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What do an Affogato and a Sparkly Eyeshadow palette have in common?

I write this whilst sipping on a flavourful Italian Affogato. It’s late afternoon and to me, this beauty of a drink just goes hand in hand with my idea of summer sparkle. You don’t know what an Affogato is? It’s neither coffee nor ice-cream – but a delicious combination of both.

Anyone who knows me, knows that ice cream is my all-time favourite dessert. After the name itself – The word affogato means “drowned” in Italian. Essentially I am currently drowning a VERY large chunk of delicious vanilla ice-cream in small cup of coffee.

Now that we talked about a summer essentials that make you sparkle from the inside, let’s move to my summer beauty file.

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How To Get Your Feet Beach Ready This Summer

Get ready for a lesson in beautifying your feet. This is one sparkle routine you don’t want to miss.

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Correct me if I’m wrong but feet are not necessarily our favourite body part, right? There are days when we don’t even notice them whilst they’re being hugged by our favourite Ugg boots. Though we should not forget when they hit the spotlight in summer. And whilst they certainly are never (and I mean, never) will head up my top 3 list of most attractive body parts, they certainly deserve a little attention so they can feel sexy and confident in summer. After all, we all want our feet to feel as pretty and sparkly as the shoes we’re wearing, right?
So voilà, check out my top 5 tips to get “beach ready feet”.

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A Sparkly Beauty Trend That’s Actually Easy To Do

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 Smitten with freckles

Summery, cute, cheeky. It’s official now, sunspots are the new cool sparkly beauty trend and a summer must-have.

With more and more beauty brands celebrating natural beauty and ‘less is more’, it’s time to shine a light on my favourite sparkle – the freckle.

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Pat McGrath Gold 001 Spring/Summer 2016’s beauty trends

YOU HAVE HIT THE GOLD MINE

Spring/summer 2016’s beauty and make-up trends

Pat McGrath, the global creative director of Proctor & Gamble Beauty has released her first product end of 2015 — did you know? A gold, sparkly, high-impact pigment titled “Gold 001”. In fact the bright gold compact powder is probably the most sparkly make-up ever seen.

The product was showcased as lipstick at the Prada SS16 show in Milan. Sadly, all 1000 units sold out within minutes. Phantom 002, a decadent 8-piece kit to create underground looks including a black liner and a multiuse eye gloss for the ultimate hardcore glamour seduction,with shades to metallicize your smokey eye – has also sold out on her Path McGrath website.

If you love sparkly beauty trends and Gold 001 make sure you jump over to The Blonde Salad and read the interview with Path McGrath on the launch and her beauty makeup tips and essentials.  
   
 
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SPARKLY BEAUTY TRENDS THIS SUMMER

All you need to look pretty in summer
  First: Shoutout to our fellow sparkle babes for joining us here! Our sparkle girl Rocca loves all things sparkly and glamorous from beauty looks, makeup, to pretty jewelry and shiny fashion. Today is all about the best sparkly beauty and makeup looks we’ve stumbled across for summer.  Sophisticated and subtle or full on sparkle with extra shimmer and glitter, there’s a little something here for every taste.
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Sparkly Trends — Nails

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Image Courtesy of Morgan Taylor Lacquer

Shiny Nail Polishes to glam up your look 
 
Here at ROCCAPINA, we LOVE a little sparkle. Whilst our jewelled sandals are the essential summer item to glam up your wardrobe, we can’t resist the urge to sparkle up in colder months.

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