NOTW: This Week I'm Wearing "Blackberry" By Barry M

If you have read my previous nail posts, you will know that I love red nail varnishes. But sometimes change is good. So I set myself a challenge to try out different nail varnish colours that I would not normally go for. This week I decided to wear "Blackberry" by Barry M. It is exactly as the name suggests; a deep dark purple shade. I mean this shade is completely on the opposite spectrum of what I usually go for. I always had this thing in my head that dark polishes would not suit my skin tone, but I was pleasantly surprised. It looked nice. 

This nail varnish is part of their "Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paint" range. It is a very rich polish and can achieve a great colour with just one coat. However I used two coats in the pictures below. The varnish has a great shine to it so you do not need a top coat (I didn't use a top coat in the pictures). My nails had an extra glossy shine to them and the varnish did dry relatively quickly. My slight disappointment was that it started to chip after three days.Which is far shorter than any of their other varnishes I've tried in the past.




This nail paint retails at £3.99 which is a very good price! At that price, I think it is definitely good value for money.

What do you think of the colour? Have you tried Barry M nail paints before?

Thanks for reading!




15 comments:

  1. It's a gorgeous color! I love the shine even w/o the use of a top coats -- seems fab for days when you're in a rush!

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  2. This is such a pretty colour! I would wear it all the time! I like dark colours :))
    X Deja

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  3. I do have quite a few Barry M nail paints, but never tried Gelly paint, looks great, gonna see if I can find some today. :)

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  4. I haven't tried any of the Barry M jelly ranges, but have a few other colours by them. Nice shade, it suits you x

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  5. Thanks for the lovely comments ladies! Yes it is a nice colour. Definitely good to step out of your comfort zone! xx

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  6. Fabulous colour-perfect for Winter! Love Barry M Nail polishes x

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  7. Ive seen these ones! I was thinking to get some and the colour you picked looked amazing! :D
    hareem xx

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  8. Great colour- I wouldn't have thought of going for a strong purple like this, but I'm really tempted now

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  9. I am a fan of Barry M's and you are right they do tend to chip after a few days. Still for the price it is not a bad varnish and I have been eyeing this one up for a good few days.

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  10. The colour is lovely but like others have said and you've mentioned Barry M polishes chip badly after a few days....sometimes even after 2 days; I guess you get what you pay for so I just don't buy them anymore.

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  11. Im loving the look of these Gelly paints! That colour looks great too!

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