BEAUTY

HAIR DIY | Low Braided Bun

HAIR DIY | Low Braided Bun

Rain, snow and storms going on in your part of the world? No worries! Because you will still look fancy with your new easy and quick braided hairdo! I have to be honest here, I usually wear my hair down because I am just so happy with my long hairdo. I never had the hair structure…

BEAUTY | My Red Hair Story

BEAUTY | My Red Hair Story

After receiving many questions about my hair color over the years, I decided to dedicate a post to it! Most people think that I named my blog Lana Red Studio because of the color of my hair, but actually when I started this blog I was still a blond! (I used to wear red lipstick everyday,…

HAIR JEWELRY DIY | Button Chain Bobby Pins

HAIR JEWELRY DIY | Button Chain Bobby Pins

  Who says that you should only wear jewelry on your body? I say: decorate your hair to give it an extra fancy look! I always love to experiment with old items and give them a new purpose. And buttons just seem to be my favorite source for some fine DIY inspiration! I already made…

NAIL DIY | It’s a Glittery Sharpie Christmas

NAIL DIY | It’s a Glittery Sharpie Christmas

Red, glitters and christmas decorations. What more to expect for some festive christmas nails?!    It’s been a while since my last nail tutorial, and I have had all of these crazy nail decoration ideas, like applying scrapbook pictures onto your nails, or dipping them into gold. And even though I am definitely still going…

NAIL DIY | Velvet Nail Art

NAIL DIY | Velvet Nail Art

Have you heard of the velvet nail trend? No? No worries I only discovered it about a week ago and I am already completely obsessed with it!   I always love it when new discoveries are made, especially when it involves fabric, colors and nails!  So, what are velvet nails, you say? It means that…

NAIL DIY | Matte & Glossy Nails

NAIL DIY | Matte & Glossy Nails

Pink and dots, is there any better combination to put on your nails? Especially now that it’s time to wear all those spring colors! And the best part, it’s extremely easy to do! You won’t need any tape, or templates or fake nails. Just some nail polish and a helpful tool. Here’s how to make…

MAKE-UP DIY | Vintage Inspired Daily Make-Up Routine

MAKE-UP DIY | Vintage Inspired Daily Make-Up Routine

I am in love with vintage looking hair and makeup tutorials, but they always take forever to learn and apply. Don’t get me wrong I still love those tutorials! But maybe just for special occasions. So to spare some time I came up with my daily makeup routine that still has that vintage feel to…

UPCYCLE DIY | Braided Headband from upcycled Sweater

UPCYCLE DIY | Braided Headband from upcycled Sweater

Staying warm in a fashionable but inexpensive way? Yes! And if you go for pink like I did, than you can also look very cute on your way to your romantic Valentinesday date! I kept seeing all these girls looking cute in their winter headbands and decided to follow their example, but in my own…

HAIR DIY | Braided Bangs

HAIR DIY | Braided Bangs

Also have a bad hair day, rainy day or just tired of making your bangs look great? No worries, because I have the best solution for you: braided bangs! This is suitable for short bangs or longer hair, everyone can join! My hair is a bit curly, and having bangs with curly hair and humid…

Nail DIY | White & Gold Glitter

Nail DIY | White & Gold Glitter

No christmas outfit is complete without some glittery holiday nails!    I found this old jar of glitters in my workspace and figured that it would look perfect on my nails. I didn’t know if it would work, because they are just regular glitters. But they stayed on perfectly!   Nail DIY: Supplies: White nail…

BEAUTY DIY | 5 Alternative Ways To Use Eyeshadow

BEAUTY DIY | 5 Alternative Ways To Use Eyeshadow

One of my favorite things to do is to dress up and make my hair pretty, but I have never really been a make-up person. I always just keep it simple combined with my signature red lips.  Keeping it simple make-up wise has made me pretty creative over the years, because I don’t have that much make-up…

HAIR DIY | Clip In Extensions

HAIR DIY | Clip In Extensions

How about getting thicker and/or longer hair without an expensive stylist! My hair is pretty thin and it just won’t grow longer than a certain length. And I have always wanted to have longer thicker hair, but because my hair is so fragile I was too afraid to use extreme options like the glue-in extensions.…

HAIR DIY | Beehive Hair

HAIR DIY | Beehive Hair

I always love to experiment with new hairstyles! Especially the ones that make you hair look bigger, since my hair is pretty thin.    Today I will show you how to make an easy and fast version of the Beehive hairdo. I usually use this trick when I have to go out in a hurry…

NAIL DIY | Color Striped Nails

NAIL DIY | Color Striped Nails

Here’s a very easy and fun nail tutorial for you! You can adjust it by using all the colors that you like and mix and match them for a personal touch!   Here’s how: 1. Get your colors ready! I used a basic grey for the base. And a green, blue, pink, red and purple…

HAIR DIY | Bow Hair

HAIR DIY | Bow Hair

Do I have a fun and girly hair tutorial for you!  I’ve seen a few hair bow tutorials online, but they just didn’t seem to work for me. My hair is pretty thin and the tutorials that I tried created this tini tiny bow on my head… So I created a new version that’s suitable…

NAIL DIY | Bow Nails

NAIL DIY | Bow Nails

    How about some fancy nails? I always like the pink/red combo, but felt like spicing it up a bit. That’s how I came up with adding a black bowline. I think that it immediately ads a bit more class to it, don’t you think?   Here’s how: 1. Choose your colors. Make sure…

HAIR DIY | Braided Crown

HAIR DIY | Braided Crown

  A couple of weeks ago I posted a tutorial showing how to make a hair bun for people with thin or shorter hair. I got some really kind replies and realized that there are of course, many like me that have not been blessed with thick long hair. Over the years I’ve been experimenting…

NAIL DIY | Pink & Yellow Neon Triangles

NAIL DIY | Pink & Yellow Neon Triangles

I felt like adding a bit of color because of the grey skies here in Holland, so here is a new and festive nail tutorial for you!  You will need: Two colors of nail polish that you like together. And a white nail polish with a thin brush. I used a neon yellow and a…

BEAUTY DIY | My Daily Make Up Routine

BEAUTY DIY | My Daily Make Up Routine

Here is a little peek into my daily make-up routine. This is the same make-up that I’m wearing in my photos on this blog. Over the years I’ve got into this routine that I’m pretty happy with, I do like to vary sometimes or go all out for a special occasion, but for most of…

NAIL DIY | With Love Writing

NAIL DIY | With Love Writing

What a better way to say something nice, then to say it with your nails! I had a girly night with my sister, and we decided to paint our nails. We felt like doing something unusual and ended up with simply writing messages on our nails. Just think of how wonderful it would be, if…

HAIR DIY | Easy Bun

HAIR DIY | Easy Bun

High hair buns have been in style for a while now, unfortunately my hair is very thin and I just don’t have enough thickness in my hair to create a proper bun. Until I was shopping at Primark and found this ‘bun donut’ (see image 4, below). It is just a genius way to make…

HAIR DIY | Vintage Hair

HAIR DIY | Vintage Hair

Here is my promised post about the vintage hairdo. It’s really easy and all you need is your vintage headband! 1. Brush you’re hair. 2. Get your hairpiece. 3. Wrap your headband around your head, like shown on the picture. 4. Get a lock of hair. 5. Wrap the lock around the headband. 6. Pull…

DIY | Vintage Headband

DIY | Vintage Headband

I always seem to be focussed on my outfits, and can forget sometimes that there are a lot of fun ways to dress up your hair to! This is why I decided to make a headband. My head is a bit small and elastic bands seem to be sliding right of my head. So I…

NAIL DIY | Striped colours

NAIL DIY | Striped colours

I was feeling girly today, and what a better way to spend such a girly afternoon then transforming you’re nails into pieces of art! I used painters tape to help apply the polish on my nails. I have seen this technique on a few other blogs and wanted to try it myself. And it worked…

HAIR DIY | Easy Messy Hair Updo

HAIR DIY | Easy Messy Hair Updo

I bought this hair accessory at Primark and it is THE most easy to use hair accessory I know. You just pull up the top part of you’re hair, glide the piece in the bottom part of you’re hair and drape the top part over the bun. All done!  I tried to create a messy…

NAIL DIY | Festive Springtime Nails!

NAIL DIY | Festive Springtime Nails!

It’s springtime and why not celebrate it by showing of those fabulous spring-colors on you’re nails?! I choose two different colors but in the same color sphere: The first one is pink and it’s from: Essence, you can buy this at Kruidvat.  The second one is a nice deep red from bourjois (I got this as a…