Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Smith & Cult Cut the Mullet

Hey everyone! I'm still here! I was on spring break and then getting back into the swing of things last week was tough. I hardly even painted my nails, but I've finally got polish on again and I'm super excited about it.

Today I'm wearing Smith & Cult Cut the Mullet, which is a gorgeous bright blue. I used two coats here. Over top I did some pretty hand painted daisies. You could use any white and yellow polish you have for this. I have a small double sided detail brush/dotting tool that works great for flowers.





Hope you're having a great week!

xoxo,
   Brooke

Friday, April 6, 2018

ILNP Paige & Pink Mimosa Ombre

Hey everyone! How was your week? I had off for spring break and it has been soooo nice to do some shopping, catch up with a few friends, and just relax. I can't believe how cold it still is here! My nails/cuticles are begging for warmer weather.

Here's a pretty ombre look I did the other day using ILNP Paige and Pink Mimosa. These are both gorgeous holographic pinks that are so sparkly and pretty. I started with two coats of Paige on each nail and then layered on one coat of Pink Mimosa, just at the tips. It looks pretty under the artificial lighting, but even more amazing in the sun!





Hope you have a great weekend!

xoxo,
   Brooke

Monday, March 26, 2018

Pastel & Metallic Nails

Hey everyone!

How was your weekend? Mine was pretty chill and I had delicious brunch on Sunday with a couple of friends. After this week it's our spring break and I'm counting down the days!

Today on my nails I'm wearing the prettiest pastel and metallic combo. The purple pastel color I'm wearing is GlitterDaze Come Fly With Me. I used two coats and it went on nice and smooth. The metallic gold color is Julep Shawn #Shine. I love the contrast between soft and edgy. This is another look where you could use so many different combinations of colors!





Hope you have a great week!

xoxo,
   Brooke

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Essie Go Ginza

Hey everyone! How was your weekend? We did some errands and had all you can eat sushi, which is always so good. We watched the new Jumanji movie and we actually thought it was hilarious! Highly recommend.

I've still been having a rough time with my nails and the continuing cold weather. They just keep breaking :( Really hoping the weather warms up soon so my cuticles can be happy again. I'm taking out all of my spring colors because maybe if I stop using dark colors it will get warmer out?

For this mani I started with a base of two coats of Essie Go Ginza, a soft pinky purple creme. I absolutely adore this color! I then used my little detail brush to do some pretty flowers and leaves. The glitter is Marc Jacobs Glinda. This is such a pretty look and any color combo can be used.





Hope you have a great week!

xoxo,
   Brooke

Monday, March 5, 2018

Julep Julep & Queen Anne

Hey everyone! How was your weekend? We did a lot of cleanup around our apartment and then enjoyed watching the Oscar's last night.

Today I'm wearing a couple of older Julep polishes that I love. One of them is actually called Julep and it's a pinky purple creme. The formula is great one this one and it almost looks a little squishy. The glitter is Queen Anne, which is a lilac color and it's super sparkly. I really love these two together! It's funny because I'm super ready for spring colors but we're supposed to get snow this week. Oh well, that won't stop me.





Have a great week!

xoxo,
   Brooke

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Smith & Cult Lo-Fi

Hey everyone! Hope you're having a great weekend. I'm trying to mentally prepare myself for school starting back up after February break and I'm so not ready. It is kind of crazy that March starts this week and then there are only 4 months remaining in the school year! I'm definitely looking forward to warmer weather and bright spring nails.

This weekend I decided to try another one of my new Smith & Cult polishes (got this one on eBay). The color is called Lo-Fi and it's an espresso brown creme. I honestly wasn't sure if I would like it but after applying three thin coats I was totally sold. This is a very rich and creamy deep brown that looks super glossy and gorgeous. I've been really impressed with the formula of all of the Smith & Cult polishes I've tried so far. For my chevron accent color I used Cirque Colors Halcyon, which is a stunning rose gold metallic.







I still have a bunch of Smith & Cult polishes I need to try but they're definitely spring/summer colors and I'm not quite ready for those yet!

xoxo,
   Brooke

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Born Pretty Store Chameleon Polish

Hey everyone! I have another Born Pretty Store product to share with you today. They sent me a Chameleon Pearl stamping polish in the shade The Milky Way. I haven't tried it for stamping yet, but I did use it to cover my whole nail.

I actually started with a base of JINsoon Heroine and then wanted to use The Milky Way as an accent. I liked the way it looked so much that I put it over all of my nails! The color shift in this is so gorgeous and can change depending on what you use underneath it. I see a reddish to blue/green shift. This is such a fun topper and I look forward to trying it as a stamping polish next.




There are several other gorgeous chameleon colors to choose from, so definitely take a look on Born Pretty Store to see all of the options along with swatches. Btw, when you place an order with BPS make sure you use my discount code ASYW10 for 10% off!

xoxo,
   Brooke


Disclaimer: The products in this post were provided for my honest review by the Born Pretty Store. All opinions are my own.