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Swatch Watch: Barry M Gelly 'Papaya'

Greetings folks,

Today's featured polish is one of my top picks for Summer pretty much every year. It's a Barry M Gelly polish, which I summarised all of the colours for (at the time) a few years back. You can check that post out here if you want to see the awesome variation of colours!

Papaya, however, is I think the first of the Gelly polishes I picked out. It's a pinky-orange/peach colour (wow, great describing skills, I know), that seems perfect for cocktails and beach-style weather. That weather is also known as Summer in most countries (and occasionally the UK). Of course, it has the beautiful gel-like shiny finish with it, which can be enhanced with a shiny topcoat, or even a gel-style topcoat if you want to go all out!

Most images in this post were taken with flash to try and capture the true colour of the polish. In some lights it looks more orange than peach, but I feel that all the images here show the true colour it appears in a few different light settings.




Fact File:
Brand: Barry M
Polish Name: Papaya
# of coats: 2 (applies fairly thick)
Finishing Texture: Smooth, shiny, gel
Cost: £3.99 + p&p from Barry M Cosmetics (can also be found in stores such as Boots & Superdrug for the same price)






So I think what draws me to this polish so much is that it's not a 'typical pink' (I'm not a huge pink fan, although my nails often say differently). I like how it compliments my skin-tone and it's not an "in-your-face" bright polish, but bright enough to remind you how wonderful the world can be. To me, it just screams "holiday", and "wear me in the sunshine". And I do love the sunshine. I guess this is why it's one of my favourites.

On that note, I'd like to know what your favourite summertime polish is? Let me know in the comments below!

See you next time, for a peek at OPI's 'Sprung' polish - a very pretty rose-gold shade.
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