As I'm sure you know by now, I very rarely paint my nails! For the past 3 years I have had fortnightly manicures of either gel extensions on Shellac. When I saw the Barry M Gelly polishes I really wanted to give them a go so I pushed back one of my nail appointments and gave myself a week to try out some new products.
I bought this nail varnish last month and posted about my haul here. I chose the colour Dragon Fruit because it's a gorgeous pale pink and would go with lots of my clothes.
I like an accent nail so I used 2True glitter polish on my ring finger. I got this from my Miss Glossybox which I blogged here. I applied base coat as stated on the bottle and I found the colour to go on really well. It is a thick polish and after 2 coats I had a lovely, rich colour. On initial application I was really impressed. The colour is beautiful and the finish was really shiny and glossy - similar to Shellac. However, after a day I started to notice thin black cracks appearing on the surface. The polish didn't chip or peel on these cracks but they did ruin the look. I kept this on for 3 days, by which time every nail had several little black cracks on it.
I loved the look of this but the cracking really put me off. I would use again but probably just for a night out and not leave it on for several days.
These are £3.99 and many colours are available.
Did you find cracking with these?
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