Monday, 21 April 2014

Spring Pastels

 Hello Lovelies,

Unless you have been living under a rock you will have noticed that pastels are everywhere, which of course can only mean it's Springtime! I have always been a massive fan of a pastel nail but this past month or so I have gone abit cray for the pastels. I have been pretty much wearing only pastels (and Nail's Inc Porchester Square,.obsessed!) on both my fingers and toes and I just love them so much. So I just thought I would share with you the five I have been going between the past while. 

Essie Fiji- I have this on my toe-nails at the moment. I have loved this for quite awhile, it is just a perfect baby pink that comes out exactly how it looks in the bottle. You only need two coats for it to be opaque and it looks aaaamazing with a tan (which is actually the case for most of these polishes

L'oreal Nouvelle Vague- This is one of the polishes I picked up last month and blogged about here. I absolutely love this range and it will come as no surprise that I have actually two of the polishes from the range in this post. They all are off-white shades with a touch of colour to them. This is the lilac version and I have nothing else like it in my collection. 

L'oreal Lemon Meringue- Again from the L'oreal collection, can we just appreciate the name for a moment please? How cute! Again I have nothing like this in my collection and to be honest before picking this up I don't think I've ever worn a yellow nail polish! It is such an unusual colour, in some lights it looks white and in others you can see the yellow, again perfect with a tan and I can see myself wearing this alot during the Summer!

Barry M Huckleberry- This seems to be a colour that everyone is going mad for at the moment, and of course by the time I decided I wanted it, it was sold out...everywhere. Which of course made me want it all the more (does that happen anyone else!?) I eventually got it on ASOS and had it on my nails almost instantly. This colour is just amazing but it's downfall is defintely the formula. It took me a good 3-4 coats before getting a nice opaque colour. But having said that the finish is amazingly glossy and really longlasting..pros and cons I suppose! 

Essie Absolutely Shore- This I think has gained the spot of my favourite mint nail polish. I was lusting after this for months after seeing Jess mention a few times. I eventually gave in and bought it off Beauty Bay and have loved it ever since. It's kind of like the baby sister of Essie Mint Candy Apple which I did love but it was always a little too bright and blue toned for my liking. Absolutely Shore is the perfect muted mint which again makes your hands look nice and tanned.

So those are my picks of the pastel bunch this Spring! Have you been loving the pastel nail trend as much as me? Let me know what your favourites have been lately and I'll be sure to check them out!


  1. I'm always a huge lover of pastel nails in the Spring and Summer! These are all absolutely gorgeous shades. I think I'll need them all! :( Haha! Lovely post :)
    Rosie x
    Rosie alexandra

  2. These look gorgeous, I never really wear pastels though, as soon as it gets sunnier I start wearing brights.

    Love Beth | BethBlogsBeauty

  3. I love pastels, Fiji and Huckleberry are lovely colours!

    Michaela-Leigh xx

  4. I absolutely love all these colours. I am so bad at applying pastels though!

  5. I've also been loving pastel nails for spring, my favourite colour has to be Essie Lilacism x


  6. Essie Fiji is so lovely x

  7. The BarryM shade is so pretty! BarryM nail polishes are my favourite

  8. Ahhh huckleberry looks amazing! It's a shame about the formula though. You babe - thanks so much for the mention! I'm glad you love absolutely shore just as much as me hehe :) hope you're well lovely xxx

  9. Spring Pastels with different stylish colors increase their beauty.