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Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Nails & Nail Art | 5 comments

Barry M – Textured Glitter Nail Paint in Princess

Barry M – Textured Glitter Nail Paint in Princess

I recently reviewed Barry M Textured Glitter Nail Paint in Majesty (you can read that review here) and I loved it so much that I then went out and bought it in 2 more shades! I absolutely adore a good glitter nail polish, and I rate them on how dense the glitter is. Some glittery polishes look amazing in the bottle, but then when you paint them onto the nails they look sad and washed out, and you need at least 4 coats to get a good glittery coverage… not so with Textured Glitter Nail Paints from nail polish gurus Barry M! After just one coat the nail is covered with glitter and it’s so sparkly. Princess is a lovely pale pink colour with a gold shimmer and silver glitter. I don’t think the colour is as vivid as the gold Majesty colour, but it’s really pretty and ladylike. The image above shows how it looks after just 2 coats. The silver glitter particles are very small and densely...

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Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Makeup | 4 comments

The hunt for the perfect pink lipstick #2

The hunt for the perfect pink lipstick #2

I am on the hunt… the hunt for the perfect pink lipstick that is ‘MLBB’ or ‘my lips but better’. You know, the sort of colour that looks from a distance like you’re not wearing lipstick, like you just have naturally pink, plump perfect lips. The sort of colour you can just slick on from the tube and doesn’t need painstaking application with liner and lipbrush. The sort of colour that looks like ‘my lips, but better’. This is the second lipstick that I have tested during my hunt, MUA Makeup Academy Lipstick in ‘Shade 5’.  This is a very pale shimmery pink colour, remarkable in the fact that it costs £1…. yes, you read that correctly, it costs just £1! I didn’t have very high hopes for this lipstick given it’s low price but I was very pleasantly surprised. Shade 5 is surprisingly creamy, applies really nicely from the tube and has a lovely vanilla scent – it certainly doesn’t feel like a budget product. It does have a lot...

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