For the 4th of July I decided to go retro. Barielle Pin Up (All Lacquered Up Collection, Fall 2009) is a bright cherry red with gold shimmer:
Picture taken in sunlight. This was quite pigmented and applied well in two coats. I usually favor red cremes, but I love the shimmer in this! It’s a nice twist to this classic shade of red. And I love this kind of red. It makes me think of, well, pin-ups, for one. I paired this with Maybelline Denim Dash (Express Finish) on my toes.
Today I was focused on the Wimbledon final (the culmination of what’s been an amazing tournament!) I was cheering on Rafa Nadal as he reclaimed the title he couldn’t defend last year. In the spirit of the All-England Club, I’ve been enjoying this traditional treat:
Strawberries and cream. 😀 It’s a simple preparation; I sprinkled the strawberries with sugar and poured some cream over. I’ve also made it this way:
I love real whipped cream. Making it from scratch is super easy. All you basically need is heavy cream, a bowl, and a whisk (okay, I used an electric mixer.) YUM.