I am currently waiting for a few nasty breaks to grow out and fortunately for me I’m a bit slack – I’ve had this lovely polish for ages now and swatched it so long ago that I’d forgotten about it! Yay for backlogs! This was one of those polishes that I had to stalk eBay for. From memory it was a reasonable price (cheaper than the original RRP) but there was a bit of patience required before one turned up.
I’ve always worn dark colours in spring and summer, so why not post some abstract citrus nail art in November? Why not, exactly! And when it’s exclusively made up of Barry M polishes, you can’t really go wrong.
This is a first for me. Gels have always been a big scary unknown to me. It might sound daft, I know, but the whole thing just seemed so complex, so when I was offered the opportunity to test out an at home kit I was pretty excited.
I’ve been dying to show this manicure, but PR commitments have gotten in the way a little (I’m not complaining), but in the spirit of my post in which I explained my desire to blog for myself and myself alone, I’m posting this now because I’m sick of looking at it in my backlog! I have already posted about Illamasqua’s Australian exclusive ‘Destiny‘, and when I picked up a discontinued colour called ‘Propaganda’ I knew a gradient would be happening.
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!