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Barry M Matte Nail Paint Summer Collection

July 21, 2014
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Barry M have the new launches coming out thick and fast at the moment! Especially when it comes to their nail colours – this is the latest collection of Mate Nail Paint shades from the brand and they’re pretty perfect for Summer with such a mix of bright, colour pop shades! With everything from pink to lime green in there – as long as you’re not afraid of colour then there’s likely to be a shade or two in there that catches your eye.

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I’ve said it before and will again, but to me one of the things I actually quite like about a matte shade is that it can be worn two ways – glossy, or matte. Just use alone for the matte finish, or pop a glossy top coat (Seche Vite being my constant top coat of choice) over and voila – a glossy version of the same shade. The matte finish on these is a sort of satin matte, not totally and utterly shine free but with a subtle sheen instead of a glossy shine.

Colour wise, we have (from left to right): Miami (bright pink), Waikiki (lime green), Rhossili (deeep purple), Cancun (teal) ,Copa Cabana (hot red), Malibu (blue).

My personal picks? Miami, Copa Cobana and Malibu. I do love a bright, Miami is probably my top favourite though as it’s a shade of pink that I definitely don’t already have where the blue and red are pretty dupable. The easiest to work with finish wise was Copa Cabana or Rhiossili and Waikiki was the hardest (needed three coats to get the even finish).

What’s your view on matte shades? Love or hate?!

Barry M Matte Nail Paint * Available from Boots (£3.99)

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  • Reply Emily July 21, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    I actually really like the lime and cherry colour!

  • Reply jas July 21, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Gorgeous shades! I love Barry M polishes. Miami looks like my kind of shade!
    xprincessjas | ♥

  • Reply rano July 21, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    those colours are amazing <3

  • Reply Holly July 22, 2014 at 7:48 am

    Oww I love the Miami and Waikiki colours!!
    I love Matte shades sometimes they are a nice change from the super shiny lacquers!
    xo Holly xo


  • Reply Josie July 22, 2014 at 8:38 am

    That matte pink – Love!!!

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  • Reply Divya July 22, 2014 at 10:45 am

    The colours look lovely but I’m just not a fan of matte polishes :(

  • Reply Elinor July 24, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    I need to get my hands on these!!

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