Thursday, December 15, 2011

Barry M Blue Glitter

Ok, I swear that I intended to do a red mani. I swear! It's getting so close to Christmas, and I really felt like doing something to try to get into the spirit. I have bottles of Barry M Blue Glitter and Red Glitter right next to each other. I went to pull out Red Glitter, but I didn't know what the coverage was like or what to use as underwear. I was still wearing Sally Hansen Chrome Turquoise, so I decided to try Blue Glitter over that to see how the glitter would build. Well. Before I knew it, I was putting that on instead of red! But I think you'll forgive me when you see what Blue Glitter looks like.


This is two coats over my previous mani. O.O


I mean... seriously. O.O


Fantastic formula. I didn't have to do cleanup at all. I have no idea how many coats this would take to be opaque on its own, but if layering it over another polish looks like this... who cares? ^.~


I used two coats of top coat to smooth out the grittiness. I am just astonished by how amazing this is. I must use my red one soon!

Where to find: Barry M is a brand based in the UK, but I believe they ship worldwide. They definitely ship to the US, as I've ordered from them before. A few months ago one of my friends ran into some problems ordering from their site - it took forever to ship and I believe a broken bottle was involved when it did arrive. That said, I've not had problems when I've ordered from them, so maybe it was a one off problem. But I just thought it was right to share that information. I believe there are also some eBay sellers that handle Barry M. I have about eight of them in my collection now, and I really love them.

Hope the countdown to the holidays is going well for you all, and as always, thanks for stopping by!
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10 comments:

  1. This is soooo pretty!!! Such a gorgeous blue!! I wonder if it would look the same layered over a different color.

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  2. @MariJo The glitter is pretty dense, so I think it probably would look very similar over any sort of medium turquoise blue!

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  3. This is lovely on you. You are truly the blue queen. You make me want to wear blue every time I look at your pictures.

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  4. this looks like blue heaven I love it :)

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  5. This polish is so pretty! I'm glad you chose to swatch the blue glitter first; I love blue!! :D

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  6. @Sminkan I love being the blue queen! =D

    @CLM's Nail Art Blog Thank you!

    @Kelly Thank you, I love it!

    @Lendoxia It had so much more depth than I was expecting. It was dazzling in person!

    @Ashesela Me too, but I'm excited to wear the red now too!

    @lepidoperia Thank you!

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  7. Because of your photos, I immediately contacted my muggle friend in Manchester, to send her looking for this one.

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