Nails || My Summer Shades



I never really talk much nails over on here, i don’t really know why? but i thought that this needed to change. So I’ve put together a little selection of all my favourite nail polish colours which i will be rocking this summer!
I have been loving Models Own & Barry M polishes in boots i religiously head over and check out their counters see if i can pick up any new colours but recently I’ve been stepping out into the Essie polishes! oh man they are luxurious but for this post i thought i would stick to my old favourites Barry M & Models Own! – Hooray you made the cut!
Barry M, Coral – I’ve had this coral colour for so long now! i think if i look back i reviewed it when i very first started this blog or used it in some nail post I’m not too sure but its there somewhere! (Aww’ reminiscing) and it really is my perfect coral colour, not too pinky or red just the perfect coral. whenever I’m feeling a little meh and in need of a colour boost i bring out this little fellow as it just brightens up my nails perfectly with out being to in your face, plus coral is one of my favourite colours this summer! everything I’m buying seems to be coral or have the colour in it!? – I’m obsessed!
Barry M Gel Shine, Prickly Pear – I wear prickly pear the most out of any, this colour is so easy wearing and its just a yummy lilac colour which is perfect for everyday use. Its not to bright and not too dull plus the high shine gel formula makes them super shiny!
Models Own Hed Kandi, Beach Party –  The Models own Hed Kandi is the ultimate neon orange! Its super super bright and perfect if you want to wow! i like to wear this on my toes on sunny days, it really makes them pop!
Models Own Neon, Bubblegum – This is another colour which i love to wear on my toes! Its a neon pink and we all know how i love my pink… The finish is Matt but this can easily change with the use of a top coat! They do recommend keeping these in the fridge but i don’t tend to.. my mum and dad would think I’m strange and to be honest i think if i did my dad would probably end up throwing it out!
Barry M Gel Shine, Greenberry –  I adore greenberry! its a pretty sea green, so shiny and bright! and dare i say it .. if barbie wore green this is the colour she would wear! Its just perfect and summery and i love to wear it on days when I’m not feeling all the pinks and reds! It’s a nice change from the girly girl colours.
Barry M Gel Shine, Blueberry – this is another of my faves from the gelly hi shine range its a blue you could just eat up. This along with Greenberry are my faves i couldn’t pick between the two, It just lights  up the nails making them super bright! And they just pop! plus they are so fast drying and like i mentioned before super shiny! because of that i tend to wear without a top coat.
So there you have it, the nail polish shades that i will be swapping all summer!
i hope you agree that there are some yummy colours in there! – not too sure why I’m calling them yummy but oh well!
What do you think?
What summer shades are you loving?
  • Oooh I love that Beach Party color! And all those Barry Ms!! Wish they sold those here :( xx

  • All these look absolutely beautiful!

  • Such pretty colors! Love how bright they are; perfect for summer! Especially love the Models Own "Bubblegum"!

  • Love your choices!
    I really like the Barry M Hi Shine Gelly in Blueberry! I totally know what you mean when you say 'its a blue you could just eat up' haha, I just can't stop looking at my nails when I have it on!

    Charlotte xx

  • Ooh I love your choices! I have most of them but for some reason don't have Prickly Pear so think I'll be snagging that this weekend ;) xx

  • I totally love Beach Party! I've got Hedonist and that's a really 'pop' orange for summer. Lovely colours x

  • I love the Barry M Gellys! I have Greenberry and Blueberry too. They are such gorgeous colours :) x

  • Prickly Pair is such a pretty colour, definitely one I will have to add to my collection some time soon. Beach party is probably one of my all time favourite colours, so pretty, definitely a conversational starter especially at the supermarket haha :-)

  • Greenberry is just the perfect colour x

  • Love all of these! I need to try the barry m ones they look so nice!

  • Ohh loving all of these summery shades! Still need to pick up some of the BM Jelly Hi -Shines! I recently got the Models Own Bubblegum in my Selfridges Summer Beauty Box and i'm loving it!

  • Love these colours!


  • love the Barry M Gelly's, just picked up some of the new summer ones they're beaut! also I ran out of the Model's Own beach party last year – def repurchasing!!xxx

  • These polishes look awesome & perfect for summer! :)

    Hope you're having a Fierce & Fabulous Thursday!

  • I have almost all of these colours, I love them! The Hedkandi range is SO bright x

  • I love all of these colours! I now need bubblegum in my life!
    x D

  • wow these are lovely shades, i especially like the look of greenberry, prickly pear and blueberry. :)

  • I love these colours, I' wearing bubblegum right now.


  • adore the orange and pink! must get myself them aha xx

  • I love Bubblegum and Prickly Pear :D All of the names go so well together!

  • The truth that pink is my favorite, but I like them all! I have already published a post with the FIFTH chapter of my book, PLEASE leave a comment with your opinion about it! You can use the translator to read in your language (followers is below)! I follow your blog :)

  • The pink is so gorgeous! I use blueberry all of the time & did a review a few weeks back. I'm amazed with the gelly products from Barry M. They're perfect for a quick mani!

    Lily x

  • beautiful colors :) xxx

  • love Beach Party! I need to buy more Gelly nail polishes! xo

  • I actually ❤ beach party. I keep staring at it every time I'm in Boots! Why haven't I bought it yet, seriously? Have you seen the new Barry M confetti nail polish? Aaaahhhhh, you need to check them out, so pretty.

    I really love your blog, such a good read and the photography is fab!

  • I love Bubblegum and Beach Party especially. These are beautiful shades for summer. I commend you for writing about each shade. I would not know what to right about in terms of describing each color. lol.

  • Bubblegum and Beach party are so perfect for the summer!! I would wear them on my toes for a day at the beach !! Greenberry is also super perfect!!

  • All of these are amazing, Beach Party for me really is the stand out shade though, gorgeous! A Little Boat Sailing

  • Those Gelly Hi-Shines are my absolute favs!and I like the models own one too!such good summer polishes!:)