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…


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…


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…


Easy Smoky Eye Tutorial | Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette

As a beauty-obsessed little girl, I used to dream about the day when I was old enough to wear a dramatic smoky eye like my favorite actresses and models. When the day finally came, I was truly disappointed to realize that smudging a bunch of black eyeshadow across my eyelids didn’t look the same as the bold smoky eyes I’d…


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…