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Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Nails & Nail Art | 0 comments

Barry M – Pink Sapphire Glitter Nail Paint

Barry M – Pink Sapphire Glitter Nail Paint

You may have read last week’s post on my Barry M Nail Paint Haul… well here is the review of the second glitter nail polish, Pink Sapphire Glitter. In the bottle the flecks of pink and silver glitter hexagons and silver glitter strips appear very dense, but they do apply to the nail quite thinly and need several coats for the glitter to appear thick enough. In the image above I have applied three coats of the Pink Sapphire Glitter nail paint, followed by one coat of clear top coat to help seal in the glitter, and I still feel the nails could do with another coat of the glitter. The problem with applying so many coats of nail polish (particularly ones containing glitter) is that when the polish is so thick it makes it prone to chipping. I still love this polish though, it’s so lovely and sparkly and really catches the light. I think it would look lovely layered over a bright pink Summery shade of nail paint, or...

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Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Nails & Nail Art | 0 comments

Blue Glitter Accent Nail

Blue Glitter Accent Nail

You may have seen my post last week about my Barry M Nail Paint haul….. well here is the first look I have created using the Aqua Glitter nail paint. It is a simple accent nail look, using 2 coats of Chanel Nail Colour in Blue Boy on all nails, and then 2 coats of the sparkly Barry M paint on the ring finger to create an eye-catching accent nail. I then finished off the look with a coat of clear top coat on all nails to give a nice shiny finish and to help seal in the glitter on the accent nail. These two colours work really well together. I have found that the Barry M Aqua Glitter works best over another colour as the glitter coverage is rather thin on its own and it requires at least 3 good coats to give a nice even glitter coverage. Here it is on my toes after 3 coats, I think it looks OK but if I’m using a glitter...

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