HI! Long time, no blog! I'm back from New York [again] && have SO much to show you guys. For tonight, I thought I'd just show you my nail of the moment, what I'm loving && a hair update photo. All of these pictures were posted throughout the day on Instagram, so if you have an account and feel like following me my username is [wait for it] CarlyCristman :)
My polish choice today is Deborah Lippmann's 'Mermaid Dreams'. I found this polish staring me in the face while waiting in line at a register [always how they get you]!! I love the blue-yellow tone mixed with the glitter- it's a multi-dimensional sea foam shade that looks similar to a fish scale. My first thought of it on was 'mermaid!', so I enjoyed turning it upside down to see that as the actual name.
This first photo shows the polish with a flash, the next picture is more true to life.
I loooove this color [special extra o's to emphasize how much I like it]. My only complaint is that the polish on actually feels like sandpaper- I'm avoiding any contact with my nails because the glitter is horribly rough.
Look at me, venturing into color! I'm sure you're all aware that my style in the winter is very contrasted && desaturated [black. white. silver. pale. platinum] but I actually love wearing color in the warmer months! I'm enjoying wearing this polish with a bold off the shoulder top, chunky gold bracelets, and a matching colored ribbon bracelet I just found at Charming Charlie's.
So with the new spring style had to come a new spring look! Don't get me wrong, I LOVED the super-straight platinum hair combined with pale skin- but that matched my winter style. The platinum just didn't fit the loose, bo-ho look I so love in the warmer months. I'll be posting a video showing the full process, but for now I'll show you how it turned out. Throw in some loose waves && a spray tan and here's my finished look:
I'm SO happy with the results! I love how just a simple change of hair can change your whole mood. I think that's why I enjoy fashion && beauty so much- you can be whoever you want with a simple change of cut or color! Do you guys change your look depending on the season? Is it something dramatic like a makeover, or something simple like different products? I'd love to hear how you're getting ready for spring!