BARRY M MANI MASKS.

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A quick little post for you today. Barry M recently released a few nail care products, including 2 little bottles that promise to be the ultimate in 'barely there beauty' nails. Of course I had to pick them up.

The Barry M Mani Masks are rather like a BB style product for your nails. A little tint, a little opacity and a little conditioning, these give you a semi-matte, semi-sheer finish that's comparable to Butter London's Nail Foundation. I'd actually say it's a pretty good dupe full stop. 





The polishes come in 2 shades, 'Bashful', a pale pink and 'Birthday Suit', a creamy nude. Bashful is slightly more opaque and bright, if either you're on the fairer side or that's just your preference, but I think I prefer Birthday Suit on myself. In all honesty, there's little difference once on the nails, there's really no need to get both shades. 

In terms of practicalities, you get a nice wide brush that makes application fail safe and the dry time is excellent, you barely have to wait between layers (I think 1 or 2 coats looks lovely).

I must say I'm really impressed. It gives your nails 'that little something' to show you give a damn about your appearance but is lovely and demure and simple, I guess the perfect 'barely there'. And as that's what I'm fundamentally all about, I'm a taker. I'm really into this 'incognito nail' look, and you can get it all for a mere £3.99 per polish.




What do you think??

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15 comments

  1. These look so awesome and I definitely want to pick them up!

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  2. oooh I saw these in store and have been waiting to see a review before purchasing. My nails are in need of some loving right now so I might pick one up this weekend. Birthday Suit looks like it would suit my skin tone more but they are both gorgeous.

    ox Lucy // theonewithlucy.blogspot.com

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  3. Ooh, I've seen these about and wondered what they were like. My nails are in a state at the moment and I can't wear coloured polish because of work, so this looks like a good option.

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  4. I didn't know about these at all, so thank you for bring them to my attention! Not sure if they are a little too sheer for me though!

    Musings & More

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    1. You're welcome :) They're definitely not opaque but I personally like that, I love Essie Urban Jungle for a pale, opaque shade xx

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  5. These look so pretty in your pictures! But I haven't heard of anything like this before, they sound great. I love that they're so natural looking and they help with caring for the nails too - great review!

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    1. Thank you lovely, I'm really enjoying them xx

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  6. Ooh I had no idea Barry M even released these yet, will definitely check them out asap as I like going for a more nude, barely there kind of look x

    Beauty with charm

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  7. Didn't know Barry M had these! I think I'll be buying the Bashful one. Looks so a dainty barely nail polish!

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  8. Did you notice any improvement in your nail condition from using these? My hardcore (and pricey) nail conditioner has glued itself shut so I picked up birthday suit and just applied. Hoping it does the trick!

    I have very thin nails that peel and break so easily :(

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  9. This is much more matt than I was expecting so even after two coats I can't really see a difference! I don't really like the finish it leaves but that could just be me!

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