Friday, 21 February 2014

Nude Delight | Nail Polish Edition

Hello Lovelies!

As spring arrives (slowly but surely) I have been changing my nail polish choices from the dark and glittery to the more neutral variety. I am always on the hunt for the perfect nude, both in nail polish and in lipsticks! But today I thought I would share with you my top five neutral nail polish shades that I love to wear at the moment. I really want to get my hands on Nails Inc Porchester Square because I have heard nothing but good things about it but until I can justify paying that much on a nail polish these will do! 

Barry M Vanilla
You all know at this stage how much I love these Barry M matte polishes, because I have dedicated not one but two whole posts to them. I love this shade and the deeper nude that there is. This is the lighter of the two and it is slightly grey toned. I just wish that the "matte" effect would last abit longer because I find that the polishes go to a dull shine after a day or so!

Barry M Lychee
Out of all of these nudes I think that Lychee is my favourite. It is a lovely yellow toned nude but not only that it is part of the Barry M Gelly Hi Shine range which I am obsessed with! They last for ages on the nails and are so lovely and shiney! Plus this has apparently been compared to Chanel's Frenzy, gotta love a good dupe! 

Essie Buy Me a Cameo
Not nessessarly a nude but you all know how much I love my rose gold, so it was only natural for me to have a rose gold nail polish. I picked this up while I was in London last year and have been loving it since, it does apply a tad streaky but I am willing to forgive it because it is the best rose gold shade I have found so far! If you know of any other good Rose Gold polishes please let me know because it is something I am always on the hunt for!

Essie Sand Tropez
 I picked this up in a random chemist for something ridiculously cheap like €2...Essie for €2, I couldn't exactly leave it (or the other five) behind! It is quite similar to Lychee but a little bit more brown. Unfortunately it is the old Essie formula so it chips if you look at it funny! 

Seventeen Mocha-tini
This is the most recent addition to my nude polish collection. I have a whole post planned for this and the other two shades I picked up but I do love these polishes, similar to the Barry M Gelly Hi Shines they are really really shiny! I love the name of this one, so cute! This is one of the darkest neutral shades I like to wear and I normally tend to wait until I have a little bit of tan on before I wear this otherwise it is just too dark against my see-through white skin! 

So as I said I don't think I have found the perfect nude yet, so if you have any recommendations for me please let me know and I will definitely have to go try! 


  1. I love these shades, my favourite is Essie Sand Tropez. I recommend opi tickle my france-y x


  2. These are lovely shades I'm also on the hunt for the perfect nude! x

  3. All these shades are lovely, I only own two nude shades so I should try some of these! x

  4. i use lychee-barry m soo much, absolutely love it! i think nude shades look so classy x

  5. love those shades, especially the rose toned ones!

  6. i've been loving nude nails recently too. My go to nude has been Topshop Nice'n'Neutral which is a beautiful pinky-beige.

  7. These are absolutely GORGEOUS shades! I'm really loving neutrals and nudes at the minute on my nails.

    Amy xo

  8. Love all these colours! the barry m matte and essie sand tropez are gorgeous x

  9. Buy Me A Cameo looks amazing! I am loving Wet Cement by Wet N Wild :)

  10. They're all gorgeous! I have Barry M Lychee and now I want the Vanilla :-)

  11. I'm in love with Essie nail varnish. Only just started using it though so my collection is still pretty small.
    Lovely blog by the way, only just discovered it!

    Eilidh |