DIY: At Home Chrome Nails

By | January 24th, 2017|Beauty, DIY, MELSANV TV|

I caught wind of the chrome nails trend on instagram and hopped on that pretty little wagon because, HELLO? CHROME. NAILS. I was intrigued by a few brands but found this Mirano Pigment set local and figured I'd give it a shot! I've listed the tools + instructions below. Have you tried the chrome nail [...]

Gold + Glittered Birthday Smokey Eye ft. Maybelline

By | January 6th, 2017|Beauty, MELSANV TV, Review|

Another year, another glammed up birthday look! My birthday was yesterday and while I'm out in FL celebrating with my family, I wanted to share this look with you in case your bday is around the corner and wanted to try something fun. Every year, I like to push my makeup skills a little and [...]

A San Francisco Mint Bridal Editorial: Part II of III

By | October 12th, 2016|Beauty, Editorial, Fashion, Wedding|

WOW! What an overwhelming response to our first bridal editorial! You guys seriously make my life every. single. day. Today, I'm excited (again!) that I get to share part II of III from our San Francisco Mint collaboration. This look is so special and exciting to me because I really gave the styling to this [...]

Nikol Elaine Beauty Editorial / Flower Bomb

By | July 5th, 2016|Beauty, Editorial|

Today's beauty editorial is bitter sweet because it's the very last of our Nikol Elaine Beauty collaboration. Doing this collab challenged me in so many creative ways, but getting to work with these beauties made it worth everything. I could ramble all day about this editorial but to keep things simple: we wanted this last [...]

Nikol Elaine Beauty Editorial / Green Goddess

By | June 29th, 2016|Beauty, Editorial|

Are you ready for more beauty goodness?! We're back with the second edition of our Nikol Elaine beauty editorial. Let me just start by saying that it excites me 10,000 times more when I'm editing a beauty editorial and my friend just happens to be the model! Julianne Cronin of The Wink Blog stepped in [...]

Before the Aisle: Luminess Air / Airbrush Makeup Review

By | May 12th, 2016|Beauty, Shopping, Wedding|

I'll admit, airbrush makeup always sounded intimidating to me until I tried it. Until I had the chance to work with Luminess Air, I had zero idea about how to apply airbrush makeup, what it felt like or what to expect. So let's jump into this review and I'll give you the scoop on airbrush [...]

Nikol Elaine Beauty Editorial / Bohemian Dreams

By | May 2nd, 2016|Beauty, Editorial|

And just like that, a beauty collaboration is born! If you're a long-time MELSANV.COM follower, you're no stranger to Nikol Elaine's makeup artistry. Nikol is an amazing friend and her passion really fueled this entire project. After scarfing down eggs, toast and coffee at brunch one day, Nikol and I started talking about different beauty [...]

Before the Aisle: Should I Get Lash Extensions?

By | April 12th, 2016|Advice, Beauty, Editorial, Review, Wedding|

As I embark down this fluffy and white, Pinterest saturated path of wedding bliss, it feels very normal to get easily sucked into doing things "most brides do." You know, those traditions that are tucked away in the bride bible along with spray tans, laser hair removal and the plethora of other things brides do [...]

Editorial 03: A Natural State

By | February 26th, 2016|Beauty, Editorial|

I can't even type. I can't explain what runs through my blood when I have a vision for an editorial and Land EXECUTES. I often dream of these misty wonderlands. Where the grass is green, the flowers are in bloom and the mist creates water droplets. I don't know where my fascination with water droplets [...]

Bare Minerals Skinsorials First Impression + Demo

By | February 8th, 2016|Beauty, MELSANV TV|

Bare Minerals never seems to do me wrong, so you know I was over-le-moon to try their new skincare line, Skinsorials. I did a first impression + demo. Enjoy, babes! Let me know if you've tried anything from the line. - M