Carla Harvey

Carla Harvey

Carla Harvey is a beauty and lifestyle blogger. Carla’s desire to write combined with a love for makeup, beauty products, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle have led her to blog and provide product reviews. Carla is originally from Hampton Roads, VA and currently lives in the Washington, DC area. She guest blogs, writes, and makes appearances where she provides updates on the latest looks in makeup, skincare, and daily living. Carla is about all things Beauty, both inside and out. Her tips and beauty advice can be found on Instagram @lavishlifebeauty.

Top 5 Spring Beauty Must-Haves

Shopping for a new wardrobe or upping your shoe game for the bright, sunny days ahead sounds good, but what about your beauty routine?  A few new Spring beauty trends can help with the new wardrobe additions, too. We've found five must have beauty products to add in a little more "sunshine" and color for you this Spring. Anastasia Brow Definer Strong, bold brows are in full effect this spring. No need to worry if you cannot pull this one off on your own.  Anastasia is known for her explicit Read more [...]
Carla HarveyTop 5 Spring Beauty Must-Haves

5 Spring Hair Trends

Spring 2016 hair trends are fun, flirty, and meant to embrace your natural beauty. While you may be considering putting away those sweaters, wool hats, and oh so comfy scarfs and gloves, don’t forget to start stocking up on some different types of hair must-haves for Spring. From florals, studs, minimal and over the top, hair trends and accessories for Spring are super chic. Here are 5 Spring Hair trends sure to make you feel fresh and flirty as the seasons are changing! A Nice Cut A Read more [...]
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Natural Beauty Products

Natural beauty products are all the rave these days.  From leave in conditioners to instant skin smoothing fixes, natural and organic beauty products have somewhat matched regular skin care products.  With so many products to choose from, how do you know which ones are best?  Below, we included five natural beauty products known for maintaining their rank at the top of the list.  Hopefully, this will help to save you some trial and error.     TruSelf Organics Face Detoxifying Read more [...]
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Spa Treatments

Beginning to prep for your big day can be a bit overwhelming and intense, but with one or two spa treatments in between you will definitely begin to feel rejuvenated.  Brides are often encouraged to take time for themselves during the planning process, but how often does this really happen?  Here are just a few spa treatment suggestions to help unwind before your big day and hopefully hint at squeezing in some pampering.  After all, it is the bride’s day-so why not take time for you! Facial Facials Read more [...]
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Red Carpet Style With Motions Salon Hair Care

What a great time to get dolled up and red carpet worthy! The holidays are fast approaching, so why not add a little glitz and glamour and switch things up a bit? There’s nothing better to suite a gorgeous gown or haute outfit better than hair to match. Allow your hair to be your best accessory this season! Check out these five red carpet looks that can all be achieved with Motions Salon hair products.  All are very easy to style for an effortless look to spruce things up a bit for the holidays.  Read more [...]
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There’s nothing better than a fresh face after a long day.  CLEANSE by Lauren Napier brings just that and more. Not to mention, these lustrous wipes are easily accessible. As a celebrity makeup artist and now, enterpriser, Lauren was intrigued to find that one product that could do the job, include the right ingredients, and also be convenient.  With that in mind, Lauren created a complete product! The deluxe sized facial cleansing wipes glide on the skin to easily remove stubborn, hard to Read more [...]

Bright, Bold Lip Colors For Your Wedding Day!

photo by Del Sol Photography Want to dare to be different and stand out as a bride with a bold, vibrant lip on your big day?  Remember, if a bright lip is chosen, go for neutral tones on your eyes to balance your look.  Also, be sure to perfectly line your lips and smooth out your lipstick evenly for a perfect pout.  Still considering a bold lip on your big day? Then do just that and wear it with confidence. Check out these 5 brides as they bring us a dose of different shades of dazzling, radiant Read more [...]
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Summer Nails Inspiration

  If there was any time to experiment with your nails, summer would be the perfect season.  Questioning what color, design, type, or hue?  Check out our five nail options below to consider when picking that perfect hue for summer worthy nails.   Summer Nail Inspiration: OPI Gel Nail Polish This two-step, but quick process is sure to bring long-lasting color and a smooth finish to your nails.  A range from brights to classics, the results are quite amazing.  First, apply Read more [...]
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Summer Beauty Must- Haves!

      Summer makeup can add vibrant color to our faces and bring the best looks out on summer days and nights. Makeup can add a pop of color to that perfect barbecue dress, and let’s not forget those outside summer weddings! We all know how makeup can add creativity to any look, but what happens when your perfected cat-eye or flawless foundation ends up smeared because of the hot temperature and high humidity? Check out four makeup staples below to start your summer Read more [...]
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Beach Beauty Essentials!

Summer brings lots of fun in the sun, but can also alter your beauty routine.  Switching up a few things can help prevent messy makeup meltdowns and prevent skin damage. Check out our top 5 must have beach ready beauty products for your next trip to the shore! Beach Beauty Essentials 1. Bobbi Brown No Smudge Waterproof mascara  If mascara is a must when hitting the beach or pool this summer, always go “waterproof” to prevent the lashes from becoming brittle. With rave reviews, Read more [...]
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Fun and Flirty Summer Scents!

  As summer quickly approaches and the days become hotter- a spritz of a distinct, soft, feminine scent can bring on a cool refreshing aroma on bright sunny days.  Light on the skin to lighten your mood, here are our top 4 summer scents. Our Top 4 Hot Summer Scents 1. Chloe Love Story One of the newest members of the Chloe collection-This soft scent has a radiant, yet very feminine approach, definitely “girlie”.  Packed with a cedar wood base, and topped with orange blossom, Read more [...]
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Spring Beauty Finds

Spring has arrived and so should you.  It’s that time of year to have fun with your makeup and beauty products just the same as you would Spring cleaning your wardrobe and switching out your closet from boots to peep-toes, wool coats to light-weight trenches, and so on. As a dedicated beauty product fanatic, transitioning colors and testing new products is a season highlight for me. I just get excited and ready to swap out last season’s color trends to something new.  We all know spring brings Read more [...]
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