Barielle – A Bouquet for Ava NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 21 - 2010

Is it teal?  Is it blue?  Argh… can’t decide…

Petrol blue, that’s what I’m gonna call it.

Barielle’s A Bouquet for Ava is a stunning creme polish.  Opaque in 2 coats (as pictured), the formula is a beauty… smooth and thin but heavily pigmented.

I dislike the semi-matte finish once dried and was sure to top off with a coat of Seche Vite for the ultra-glossy look I love.  I’m on my 2nd full day of wear and I’ve no chips and only minimal tip wear, so far so good!

Barielle’s A Bouquet for Ava is available online from Barielle and priced at £8 (though they’re still currently offering BOGOF)

EDIT: Still love it, but you need to know… a base coat IS. A. MUST.  Trust me, this stains like a bitch.

Signed… Smurf Nails.


15 Responses to “Barielle – A Bouquet for Ava NOTD”

  1. rhamnousia says:

    I love this colour, it’s like a muted bluey shade.

  2. andrea says:

    Any idea how long the BOGOF will last? I think this could be a good time to start my Barielle collection!

  3. sarah says:

    i want it!may have to start a barielle collection too!

  4. Lillian says:

    Gorgeous shade! I just got June Bug and Myrzas Meadow :)

  5. I looooove the color!! It’s gorgeous!!!

  6. gio says:

    That’s a gorgeous color!

  7. Rachel says:

    Gorgeous, gorgeous colour! x

  8. Oooh this shade is gorgeous! I don’t tend to wear a lot of blues on my nails but I like the way it looks on you and since I’m equally as pasty, I may give it a shot! =)

  9. Joyce says:

    That’s a gorgeous blue color! ^^

  10. Yinnie says:

    OH wow. My eyes are blinded by the beautiful shade. =)

  11. Rebecca says:

    Oh, nice to hear this one has a better formula than JB and M’sM.

  12. Helena says:

    I wish I’d read about the need for a base coat before slapping it on; I’m sporting lovely greeny-blue fingers today. Erk!

  13. Natali says:

    Love teal shades!

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