Let’s get Chill(ato)

SDC10473One of my absolute favorite colors are pastell-y yellow. I’m big on pastel colors in general but just something with that soft yellow that pleases my eyes just a little extra. So for years I’ve been searched for a pastel yellow nail polish but has always come up empty handed, until now. But why? You would think that it would be a common color, especially in spring/summer lines. But apparently. So you can believe my happiness when I finally found one from Essie and I immediately did order it. 

Still I was a bit worry that it would be some weird kind of yellowy green color since the website it said it was a soft pistachio color. Pistachio is green, so yeah… But to my relief ‘Chillato’ actually was this very pretty soft yellow color I wanted it to be. So what did I do after that happy revelation? Started to paint my toenails, and it was here i stumbled upon trouble.

Now I’ve never own a Essie nail polish before, but I was shocked to see how thin the polish actually was. It was like water, it ran down everywhere and the very small brush made it extremely hard to get a smooth, nice looking surface. After my third layer it actually looked quite nice, well if you don’t look to close at it…
Is the Essie formula usually this thin or did I just get a bad/old product? Because the color is absolutely stunning and makes my not so very tan feet actually look tanned, but I feel it will be hard for me to use it on my finger nails and make it look good. I’ve never had this problem before, but then again I’ve only bought IsaDoras nail polishes since their wider brushes makes it so easy to get a nice layer. So am I just to spoiled and need to train up my skill with a thinner brush? I just really want to use this color, but at the same time it has to look good to. So any good tips on how to master Essies thin brush?

♥ Caroline

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream – Paint these lips red

SDC10475I have this thing for red lips, it just suits my coloring the best. With my pale skin, eyes and hair I was sure that Pink would suit me best, but it just makes me look weird. And a whole lot paler. But the Red just gives the rest of my face a nice touch, kind of like a blonde Snow White. It doesn’t matter what kind of shade of red it is, everything goes as long as it is in the red pigmentet spectrum. So there’s no surprise basically all my lip product are red (even my lip balm has a tiny bit of red tint).
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