Monday, 4 March 2013

Barry M Textured Polishes Swatch

I've been seeing Barry M's new textured polishes all over the place recently but I'd been holding off on them because I was a bit undecided about the rough finish.  However, I saw that Superdrug currently have a 2 polishes for £6 offer on so thought why not get a couple of the textured pastels.  I plumped for Atlantic Road (blue) and Ridley Road (green).  I was surprised by how much I actually loved the rough finish - I couldn't stop touching my nails! I thought they'd go on a bit more thickly than they did and had to go for 2 coats for the best finish (I put three on my thumb and it ruined the effect).  It goes on quite smoothly and then dries quite quickly with a sand-like feel. There are two more colours (Kingsland Road pink and Station Road yellow) which I might get later in the season, but the yellow I think is a bit too bright for the more subdued other colours.  Anyway, here are the shots:






This sunlight shot shows how 3 coats on my thumb was not a good look!

Have you tried any textured polishes yet? What do you think? Do you like the Barry M ones?

2 comments:

  1. It's funny, I noticed the three coats going funny too, you don't expect that!

    I like the blue and green together there, they look really pretty next to each other.

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  2. Thank you! The colours didn't come out completely accurately on my camera, but they're good enough I think...!

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