Barry M Sequin Effect Nail Paints: £3.99*
I am sorry if you are sick of me harping on about the new shades from Barry M but I thought I'd share my thoughts on another of their new ones the Sequin Nail Effects. Now I'm normally all for new nail trends, and when I read the press release for these I thought they'd be more like glitter polishes. I thought that the mainstream nail brands were finally taking something from indie brands and creating some polishes with unique glitter combinations. When in fact the Barry M Sequin Effect Nails are actually textured (concrete) style polishes with glitter suspended in the mixture to give it a sequin effect, While there is no denying it gives a sequinned look on the nail the texture is horrible and really gritty. Where I was expecting smooth, milky polishes with multicoloured glitter, we get liquid sand polishes with some glitter chucked in. While I haven't painted my nails with these I can only imagine how rough and scratchy they'd be if you caught them on your skin. They feel very rough and not very neat, just a bit blah if you ask me. As you can see from my close up's they just look a bit patchy and quite frankly really odd.
In all, I'd pass on these. They aren't that good and the results aren't all that pretty in my personal opinion. But if you love nail trends and want something to try then go ahead. I'm overall pretty disappointed with these but as the saying goes one persons trash is another's treasure! I think if they were regular polishes I'd be all over them but unfortunately they really don't float by boat! I cant see this being a very popular launch, but If you do like these, then they launch on May 8th and retail for £3.99.