Summer Beauty

The best summer beauty tutorials, product reviews, tips, and tricks by Florida beauty blogger Ashley Brooke Nicholas.

Beach Waves 101

Today’s post is sponsored by Sally Beauty. My hair has a mind of its own in the summer. The humidity in the air brings out the natural wave in my hair, which would be nice if the hot weather didn’t also make my hair flat and frizzy. Trust me, it’s not a cute look. I’ve learned that the key to…
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Currently Loving


Summer Beauty Favorites

I’ve been on a major beauty product kick lately. My favorite brands have been knocking it out of the park with their new releases, and I have found so many new products that are absolutely incredible over the past month. If you’re looking for a few new additions to your summer beauty routine, this post showcases the best new products…
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Beauty Favorites

Best Beauty Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Beauty Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

4 Easy Heatless Hairstyles for Long Hair

4 Easy Heatless Hairstyles for Long Hair

The Best Full Coverage Concealers for Dark Circles

The Best Full Coverage Concealers for Dark Circles

Summer Skin Tips

Florida summers are breathtakingly beautiful. The warm sunshine, blue ocean, and colorful seasonal blooms combine to create a picture perfect backdrop for summer adventures. Unfortunately, that beauty comes at a price: humidity that rivals any tropical rain forest, daily torrential downpours, and stifling heat. The heat and humidity can take a huge toll – especially on your skin – so it’s important…
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What’s on My Shopping list


Best of Style

Best Deals Under $50 From The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Deals Under $50 From The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Sleep and Loungewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Sleep and Loungewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Best Activewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Best Activewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

My 5-Minute Summer Beauty Routine

During the summer months, my beauty routine is extremely low-maintenance. When the sun is the shining and my calendar is empty, I’m just not in the mood to spend an hour primping and prepping. I want to live radiantly with minimal effort this summer, so I’ve cut down my beauty routine to the bare essentials. I’ll throw on the first…
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New in Travel

The 10 Best Things to Do in Orlando

The 10 Best Things to Do in Orlando

Romantic Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Romantic Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Adventurous Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Adventurous Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Easy 4th of July Makeup Tutorials

Thanks to Target Style for sponsoring today’s post. I tend to play it safe with my makeup looks. You can find me wearing nude lips and subtle eyeshadow almost any day of the week, but I’ve decided that it’s time to take a few more risks in the beauty department. In honor of 4th of July, I created two bold…
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Easy Side Braid Tutorial

Let’s just say that hair styling is not one of my talents. I’ve learned how to curl my hair properly through years of trial and error, and I can knock out a ballet bun like nobody’s business. But fancy braids? No, nope, no way. For years I would try to copy the intricate braid designs I saw on Pinterest and…
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The Golden Life

Thanks to Jergens for sponsoring today’s post. #BetterWithATan #GoldenLife. SHOP THE LOOK: Dress: Shopbop  (almost sold out, size up!) | Wedges: On sale & almost sold out- available in brown at Bloomingdales, brown at Tory Burch | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban ($60 off + free shipping!) | Necklace: Jules Smith | Bracelet: Jules Smith (66% off here) | Lips: Maybelline Vivid Rose | Nails: Essie Sunset Sneaks | Tan: Jergens Instant Sun in…
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How to Transition Your Makeup from Summer to Fall {Easy Step-by-Step Makeup …

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WalgreensBeauty #CollectiveBiasAfter a summer filled with beach days, sun tans, and strawberry daiquiris, it’s officially time to start thinking about packing up the bikinis and breaking out our fall wardrobe. While I’m excited for the beginning of Pumpkin Spice Lattes and sweater shopping,…
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Sunshine, Sand, and Smiles: Celebrate Every Goal This Summer

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #CelebrateEveryGoal #CollectiveBiasAfter four years of hard work and way too many all-nighters, my husband has officially graduated optometry school and is now an optometrist! I can’t even describe how proud I…
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