Thursday, June 4, 2015

Summer Nail Favourites


Barry M Gelly Nails Review

I decided against a Gelish or Biosculpture manicure for my trip to Dubai as I wasn’t prepared to commit to one colour during the course of my 10 day trip. This also provided me the perfect excuse to treat myself to a couple of new nail polishes. I can safely say these three could ver ywell be my Summer favourites.

Despite this being my first foray into Rimmel’s Salon Pro range I have borrowed my friends bottle of Hip Hop in the past and new it was a goodie. I absolutely love this formula and colour so it's surprising it's taken me so long to buy a bottle for myself. It’s so long lasting especially when paired with eyeCANDY top coat. My idea that I would have leisurely evenings on holiday to paint my nails didn’t quite come to fruition. I actually ended up painting my nails as my last step before walking out the room to join everyone for drinks so you could say speed was of the essence both painting and drying. The Rimmel Salon Pro brush is fantastic and whilst not quite the exact width of my nails it’s pretty close and good enough. Two coats and you have a non-streaky, opaque finish it really is quick to use. 

Another colour I was tempted with from the range was Green Dragon. I try to deviate from my reds and pinks and often can be found on the fence as to whether I’m ‘too old’ and/or like others colours on me but I loved Green Dragon and it complimented a tan perfectly. I will certainly be wearing again.
I'm such a fan of the Rimmel Salon Pro range that I could almost be tempted to throw out all other brands and just stick with them. For now though I'll just think about adding Bubblegum Pink and Happily Evie After to my collection.

Of course we all know how good the Barry M Gelly Range is and I have mentioned it numerous times on Florence and Mary. I had also been eyeing up Grapefruit as the perfect Summer pink and whilst I didn't get around to using on holiday it was the colour I painted my nails for the return to work when I was back in the UK. And if you want to get your hands on a free bottle of the Dragonfruit shade just spend £6 on Barry M Cosmetics and you'll get one free!

Rimmel Green Dragon Swatch

What Summer colours have you been enjoying recently?

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19 comments:

  1. I love the formula of the Rimmel Salon Pro Polishes. It's so good for the price. Love the minty colour you picked. You can never go wrong with mint in the summer! :) Xx

    Alexandra | Glam O’Clock

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    1. I agree the mint is perfect for this time of year x

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  2. Lovely nail colours, they look perfect for summer! :)

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  3. All the colors are so gorgeous! I've been loving yellow and orange on my nails!

    May x • THE MAYDEN

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  4. Hi dear, you have such a lovely blog and great post, did we follow each other already? If not, would you like to follow each other on BLOGLOVIN and INSTAGRAM? if you decided to follow me, PLEASE let me know so I can follow you back.

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  5. Hi dear, you have such a lovely blog and great post, did we follow each other already? If not, would you like to follow each other on BLOGLOVIN and INSTAGRAM? if you decided to follow me, PLEASE let me know so I can follow you back.

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  6. I love these summer shades, they're all so lovely! Especially a fan of Green Dragon, it looks gorgeous! Great post x

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula

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  7. Really really want to try the salon pro polishes! I'm seriously into tippex nails right now though - haha.

    Georgina
    foxonthehunt.com

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    1. You must try them. I've not had much luck with white nails but I've just got Cotton from Barry M to try x

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  8. those shades are all beautiful!

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  9. I'm really into bright nails at the moment - I think it's because the weather is so grey!

    Happy Sunday to you!

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