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New York Skyline Manicure for #ASE14

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Manicures | 0 comments

New York Skyline Manicure for #ASE14

A few weeks ago I made my triumphant return to New York City to attend and speak at Affiliate Summit East 2014.  Since I’ve been blogging about my nails for a little over a year now, and of course sharing all of those posts to Facebook, a lot of my industry colleagues have taken notice that I have a penchant for nail art and started asking me how I was going to do my nails.

Challenge: Accepted!

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A TrishaLyn.com Redesign! Yay!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Rambles | 0 comments

A TrishaLyn.com Redesign! Yay!

Things look different around here at TrishaLyn.com (unless you’re reading this through a feed reader, then things are pretty much the same…)!  I finally found a new theme from the fine folks at Elegant Themes that I’m happy with.  It’s simple, but I like the top navigation and right hand sidebar WAY better than everything being on the left.  I don’t know, it just seems more classic this way!

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ColorFoil Chrome Polka Dots

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Manicures | 0 comments

ColorFoil Chrome Polka Dots

I looked far & wide for these damn things!  Seriously, years ago, maybe when I was still in college (yikes), Sally Hansen came out with what they called Chrome Nail Makeup.  I still have a few bottles as I love the high-metallic finish.  I wish they were even MORE metallic and reflective, like those pins you see floating around of mirror-finish nails, but alas, I don’t think that’s possible short of electroplating my nails.  When I saw that Sally Hansen had resurrected this trend this summer, I was so excited!  However, apparently I was not yet excited enough to run to the store for them.

This became a problem.

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Julep Three Wishes Collection

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Manicures | 2 comments

Julep Three Wishes Collection

For my June 2014 Julep Maven Box, I opted in for the Julep Three Wishes Collection.  I loved the colors when viewing them online, and I was even happier with them in person.  The three I opted for as an It Girl were Julep Savoy (an antique gold chrome), Julep Phia (an orchid iridescent chrome), and Julep Jennine (a full-coverage borealis blue stardust).  The Stardust polishes are Julep’s answer to the textured polish craze, providing a matte glitter that gives just enough sparkle.

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Another Amazing Affiliate Summit East 2014

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Conferences & Networking | 0 comments

Another Amazing Affiliate Summit East 2014

Last week I attended another amazing Affiliate Summit East 2014 - big thanks up front to Shawn Collins & Missy Ward for their tireless organization of a terrific conference.  I was very excited to return to New York again after missing Affiliate Summit East 2013 in Philadelphia.  This was my 15th Affiliate Summit, and as usual I got more out of it than I ever thought I would.

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How I’ll Sleep My Way to the Top: BlogHer 14

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Career, Conferences & Networking | 0 comments

How I’ll Sleep My Way to the Top: BlogHer 14

Yes, my title was totally meant to get you to click.  Linkbait for the win!

A couple weeks ago I attended BlogHer ’14 in San Jose.  This was the 10th BlogHer conference, but my first.  I’ve been thinking of going for some time, wondering if it would be beneficial for both of my two lives – my affiliate manager day job, and my blogger night job.  Well, that question was answered.  Since the conference was taking place in San Jose, a short distance from me, it seemed like a sign that I should finally attend and see what it was all about.  Even though I took my Nikon D5000 with me, it ended up staying in my room the whole conference as most of the picture ops were selfies, and taking a selfie with a huge DSLR is incredibly cumbersome.  So excuse the sub-par photo quality!

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