The other day whilst browsing my local Superdrugs i decided to finally cave in and pick up one of the Barry M new Matte Nail Paints. If i'm honest, matte nail paints have never really interested me i much prefer glossy or sparkly nail looks.. However they did intrigue me and i always find with the new Barry M polishes that i 'have' to try them out. So i picked up one shade 'Burgundy Crush' a deep red/plum shade and the only shade i actually liked if i'm honest besides from Vanilla which is a really nice matte nude pink shade, i wish they did more pastel shades as that would be right up my street, obviously i understand that it's no longer Summer anymore.. But c'mon pastel shades are all year round aren't they?... No.. okay just me then.
The matte texture comes out really quickly and dries really nicely to a smooth matte finish, of course you can always add a top coat to the nails if you don't like the matte effect.
I painted mine on quite roughly before work (as you can see) as i knew they would be destroyed at work, and i was right.. However it was only one nail that chipped the rest are still in tact.
Funnily enough i actually like the matte look, it's definitely different to what i'd normally go for but i like it a lot.
The shades in the collection are perfect for the colder months, of course if you have shades similar to this and don't fancy spending money on another look alike shade but still want the matte finish, try a matte top coat.. or there are other ways.. try placing your hand over steam for a few seconds after you've painted them and allowed time to dry a little. This instantly mattifies your nails..
The Barry M Matte Collection can be found in-stores and online at Superdrugs and retails for £3.99 each. - link here
What do you think of the new Barry M Matte Collection?..