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Barry M Superdrug Limited Edition Collection 2014 Review and Swatches

Hello everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ as promised, here is the Superdrug counterpart of the Barry M Summer Limited Edition Collection 2014 ๐Ÿ™‚ I showed you the Boots duo here, and today I have two more to show you! I have to admit, in the bottle, I much preferred the Boots polishes. I looked at these two and thought something along the lines of ‘sheer shimmery pains-to-apply polishes’ – I was definitely thinking along the lines of Barry M Aqua Blue and Aqua Green, which were much more toppers than anything. I also thought the pink from these two would be a brush-stroky nightmare, and quite a dated shade. So the bar wasn’t set very high!

…I am pleased to tell you that I was wrong on all counts! A quick note on the packaging – I love that the Superdrug lids contrast with the Boots lids, which are black with white hearts! Such a nice touch ๐Ÿ™‚

Barry M Seaside Superdrug Limited Edition
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Barry M Boots Limited Edition Collection 2014 Review and Swatches

Hey everyone! I have another exciting release from Barry M today ๐Ÿ™‚ as is their tradition, they are releasing some two limited edition seasonal Nail Paints for both Boots and Superdrug. I’m showing you the Boots duo today (Bikini and Carousel), and the blogpost for the Superdrug two will be up in the next couple of days.

These seasonal limited edition polishes often have a unique pattern or design on the cap and this year is no different – they have the cutest sweetheart print on them; I think they’re so cute! Even if I hated the polish colours I would still buy these for the packaging alone, because we all know I’m a massive sucker for cute/quirky packaging!

Barry M Bikini Boots Limited Edition
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Barry M Summer Matte Collection

Hello everyone! An exciting package arrived in the post on Friday – I wasn’t expecting anything so I was super happy to see that Barry M had sent me the new Summer Matte collection to show you all! They sent me some other bits and bobs which I’ll be showing you in the coming days so keep an eye out! ๐Ÿ˜‰

I’m the first to admit that I wasn’t a massive fan of the first Matte collection by Barry M, as the neutral-ish colours were very clashy with my skin tone (with the exception of Vanilla) and I found them all to be very thick. So I was intrigued to try these to see if the formula would be better… and if they would look nicer on me! So – grab a tea or coffee for this one, there are six shades and I’ve included two comparisons too ๐Ÿ™‚

Barry M Matte Nail Paint Collection
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Barry M Gelly Summer 2014 Collection Review, Swatches & Comparisons

Hello everyone! I am beyond excited to be bringing you this post today… it’s taken a LOT of prep so I hope you enjoy it :D. Barry M are releasing a brand new Summer 2014 collection of their Gelly Hi-Shine range, which consists of 7 new shades. If you haven’t heard of the Barry M Gelly Nail Paints yet, they are a gel-effect polish which have in general had great formulas and longevity from past collections. I am a massive fan of the Gelly range myself – being the slight addict that I am I have them all…!

As a pre-warning, this post will definitely be a long one as I’ve done some comparisons too, by popular request, so make sure you grab a cuppa!! ๐Ÿ™‚

This new line-up is an interesting one – it feels half summery, and the other half are kind of all-year-round polishes. They don’t seem to really ‘go together’ as a collection but I am all for interesting colours! I am well-known for wearing my neons in the middle of the Christmas seasons so I’ll say no more! ๐Ÿ˜€

Barry M Coconut Gelly
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Barry M Arabian

Hello! Today presents the inception of the A to Z series! This is a little series that I’ll be doing with Charlie from Pocket Money Polishes,ย Anna fromย AnnaBean’s Nails,ย Sarah fromย Penny Pinching Polishย and Kerrie from Pish Posh and Polish ๐Ÿ™‚ what happens is we each choose a nail polish who’s name begins with the letter corresponding to that week – as such, today is A, and I have chosen Barry M Arabian, which is from the Barry M Aquarium Collectionย  <—- click to see my reviews on other polishes in the collection! ๐Ÿ˜€

Hope that makes sense because my brain is well and truly all over the place today! I realised while trying to choose an ‘A’ polish, I don’t have a huge amount that begin with ‘a’ compared to some other letters – let me know some ideas!

Barry M Arabian Aquarium
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