Monday, April 13, 2015

Color Club Poptastic Pastel Neon Remix Collection (Glow in the Dark)

I don't often have entire collections to share with you all, but I do today. I glanced by this collection on Head2ToeBeauty about 2 weeks ago and I was very intrigued. I understand the repetition we get in seasonal collections. Spring=Pastels, Summer=Neons/Brights, Fall=Vamps, and etc. I like these types of colors enough, but I'm always wanting something extra. I want to see these types of seasonal colors amplified.

This is what I saw with this Color Club collection. They took pastel neons and made them into jelly glitters and glow in the dark. Thank you! I bought this blind without seeing swatches or anything, so it was a bit of a gamble, but I'm pleased!

This is going to be a rather extended review. I really want to give you the best review possible, since I see very few reviews of these so far from bloggers.

Boogie All Night

 Boogie All Night is a soft bubble gum pink jelly packed with iridescent glitter. (3 coats)

Call Of The Disco Ball
Call of the Disco Ball is a peachy-creamy orange jelly packed with iridescent glitter. (3 coats)

Soul Sister
Soul Sister is a soft marigold yellow jelly packed with iridescent glitter. (3 coats)

It's Electric!
It's Electric! is a pale neon yellow jelly packed with iridescent glitter. (3 coats)

On The Flip Side
On The Flip Side is a pale spring green jelly packed with iridescent glitter. (3 coats)

Get Down Tonight
Get Down Tonight is a soft sky blue jelly packed with iridescent glitter. (3 coats)

Feel The Funk
Feel the Funk is a soft lilac jelly packed with iridescent glitter. (3 coats)

Glow the Dark:
Mind you, I've never photographed glow in the dark polishes. In all honesty, I do not have the right camera or skills to capture these decently, but I have put together a collage of what I could capture to the best of my ability. I used my phone for these photos.
Collection: Color Club Poptastic Pastel Neon Remix Spring/Summer 2015

Color: When I got this I hoped they would be opaque. These can be paired with the Color Club Pastel Neon collection which are just cremes. I do not own those. I didn't want to layer these because I feel you would get virtually the same result by just adding a coat of one of those thousands of iridescent glitter toppers out there by doing that. I've never seen pastel jelly glitters, and I wanted them to be exactly that! These do achieve opacity easily (mostly) in three coats. Yes, these colors are pale and soft, but they are definitely opaque! My only concern would be if you have long nails or if your nails are stained, you may need a 4th coat.

Glow in the Dark Effect: These definitely glow brightly, after I put them under the light. The glow doesn't last long,but it is a cool effect. When I photographed the bottles by themselves the glow color did someone coordinate to the color in the bottle not glowing. When I added my fingers to the pictures my camera went funky and all the glow colors looked relatively similar. In person I noticed a difference which did not pick up on camera well for me.

Formula: These formulas are thick, but workable. I found 5 out of the 7 polishes to be easy to decent to work with. These were not the perfect formula, but they were decent to good. I'm the most impatient with formulas and these didn't bother me.  The blue-Get Down Tonight and neon yellow-It's Electric had the trickiest formula.. These two were clumpy, patchy, and pooled really thick on certain spots on my nail. I think you maybe able to remedy this with some nail polish thinner, but these 2 formulas wise were a pain in the butt.

Price: I purchased these for $3.50 each on Head2ToeBeauty.

Overall: I am so excited and impressed with this collection. I love that this offers something totally different in the mainstream market. I'm over the moon these are opaque too, and I really love the soft look of these colors. They're not perfect though. The formulas are not ideal, but far from bad or not manageable outside of 2 colors. You can absolutely layer these too, and I'm sure they'd look beautiful. I just really wanted to be able to wear these on their own! This is the type of collection that makes me get excited about nail polish all over again.

My Rating: 4 out of 5 Paint Splatters
Happy Monday!


  1. I hadn't seen swatches of these yet and yours are great! I really love the look of these polishes; I love colors that are between pastel and neon. Very pretty!

  2. Chelsea (smackerlacquer)April 13, 2015 at 5:02 PM

    What a wonderful review of this collection. I saw them on Color Clubs website the other day but they have worst website for glad you did it! So odd that the glow in the dark bottles vs swatches pictures the "glow" color was so different!

  3. These look good! I haven't seen much about them so thank you for swatching and reviewing them for us.

  4. Thank you for your kind words! I appreciate it. I think the difference in color with the glow vs. the bottle and my hands was more my fault and my cameras. I was rushing to get that shot with an iPhone camera so it is really poor quality. The glow in real life looked more matched to the color in the bottle. I'm not really equipped to photograph glowing polishes :p!

  5. Thank you! Me too! I love that Color Club did something different with neons.

  6. These look pretty cool! I love glow in the dark polishes!

  7. I think you did a great job photographing them in the dark-- kudos! I think my personal favorites are On The Flip Side and Soul Sister, but they are all fun! Definitely a unique twist on the standard summer neons.

  8. Great review! You showcased these beautifully! I definitely want to pick up some of these, they are gorgeous!

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  10. Glad you like them!

  11. Thank you! I love twists to seasonal collections, keeps things interesting!

  12. Thank you so much!

  13. You're welcome!

  14. wow i love that glow!

  15. Very cool! I like the glitters. I'd probably pass on the orange and yellows though.


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