Thursday, 24 May 2012

Surfin' For Boys - China Glaze Summer Neons 2012

I received two polishes from China Glaze's Neons Collection 2012 in the post a couple of days ago - Surfin' For Boys and Love's a Beach. We've had such great weather for a last few days that I couldn't wait to try these out.

As soon as I slapped this on, it was like "Whoa!!!". In the bottle, Surfin' For Boys looks like a coral with hints of red and orange, with ultra fine magenta shimmer. On my nails however, it's the brightest most neon orange I have ever seen! This is probably because I'm wearing "undies" as I don't like to wear neons on their own.

Let me tell you! It was a PITA trying to photograph this polish! All pictures showed a different colour and none of them true to real life colour. The closest to real life colour is the first picture which I had to change the setting of my camera for and darken the whole image to be able to capture! I think neons look better in the dark anyway, that's why they always look awesome with a tan!

I don't have anything else this bright, looking at it too long even hurts my eyes and I'm sure people will be able to see 10 little dots coming a mile away! This baby is going on my toes tonight for sure :)


If I tried to take a pic under my usual craft lamp, my camera would completely spaz out:

Here is a pic in the shade:

And in direct sunlight:

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16 comments:

  1. What a brilliant colour for the current heatwave we are having! Reminds me of holidays, I love having a colour similar to that when I go away :)

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  2. it's SO bold! it's super pretty!

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  3. Wowww how amazing! *-*
    I have a brazilian polish that looks a lot like that one!

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  4. Hollllly molllly ! That looks awesomely bright, you've convinced me I need it ! I love the first picture ! : )

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  5. Wow this is soo bright but I love it :)

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  6. Awesome! I can't wait for this collection to be released.

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  7. Wow I think I need this :)

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  8. Looks like an amazing shade!!

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  9. I got this one, too and I love! Actually I am in love with the whole collection but this is one of my favorites. It's so bright, it freaks out my camera ;)

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  10. Super photos you caught of this one as neons are hard to capture. I cannot wait until these are released. My area gets things in slowly after release date and never many bottles - also they won't take your name and hold or call you when they come in. Assume you got the 2 you have from this collection via PR?

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    1. I didnt get these via PR, i bought them online. We get things pretty slowly here too. But for some reason this shop always gets collections as soon as they are released or even before www.nailpolishdirect.co.uk.

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  11. Wow so bright and pretty! X :-)

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