• LOOK OF THE MOMENT: Gold & black evening eye

    May 28, 2013 Kelly Baum

    Gold is complimentary to every eye color, but if you have brown eyes, use a slightly green-toned gold to really brighten those irises! This is a really easy, light, and simply evening eye look that is still keeping it neutral so it’ll go with pretty much any outfit! I like to pair a gold smoky eye with a matte blue-toned pink blush and light pink lip gloss on the lips. Light, and perfect for any summer event! Products used:NYX Jumbo…

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  • Advertise on A Thing of Beauty!

    May 24, 2013 Kelly Baum

    Hey everyone! Advertising is officially open here on the blog! I have two options: above the fold & above the footer.Above the fold is right under the menu at the top & costs $6 per month.Above the footer is right where the posts stop & the last thing readers see before they exit & costs $3 per month. Click here to go to my advertising page for more information, and if you’re interested, please email me at athingofbeautyblog@aol.com. I’d love…

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  • A MODERN GATSBY: Young & Beautiful

    May 23, 2013 Kelly Baum

    “And as I sat there brooding on the old, unknown world, I though of Gatsby’s wonder when he first picked out the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock. He had come a long way to this blue lawn, and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him, somewhere back in that vast obscurity beyond the city, where the dark field of…

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  • Updates & a future giveaway!

    May 19, 2013 Kelly Baum

    Hi, everyone! Just a quick update post–I’ve added more social networks! I’m now on Instagram & Facebook & I’d love it if you followed me! Click here for Instagram and here for Facebook! I hope you’ve noticed the redesign that’s been going on these past few weeks & it’s pretty much completed! So no more things sticking in random places, anymore. Also, I’ve been thinking of starting a monthly newsletter for A Thing of Beauty with recaps of popular posts…

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  • Eight fun, easy ideas for summer nails!

    May 16, 2013 Kelly Baum

    I love summer just as much as the next girl, but sometimes I get a little spaced out when it comes to fun nail designs or cool polishes. So here’s eight summer nail ideas that I came up with! They’re all pretty simple and I used all drugstore polishes! My favorite and the one I’m currently wearing on my nails is the first one, peach with the silver triangle stud. I actually found a small nail art wheel kit of…

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