Barry M do great nail polishes and they often do exclusive shades for Superdrug and Boots. For Autumn/Winter this year they have two shades in Boots and there’s four in Superdrug. Two of the shades are on the shelf and the other two are free gifts when you spend a certain amount on Barry M products. So naturally I bought the first two shades so I could get the other two!
From left to right: Nutcracker, Twinkle Twinkle, Gingerbread and Icicle
Nutcracker and Twinkle Twinkle are the two shades I bought to get the free gift Gingerbread and Icicle.
Nutcracker is a very bright magenta foil nail polish. Truth be told, when I first saw this shade online I wasn’t overly gone on it. But when I saw it in the shop I decided to give it a go. And I’m glad I did! It’s beautiful and can be applied in one coat.
Twinkle Twinkle is a soft rose gold foil. This one also applied really well and it’s a great metallic to have in your nail polish collection.
Gingerbread is a warm bronzey brown foil polish. I don’t like brown shades usually but this one is beautiful! I think the fact that it’s a metallic foil that makes me like it so much. It did need 2 or 3 coats though, it was a bit patchier than the ones above.
Icicle is a glitter topper, full of glitter pieces and bar glitter. I’m not the biggest fan of bar glitter in polishes, I don’t own too many. But I’ll give it a go, I think it would like nice over a black. Here one coat over Essence Jeans On!
Out of all these it’s hard to pick a favourite. I thought Twinkle Twinkle would be my favourite as I have a soft spot for rose gold but actually I think Nutcracker might be my fave. It’s a nice brighter take on a berry shade for this time of the year.