A graphic NOTD from BarryM Gelly Papaya!

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 3 - 2013

Like a four year old with a brand new craft set, I’ve finally gotten to grips with my nail striping tapes that I bought about a million years ago before promptly relegating to the back of a drawer.

You see, when I first applied BarryM’s Gelly polish in Papaya, I didn’t really like it… it’s not quite as “peachy” as I was hoping for, a little too bright against my pale skintone. Especially for a school day.

A graphic NOTD from BarryM Gelly Papaya!

So, I grabbed a muted green polish and with the help of a few strips of tape, managed to create quite the neatest lines I’ve ever accomplished!  Go me!  This was all a complete fluke you understand, even the fact that the colours kinda go together was not part of a greater master plan.  I simply got lucky.

Doesn’t it look nice though?  If you don’t Pinterest the shit out of it, I’m not talking to any of you again.

Don’t own any nail striping tape?  Oh, you should!!  It’s only taken me a couple of years to get round to using it… I bought mine on eBay.  Next time, I’ll actually try leaving the tape ON the nail… but you know, baby steps…

Are you sporting any nail art at the moment?


7 Responses to “A graphic NOTD from BarryM Gelly Papaya!”

  1. Adrienne says:

    It’s funny, I bought Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine Papaya only the other day and have seen it pop up everywhere, it’s such a lovely shade. The green goes so well, and your lines are amazing! Well done. x

    Adrienne | Late Night Nonsense

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  2. Gorgeous design, love the peachy shade xo

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  3. Ooooooo just bought papaya as well

    Well done now I must get me some nail striping tape :-)

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  4. Macy says:

    This is beautiful! So chic!

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  5. Eva-Lynn says:

    Great nail art! Looks amazing and fresh!

    Fashionistainthedark.blogspot.com

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  6. Sydney says:

    Crikey, that is a pairing I would never have thought of and yet it works fabulously!

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  7. Angel says:

    I just Pinterest’d the shit out of this post! ;) Love your blog, you crack me up!!!

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