Sunday, 10 August 2014

Summer Lips and Nails

This blog post is about my favourite Nail Varnish and Lip products that I've been using this Summer. For some people Summer means bright colours, but I'm a little colour shy so I like to stick to pastel colours.
Some of these items are older than others, so I'm not sure whether you can still buy some of these products.

From left to right: Victorias Secret- Lip Shine, Rimmel- Lasting Finish Lipstick 077, Tanya Burr- Afternoon Tea, L'oreal- L'Extraordinaire Liquid Lipstick 601, Topshop- Innocent (All of the colours are a little lighter in real life)

Victorias Secret- Lip Shine
I bought this lipgloss last Summer so I don't think they still sell this, but I know they sell a very similar (basically the same product). This is quite sheer but its perfect for when you just want to add gloss and not much colour.

Rimmel- Lasting Finish Lipstick 077
I love this lipstick! It's more of a night time lipstick as it's so pigmented and stays on for ages. It is a pinky brown colour which I have been obsessed with recently.

Tanya Burr- Afternoon Tea
This is my first Tanya Burr Lipgloss and I really like it! Its a peach pink colour and smells so nice! Its very pigmented for a lipgloss although it can be a little drying on the lips. Apply a little lip balm before and its not so drying.

L'oreal- L'Extraordinaire Liquid Lipstick 601
I bought this liquid lipstick as there was a 3 for 2 offer on in boots and I just thought the packaging looked interesting! I've never tried a 'liquid lipstick' before but it reminds me a lot of Rimmels Apocalips. Although its really nice, its a little bit too thick so you have to blot it a lot.

Topshop- Innocent
This lipstick is quite sheer which is great for the Summer. Its a light pink colour with a little bit of sparkle in it. 

From Left to Right: Rimmel Lycra Professional Finish- 391 Celebrity bash, Barry M- Peach Melba, Barry M- Berry Ice Cream,  Topshop- Disclosed, Topshop- Milkshake (Coulours are a lot lighter in real life)

Rimmel Lycra Professional Finish- 391 Celebrity bash
This colours a lot darker than the rest of my Summer nail choices, but that's because I wear it on my toe nails! I don't like to draw attention to my toe nails so I find that a classic dark red is perfect for doing that. This nail varnish stays on for ages and the thick applicator is perfect for toe nails.

Barry M- Peach Melba and Barry M- Berry Ice Cream
These colours are so Summery! Barry M's nail varnishes always stay on for ages and they are quite sheer (without being too sheer) meaning you can add more layers depending on how coloured you want them.

Topshop- Disclosed and Topshop- Milkshake
Topshop is my go to place when I want a light pastel colour as they are so pigmented meaning you don't have to add thousands of layers. I find it hard to find cheap light coloured nail varnishes which aren't pratically see through. (Apart from Barry M)

I would love to hear what your favourite Nails and Lips are by leaving a comment in the comment section. Dont forget to follow me on Twitter, Blog Lovin and Google+, I will follow back!

Kelsey xxx


  1. Top Shop and Tanya make some lovely makeup. Good lipstick and nail varnish choices Lucy

  2. Alohaaa love your choices especially the Rimmel Celeb bash, red is my favouriteeee. Just dropping a few lines to let you know I nominated you for a Liebster award. You don't have to do it if you've already been nominated/can't be bothered, but if you'd like to accept it the details for it can be found here :)

    1. Thanks for the nomination, I'll do it soon! :-) xx