Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Color Club ~ Hot Like Lava

Color Club ~ Hot Like Lava
Pink silvery foil

and

Nubar ~ Black Polka Dot
Clear base with two sizes of black “dots” 


I originally bought Color Club’s “Hot like Lava” for stamping, but decided to try it out as a regular polish first. You can tell by a single look at the bottle that this foil is going to work – there’s so much silver mixed with the pink on the sides of the bottle.

Applying was a dream. I thank Color Club for making such cool formulas, the polish glided on beautifully, leaving neither bald spots nor streaks. It was in fact a one coater, but I applied two, just to give the polish the best conditions.  It wasn’t necessary though, I couldn’t tell the difference between one and two coats.

Here is two coats, no top coat yet:


I couldn’t leave it like this though. Nubar’s “Black Polka Dots” has been sitting around in my box of untrieds for a bit now, and I have been really eager to find an appropriate polish to apply it over. “Hot Like Lava” seemed like the perfect choice!


Applying was tricky. The base is clear but looks pale grey because of the many little “dots”, but finding the bigger dots was quite a challenge. I didn’t want the dots to lump, so I tried to spread them out of the nail as good as possible.

Here’s two coats of Black Polka Dots over the Color Club, plus a layer of Poshé top coat.



The reason it was hard to find the dots was because the brush is black as well, so I wasn’t actually able to see if I caught some dots out of the bottle or not.
A white or pale brush would be good for this product.


It’s not my favourite mani, but fun and definitely acceptable in my book. What do you think?


Color Club ~ Hot Like Lava
Opacity: 10/10
Colour, prettiness: 8/10
Durability: 9/10
Value for money: 9/10
Overall: 9/10
Buy again: Yes


Nubar ~ Black Polka Dot
Opacity: -/10
Colour, prettiness: -/10
Durability: 8/10
Value for money: 6/10
Overall: 7/10
Buy again: No


10 comments:

  1. I love it! That colour is stunning on its own but teamed with that topcoat...wow!

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    1. Thank you so much! That makes me smile! :)

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  2. Lakken fra Color club er mega nice! Har også den fra Nubar, bare i hvid. Har egentlig fortrudt jeg købte den, bruger den bare aldrig. Havde nok forventet den var mere glimmer-ish ;-)

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    1. Jeg har også den hvide fra Nubar - havde faktisk tænkt at man kunne bruge de to farver prikker sammen - har bare ikke lige fået prøvet det endnu. :)

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  3. Love black polka dots with the shimmery pink, I had a hard time finding the dots too since they blend in the bruch.

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    1. Yes - I wonder why this particular polish didn't come with a white or even clear brush. :)

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  4. I have this nubar in black and white dots-and have yet to use it!! I love this!

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    1. I'm looking forward to seeing the dots on your nails too!

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