Tuesday, 26 April 2011

[065] I Caved and 'Crackled'!

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If I'm honest when Barry M released this nail effects nail polish I wasn't impressed nor tempted. I was a little over nail art/effects as it just reminds me of being an experimental teenager. Last week for some odd reason I had the sudden urge to own this, I think it's because I'd seen a woman rocking a white base with the black crackle and it looked HOT! I rushed to my local Superdrug (As you do) and picked it up along with a white polish. I got home painted them and well.. hated them! The black and white just didn't look right on me. Before I totally ruled the Barry M nail effects out I thought I'd give it another go and that's exactly what I did last night. I am still wearing Filthy Gorgeous 'Jim Jams' and I applied the Barry M black crackle over the top and I have to say I am really liking it. 

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I think it's slowly growing on me, I also think the colour combination has a lot to do with it. I also dug out this double black stoned ring that I purchased in Miami last year I love wearing jewellery to compliment my nails. 

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Have any of you been tempted by the crackle coats? If so what are your favourite colour combinations? What have you been rocking lately?

Lots of Love 


zara


16 comments :

  1. I love the black one! My favourite combo is with a hot pink polish underneath. They've also got new coloured crackle polishes out. I bought the pink one but haven't tried it yet xx

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  2. ..you should be a nail model , honestly , your nails look so perfect every time ..
    and those pictures are striking , I love it ..

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  3. p.s ..I love grey at the moment and red are my all time favorite ..

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  5. I want this so bad now haha looks so pretty, Saying that I do also want the new colour crackle ones aswell, I think pink and white are going to be my first buys xx

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  6. No joke, I did the exactly same thing as you!! LOL x

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  7. I think it looks great! I love the colour combination. Try it with a gold base next time!

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  8. Jim Jams is such a gorgeous colour!
    I am waiting for the Models Own coloured crackle polishes to come out.. They look HOT!
    Xx

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  9. Sometimes i like my crackles as it looks kind of edgy, but sometimes i hate them because it looks dirty :/

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  10. I loved a gold crackle polish(no17 from Boots) over a dark coral colour :D it just looks fantastic!

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  11. My fave combo is a nice bright hot pink with black crackle over the top. I can't wait to try Models Own's crackle polishes. I've tried OPI and Nails Inc but they don't compare to Barry M's crackle.

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  12. I purchased the Barry M Nail Effects a week or so ago and I'm still undecided as to whether I like it or not.

    I first tried the Barry M Blueberry Ice Cream with it which didn't seem to work well but at the moment I have China Glaze Classic Camel with the nail effects polish on my toes which looks quite cool!

    Think it's something that will eventually grow on me! Definitely agree it's a lot to do with colour combination!

    xx

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  13. I have the OPI Crackle and it looks so amazing with bright red nail polish!

    xoxo

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  14. i actually LOVE the cracked nail effect! Gonna get the pale blue and pink ones to complete the collection lol

    BLEURGH & Xisses
    http://say-bleurgh.blogspot.com

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