Glitter, glitter, everywhere!

I’m having a bit of a moment with glitter, I can’t get enough of the stuff. If it sparkles – I want it. The glitter is mostly confined to my nails (and shoes actually) but for the purposes of this post it’s going to be a glitter-filled nail one.

Oh, and I got a bit snap-happy so it’s picture-heavy too! 

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A little run down of the glitters/colours I’ve included here…

The first few shots are Barry M purchases I made recently – the two glitters with shiny lids on the bottles are Limited Edition shades that are free when you spend over a certain amount – I think it was £6 – the others are all the shades I chose so I could get the LE shades I liked. These are the ones from Superdrug, there are different LE shades (I think there’s a pink and a gold on offer in Boots – if you like glitter though, Superdrug is where you want to go)

As I work my way through trying the shades I purchased I’ll do some NOTD posts, but a couple of the Barry M ones are in the turquoise/pink NOTD above. The glitter for both colours are from the brand (I used the Turquoise one and the Magenta) – on top of a creamy turquoise from the Essie winter collection and the pink base is ‘Kendall-ed Up’ from the Nicole OPI trio in this post. The trio is from QVC* – which after my recent visit behind the scenes with Elemis I realised really is an absolute gold mine for beauty goodies!

The bottom nail of the day (the dark one) uses the Khloe Had a Little Lam Lam deep green as a base, with one of the LE Barry M glitters on top. A blimmin’ nightmare to photograph!

From the Nicole OPI trio I absolutely can’t wait to give the Rainbow in the Skylie shade a try – it’s just a little glitter-bomb waiting to explode. But I cant decide what shade might look best as a base?? Suggestions please!

Anyone else having a bit of a glitter obsession?! Any glittery-nail must haves you want to suggest, just pop a comment below!

*=PR sample. Others bought by me



  1. December 28, 2012 / 10:45 am

    Ooh these are fab! I especially love the magenta/turquoise NOTD 🙂 xx

  2. December 28, 2012 / 10:46 am

    I have a serious glitter obsession, I definitely feel you on this one. I will soon need a whole rack just for my glitters! I might have to post about them too, you’ve inspired me!

    I really love the look of that Nicole one!

  3. Caitie Evans
    December 28, 2012 / 10:53 am

    I love these Barry M glitters! I think my fave is Amethyst Glitter…The only one I don’t have is the Magenta Glitter hmmm…!

    love the blog! x x

  4. Caitie Evans
    December 28, 2012 / 10:54 am

    I love these Barry M glitters! I think my fave is Amethyst Glitter…The only one I don’t have is the Magenta Glitter hmmm…!

    love the blog! x x

  5. Caitie Evans
    December 28, 2012 / 10:58 am

    I love Barry M Glitters! The only one I don’t have is the Magenta one…hmmm

    I love that Nicole pink!


  6. Anitacska
    December 28, 2012 / 12:04 pm

    I love the Barry M ones, bought them all, lol!

  7. December 28, 2012 / 1:19 pm

    Well, I didn’t until I read this post, it kind of made me into it, hehe! Lots of really nice polishes in the pics!

  8. December 28, 2012 / 3:18 pm

    Oh these are pretty! I do have a couple glitter barry m polishes but definitely need to check out the LE ones!

  9. December 28, 2012 / 5:47 pm

    I think a nude or grey/silvery base would be lovely with Rainbow in the Skylie. I love those – definitely going to have to check them out soon! Nail polishes are easily my biggest weakness. I love the glitters but hate removing them!

  10. December 28, 2012 / 6:18 pm

    really pretty and glittery.Not a fan of the glittery blue or purple

  11. December 29, 2012 / 8:54 am

    I love all of the colors! This has really inspired me to add some glitter to my nails for the weekend.

  12. half a teaspoon anna
    December 29, 2012 / 10:06 am

    I wish I could find Barry M where I am in Australia 🙁 I miss living in London so much. Those nail polishes are so pretty (and very festive too!)

  13. December 29, 2012 / 10:56 am

    the glitter Barry Ms are so pretty to look at :D!

  14. December 29, 2012 / 1:02 pm

    I am terrible when it comes to nail polish. I have well over 100 bottles and I keep buying more, yet I never actually paint my nails as the latex gloves I wear in work just rip it off my nails! I am an ansolute magpie fpr glitter poloshes and am loving these Barry M polishes which I’ve had my eye on for a while. I have the bronze glitter already and I love that one, but I also have £20 to spend in Superdrig, so I may just buy some more hehe!

    Steph xx

  15. jin jinfitness
    January 2, 2013 / 5:05 am

    “a Lil Lam Lam” is my ultimate fav. I really like you added the glitter polish on top.

    xo Jin

  16. January 5, 2013 / 1:35 am

    Oh my gosh… the glitter polishes are so beautiful 😀
    I especially love the two Barry M ones that you photographed side by side 🙂

  17. January 10, 2013 / 3:20 pm

    The Barry M glitter polish in ‘Yellow Topaz Glitter’ is also amazing! I used it as a topcoat over a plain black shade and it looks great, it’s also kept my nail polish in place since new year!

    -Lucy xx

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