A Polish That Lives Up To It’s Claims: Barry M ‘Speedy Quick Dry’

A few years ago the nail category was stagnant and boring, churning out a new reincarnation of red and pink tones we’d had for years and calling them brand new. It seemed that nail varnish had very much gone out of favour, with our lustful indulgent tendencies turning to lipglosses and eyeshadows instead. However, fast forward to 2015 and our love affair with nails is definitely taking over any other category within beauty – it seems that we can’t get enough of differing tones, textures and effects to elevate our outfit. Barry M are sitting firmly at the top of the nail polish tower, offering a hugely expansive range of varnish that meets our every need… And they show no signs of stopping. They’re new ‘Speedy Quick Dry‘ collection provides wearable tones that take us easily from one season to the next, with the handy addition of technology that ensures nails are touch dry within a few minutes so we’re ready to face the world without sticky or smudged talons.

Available in nine different shades that include everything from a muted ‘griege’ and wearable purple, to spring-appropriate lime and bright coral, the polish is a pleasure to apply and coats the nail with ease. The brushes pick up a lot of product (make sure you wipe it before applying polish to prevent getting in a mess,) to cover the nail and provide a streak-free finish, with two coats ensuring a true-to-bottle colour result. What’s really exciting about this range is that it really does dry in next to no time at all; after applying two coats and waiting for a few minutes, I’m ready to face the day ahead.

After thirty minutes polish is usually touch dry but still moist under the external layer, causing smudges and chips to creep up on you unexpectedly – however, twenty minutes after applying this for the first time I popped to the loo and pulled up my tights (a sure fire way to know if a polish is dry!) and there was no smudging whatsoever. My polish stayed put exactly where I needed it to, providing a subtle shine and fabulous colour for a price that doesn’t break the bank; these polishes will only set you back £3.99 each, meaning they’re even more affordable than popping to Starbucks for lunch. I’m always dubious when it comes to ‘fast drying’ claims, but for once I haven’t been left disappointed… Thanks Barry!

The Barry M ‘Speedy Quick Dry‘ polish collection is available now, priced £3.99 each.






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18 Comments

  1. sabrina.jaine
    February 12, 2015 / 2:36 pm

    Those are some beautiful colours and it's great that it actually dries quickly like it says it does! I may well have to pick up one or two next time I go to Boots or Superdrug 🙂 x

  2. Emma Louise
    February 12, 2015 / 3:26 pm

    Barry M is my favourite brand for nail polish, it lasts ages too! xEmma | Emmys Blog

  3. MarieXimena
    February 12, 2015 / 3:49 pm

    Oh wow, you definitely rocked these photos! Helps that these polishes are so damn photogenic (I mean the colours plus that adorable eighties-looking Vichy pattern on the lid, so lovely) but still, nice job!

  4. Stephanie
    February 12, 2015 / 3:52 pm

    As soon as I opened this I thought to myself "Please say Hayley swatched the Taupe shade" and you did! It looks gorgeous and I love the sound of the formula!Stephaniehttp://missstephanieusher.blogspot.co.uk/ http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3436251 xxxx

  5. Sophie B
    February 12, 2015 / 5:45 pm

    I can't wait to try these- the check print makes the bottles look gorgeous too xx

  6. Professional Daydreamer x
    February 12, 2015 / 6:01 pm

    Wow, all these colours are just beautiful. I need to go out and get myself some of these for the spring. For me, Barry M are normally the worst for smudging so I cant wait to try these x http://professionaldaydreamerx.blogspot.com

  7. Ioanna Drymoni
    February 12, 2015 / 6:25 pm

    This collection sounds great, really pretty shade range too – Barry M never disappoints xxIoanna | Hearting.co.uk

  8. Taylor Cornwell
    February 12, 2015 / 8:06 pm

    Such beautiful pictures :)http://whattaylorbuys.blogspot.co.uk/

  9. Daisy
    February 12, 2015 / 8:54 pm

    That grey shade is lovely. I'm a big fan of quick drying nail varnish as I always seem to be painting them at the very last minute.

  10. gio
    February 12, 2015 / 8:57 pm

    The shades all look so pretty! And it's good to know the polish lives up to its name.

  11. Andrea Bremner
    February 12, 2015 / 9:33 pm

    I saw these the other day but was sceptical about buying them as I wasn't sure whether the claims were true. Now that I know they are I might buy one. The colours are beautiful too!Andreaandrea-herinfinitevariety.blogspot.co.uk

  12. Olivia Cheryl
    February 13, 2015 / 12:32 am

    I am LOVING the colours!! I need these in my life! I love Barry M!! XxOliviaCheryl.com

  13. A whole lot of serendipity
    February 13, 2015 / 2:21 am

    These are perfect for spring!! The pastel colours are so pretty. :)http://www.awholelotofserendipity.com/

  14. Siobhan Elizabeth
    February 14, 2015 / 9:11 am

    This is such a pretty colour collection – I'm a sucker for cute nail polishes and its great to here of a brand that are fast drying and good quality!CuteNoir.net

  15. suzyheartsbeauty
    February 15, 2015 / 1:58 pm

    I actually love every single shade in this collection! When I'm allowing myself to spend some money, I'll definitely think about adding some of these to my stash :)http://www.suzyheartsbeauty.co.uk/

  16. Truth B Told
    February 21, 2015 / 12:19 pm

    This is such a great collection! All the colour are beautiful, good blog post, thanks for sharinghttp://truth-b-toldx.blogspot.co.uk/

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