Nails of the Day (NOTD) // Frozen Inspired // Blue Matte & Silver Glitter!

Ok, confession time… I have owned this Barry M Matte Topcoat for about 9 months and this is the first time I’ve actually used it!  I don’t know why I kept forgetting but I rediscovered it this week and decided it was about time I gave it a go!


L-R: Barry M Matte Nail Paint / MUA ‘Pistachio Ice Cream’ / Maybelline Color Show Crystallize ‘Light Up’.

Although the MUA Pistachio Ice Cream is much more of a spring/summer shade, I thought that adding silver glitter would give it a wintery, Frozen type vibe.  I was just having a play around really, but ended up really liking the finished look!


I used two coats of MUA’s Pistachio Ice Cream (these bottles look identical to Essie polishes!)  Once touch-dry, I added one coat of Barry M Matte Nail Paint.  I then covered the top half of each ring finger with Maybelline Crystallize silver glitter in Light Up.  I almost always do an accent nail on my ring finger, as I really like the way it looks,  but have never done just half a nail of glitter before.  I quite like it!


The only down side of using the matte nail polish is that it cheaps very quickly and easily.  This only lasted around a day before chipping.  I’ll definitely use it again though, to see what other looks I can create.  I might try doing normal glossy nails with a matte ring finger next time!

What do you think of these nails?  Have you tried a matte topcoat before?  Let me know in the comments or on social media!

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