Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer
Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer

How Deep is Your Navy Blue?

Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer ($8.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “blue green metallic.” This is an incredibly rich, inky blackened navy blue with bluish-teal micro-shimmer. The way the shimmer is catches the light makes the polish look like it’s glowing on the nails. NARS Night Flight has larger blue shimmer. MAC Biker Blue is bluer with larger shimmer. Rescue Beauty Lounge Under the Stars has much larger shimmer (more like particle glitter) that is sparse.

It’s completely opaque after two coats. The formula was not too thick or too thin, so it leveled and applied evenly and easily without pooling along the edges. The drying time was about average, but it did have a natural shine to the dried result.  As you can see from this week, I’ve been doing some wear-testing of Color Club polishes, and First Looks was another one I specifically tested for wear.  It wore for a full seven days without chipping and only had minor tip wear at the end of the week.

First Looks
A

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer
Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer

Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer
Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer

Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer
Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer

Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer
Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer

Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer
Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer

Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer
Color Club First Looks Nail Lacquer

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I love colors like this! Very flattering on a variety of skin tones; dark with that flash of teal interest. It’s the kind of shade that keeps me glancing at my nails.

While I don’t have Color Club’s version, I do have Essie Dive Bar, which appears (at least to my eyes) to be a really close dupe.

Could you provide any more info about how/where to purchase this? Color Club’s site doesn’t have a search option and the color isn’t listed with the blues or the metallics!

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