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Steppin' into Spring with Pastels


Spring is just around the corner. Here in Scotland, I've have been noticing a lot more sunshine and warm weather. Wildflowers are popping up left, right and centre! I've started moving away from my darker burgundies and chocolates and making the effort to reach for brighter, lighter tones. Whenever the season changes I feel the urge to buy new nail polish; like my transformation from winter to spring, starts with my nails.


This spring I have added to my Barry M collection by picking up two new pastel shades; Fondant and Sugar Apple. Soon I'll not be able to fit anymore nail polish bottles into my-my nail drawer. For reference, I keep all my nail supplies in one of the larger drawers of the Ikea Alex Nine Drawer Unit.




Fondant is a cool toned pinky-lilac shade. The colour is very unique, I don't own anything close to it. Fondant makes my already pale skin even paler looking. I found the formula of this particular shade to be a tiny bit thicker than my other Barry M shades. I used two pretty thin coats on my nails and used the Barry M Plumpy Top Coat. I did find that this shade lasts roughly two days longer on my nails than Sugar Apple does. 




Sugar Apple is a soft mint green shade. I love it! When I think of spring, this is the shade I immediately imagine. It's so bright and fresh feeling. It has the usual Barry M formula, so a bit thinner than Fondant. However, it is more prone to chipping. To combat that from happening, I tend to use two coats of the Plumpy Top Coat.

Are we all ready for Spring? I'm personally looking forward to having more daylight hours!

Louise x x

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