Its another Sunday so I thought it's time for another blog post to go up, for the past few months I have been going to get my nails done with Shellac rather than painting my nails but I thought it was time to have a break and start saving abit of money as its £20-£25 each time and stop being lazy and to paint them myself!
I'm loving the pastel colours on nails this year so as this summer is coming to an end I thought last weekend would be the right time to slap on the Barry M Speedy Quick Dry 'Eat My Dust 515' and to test out how good it is. My nails are fairly weak and never ever stay at a nice length, my nail plate always peels which is annoying to so that's why I thought I would give Shellac a go and see how well they work on my nails... I loved it! I started off with having Acrylics (some people aren't that keen) as I was going abroad and wanted pretty nails, when it came round to having my acrylics removed they were actually more healthier than they were before and this is when I started having Shellac to make them longer and even healthier!
I am dead impressed with the Barry M Speedy varnishes and give them a big thumbs up, I only normally keep varnish on for at least a week as unfortunately I get bored of seeing the same colour so need to re-fresh them all the time, I only have 3 colours from this range but love all 3 of them and very satisfied! The colour stayed on for a week and could have lasted longer but were beginning to chip so thought I would change the varnish before they started to look messy. (I will post pictures below of when I painted them & what they looked like a week later)
This varnish is lovely to apply, very smooth and easy application with a flat brush, I found that I needed to apply 3 coats to get the best achieved look as because this is a pastel colour it is very light if you only apply 1 coat so I recommend applying 2-3 coats! It definitely is Speedy and dries fairly fast/better than other Nail Polish Brands out there on the High Street.
Before I applied the Barry M Varnish I used the Rimmel London 60 Seconds Super Shine Clear 740 to get a lovely, smooth base coat finish and then I applied it again as a top coat to finish the look off. This Varnish is a one stroke precise application with an ultra-shine finish. Normally when my hands are in hot water thats when the Polish tends to peel/chip whereas with this range nothing like that happened and they stayed in tack all week and only just stared to chip a day ago! I think all the colours in this range are gorgeous ranging from pastel colours to darker colours, I don't normally tend to wear Barry M Varnishes anymore as I find the colour chips within 2-3 days of wearing it but this range has definitely changed my mind so hopefully they bring out another good range which are as good as the speedy range.
TOP PICTURE- A week ago today when I first applied the Polish, Smooth & Ultra-Shiny.
BOTTOM PICTURE- How the Polish looked today (a week later) before I removed it, Still Smooth but beginning to chip & peel.
I would love to hear what your favourite Nail Varnish Brand is at the minute?
Comment below your thoughts on Barry M Quick Dry.....
Speak Soon, love Amy xxxxxx