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Perfecting Nail Shaping

I recently did a Facebook Live Event demonstrating nail shapes. If you want to improve your skills, watch now! Have you got any questions? Want to know something specifically or just join in the debate? Ask Victoria in the comments section and she will respond. If you like the video please share it too :-)
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Christmas Nail Art Ideas

In this video, Victoria demonstrates a nail art design perfect for those Christmas parties! Don't be afraid to experiment though, you should also be careful of not overdoing it otherwise your nails can become a fashion disaster. Now you ask yourself: how do I start with painting my Christmas nails? Below is an example of a design that you can try out for a start for your Christmas nail art project.
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The 5 Steps To Find Your Perfect Perfume

sillage: (noun) the degree to which a perfume’s fragrance lingers in the air when worn   Sillage is one of my favorite words. It’s French for wake or trail, and it’s used colloquially as the trail of aroma a woman leaves behind her when she walks by. Maybe you’ve walked past someone who smells wonderful, […]
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Holographic Mirror Powder Nail

When I started seeing these hologram nails I was like, HOW?? I deep creeped on the www and found that it’s done with an impossibly fine powder. There are tons of “hologram” nail polishes out there but this is referred to in the nail world as “hologram chrome powder” or “hologram mirror powder” and it’s not a regular polish
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How to Ensure Lipstick Lasts All Day

Perfecting the perfect pout doesn’t always come easily, and it can seem like a constant struggle to ensure your lipstick actually lasts the distance. Whilst formulation definitely comes into play, prepping your lips can add hours onto your lipstick longevity. We’ve got all the best tips on how you can prep, apply and finish your […]
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How To Make Your Closet A Luxury Space

If you have designer clothing items and accessories, you want to treat them like the special items they are! They don’t belong in cramped places where they could get wrinkled, dirty, or underappreciated, right ladies? So here are 7 tips to help you glam up your clothes’ home right in your own closet—with easy, simple […]
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The Ultimate Nail Polish Drying Hacks

There are a million “tips and tricks” out there for quickly drying your at-home manicure and pedicure. But if you’ve tried some of them, you’ll know that they can often do more harm than good, creating lumps and marks in the polish that look unsightly. So what actually works to dry your nails quickly and […]
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Moisturising: The At-Home Manicure Secret

Unless you’re a pro, it’s super hard to get at-home nails to look salon-worthy. No matter how careful you are with the brush, how much you buff, or all the top coats you add on, it never looks the same. Why is that? It may not be your nail polish, but your hands! That’s right. […]
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Should I Use Pencil, Liquid or Gel Eyeliner?

If you want to define and intensify your eye makeup, eyeliner is one of the best products you can have in your makeup bag. Whether you want to master a sophisticated cat-eye, or opt for a rock and roll smokey eye, it’s crucial you pick the right liner for the look. There are both advantages […]
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Matching Your Style And Your Child

My greatest joys in life are my kids and my fashion, and I think a lot of you lovely ladies can relate! There’s nothing better than cuddles with your baby in an outfit that makes you feel comfortable, stylish, and confident! In a world where fashion is queen for all generations, it’s no wonder that […]
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How To Rock Office Attire

Do you feel like you wear the same few outfits to work everyday? Do you look longingly at items in your closet that you would love to wear, but don’t seem to find the right time or place to do so?   You spend 90,000 hours of your life at work. That’s 90,000 hours of […]
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What’s Trending: Suede Over-The-Knee Boots

Suede over-the-knee boots are the 2017 version of the 90s legwarmers. They’re both stylish and practical, and they open up the armoire-door to a whole new winter wardrobe!  It’s a bold statement that will help you ring in the new year feeling daring, confident, and sexy! How and why should you start rocking the fashionable […]
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Five Fashion Resolutions For The New Year

Every year, we make a lofty list of New Year’s resolutions that we hope not to break by February 1… but they never seem to stick. How can we better ourselves and keep our promises this 2017? At Victoria Arpels, we strongly believe that fashion boosts your confidence and enhances your outer and inner beauty. […]
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What’s Trending: Camel Coats

Camel coats are one of the hottest trends this season—mainly because they’ve never really left the fashion scene. They’re a classy and sophisticated piece that will remain timeless in your closet for all occasions. You can wear it in the autumn, winter, and spring; and you can wear it to work, to parties, or to […]
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How To Stay Refreshed In The Winter Weather

The holiday season is filled with good cheer and time spent with loved ones, but it’s also rampant with dry skin and static-y hair. You want to look your best during this magical time—but how do you stay fresh and chic while battling the harsh, dry air? Below you’ll find five ways to combat each […]
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The Definition of Luxury

What do you think of when you hear the word “luxury?” Maybe ideas of exclusivity, sophistication, elegance, prestige, and class pop into your head. Maybe you think of colours like red or deep purple or midnight black, maybe you think of pearls or diamonds or silk, maybe even a specific brand pops into your head. […]
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The Charlotte Tilbury Craze

Charlotte Tilbury is swiftly taking over the luxury makeup world with her catchphrase “give a woman the right makeup and she can conquer the world.” But who is Charlotte and why is her brand such an overnight success? About Her Charlotte Tilbury is a UK makeup artist, world-renowned for her red carpet looks. She was […]
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5 Holiday Fashion Trends

It’s the holiday season, which means twinkling lights, hot drinks, and festive parties. How do you keep the spirit of the season in your party-going attire without losing your own sense of flair? Here are five style tips that are sure to make your wardrobe merry and bright: Sequins Reflect the Christmas lights throughout the […]
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Best Gifts For The Fashion Lover In Your Life

The holidays are coming up, and you’re trying to decide what to get the fashion lover in your life. Giving clothes as a gift can often be a challenge if you don’t know the right size, cut, or brand—and it can also be expensive. We’ve compiled six ultimate gift ideas for your favourite fashionista that […]
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