Good morning everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend! I have another fun holiday offering to share with you today! This is the Barielle Carnival Fiesta Collection 5-pack, Barielle's newest release! These shades are bold and fun, and I like every single one of them =)
First up is a shimmery olive green metallic shade called Barielle Holiday Madness. It is frosty, but not in a bad way. When applied properly, brushstrokes are not too much of an issue. Honestly, when I saw the bottles in this collection, I thought oh great...frosty polishes that I'm not going to like! But once I had them on my nails, I really like them. They are "frosty in a good way" =) This is two coats with NYC.
Another shimmery metallic polish, Barielle Lindsay's Dancin' is a shimmery holiday red. The formula is similar to Holiday Madness, and again this is two coats with NYC top coat. Honestly, I've seen a bunch of reds like this in holiday collections, which I guess is expected, but I'm not really a red girl, so I'm sort of over it! But regardless, this is really pretty.
Barielle Rio's Rockin' Bands is a gorgeous light purple shimmery metallic polish. It's not quite a jewel toned as some of the purples we saw in the fall, and it is somehow bold and quite soft at the same time. I really like this. Again, frosty but in a good way =) Two coats with NYC.
The last two polishes in the collection are a bit different from the shimmery frosts we've seen so far! Barielle Jillian's Jammin' is a teal blue glass fleck polish with a purple duochrome in some lights. In the bottle, the duochrome is quite strong. In this photo, I have a lot of VNL, despite using three coats of polish, so it is sort of sheer (though I will say the VNL was not so noticeable in real life in regular lighting).
Finally, we have Barielle Wanna Samba?, a purple to steel blue duochrome. This is two coats with NYC. The shimmer throughout the polish really glows teal in some lights! Really unique and pretty, and with a great formula!
Overall, I really enjoy this collection. The colors are fun and unique (aside from the go-to holiday red shimmer) and honestly could really work for any time of year! The formula on Barielle polishes is great, and you can't beat the price point of their 5-packs! Barielle polishes are available on their website [HERE] for $8 each (plus, they're buy one get one 50% off!), OR in 5-pack sets which cost $25 each. So obviously, the 5-packs are the way to go! And they offer free shipping on orders over $50. You can also check out Barielle on Facebook [here] for more info and updates!