Get dressed up and party on Mardi Gras.
Fat Tuesday's almost here, which means it's time to let go of all your inhibitions and party your behind off... at least for one night. Even if you're not lucky enough to be in New Orleans for the day, you can still get fancied up in these wild Mardi Gras fashions. Here are just a few of our favorite ideas:
Mardi Gras Nails
Try a festive purple, green and yellow manicure to spice up your look. From blogger EmeraldSparkled.com comes a detailed tutorial -- it took her over half an hour but looks stunningly gorgeous!
"Thumb: Base is China Glaze Happy Go Lucky. The mask on the thumb is freehanded. After drawing I covered it with rhinestones & added bullion beads to the side. The feathers sticking out are done with China Glaze Grape Pop & Four Leaf Clover."
If you've been fascinated with fascinators ever since the royal wedding but still haven't found an opportunity to rock one, this could be your chance. After all, Mardi Gras is not the time to hold back fashion-wise, or otherwise. Feather handbands, for example, can be stunning, and we think they could look great with some jeans and a blazer for a casual date. Throw Me Some Beads! Why Do Women Flash At Mardi Gras?
Like we said, Fat Tuesday's not the time for demure looks. Pop by your local MAC store and have them give your face a colorful makeover. Yellow shadow, pink lips -- the works. Just have fun with it!
For some of our lucky readers down South, Mardi Gras means attending lots of fancy balls. Whether or not you have an occasion for it, dressing up is always better than dressing down, right? .
Throw Some Beads On
It's not Mardi Gras without beads! Just don't trip over those beads in your heels!
How are you celebrating Fat Tuesday?
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