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Little Black Book of Bronzers



A few months ago (gulp) I had the privilege of being sent this awesome “Little Black Book of Bronzers” by Too Faced. The name is definitely a misnomer because it’s actually really, really large–but it’s so friggin’ amazing I just had to share it with you all. It contains their entire collection of bronzers – and you all by now know how much of a fanatic I am for the Milk Chocolate Soleil. The Milk Chocolate variety is perfect for pale-faced gals while the chocolate soleil is perfect for anyone with a medium complexion and deeper. Also included are a bunch of shimmery/highlighting bronzers (is that a paradox?).Read Post →


The New Online Store Launch

I’m proud to announce the relaunch of Shop Pretty. I will be adding more items as time continues, but these items are particular favorites that are barely worn (or in some cases, never worn) at 50% or more off retail prices. Shipping is free if you place an order of $50 or more, and below thatRead Post →


Back to Basics

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New BDIB Challenge! Mint + Coral

I asked, and ye have spoken: the vast majority of you wanted “mint + coral” to be the next Bloggers Do It Better challenge – and I couldn’t agree more! What a fresh way to welcome the official start of summer (June 20th, by the way). If you’ve never participated in a Bloggers Do ItRead Post →


Summer’s The Love List

When I first launched Pretty Shiny Sparkly in November 2009, my aim was to curate my favorite items and share them with others. My absolute favorite fashion items would make it to The Love List. After a while it kind of fell by the wayside as I got more into personal style here on PSS,Read Post →


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H&M Grand Opening Preview