23 September 2014

Autumn Nail Polishes

Autumn Polishes Autumn Nail Polishes

Well with verification from Google that today is the first day of autumn it seemed only fitting that this post should go live tonight. As we have already established over the last few weeks autumn is my favourite season therefore I've a few polishes that would fit the bill nicely however I decided to choose my current favourite five that I'll have on rotation in the not so distant future.

First up I've picked out Barry M Red Black which my sister picked up for me after I saw it mentioned on Sophie's blog last year. In the image above it looks a lot lighter than it does on the nails whereby in fact it really is quite an inky black which if in the right light you are able to see the red coming through. Keeping with Barry M for the moment my all-time favourite polish sneaks in. Raspberry is such a beautiful deep toned red that looks stunning at this time of year.

Models Own rarely features on my blog however their shade Purple Grey was one that caught my eye last year and if I'm honest is one that I had forgotten about until I was rooting through my nail polish box a few days ago. I'm not entirely sure why this polish had slipped my mind as it really is lovely on and has a fantastic formula to boot.

A few months ago there was a free Nails Inc polish within InStyle magazine so naturally I picked it up. Sao Paulo Streets is a beautiful creamy off white shade that looks stunning on the nails, it is however not very forgiving and highlights any scruffiness around the nails therefore it's one I save for good nail days.

Back to Barry M their Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Polish in Plum has been a favourite of mine ever since I picked it up. For me this formula works generally very well on my nails although I'm aware that some do struggle with it. It's hard to beat a genuine deep purple toned nail polish in autumn, it's a classic.

Of course nail polishes from an array of different brands work on everybody differently, I only have to think of Essie here as a prime example. These polishes are generally all quite good for me in terms of longevity with Barry M for me being some of the best out there.

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28 comments

  1. These colours are so stunning. I love autumnal polishes so much I find myself wearing them all year round regardless.

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  2. Oh wow I know I say this everytime you post, but stunning photos Amy! I love all of these, especially the Nails Inc shade.. I bet it'd look gorgeous with glitter layered over the top xxx

    Gemma | missmakeupmagpie.com

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  3. danniella josephine24 September 2014 at 11:47

    I love this picture! I also love the look of Purple Grey by Models Own, but knowing me and my hoarding ways I've no doubt got a similar version that I've forgot about :)

    Danniella x

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  4. First, third and fifth shade, perfect for autumn! I'll stick to these colours from now on! :D

    Diana P. | Cups & Roses

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  5. I love the look of the Models Own polish! Barry M Plum and Raspberry are two of KY favourites as well :)

    Jess xo

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  6. Love the look of the Barry M Red Black!

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  7. Leah and Rachel Collins24 September 2014 at 22:08

    I love the barry M polish. You can't beat it. I love Autumn colours! Im a new follower of yours on bloglovin' I love you blog ♡

    www.beyondthevelvet.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. The brown one by Models Own is so gorgeous!

    Sophia | sophiebysophia.blogspot.com

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  9. I love your picks, dark navy polishes are my faves for the colder months.

    CassandraMyee | NZ Beauty Blog

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  10. I hate that we dont get barry M in the USA :( The Raspberry shade is so so lovely! xx

    - Chaitra | PinkPot

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  11. I do the same too, shhh! :) xx

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  12. Thank you Gemma! The Nails Inc shade is a beat, I really do like that one. I can never say no to a bit of glitter x

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  13. I'm glad you like it, thank you! Yes that's the trouble with polishes hence why I have stopped buying them now, I have so many to get through xx

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  14. Thank you Diana, they're lovely colours xx

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  15. I love raspberry, it has been my favourite shade for such a long time now xx

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  16. Thank you for following Leah, I hope you enjoy reading my blog :) I love autumn colours too! xx

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  17. It's such a lovely shade to wear Sophia, I really like the formula of these as well xx

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  18. Oh I adore dark navy polishes! The one I have has gone a bit gloopy so didn't feature it in this post, the Barry M one is really nice xx

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  19. It is such a shame, hopefully one day soon they will come to the US as I'm sure they would be really popular xx

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  20. This is such a gorgeous post, I've included it in my Cruelty Free Favourite Posts of September :) x

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  21. Love love love all of these! Love that creamy off white too, I'm still so much into lighter nails at the moment! :) xx

    Gyudy's Notes Of Beauty

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  22. So I now need every single one of these polishes in my life.

    Charli | Charlotte Rose

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  23. Yes me too they look so flattering on :) xx

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  24. They're all really lovely choices I think, I hope you like them if you decide to pick any up xx

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