed with 5 beautiful pink products you will absolutely adore this season! Valued at $31, grab it for only $10 with ANY $40 purchase.

2 favorites, 2 new try-it-sizes, plus a new purse spray

2 favorites, 2 new try-it-sizes, plus a new purse spray

Gotta Try all 5:  Faves and new try-it sizes are included in the C21 Power of Pink A Box (Item#: 729-990)—all for $10!

1. Avon True Color Pro+ Nail Enamel (.4 oz)
2. Avon True Color Glossy Tube Lip Gloss (.5 oz)
3. Skin So Soft Soft & Sensual Body Lotion (2 oz)
4. Skin So Soft Soft & Sensual Creamy Body Wash (2 oz)
5. Avon Prima Eau de Parfum Travel Spray (.3 oz)

Gotta Try Products For ONLY $10

Gotta Try Products For ONLY $10

Celebrate the month of hope with the brightest color in an assortment picked out just for you, 2 favorites, 2 new try-it-sizes, plus a new purse spray.   Only $10 with any $40 purchase at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  There’s no better way to try Avon’s best-sellers and customer favorites than by purchasing this A Box available at this incredible price.  In addition, the Shop For The Greater Goods shop is now available at my eBoutique.  These specially curated items give back by donating 20% to the program they represent (Breast Cancer Crusade, Domestic Violence).

Power Of Pink Just In Time for October

Power Of Pink Just In Time for October

What To Wear In Late Summer

What To Wear In Late Summer

What To Wear In Late Summer

As much as I’ll “never let go” of summer, late summer is kinda nice.  The transitioning weather allows for a refresh on the looks.  Can work in new fall trends, colors and staples, all while still embracing the last bits of summer.

What I'm wearing for late summer.

What I’m wearing for late summer.

Fall Trend:  Bell Sleeves.  Late Summer Wear Now: Cropped Sleeve in Light Flowy Fabric.

Bell Sleeves For Wear Now Wear Later

Bell Sleeves For Wear Now Wear Later

Statement sleeves are not only a hot summer trend but a cool fall one as well.  So what’s better than a blouse that works for both!?  This Lace Trim Bell Sleeve Blouse from Avon has a cropped sleeve making it perfect for transitioning weather and looks.  Choosing a fall trend in a lightweight fabric flowy fabric allows you more wear year round out of it.  Plus, the peep of lace at the top lightens it up too.

Avon Lace Trim Bell Sleeve Blouse

Avon Lace Trim Bell Sleeve Blouse

Fall Trend:  Out Of The Ordinary Baubles.  Late Summer Wear Now:  Gold Chain Details.

Avon Pink Hope Ribbon Power Necklace

Avon Pink Hope Ribbon Power Necklace and mark. Gleam With Pride Ring

A big trend in fall jewelry is out of the ordinary necklaces.  Your standard run of the mill statement necklace is not going to cut it, you need something legit.  “How ’bout some gold bracelets” or gold necklace if you will… thick gold chains and a unique pendant drop allow this necklace to stand out from the crowd.  Additionally, the bright gold is a perfect late summer metal, but this would look equally as chic worn with a simple black turtleneck or your favorite plaid top come fall.  The Avon Pink Hope Ribbon Power Necklace is part of the Breast Cancer Shop For The Greater Goods Shop at my eBoutique.  What makes it even more unique than it’s look, is that 20% of the proceeds go to support the Breast Cancer Crusade, which is in style year round!

Embrace Big Gold Chains

Embrace Big Gold Chains

Fall Color:  Jewel Tones.  Late Summer Wear Now:  Amethyst Blouse.

Avon Lace Trim Bell Sleeve Blouse

Avon Lace Trim Bell Sleeve Blouse

By wearing brighter jewel tone now, like amethyst, vs a deep tone, like plum, allows you to keep your look more late summer.  I love this Lace Trim Bell Sleeve Blouse from Avon for the perfect wear now jewel toned shade.

Jewel Tones Now and Later

Jewel Tones Now and Later

Fall Staple:  Jeans.  Late Summer Wear Now:  White Jeans.

White Deconstructed Jeans for Late Summer

White Deconstructed Jeans for Late Summer

It was a brisk mid 80’s so I was able to wear pants… like the first time since May.  These destructed white jeans from mark. are finally seeing some wear!  White jeans are the perfect way to create a late summer look, they brighten up those fall trends and colors.  Come later in the season, pair this exact look with your dark denim and boots for a true fall look.

mark. Nature Of The Bleach Jeans

mark. Nature Of The Bleach Jeans

Fall Staple:  Suede.  Late Summer Wear Now:  Pops Of Suede.

Avon Leather and Suede Whipstitch Tote

Avon Leather and Suede Whipstitch Tote

Pop in some suede during late summer.  I’m wearing a suede fringed sandal from Steve Madden, and switched to my fall bag, a leather tote with suede pieced in.  The sandals are from last year but the tote is the new Avon Leather and Suede Whipstitch Tote.

Pops Of Suede For Late Summer

Pops Of Suede For Late Summer

This is just one of those easy outfits for a lot of different occasions.  You can tweak it depending on what you got going on and as that true fall weather creeps in, but overall the perfect take on late summer.  You can shop my entire look at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger.  Be sure to take advantage of the newest A Box for only $10 with a $40 purchase!  And yes, I probably should of ironed my shirt instead of just pulling it out of my suitcase after a week.  Life, man, life.

Power Of Pink Just In Time for October

Power Of Pink Just In Time for October

 

The A Box: Best Of Beauty

The A Box: Best Of Beauty

The A Box: Best Of Beauty

It’s time for our newest A Box—and this one packs a powerful punch! For C20 we’ve boxed up 5 of our best-selling color and skin-care favorites. And if you didn’t already know and love these products, you’ll become fans fast! From our top-selling True Color Lipstick in Cherry Jubilee (our most popular Avon shade across all our lipstick colors!) to our super innovative Anew Power serum, designed to take anti-aging to new levels with Nobel prize–winning research that helps repair visible skin damage, our C20 The Best of Beauty Collection A Box celebrates the best of the best in Avon makeup and skin care. You can try all 5 of these amazing products for just $10 with a $40 or more brochure purchase!

5 Of Our BEST SELLERS For Only $10

5 Of Our BEST SELLERS For Only $10

Meet 5 of Our Besties:  The C20 A Box includes 5 top products that are valued at $48—all for just $10!

1. Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance Day Cream (.5 oz)

2. Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance Night Cream (.5 oz)

 Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance

Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance

3. Anew Power Serum (.24 oz)

Anew Power Serum

Anew Power Serum

4. Avon True Color Lipstick in Cherry Jubilee

Avon True Color Lipstick in Cherry Jubilee

Avon True Color Lipstick in Cherry Jubilee

5. Avon True Color Glimmersticks Eye Liner in Blackest Black

Avon True Color Glimmersticks Eye Liner in Blackest Black

Avon True Color Glimmersticks Eye Liner in Blackest Black

The Best Of Beauty A Box

The Best Of Beauty A Box

• Great Value! Every A Box has a value of at least 4 to 5 times its $10 price, which means you and your customers practically get back the $40 dollars you spent!
• It’s Exclusive! Only our exclusive Avon Products will be featured in each A Box.
• No Subscription Necessary. Just grab it and go!
• No Unwanted Surprises! You know what you get in every box.

You can shop the latest A-Box at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  Build your $40 order and add the A Box for only $10 using product number 707-610.  These A-Boxes are making me SUPER happy.  I am really excited to try this BEST SELLING Cherry Jubilee lipstick being such a cult favorite, and for basically the price of the lipstick I’m getting an eyeliner and my fav skin products in travel friendly sizes!