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Along with Otherwordly, I was looking forward to trying this one the most.  I love neon pink and I was excited to see it in a new kind of finish.  Color Club Ultra-Astral (Starry Temptress, Summer 2011) is a neon hot pink packed with holographic glitter:

Picture taken in sunlight.  After trying most of the others from this collection, I’m used to the formula by now.  Even though it’s glitter-heavy and thick, it’s still easy to control.  Its smoothness and high pigmentation meant that I only needed two coats for full coverage.  I don’t know what to say about these polishes that I haven’t said already.  I love this finish!  Usually, I’d find this type/shape of glitter suspended in a clear or sheer color base, and I’d choose to layer it (either over black or a similar base color).  Even though this polish doesn’t give off the same kind of finish (since it’s really not meant to be glittery), I appreciate it being pigmented enough to avoid layering or many coats.  Even though it lacks the sparkle and holographic factor, you can still see each piece suspended in the opaque base.  Even with the incredible density of the glitter, the finish is smooth and not bubbly or lumpy at all.  Hot pink remains one of my favorite types of colors for neons, and this one is no exception.  It’s perfectly bright and glowy, and just incredibly, unmistakably pink!  I paired this with Milani HD on my toes.

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As much as I love the scented polishes, I couldn’t stay away from these unique ones for long.  Color Club You Got Soul-ar (Starry Temptress, Summer 2011) is a neon orange packed with holographic glitter:

Picture taken in sunlight.  (I think the sunlight washed the color out a little; this looks even bolder in real life.)  The thick, glitter-dense formula didn’t pose a problem; I got full coverage in two coats.  The way the finish turns out smooth (after topcoat) still amazes me.  As I apply it I can see how thick I’m laying it on and I can see how much glitter is loaded on my nails, yet it doesn’t feel bumpy at all.  And normally I’d expect something with a thick formula to have a longer dry time, but since I only needed two coats and the base is a neon, it dried pretty quickly.  The color is a nice, typical traffic-cone neon orange.  It’s very glowy; an orange that’s bright like this definitely has a solar quality.  I paired this with Milani Hi-Tech on my toes. 

<3sarah

Yesterday, Derek Jeter got his 3000th career hit, in a game that seemed like it was scripted!  Not only did Derek homer for the 3000th hit, he went 5 for 5 and drove in the winning run.  He is one of only 28 men in MLB history to reach 3000 career hits, and the only one to do it as a Yankee. 😀  In honor of him reaching that milestone (and in such a fairytale-like fashion, too), I had to sport a blue polish.  Color Club Otherworldly (Starry Temptress, Summer 2011) is a neon blue packed with holographic glitter:

Picture taken in sunlight.  The formula was expectedly thick and a little sticky, but still applied fine in just two coats.  I’ve already tried two other polishes from this collection and I’m still amazed at how Color Club managed to make an absolute glitterbomb with such a smooth finish.  The way the glitter is packed in the very pigmented blue base really does give the look a spacey sort of vibe, even without the holographic glitter really sparkling.  While the color is a bright, vibrant blue, this isn’t really a true, glowy neon, but it’s as close as I’ve seen a blue approach neon territory.  Regardless of it really being a neon or not, I love blue polishes and this one is lovely.  I paired this with Milani Cyberspace on my toes.

<3sarah

I was so pleased with the finish of Glitter Envy that I wanted to try more of the polishes from this collection right away.  Color Club Wink, Wink Twinkle (Starry Temptress, Summer 2011) is a neon purple packed with holographic glitter:

Picture taken in natural light.  Despite its thickness, I had no application problems.  I got full coverage in two coats.  Again, the holographic quality of the glitter doesn’t really come out but it still looks awesome in its own way.  I love how you can see just how densely packed the glitter is, even though it isn’t sparkly.  The color is your typical neon purple.  It’s not particularly glowy but since there are so many out there in this shade I’ve come to associate this bright, borderline fuchsia-like color with “neon purple.”  I guess it’s not the type of color to lend itself to that retina-searing glow, but it is bright and pigmented.  I paired this with Milani Hi-Res on my toes.

<3sarah

I love wearing neons in the summer.  Most of the ones I own are cremes, so I thought neon glitters would be a great addition to my collection.  Color Club Glitter Envy (Starry Temptress, Summer 2011) is a neon green packed with holographic glitter:

Picture taken in sunlight.  The formula was a little thick, but that was expected, given the amount of glitter in there.  But for this type of finish, the polish was actually fairly easy to control.  There was a little cuticle drag but with the slightly thick formula and the pigmentation of the neon, I got full coverage in only two coats.  Despite the fact that this has holographic glitter, the holographic quality does not come out.  The idea of a glitter that isn’t sparkly doesn’t sound very appealing, but the finish just looks so cool.  As you can see, the glitter is absolutely loaded in there!  What really sold me on getting these is the fact that despite the saturation of glitter, the finished mani looks and feels totally smooth after one coat of topcoat.  It’s amazing that the formula doesn’t eat the glitter up; I hate when a finish looks lumpy and bubbly because of glitter.  Not only is the glitter saturated, but the color is too.  It’s a typical neon green-green, very glowy.  I paired this with Milani Digital on my toes.

<3sarah

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