Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Top 5 Favourite Nail Polishes

Winter isn't my favourite season and I tend to wish my life away waiting for Spring/Summer as I love it. Whilst there isn't much sunshine, I like to inject some colour in my clothes, makeup and nails to make me feel Spring/Summer ready! My latest favourites I've been using on rotation aren't quite Winter appropriate but the colours are what I'm drawn to the most in my collection.

You may see a little theme running through the 5 I've chosen, I love Barry M, in particular the Gelly Hi-Shine range. They do amazing colours and are so cheap and easy to pick up in Boots/Superdrug. The  Hi-Shine formula is easy to work with and you could even get away with just one coat. The matte range is similar in consistency but I find that it doesn't look as good as the Gelly range.

Barry M Shades L-R - Matte Malibu, Gelly GreenberryPomegranate - £3.99 each
The Barry M Gelly range I've featured are shades Pomegranate and Greenberry. Pomegranate is a tad darker in real life than on the photo and you could easily get away with wearing it all year round. I also featured Greenberry in this review if you'd like to see it in action!

Essie Ballet Slippers - £7.99 Superdrug (watch out for offers at Fragrance Direct too!)
Essie Ballet Slippers is a favourite amongst bloggers and it's clear to see why. If I had to describe it I'd say it reminds me of the perfect "Wedding Day nail colour". It's even been reported that Her Royal Highness, The Queen only wears this shade too!
One coat gives your nails a nice pearly sheen, whilst 2 coats shows a gorgeous creamy white that is understated yet classy.

Models Own Northern Lights
I had to include a glitter, after all a good third of my nail polish collection features it! Models Own is another favourite brand and whilst at Westfield Stratford recently, I stopped by their Bottleshop where they had a 6 for £20 deal that was too good to pass up. I can't find this online any more but believe this is quite an old one, maybe you can spot it in stores!

These are my top 5 current favourites, I'd love to hear which yours are! Please leave me a comment telling me :)

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  1. You can't beat Barry M's gelly polishes! xx
    alicekatex ♥

    1. I know! They're bringing out a new quick dry range next month so I'll definitely be buying those too! x


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