The Festive Nail Favourites

We all know it’s not quite Christmas without a festive nail, that bit’s pretty straight forward. But choosing which polish? Not so straight forward. At the moment I’m currently trying to choose between three of my favourite festive polishes, I’m rubbish when it comes to deciding so hopefully the decision will be made before it hits midnight. But if in doubt, a snapchat to my friends should help me make my mind up. Below are the polishes that made the Christmas cut…

The Party Red: No joke, it’s actually called “Party Red”, perfect for the festive season. A beautiful deep red that’s bright enough to be festive, but the slightly darker tone gives it a more sophisticated edge.

The Pinky Red: (Barry M “Raspberry”) One of my all time favourite polishes that I purchased back in the day when Barry M was a luxury purchase. If you don’t like reds then this is a great alternative and, as with all Barry M polishes, the formula works really well on my nails and lasts for a good 4 days without chipping.

The Glitter Polish: A berry toned glitter from Essie’s last Christmas collection (don’t panic, there’s a very similar one in this years mini set), I always forget how much I love this one until I apply it. Yes, it’s a pain to get off, but that also means it’s going nowhere. Every cloud…

The Nude Christmas Nail: For those of you who prefer a more neutral nail all year round, but want something with a bit of festive cheer: Orly’s “VIP” nail polish. I loveeee.

What are you wearing on your nails this Christmas? 

27 Comments

  1. 23 Dec 2013 / 7:48 pm

    I have become obsessed with Lancome Vernis in Love in the color 154M Miss Coquelicot – True red. Check out my post for what it looks like: http://boardingtogether.blogspot.com/2013/12/happy-monday-outfit-of-day.html

    P.S. I'm a new follower

  2. 23 Dec 2013 / 7:49 pm

    Sorry, but what are they called? :S choosing is hard!

  3. 23 Dec 2013 / 7:52 pm

    I've been loving models own in red alert as my christmas red ๐Ÿ™‚ <3
    http://sparklyghosts.blogspot.co.uk

  4. 23 Dec 2013 / 7:57 pm

    great post!
    xx
    daniella
    http://simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.mx/2013/12/paris-i-love-you-outfit-of-day.html

  5. 23 Dec 2013 / 8:05 pm

    The Essie polish looks gorgeous
    Hannah | twoforjoy | xo

  6. 23 Dec 2013 / 8:06 pm

    I have that glittery Essie, and it really is a pain in the butt to get off!

    Annie | www.raspberphobia.com

  7. 23 Dec 2013 / 9:17 pm

    Cute blog post !
    I'm having a giveaway on my blog, you can win a bottle of Burberry Brit !
    Sara,
    http://thecrimeofashion.blogspot.fr

  8. 23 Dec 2013 / 9:47 pm

    Really great selection. I'm loving reds lately! x

    morerebe.com

  9. 23 Dec 2013 / 9:53 pm

    Lovely nail polishes, I picked up Essie Chocolate Cakes which is a beautiful burgundy shade, which I will be wearing this christmas topped with OPI Pirouette my whistle. Really want to get my hands on that Orly shade, never seen a polish quite like it!
    Hope you've had a great Christmas Eve Eve!

    Eloise | simplynaturale xo

  10. 23 Dec 2013 / 11:18 pm

    lovely selection!

    http://pomegranateandcoffee.blogspot.co.uk

  11. 24 Dec 2013 / 8:42 am

    Love the glitter polish from essie, it looks so gorgeous! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD
    โ™ฅ

  12. 24 Dec 2013 / 9:04 am

    That Essie polish immediately caught my eye, it's so gorgeous and perfect for the holiday season!
    xx
    Stephanie | Love, August

  13. 24 Dec 2013 / 9:59 am

    The essie polish looks gorgeous!

    http://laurenslittleblogs.blogspot.co.uk/
    xx

  14. 24 Dec 2013 / 11:29 am

    I've just painted my nails red!Xx

    Lucy Cole | A UK Fashion, Style and Beauty Blog

  15. 24 Dec 2013 / 11:48 am

    My nails are red this christmas too! I did a blog post on it the other day ๐Ÿ™‚ I love that essie glitter polish it looks fab!

    Emily xx
    www.beautybyemily.co.uk

  16. 24 Dec 2013 / 11:49 am

    That essie glitter polish is lovely! Going to do my festive nails tonight ๐Ÿ™‚
    Daniella x

    http://daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/christmas-time.html

  17. 24 Dec 2013 / 12:22 pm

    Love the glittery polish' perfect for christmas day!

    Lauren| thatgirlcalledlauren.blogspot.co.uk

  18. 24 Dec 2013 / 1:42 pm

    You really can't go wrong with a Barry M polish!
    Sophie
    x

  19. 24 Dec 2013 / 2:47 pm

    I am SO obsessed with that Essie polish! xo

  20. 24 Dec 2013 / 4:36 pm

    Raspberry is a gorgeous colour ๐Ÿ™‚
    Hayley
    Water Painted Dreams xxx

  21. 24 Dec 2013 / 6:38 pm

    great post!
    xx
    daniella
    http://simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.mx/2013/12/paris-i-love-you-outfit-of-day.html

  22. 24 Dec 2013 / 7:03 pm

    Love the sparkly essie!

    http://talisatalksbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/christmas-gift-guide-for-her.html

  23. 25 Dec 2013 / 12:20 am

    Orly's VIP is so pretty! It's hard for me to find Orly polishes where I live though. Such a shame!
    xx
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovinโ€™

  24. 28 Dec 2013 / 12:44 am

    Red is my favourite colour. In need of that Essie nail vanish now xx

    llyloves.blogspot.co.uk

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