#BringtheColour: Nail Varnish!

It’s no secret that I love a good nail varnish – glitter, matte, classic or neon – it doesn’t matter, I’ve got to have it.

Now if you’re a nail varnish queen like myself you’ll be excited for what summer has to offer your fingertips!

In true #BringTheColour style lets take a look at what you can get your hands on ready for when the sun starts to shine…

Barry M Gel


These pastel coloured cuties are perfect for catching up with the girls come Pimm’s o’clock and are perfect for styling with.

Why not try Grapefruit to add a zing to your girly daytime outfits? Or perhaps you’re more of a Papaya or maybe a Greenberry? Whatever you are one thing’s for sure – you’ll love how this polish glides on and leaves a professional shellac style finish. Make sure they’re dry first though!

Nails Inc

Nails Inc have to be one of my favourite nail varnish brands EVER!!! I love their innovative ideas and multitude of textures (I’ve got their leather set and lots of their 3D glitter too), especially when they come in colour-popping colours!

The zesty Lime Concrete polish not only channels the season’s love of colour – it also creates a concrete like texture for a playful meets edgy finish.

After a luxe gel finish? – but not a fan of Barry M? Well not to worry as Nails Inc have you covered with their collection of gel polishes – my fave has to be the Kensington Passage for its bold primary colour. It’ll definitely become the focus of your look!

Summer wouldn’t be summer without a pop of neon and following in fashion’s footsteps this Notting Hill Gate polish is part of their latest neon innovation and promises to make the boys wink!


My first ever Illamasqua polish was a set of red and glitter creating a Dorethy-esque ruby red slipper look – and I’ve been hooked ever since!

Illamasqua are all about colour and their summer collection does NOT disappoint with its Gamma polish in citrusy orange and Rare yellow hue. My new favourite however is their UV Omen green polish that’s perfect for a rave under a black light – this must still happen right? I hope so – I’m definitely testing this one out!


O.P.I is a well established nail polish brand that’s famous for its chip-resistant lacquer that glides on effortlessly leaving you with a shellac effect finish for half the price!

These are my favourites of their new season collection – Cajun Shrimp makes me think of a hot summer’s eve on a Californian beach with a barbecue and cocktails at the ready, while the Need Sunglasses? shade will look gorgeous with a retro, flirty playsuit and block heel wedges. Or go for the A Good Man-darin is Hard to Find – simply for the name alone I love this zesty orange hue, but picture it with wayfarers, denim shorts, a neon top and stacks of bangles and get ready to say hello summer!

So, what are you waiting for? Get browsing, buying and bring the colour this summer!

Love Laura x

Check out my love of nail polish over at imakemyownfashion

13th March 2014
Written by Laura_Loves