Pahlish & She Sells Seashells Halloween nails

Pahlish 'An Caisteal Ruadh' nail polish on

Pahlish ‘An Caisteal Ruadh’

Inspired by An Caisteal Ruadh (Redcastle in Scottish Gaelic), this is an oxblood red jelly polish with a mix of gold and silver flakes and copper shimmer that screamed halloween to me, and made the perfect based for a blinged out spider!

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Swatch & Review: Barry M new core colours

Barry M 2014 Core Colours nail polish on

Barry M 2014 Core Colours

You might think I’ve posted enough Barry M polishes this week. You would be wrong though, because there is no such thing as too much Barry M. Today I have three new additions to the core range on a bit of a colour theme too.

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Swatch & Review: Barry M Glitterati

Barry M Autumn/Winter 2014 Glitterati nail polish on

Barry M Autumn/Winter Glitterati

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with glitter polishes. I am a bit of a magpie, so I do gravitate towards sparkly and shiny things. I’ve never been completely sold with glitter on my nails though, possibly partly due to the removal aspect but I think I also tend to prefer wearing more subtle or sophisticated polishes. I’m also not a fan of the ‘lets throw a bunch of glitter in a bottle and give it a cool name, that’ll sell well’ approach.

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Swatch & Review Rimmel Kate Planets Collection

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Rimmel Kate Planets Collection

Today I’ve got some lovely Rimmel Kate polishes. Perhaps you saw a sneaky post from me when I accidentally hit ‘publish’. I haven’t done that for ages so I suppose I was due a cock up. Anyway, the polishes. These are all dark polishes, which after the Rita Ora pastels makes me really happy (I might have mentioned I’m not a fan of pastels once or twice). I don’t know if the collection is called ‘Planets’ because it seems to be unnamed, but the polishes all reference a celestial object. So on with the swatches…

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Barry M Winter 2014 Silks

Barry M Autumn/Winter 2014 Silk nail polish on

Barry M Autumn/Winter Silks

Barry M are back with some more silks for winter. The spring silks caught me by surprise a little because I loved them far more than I thought I would. Pastels aren’t really my cup of tea though so I was excited to see more silks for winter, but in some very festive colours.

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Posted in Barry M, Blue, Purple, Red, Teal