Barry M Berry Ice Cream – NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 22 - 2010

I’d heard that Berry Ice Cream was a hard colour to track down, so I was really delighted to be able to waltz into my local Superdrug and whisk this and Mushroom off the shelves without any problems at all!  And I only paid a fiver for both!

Berry Ice Cream is a bright lilac pastel.  It’s not pastelly enough to be soft and floaty (if that makes sense!).  It has a bit o brightness to it that would endear it to most skintones.  Sometimes, lilacs can make darker skintones look kinda dead… zombie hands.  I can’t imagine you’d have the same issues with this one, it has enough punch to it!

Application was fair… 3 coats to cover any imperfections or patches from a small amount of cuticle drag.  Dried speedily and as with most BarryM shades I’ve tried, it has an impressive glossy finish.

Many people have issues with BarryM polishes chipping on them, but I never do… so although I can safely state that in 2 full days of wear I had no chipping, that doesn’t necessarily mean much.

If you’re looking for a colour to take you from Spring into Summer… this is a great choice.  However, I’m totally lagging in the ‘what’s hot’ stakes so this shade is probably already SO LAST SEASON.

Whatever bitches, I was rocking an Autumn colour last weekend… my fingers transcend fashion.

BarryM Nail polishes are still on a 2 for £5 offer in Superdrug, so get ‘em while they’re hot! (or not).


16 Responses to “Barry M Berry Ice Cream – NOTD”

  1. caz says:

    Id love to see a notd with mushroom at some point if thats not too much to ask? Im tempted to buy it some time soon :3
    x

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  2. Rachel says:

    LOVE this! I was tempted by the two for £5 offer the other day but then I got distracted! x

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  3. Jenni says:

    I have this but can’t honestly remember if I have tried it. I also have Mushroom on my blog but it’s not an accurate pic so I shan’t give a link to the page. Quite thick but very glossy as you mentioned. 2 for a fiver is a good buy.

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  4. Louise says:

    Looks great, I have Strawberry Ice cream which is ok.. very sheer though but might pick this up :) x

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  5. L says:

    Love the colour on you. I’ve been wearing this on my nails since thursday and still no chips!!!

    L x

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  6. Sara says:

    the color looks amazing :)

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  7. Georgie says:

    So pretty, but I can’t get the new Barry M shades to work for me. Boo.

    xoxo

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  8. gio says:

    That’s a beautiful color!

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  9. MizzWorthy says:

    That is very nice! Can’t beat a bit of Bazza!

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  10. liloo says:

    i’ll eat the little finger right now, so cute ^_^

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  11. Lillian says:

    Ooh it’s such a pretty colour. I love Barry M, they don’t seem to chip on me either. And I never ever pay attention to what colour i should wear for what season.

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  12. It has the right amount of pink in it for me :)

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  13. michelle says:

    heya, that is a gorgeous colour on you, think its definately going to be on my wishlist now :)

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  14. joanna says:

    What superdrug did you get this from because its sold out everywere near me!

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  15. @Joanna, I bought this in Southampton, hope you find one! x

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  16. Marts says:

    I wonder, is it any similar to Jo’mina from Illamasqua??

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