BEAUTY: New SS15 Additions To The Barry M Gelly Collection
Barry M's Gelly range is one of my favourite ever ranges of polish. I never usually use a top coat so I was so impressed with the hi shine glossy finish you get from the polish alone. These days I much prefer a Gelly Mani over a Gel one - I'm able to change the colours whenever I like and it's alot cheaper.
These new additions to the range include three colours and a top coat. One of the girls at the press day described them as colours within colours which is a great way to think of it. Fondant is quite similar to Prickly Pear and Sky Blue is also quite similar to Huckleberry although they are both different. Blue is my favourite nail colour and I struggle to find them with other brands. Barry M is usually my first port of call and they have done amazingly well with this new one, I love that it's pastel but not too wishy washy. I wear white nails through most of the summer so I'll be saving 'Cotton' for then.
Apparently the topcoat is there to enhance the shine you already get from the gelly polishes as well as add a bit of thickness to the mani to make that gel look even more authentic. After using the top coat on the speedy dry polishes, I wasn't convinced, of course it was a nice shiny top coat but it wasn't anything special. That is, until I used it on top of a gelly polish. I am amazed at how a nail polish can look so similar to a gel mani. It's super shiny and has that strange thickness that you get with gels. The description was right and I am very impressed. Definitely worth a try.
These also launch into Superdrug on February 11th and Boots on the 18th. Not long now!!
Which Is Your Favourite?
(L-R: Cotton, Fondant, Sky Blue, Plumpy Top Coat)