Saturday, 28 January 2012

Barry M Croc Effects - Skittles

I liked the croc topcoat so much yesterday that I wanted to use it again. I wasn't sure what colour to use under it, so I played around with a few, and ended up with croc skittles!

croc skittles 1

Thumb: Barry M Spring Green. Index: Barry M Bright Pink. Middle: Barry M Blueberry Ice Cream. Ring: Rimmel Pro Heart on Fire. Little finger: Barry M Yellow.  
croc skittles 2
I liked this much more yesterday with just the one colour. I tried to pick all bright colours for these nails, but I was surprised at how badly the red showed up under the croc topcoat. It's a lovely bright red, but you can hardly see it! I thought the green would look better too. I really like how the blue looks, and I would wear that combination again. The pink and the yellow don't look particularly special to me, although I don't hate them. 

6 comments:

  1. The blue and pink are my fave, they are gorgeous!! Shame about the other colours really. definitely need 2 buy some of this! Is it in superdrug or boots?

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  2. Yes, I got mine in Superdrug, but I've seen it in Boots too. Or you could try the Barry M website?

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  3. I like the Skittles idea, might try that. I've been wondering about getting the Barry M green just to wear with the Croc but you're right - it's nothing special. I think blue is definitely my favourite :-)

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  4. On the other hand Flosspots - the Barry M Spring Green is stunning on its own! I absolutely love it for sunny days.

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  5. Oh,I see what you mean. Your "crackling" actually came out very good! Is it hard to make it crack so evenly and small?

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  6. Thank you! No, it wasn't particularly hard. It took me a few trials on a few nails first, but after that it was fine. I found that thinner coats are better, and warm hands help, and that you need the colour underneath to be only just touch dry.

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