Essie Bond with Whomever and Barry M Magenta Gliiter Nail Polish Review

Essie Bond with Whomever and Barry M Magenta Gliiter Nail Polish

Essie Bond with Whomever and Barry M Magenta Gliiter Nail Polish

During Autumn and Winter I have been wearing dark or nude shades on my nails which I’ve loved but this week I fancied a change.  After looking through my collection I opted for a shade I would usually wear in the Spring and Summer months which is Bond with Whomever by Essie.

I find the name of this Essie polish to be a bit odd but this beautiful pale lilac shade is a refreshing change after wearing so many deep berry toned shades over the past few weeks.  The formula is thick in comparison to some others in the collection which means you get good coverage after one coat, however for a flawless finish you need two.  As for staying power, when teamed with a good base and top coat this polish lasts around 5 days without chipping.

I am loving glitter polishes at the moment and a particular trend I like is applying the more glitter at the base of the nail than the tip so it fades out.  I think this is a really pretty look and the Magenta Glitter polish by Barry M works perfectly to create the affect.  It is much easier to create this effect if you use a polish which has the same size glitter in and wear the base is thin as it stops the layering looking heavy and noticeable.

Both Essie and Barry M are a brilliant high street brand because between them there is a massive range of shades available at affordable prices.  The quality is also great and whenever I am looking for a new polish these are the two brands I always look at. You can buy the Barry M Magenta Glitter for £2.99 from Superdrug and Essie Bond with Whomever from Amazon for £6.95. The latter was part of the 2013 Spring Collection so won’t be available in drugstores.

What do you think of these nail polishes?

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  1. Rebecca Derbyshire
    January 19, 2014 / 2:34 pm

    This is so pretty, I love the lilac colour! xx

  2. Jen27
    January 19, 2014 / 2:52 pm

    Ooh, what a lovely colour combo! That Barry M. glitter looks fab! xo


  3. melissa z
    January 19, 2014 / 3:00 pm

    very pretty , i do love purple 🙂
    The Inked Blonde

  4. beautyqueenuk
    January 19, 2014 / 3:50 pm

    These work so well together x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

  5. Dib-Dab-Debs
    January 19, 2014 / 3:54 pm

    These work lovely together! I've got Bond With Whomever and love it in the summer. Must get my hands on the Barry M purple glitter one – it's gorgeous!

    Debi x

  6. Pretty Sarah
    January 19, 2014 / 4:23 pm

    Love love love the combination!

    Pretty Gloss ♥ beauty, makeup & a bit of life..
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  7. Photo-Jenn-ic
    January 19, 2014 / 4:36 pm

    This is really pretty. I love that Barry M glitter. I bought it the other week and it looks great over so many polishes!

    Jenn | Photo-Jenn-ic


  8. Heather Nixon
    January 19, 2014 / 4:40 pm

    Gorgeous combo! x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness

  9. Madeleine S-B
    January 19, 2014 / 4:44 pm

    This is a really pretty effect! Lovely (:

  10. Nic and Claire
    January 19, 2014 / 4:52 pm

    This looks beautiful, they go together so well! I love the lilac Essie polish on it's own too x

    Claire | AgentSmyth

  11. Ellie Costello
    January 19, 2014 / 5:02 pm

    Wow, beautiful nail varnishes. Love the essie one for Spring time. Just to let you know I have nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award 🙂 x

  12. Laura Chapman
    January 19, 2014 / 5:03 pm

    Love this colour combination, they look perfect together!
    Laura x | Life and Lipstick

  13. Nina Zane
    January 19, 2014 / 5:46 pm

    They both look amazing, love Essie nail colours 🙂 xx

  14. Hola Flo Beauty and Lifestyle Blog
    January 19, 2014 / 5:57 pm

    Absolutely pretty! Lilac nail polishes are my favorites x

  15. Lauren Hudson
    January 19, 2014 / 9:43 pm

    Really pretty. Love that Essie one! I have 2 lilac Barry M ones which are quite similar and worth a try…308 Berry l/c and 243 prickly pear :).
    Looking to make new blogging friends! 🙂

  16. Natalie Loves Beauty
    January 20, 2014 / 12:22 am

    I love the combination! Lilac is one of my favourite nail polish colours 🙂 x

  17. zara may
    January 20, 2014 / 5:25 am

    I love your blog

  18. Carly Lawrence
    January 20, 2014 / 8:24 pm

    These work soo well together!


  19. Kimberley Johnson
    January 21, 2014 / 7:55 am

    Thanks so much x

  20. Kimberley Johnson
    January 21, 2014 / 7:55 am

    Thank you! X

  21. Kimberley Johnson
    January 21, 2014 / 7:56 am

    Aww thank you lovely x

  22. danniannie
    January 24, 2014 / 4:52 pm

    Ooh very cute! 🙂

  23. Nicole Cottrell
    January 25, 2014 / 11:29 am

    I love Barry M polishes I'm addicted! Sadly I don't own any Essie but both these colours are gorgeous x

  24. Holly Gardiner
    February 2, 2014 / 12:43 am

    Oh my godddd, Kimberley – love, love, LOVEEE!! I'm not even a purple fan but may well just NEED to go buy these and recreate it!!

    Holly Mixtures

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