Every Parent, Educator and Preteen Needs to Read "Love Yourself(ie)"

loveyourselfie
Posted on Feb. 12, 2016

I'm so excited to announce that I've collaborated on a book Love Yourself(ie) with Andrea Lewis to help preteens prevent social media from deflating their self worth. Too many kids allow the number of "likes" they get on social media influence their self-esteem and perception of beauty. This book is a fictional story about a girl named Harper who learns to use self-acceptance to filter social media and manage peer pressure. 

Andrea and I celebrating...

TV Segment: Best Valentine's Day Gifts Ideas

Posted on Feb. 9, 2016

If you haven't figured out what you want to get or give this Valentine's Day, watch my latest TV segment for You & Me This Morning. I've got some great gift ideas if I do say so myself. Plus, keep reading for bonus suggestions, to shop my picks and follow my snapchat (nicolepearltbg) to see behind-the-scene photos while I was at the studio. P.S. For my fellow moms and moms to be, don't forget to get your ticket for tonight's READ MORE

YOU'RE INVITED: Our Most Popular Event -- Beauty Bash -- is Feb. 9th

bcbeautybash
Posted on Feb. 4, 2016

Moms and moms-to-be, Beauty Bash with The Bump Club and Beyond is coming up Feb. 9th! We first put this event together to give fellow mamas a night that's all about YOU. Clearly, we could all use one because it's years later and this event has only gotten bigger and better. You'll be treated to yummy food, cocktails and mocktails and endless beauty treatments (makeup touchups from Benefit, massages, brow waxes and mini manis from the Dana Spa, hair styling from Griffith Parc and more). When I say more, I mean A LOT more. After my little presentation where I share my...

15% Off My New Fave Find

popsocket
Posted on Feb. 2, 2016

The PopSocket is the latest smartphone accessory you've probably never heard of. Trust us, once you have it, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. We love that you can personalize it with any image like a photo of your kids or your biz logo, like we did, and it instantly becomes a clever conversation starter. Plus, the way it sits in your hand makes texting more comfortable and the way it functions like a stand makes watching videos on your phone easier, something I know other moms will appreciate. So what exactly is a PopSocket? Keep reading to see how...

Fashion Romance: Wine and Lace for Valentine's Day

Posted on Jan. 27, 2016
Photo Credit: Emma Reynolds

For my latest TV segment (click here to watch), I snagged...

Windy City Live TV Segment: Breakthrough Beauty

Posted on Jan. 20, 2016

I always look forward to my segments on Windy City Live and catching up with the show's host Val, who is as awesome in real life as she is on TV. In my latest segment, I've got products that will get you excited about beauty in 2016. Visit my snapchat (nicolepearltbg) to see all the behind the scenes antics! Here's the segment and keep reading to shop my picks and see the complete list!

 

  

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Get A Free Manicure on Us!

trump spa
Posted on Jan. 18, 2016

What if you never had to pay full price for a beauty service again? With PrettyQuick, Chicago's beauty booking app, you can get instantly book haircuts, manis, massages and more at a major discount.

And guess what? Your first beauty treatment is on us! Follow this link for $15 off any beauty service of your choice -- that's a FREE mani! 

And you'll definitely want to take advantage of their new feature called PrettyNow...

Hottest Workouts To Try in 2016

Posted on Jan. 15, 2016

It's no longer about getting into the hottest nightclubs, but instead the hottest fitness clubs. The boutique gym trend is a lifestyle obsession that has revolutionized the fitness industry, with cycling, bootcamp, yoga, pilates and interval training studios popping up in every U.S. city.

We love the VIP luxe treatment that focused studio concepts offer over chain gyms. Plus, we love that these boutique workouts are not only getting us...

3 Beauty Products To Swipe Up Before They Sell Out

Posted on Jan. 12, 2016

1) BECCA x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector

Beauty vlogger Jaclyn Hill collaborated with Becca cosmetics to bring us a shimmering skin highlighter that helps to achieve that perfect glow. This highlighter is infused with luminescent pearls that reflect light to enhance your natural radiance. What makes this highlighter so different is that the pigment pearls adjust...

How To Get The Best Hair & Makeup Looks At The Golden Globes

golden globes red carpet
Posted on Jan. 11, 2016
Photo Credit: Dailymail.co.uk

Celebrities spend hours in hair and makeup for their red carpet moment at the Golden Globes. Sure, everyone looks pretty, but not everyone inspires us. This year's standouts get brownie points for going beyond the basics. From introducting a more youthful take on the updo to a perfect example of how to coordinate your makeup with a bold dress, we've pinpointed the standout stars to channel and included a step by step guide with exact products (scroll down to shop them!) so you can recreate these looks. Oh, and an awards post isn't complete without our Best Dressed picks...

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