Sunday, 22 April 2012

Barry Mero You Rock My World

I may have mentioned this before - I love Barry M cosmetics.  I luuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrve them! Particularly the nail paint range.  In fact I adore it so much I felt a tribute post was necessary.

My candy coloured collection of loveliness

Colour and glitter and colourful glitter

I thought I better do a quick Google search to find out a bit more about the history of the company and the man himself.  Founded in 1982 by Barry Mero.  A cosmetics retailer who started out trading at his mother's market stall in London.  A savvy gent with an eye for colour, he had soon realised that the big cosmetics brand were offering nothing for the goths, punks, drag queens, artists, rebellious teenagers and all round lovers of colour out there... Er...  then he conquered the world!

And look he's so cute.  Like somebody's granddad

When searching I found this interview from The Guardian.  I'm an even bigger fan after reading it.  What a cool guy!

 Of course other brands are available

But Barry M you will always have my heart!

Disclaimer: I am not sponsored by or on commission from this company but I'm always open to offers :)


  1. I love Barry M too! I've always wondered who the "Barry" was, so thank you for doing the research for me! The lip glosses are great too, I just bought one recently and it smells so yummy!

    Emma x

  2. I'll love to try out Barry M polish. Awesome range of colors.

    Cute nails!

  3. I have been lucky enough to receive some Barry M nail varnish form Vix,and it's the BEST!We don't bloody get it over here,dammit!She also sent a couple of eyeshadows-FABULOUS stuff!
    I love Barry M too!XXX

  4. I love it, the berry ice cream is just the best, such good quality

  5. What love nail polishes. They are so beautiful.

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  6. I call him Barry Manilow - no matter what his actual name is - THANK YOU BARRY M - YOU'RE MY FAVOURITE! and thanks to Vix for sending me such lovely colours and shimmery eye shadows! Sarah xxx

    1. Tee hee. Yeh, the eyeshadows are great too x

  7. This brand is the only brand I buy for ethical reasons.

  8. Beautiful colours! Thank you for the offer to get some for me. Lakota is sending me some but I'm sure I'll want to buy some more in the future! xx

  9. I absolutely love Barry M! I agree they are the best. You've inspired me to do a post featuring my own nail paint collection, it's quite extensive!
    Loved the interview, he seems great!

    Btw, what are the 2 end nail paints in your 'colour and glitter' photo? I need them! =) xx

  10. Barry M is my most favourite band for nail polish. I also love their glitter pots for eyes. They have some many great colours and don't test on animals!


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