Just a Reminder!

makeupetcJust a friendly reminder to switch over to¬†Makeup Etc. ūüôā Follow me there for my latest posts, as I will be deleting Lashes and Lacquer in the near future! Thanks everyone!



It’s here!

So my latest blog is up and running!¬†You can¬†find it at¬†Makeup Etc.. I hope you’ll join me on my latest journey and tell your friends, too! It’s still in its beginning stage, so I don’t have a lot of content on it, yet, but I will be writing this week and sharing for you all to see. I am so happy to be starting not only 1, but 2, new phases in my life – Makeup Etc., and representing AVON. 2016¬†is shaping up nicely! I’d like to make the transition to Makeup Etc. as smoothly as possible, so follow me over there and see what new things I have in store for you. It will still include all of what you’ve come to love here at Lashes and Lacquer – skincare, makeup, nails, DIY, and product reviews. Makeup Etc. will have more of what you love.

Thank you, my lovely Lashes and Lacquer fans!



Good morning, lovies! You will never know how much I appreciate all of you following Lashes and Lacquer and reading about the products I’ve been trying and love. During my recent hiatus, I’ve started selling AVON (youravon.com/kyordy) and absolutely love it. But what I really want to share with you is that I am creating a new beauty blog for all of you to enjoy and I hope you will follow me there onto the next chapter! I have yet to decide on a name for the new blog, but once I do, I will post an update on here so you can join me! Until then, you can always refer to my past posts, some of which will be included in the new venture. Here’s to the next chapter!



Well October flew by! I’m finally working on a Lashes and Lacquer Instagram page! You can go here if you’d like to follow, and I will follow back ūüôā I will keep adding to it today and hopefully get all of the pictures from the blog uploaded soon. I plan to have a new blog post today, so keep an eye out on here! How was your Halloween? I hope you had a great one and ate lots of candy and watched scary movies!

I did that, as well, and¬†I finally signed up for Ipsy! I hear Urban Decay is in the Glambag this month, so I am super excited. I hesitated for several months and always ended up on the checkout page, until yesterday, I thought “What the heck, it’s only $10 a month.” The shipping is FREE and you can cancel anytime. Plus, the points you add up can be redeemed for products on their site. The discount for ipsy members to purchase single brand items or ipsy items is deeply discounted, so I’m definitely looking forward to that. Don’t wait like I did, join today! You can here. Let me know if you do! Remember, you can cancel anytime! Have a great Sunday!



Who else prefers online shopping to making it through the stampeding masses on Black Friday?! Thankfully, Cyber Monday is here and a lot of my favorite beauty websites are having¬†amazing¬†deals. I’ve rounded up the best (although I am sure there are even more!) to make¬†your shopping go a little more smoothly today! Plus, you can earn even MORE cash back on your holiday shopping when you¬†use¬†EBATES, and who doesn’t like getting some of their money back?! Ebates Coupons and Cash Back
Below you will see some of my favorite beauty sites, as well as the sale going on, and the EBATES cash back percentage, if available. Happy Cyber Monday!

e.l.f. Р50% off your order when you spend $30 or more! Ends at midnight tonight! Use code CYBERMONDAY (8% cash back on EBATES)

Beauty Brands Р20% off your entire order today! Use code EC9645

tarte cosmetics РNo promo code needed! Today only *ALL mascaras are $10, *ALL* blushes are $20, and their pure Maracuja Oil is $30! You do not want to miss this sale! (8% cash back on EBATES)

ULTA РFREE shipping on orders over $25, and a FREE 19 piece beauty bag with any $60 online purchases! SMASHBOX On The Rocks Lipstick Trio is just $12 today! 30% off Real Techniques brand makeup brushes! 3x points on any online purchases! Use code 203398 to get $10 off your $50 purchase. (10% cash back on EBATES)

Sally Beauty – Great deals as always at Sally! OPI Glam’s in the Bag Gift Set is on sale for just $12.99, and includes a faux fur blanket! Get 30% off your online order of $50 or more with code¬†555122. (9% cash back on EBATES)

NYX Cosmetics – Free shipping on orders over $25 and 40% off SITEWIDE! No codes necessary!

SEPHORA – Everybody’s favorite go-to for everything beauty. With any $25 purchase, use code¬†SURPRISE to receive a surprise beauty bag with 7 samples. ALSO –¬†use code DELIGHT at checkout for a *free merry mini deluxe sample of your choice*¬†(8% cash back on EBATES)

Urban Decay Р TODAY ONLY РElectric Pressed Pigment Palette for $35! Comes with travel size Black Velvet 24/7 Velvet Eye Pencil! Free shipping on Cyber Monday! No code needed!

Anastasia Beverly Hills Р Today only! Contour Kit is 25% off and is now $30! This is NEVER in stock in my local Sephora whenever I go, so today may be the day to get it! Hurry, while it lasts!

MAC Cosmetics РFREE overnight shipping! Use code CYBER

NARS Cosmetics – The Give & Take Event : 20% off TODAY and FREE shipping! Get the code on their website when you give your email address. (5% cash back on EBATES)

smashbox Р Friends & Family Р25% off when you spend $50 or more, using code HOLIDAY14

stila – FREE shipping on all orders over $50. Warehouse sale NOW until 12/8 ! Save up to 80% ! No code necessary! (16% cash back on EBATES)

LORAC Cosmetics – 24 Hour Cyber Monday Sale! PRO Palette & PRO Palette 2 are just $31.50 TODAY. FREE red studded eyelash curler with any order!

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics – Cyber Monday Sale 20% Off SITEWIDE! Plus, return of The Black Box Set for $39.50.

ORLY Р30% off all nail treatments. Use code MONDAY

Juice Beauty РExclusive Mystery Gift Box when you spend $70-$125, plus FREE shipping! Up to $133 of skincare inside! Spend $70, use code BAG1. Spend $100, use code BAG2. Spend $125, use code BAG3. (5% cash back on EBATES)

Enjoy, everyone!

What good deals have you gotten so far today?




There’s only¬†one word that fittingly comes to mind¬†with OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE COSMETICS LIP TAR MATTE¬†in the shade ‘Stalker’: obsessed. This shade is the perfect true red and the coverage is phenomenal. This lip tar held on for the better portion of the day without requiring multiple touch-ups¬†like its lipstick¬†counterparts. While I typically go with a shiny gloss, I was pleased when I first tried this, and was pleasantly surprised how much I loved the matte look. To make things even simpler, it comes with their Precision Lip Brush, which worked like a charm for applying this product perfectly. While the tube is small, it only takes a tiny bead of it each time, so this should last a while! Bonus: OCC is a cruelty-free company, so I definitely was impressed with that. The only downfall was the little bit that got on my fingers — I had a faint red stain for the day. But, that’s a small price to pay for a lip product that lasts! Head on over to OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE COSMETICS and get yourself a tube! Whether you’re into matte finishes or gloss, they have a lip tar for everyone!

What’s your favorite lip product? Do you prefer matte or¬†glossy?



With winter and its dry air approaching, it can leave our lips chapped and dehydrated. Before you go splurging on an expensive lip scrub, you might want to take a look in your pantry for this simple 2 ingredient DIY Exfoliating Lip Scrub. It’s an inexpensive alternative to the lip products you find at your local beauty retailer, and best of all, it’s all-natural.

188All you will need is sugar (brown or white) and olive oil. The sugar naturally exfoliates and removes dead skin cells, while the olive oil contains Vitamin E to moisturize and nourish your lips. Doing this up to 2 times a week can help your lip product application go more smoothly and last longer throughout the day.

1. Mix 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil.

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2. Gently massage on lips and leave on for 2 minutes.

3. Wipe off with a warm, wet washcloth and voila! Smooth, rejuvenated lips!