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The Ten Polishes of Christmas

Why have The Twelve Days, when you can have The Ten Polishes?
Here are quite simply, my top ten polishes to wear at Christmas time! (In no particular order!)

Remember that you can click any image to view a larger version of it! :D
Let's begiiiin! Woo!



Barry M "Foil Effects Gold"
A beautiful gold colour- it's shimmery, a great formula, very metallic and is easy to remove! The only bad thing about it is that it's slightly streaky if you look up close.






Barry M "Textured Royalty Glitters"
ALL THE COLOURS! All of the colours are amazing, sparkly, beautiful, just perfect for Christmas!










If you want a more in-depth analysis of them, check out these posts
*Duchess (Beige)
*Majesty (Gold)
*Princess (Pink)
*Countess (Purple)
*Lady (White)

Barry M Matte- "Crush"
A gorgeous deep wine red with a beautiful matte finish- perfect for the more subtle and sophisticated Christmas look. The polish has amazing colour and coverage, and is pretty much a must-own!



Barry M "Emerald"
Another of the Barry M Metallics, and just like it's friend (the Gold), it is super shimmery, super metallic and also easy enough to remove! :D And this time, it's not streaky!







Essie "Jag-U-Are"
What a wonderful (time of the year...) *ahem* I mean, red! Once again, perfect for this time of year as it has a slight glimmer when catching the light. It's formula is amazingly gelly-like, which makes it super easy to apply. Simply beautiful and pairs very very nicely with the Barry M Gold and Barry M Emerald! It also has a slight pinkish tint which seems to appear more in pictures than in person- it is a LOT more of a true-red on your nails :)







 I also have a lipstick-balm thing that matches this pretty much perfectly! :D Say hello to Rimmel's Colour Rush Lip Balm in "The Redder The Better" (Also less pink in person...)


OPI "Live or Let Die"
Despite this being from a James Bond collection, and having an extremely semi-unhappy name, this polish is perfect for the dark horses out there! It's a beautiful dark shimmering green, with the shimmers in gold and is literally one of those polishes that you can wear day and night without it being too over the top!





(The photo's with flash on had it turning out a little blue for some reason- my bad!)

OPI Liquid Sand "What Wizardry is this?"
Recognise this? You should... I think I've mentioned this polish SO MANY TIMES already on this blog, but literally- it's just one of *those* perfect polishes. (And I don't say that lightly!) If you haven't seen it before, it's a super sparkly beigey brown colour and it's perfect for all times of year. In the Summer it reflects the sunlight in the most beautiful way, through to Autumn where it matches pretty much everything in the World's orange, red and brown glory, carrying us over to Winter where it's just so shimmery that it's like a coloured snow (in a good way guys, in a good way...) and then through to Spring it's just brilliant again! Just amaaaazing! *dies*
I don't actually have many pictures of this for some reason, I'll have to wear it and take more... (enter sarcastic "gutted!")



Models Own "Sterling Silver"
I covered this polish quite recently- so you can read the full review *here* :) But simply, it's, once again, very sparkly, and amazing colour, and yeah... I'm starting to feel quite repetitive now ^^;





(Note that an alternative to this, with a little bit more variety in reflective colour, is Nails Inc's Holographic polish Westbourne Park)

Revlon "Mistletoe"
Another one for the dark-lovers, Mistletoe brings across the Christmassy element with more than just it's name. Seriously, you think the others were shimmery? This one is even more so- and, it's a dark silver already, to remind you of those dark winter Christmas nights! It also has a slight green tinge to it- as well as a slight blue/purple one, depending on the light!








Models Own "Jack Frost"
And the final polish here is a glitter polish called Jack Frost- how Wintery! :D It's literally one of the most beautiful glitters I've ever seen, as it contains little silver sparkles, holographic sparkles, and blue sparkles and it's just amazing! The formula is very thick and gel-y and when it dries it's kinda like a mist on top of the original polish you put on with a lot of sparkle. It's just amazing! :D

(Over the top of Barry M Gelly "Blue Plum")







Ta-daaaa!!
I do hope you like these, and go try out some of the polishes! (They're SO worth it!!)

And for the last part of festive spirit left in me, I leave you with this image (totally how I feel right now too muahahaha)

And that is all from me, but make sure you check out some of these lovely lady's posts from the links below, and also don't forget to leave a comment below, follow my Twitter and Like the Facebook page! :D

Thank you for reading, goodnight and Merry Christmas!

xxx

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  1. oh wooooow! so pretty! my fav is the Textured Royalty Glitters in pink!
    love your blog! just followed!
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    1. Thanks! :D I don't think I could pick a favourite tbh hahaha, followed! :) xxx

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