Nail Art: Crackle My Corals Manicure  

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This is Barry M's latest Instant Nail Effect crackle varnish in Black Magic. It promises instant nail art with crackle effect on any nail varnish.

Lacquer Boudoir: Nail Art - Crackle My Corals (Barry M Black Magaic Instant Nail Effect)

Here is a closer look:

Lacquer Boudoir: Nail Art - Crackle My Corals (Barry M Black Magaic Instant Nail Effect)

Lacquer Used:

Thumb:L.A. ColorsNP419Shock3 coats
Index Finger: Misa 136 Too Much Gossip 2 coats
Middle Finger: Revlon 093 Tropical Temptation 2 coats
Ring Finger: Barry M 296 Coral 2 coats
Baby Finger: Revlon 990 One Perfect Coral 2 coats
Crackle Colour: Barry M 311 Black Magic 1 coat
Topcoat:Seche Vite83005Dry Fast Top Coat1 coat

For this manicure, I've selected a close range of analogous colours Orange-Yellow to Coral-Red sort of like a Gradation Manicure. Then paint each nail with selected colours. Somehow, my camera couldn't capture the colours well. I always find coral colours are always hard to photo to the true colour.

Application for L.A. Colors Shock was a bit disappointing despite its vibrant almost orange-yellow colour. It applied like a jelly and it dries semi-matte. It needed 3 coats to make opaque. Next time I would definitely build the colour with a yellow varnish first as a base colour.

For best result, let your nails dry first before you put on a thin layer of Barry M Black Magic Instant Nail Effect. If you put on too thick it might not crackle. The most fun of part of the manicure is watch the nails crackle before your eyes! It dries matte and apparently easily flake off if you don't put a topcoat on top.

Barry M Black Magic Instant Nail Effect available now for £3.95.

P.S. Beautyburg is having a first giveaway – Entire set of M.A.C. latest Venomous Villians! Click here to enter!

Do you own any crackle polish? What do you think of this come back? 


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9 comments

The pictures aren't showing up for me... :(

Weird It's fine on my end. Will see if others have the same problem. thanks for notifying...

Ooh, I like it! Now that I can see it. :)

I've already seen the crackle nail polish on another blog and loved it! I like the idea of having each nail polished by a slightly different colour -- the effect looks fantastic! :)

I want it!

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I don't own ANY crackle polish, they don't sell those in the netherlands :( I want one sooooo bad!
Oh, and I tagged you with an award!
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BarryM does international shipping! They'll ship to Netherlands.

This crackle polish is also going to be part of my first 50 giveaway, I'm only 2 followers away. Watch this space!

Thanks for the mention! I love the crackle look. I wish they sold those polishes in the US! :(

This is a great look! I love ombre manis but never thought to use a crackle over them; it really ties the look together.

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