Autumnal stripes with Barry M Mustard, Paprika and Cocoa
As soon as they launched on Wednesday, I went straight out and bought all 6 polishes from the new Barry M Autumn 2014 Gelly collection. I lined them all up in number order for swatching on my nail wheels and couldn’t help but notice that the yellow, red and brown shades worked really well in a gradient.
And that’s how this manicure was born. In the end though, I left out Chilli, as I preferred a three-way lined gradient and I plumped for Paprika over Chilli as it’s a better complement to the other two.
I started by painting Barry M Coconut on my two middle nails. I was initially going to use OPI My Vampire Is Buff, but thought I’d keep it all in the Barry M family! I top-coated and waited for them to dry and then I blocked off the stripes using the regular width straight Nail Vinyls. Finally, I painted Mustard, Paprika and Cocoa before quickly removing the nail vinyls. I’ve used Paprika on the plain nails.
- Striped nails: base of three coats of Barry M Coconut; then Barry M Mustard, Barry M Paprika, Barry M Cocoa
- Plain nails: two coats of Barry M Paprika
- Top coat: Glisten & Glow HK Girl
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