Tuesday, March 23, 2010

China Glaze Poolside-2 More! Sun Worshiper & Yellow Polka Dot Bikini

Here we go, two more from the China Glaze Poolside Collection! You can find swatches of Pool Party and Flip Flop Fantasy in the post below this one, and I'll be back later today with Towel Boy Toy and Kiwi Cool-Ada. The sunshine we're enjoying today, along with these colors, have put me in a great mood. Come on Summer!

Above & Below: Sun Worshiper is like nothing I have in my collection. I have yellows and oranges, but I have no orangello! I opted for 3 coats on these over a white base color, and any streakiness that was evident on the first 2 coats disappeared after the final coat. Yellow Polka Dot Bikini is a fluorescent yellow that looks like it could glow in the dark! The formula on this one seemed a little thinner than the others, but didn't pose any real problems.
As I mentioned in my previous post, these are working out much better using a white base coat. I am using OPI Van-Couvered in Snow, because although I have no scientific evidence to back this up, I'm finding that I get a more even application if I use a shimmer instead of a creme for the white base. I'm wondering if perhaps the neon shades apply better over a shimmer because the metal flake gives them something to adhere to. At any rate, I'm totally enjoying this collection. I'm not having any real problems with the application, which has been my complaint in the past with neon shades.
*Products in this post were furnished by the manufacturer or PR firm for review.


  1. I NEED Sun Worshiper! It reminds me of an electric mango!

  2. I love yellow polish :) it is perfect for summer!!

  3. Ah, I love Yellow Polka Dot Bikni!

  4. Woooow I think I'm inlove with the Poolside Collection!! My favourite is Sun Worshiper!!!!!! I want it bad =)

    Have fun!<3

  5. omg nice bright color !! soo nice u hv this collection :)

  6. I'm loving all your Poolside swatches, can't wait 'till I can buy some of my own!!!

  7. I need an OPI Van-Couvered in Snow. I live in Vancouver... I should have this polish!

  8. Both are very pretty colors. I think I'm going to have to add sun worshiper to my collection.

  9. Wow, these are fun! Wonder if I could pull these off at work? lol

  10. Im going to start calling things orangello now ;D Sun Worshipper is my favourite from the collection

  11. AllYouDesire~they really are! Glad you like them.

    Jen_j333j~that was the one that really stood out to me. A very different color and I love it.

    Brooke~yes, they are the perfect summer colors and would look great on tanned toes also!

    Tierney~the colors are so bright and that one is definitely the brightest I'd say.

    Tiana~I had lots of fun swatching these! I just kept thinking of summer and warm sun :)

    ipehishere~I'm happy I have them too! Ha-ha, but they're very fun and a perfect summer polish...all of them!

    polishsis~I'm sure you'll enjoy them. I wasn't impressed at first because they were streaky, so I started over with a white base and all was well.

    Skulda~yes, you do need it then! I love how sparkly it is, although I couldn't quite capture that in the photo.

    Twister~I also like the name of this one. I am a sun worshiper, that's for sure :)

    adorepink~well, I'd give it a try! They're very fun, indeed :)

    SilhouetteScreams~I don't know what color to actually call it, so that sounded good. Seems to be a favorite of many!