Monday, 16 January 2012

NOTD: BarryM Strawberry Ice Cream.

Not a wintery colour at all and to be honest, its not a colour I'm overly keen on BUT I'm making a point of working my way through all the colours I havent tried before instead of letting them collect dust. The pink looks nicer in the photo than IRL. I love pink but this shade of pink just does nothing for me, its the type of colour that makes my hands look dirty.

I used 3 coats but theres still some VNL. Its held up well, no chips or tip wear but I think thats down to a good base and top coat rather than the actual polish. This wasnt the easiest polish to apply and I know everyone raves about BarryM paint pots but I really dont see what all the fuss is about, I find the formulation of most of the colours quite sloppy and uneven. Anyone Else?



9 comments:

  1. I think that color is just lovely. You're right, not much of a winter color, but i think it still works, haha, maybe i just think that because i live in san diego and it's never really winter here. Wonderful blog :)

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  2. I'm not the hugest fan of Barry M nail paints - I've never really understood why people rave about them, the brush is far too tiny to apply polish neatly and the formulation isn't as opaque as I'd like. That said, I actually really like this colour! I never wear 'winter colours' so think this is absolutely lovely and your nails always look so perfectly shaped :) xx

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    1. The colour looks nicer in the photo than real life, I'd wear it all the time if it was the shade in the photo. Yeah I agree, most of the shades come out really wishy washy, theres only been a few that havent had any application issues.
      I'm having to use my left hand for NOTD's since a few nails on my right hand broke and I now have boy fingers. Boo.
      xo

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  3. I have this colour and im so in love with it but haven't wore it in ages because its winter /:


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  4. Although I like the colours they come in, Barry M tend to disappoint me aswell. I always need three coats, and I don't always have the patience for three coats- I find them so slow drying!!! I suppose they're good for such a cheap price xxx

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    1. I agree, they're useless without a fast drying top coat.
      xo

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  5. Yeah, I so agree, I don't particularly like them, only the colour range! Does anyone know of a similar colour to strawberry ice cream, but in a brand such as opi, revlon or essie? x

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  6. what a lovely colour. x

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