China Glaze I’m With the Lifeguard Nail Lacquer
Add a Little Electric Green to Your Routine
One of twelve shades from China Glaze Summer Neons Collection, China Glaze I’m With the Lifeguard Nail Lacquer ($3.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “glimmering lime green.” I’d say that’s a rather apt description! It’s a vibrant, slightly cool-toned lime green with soft shimmer. Cult Nails Deal With It is warmer, darker, less neon. China Glaze Cha Cha Cha is also darker, moer golden, and not neon. China Glaze Kiwi Cool-ada was the closest shade that I could think of, though it has a cream finish.
The consistency was somewhat thick, so each coat was thicker than I’d like, which resulted in some pooling of polish along the edges. The shimmer also created some noticeable brush strokes, but the color was opaque after two coats. It’s just a fussier formula overall–takes longer to dry, more patience required to get even coats (and color). I’m usually a fan of China Glaze’s formula, but something wasn’t quite right with a lot of the shades in their summer launch. The colors are fun and gorgeous (totally summer-esque), so it’s a little disappointing! I could see this lime green working well on toes. I normally get a week of wear with no chipping and minor tip wear with China Glaze’s formula.