I have been dying for a nice nude/beige, one that is almost skin coloured. I have wanted to buy OPI- My Vampire Is Buff since it came out this spring. Its likely that i still will but i’m definitely happy with Lychee as a cheap alternative! For the price i think it’s great! Goes on smoother than some of the OPI’s i own.
This is on its own with no top coat! Look at the shiiiine!
I love the Barry M Gelly’s. I’ve already swatched Blue Grape, and have a few more to add to show you guys! I would love to own the entire collection as the formula is great!
I thought i would try a block mani using some new Barry M Gelly Hi Shine Shades i picked up, along with some gold striping tape from Taras Talons ( you can find it here: http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Tarastalons?section_id=14011786 ). This was pretty tricky and i still don’t think it really came out right! But i spent so long on it, that i thought i really should show you guys my hard efforts :P. I also used one Essie shade and a white by Sinful Colors underneath to make the colours brighter.
The Green is Essie- Navigate Her, the Blue is Barry M- Blue Grape, the nude is Barry M- Lychee and the Pink is Barry M- Grapefruit.
I rarely attempt nail art which explains why it isnt great! I hope you like it none the less!
First of all, i apologise for the quality of this picture. It doesnt accurately show the glitter in Don’t Trample My Roses which i’m very pleased with! I really like it over black, a combo i wouldn’t usually have thought of :). It’s so pretty! Maybes me want to layer all of my glitter top coats over black! In case you’re wondering, the black base is Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Onyx.
The second Barry M Gelly polish i tried out was Plum. I’m not quite sure if i like this colour on me but i did like the formula and i’m sure i will find a way to use it again! I used some cute little glue-on pearls from Taras Talons who do nail art supplies now! ( check it out here: http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Tarastalons?section_id=14011746)
I love what they add to a boring mani ( which to me, is a mani without glitter!)
My camera didn’t capture the colour very well. It is much more purple than shown and not quite as dark. Hope you like 🙂
Hello! I decided to go out and buy a few of the much raved about Barry M Gelly polishes! The first one i tried was Blue Grape, i have been dying for a bright electric blue polish for months now and i love this one so much! The picture shown is with no top coat…yup thats the polish all on its own!
For some reason my camera decided that, actually, it’s purple :(. This is a lot more blue in real life. Ignore the Asos box in the background 😀
I was curious so i tried it with white polka dots:
Evening 🙂 tonight i thought i would show you my mani tonight. I have a few left over Essie ‘Sleek nail wraps and decided to use one alongside a dark red mani. This one is called ‘Sealed with a Kris’ and is by Nicole By OPI.
Please excuse the fact that my nails are slightly messy!
Hello! As of midnight this morning Taras Talons have added mini nail polishes to the mix. These are 5ml polishes selling at £3.50 ea or a custom made mini at £5.50. I was lucky enough to be able to provided two mini polishes designed with me in mind by Tara herself! I love the little bottles and they remind me so much of the ones used by Pocket Money Polishes ( if you haven’t checked them out already do so here: http://www.pocketmoneypolishes.co.uk/Retail.htm) . Today i am going to show you one of these mini polishes i was provided which i really love!
Here is a picture of the bottle alongside the other polish ( which i will swatch shortly).
And lastly, a size comparison with a regular Taras Talons nail polish ( Toy Train if you’re wondering, i believe it is still in Tara’s store 🙂 )
I love the price tag on these and will maybe definitely be taking advantage!
Tara has also added a ton of nail art supplies to her store so be sure to take a good look around!
I’m considering making my own nail polish as a fun thing to do, and might in the future start selling on Etsy. Before that though as i get the swing of it i will be making them purely for my own fun haha however i may sell a few within the UK to anyone who is interested! If any of you think you might be interested let me know!