Mandarina Pschitt, & Other Fabulously Named Make-Up That You May Need This Season

Max Factor Mini polish in Silver, Barry M polish in Cobalt Blue, By Terry lip gloss in Mandarina Pschitt

Throughout Summer, my nails were painted mostly with a mint green (Barry M, but there seemed to be plenty of versions of that gorgeous Tiffany Box shade). Into Autumn, I've replaced it with a darker blue. Blue with a striped brown/tan tee or a grey sweater goes perfectly. For a more conservative look, I've chosen this slate colour by Max Factor Minis (what a great way to test new colours without breaking the bank!) The sparkle in it reminds me of granite.

Bright lip colours work all year round. I've been searching for a vibrant orange for a while (I don't think Revlon sell Orange Flip over here in the UK? - as seen on the likes of Alicia and Bee), so when I came across this gloss, I couldn't resist. I've been avoiding gloss for a while, wondering if it doesn't quite add the "grown-up" factor, but I think a good quality gloss in a strong colour totally works. This orange is virtually neon - so keeping up with the whole colour blocking/neon trend from summer - & I think will look just fab when worn with a lovely long black or tan or camel coat. Bring it on, Autumn!

{all photos by me}


Shannon said...

I've never used Barry M. nail polish before but that color looks great! I'll have to check out that brand.


GlamorousGirl said...

lovely photos!


The Cat Hag said...

I am so envious you get Barry M Nail Paint, they have such gorgeous colors!! :)

I am wearing China Glaze Ruby Pumps now, I am just such a nail polish addict.

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Katie said...

thanks! i was introduced to barry m by a friend about 6 months ago & have never looked back - great quality (about 3 days before first chipping), super cheap (3.00GBP), & they always get the new colours - they had a yellow straight after chanel introduced mimosa :)

Katie x

Stephanie Ayu said...

loving that shade of blue for polish!


Isabella | THE PILE OF STYLE said...

Really nice post, I got so much to learn from you!
Followin each other right? :)

chellemorgan said...

Love that electric cobalt blue shade! Definitely need to find some :)

Xo Chelle

Anonymous said...

I am loving that blue polish!

- Kim from www.KimberlyMai.com

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A Lost Feather said...

oh man that blue is soooooo great. i love it. i'm currently going through a red/dark purple phase.. i guess because of the fall weather approaching :)

skippysays said...

Love the blue nail color, and I think it will look awesome with your orange lip gloss :)

Katie said...

thanks, yeah blue & orange are great colours together!

(ps stephanie, LOVE your blog!)

Katie x

Anonymous said...

Wonderful pictures! :) I wish I could use that kind of colourful nailpolishes too, but I just always manage to get them look ugly after couple hours!

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