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Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paint in 'Prickly Pear'

While the weather outside is freezing and dismal, I am in spring mode already. Putting away thick winter jackets, and getting out my lightweight blazers. I've started bring out all my pastel nail polishes and nude lipstick in hopes of warmer weather.

I decided to go full-on flashback to way before makeup was even on my rader, to one of the nail polishes that started it all. I'm pretty sure this was gifted to me at one of my birthday's, and was what lead to Barry M becoming one of my favourite nail polish brands.

Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paint in 'Prickly Pear' is a nice, vibrant pastel lavender shade that was just asking to be used. I used three coats to achieve a full opaque finish. The formula is a very creamy; the only reason that three coats were needed was that my nails kept chipping and I had to patch them up. I love the glossy finish of the Gelly Hi-Shine polishes, I feel that you don't always have to wear a top coat over the top!

What was the polish that started off your collections?

Louise x x

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