Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Barielle - Elle's Spell

I do believe it has been way to long since I've had a flakie manicure, so it was time for a other one. This beauty is Barielle Elle's Spell. A red flakie that shifts to gold and then blue/green. The flakies are suspended in a burgundy jelly base. Since the base is sheer, I decided to layer the polish over black. It is kind of a prerequisite for me to test a flakie over black since in my opinion that is when it shines. I have, however, seen swatches of it layered over burgundy polishes and it is also gorgeous, so that is on my to try list...


Most of the flakie polishes that I own consist of multi-colored flakies, so I love that these are all the same. Layered over black it has a very rich velvety look. This is three coats of Elle's Spell layered over black...



A bit of the color shift...


Swatch Details
Brand: Barielle
Collection: core
Color Name/Number: Elle's Spell, 5103
Number of coats: 3 (over black)
Top Coat: Yes

Free of Formaldehyde, Toluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP)

Let's just face it, I fell for Elle's Spell... how about you?

Thanks for looking!
Anutka :)


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16 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Ooh flakie goodness :)

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  2. Анюта, у Вас всегда великолепные фотографии, отличный маникюр и интереснейшие посты!
    Огромное спасибо за Ваше творчество!!!:)

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  3. Oh wow, that is just beautiful! This has been on my wishlist for a while now, I don't know why I just don't get it!

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  4. I've been craving this for months. So gorgeous!

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  5. Good looking mani! your nails look great

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  6. Looks so gorgoeus over black! Weirdly I'm posting about Elle's Spell today xD

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  7. every time i see this polish my heart start skiping a beat ;-D

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  8. I had this and ended up swapping it away...then I went and bought the Nfu Oh dupe a couple weeks ago...and I love that one. Go figure.

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  9. Thank you so much everyone! I just love seeing how many people love flakies. I hope this trend stays around for a long time since I don't see myself getting tired of it :D

    Marinika, Bol'shoe tebe spasibo za takie slova! Ya tak rada chto tebe nravit'sya moi blog :)

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  10. Can we ever have enough flakies?
    I would answer no :D
    this one is so pretty! Great swatches

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  11. @Marta, I'm with you on that one. Can never get enough flakies! :D

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  12. I bought Elle's Spell over a year ago because of this post. I love it so much, I barely have any left. I don't know how many manis I used it in...it layers so well! Time for a new bottle!

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