Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Neon Glow

Grab your sunnies because this one's a shocker...

I've been on the quest for a fluorescent yellow polish, and have searched the shelves of drug stores and eBay alike, only to come up empty handed. Nothing has been quite as bright as what I had in mind. And then I met this beauty, waiting for me in Sephora, and it was love at first sight. It's bright, it's bold and it is seriously intense!

My only qualm with this polish is the application. It's a little bit too runny, the brush is a little bit too long and it goes on a little bit too streaky. But, I can ignore all of that because the colour pay-off is AMAZING! Three coats gave me as good an opaque finish as I was going to get. It looks even better against tanned skin, and gives a not-so-subtle nod to the neon trend that is all over the high street at the moment.

I think I am a little bit obsessed with this hue at the moment. I can't remember the last time I was so taken with a polish colour, there are so many similar tones across the various brands, and this is definitely not something you see everyday. I don't like to wear a colour for too long or too soon afterwards, but I might just have to bend the rules for this one...

Rare is £13.50 from Illamasqua, and you can get yours here.


  1. I think Primark is doing a collection of neon colours, yellow one of them. Maybe try them out too, so cheap at only £2! However it's not as bright as the Illamasqua one...

    I found some swatches here:

    1. I do like the look of that lime green... thank you!