Coming to you straight from neon headquarters, is a review of our debut collection from the neon queen herself, Claire from @clairestelle8 on Instagram! This woman knows her neons, so who better to tell you about how they perform when put to the test? Enjoy!
I may have a teensy bit of a thing for neons. Wait. Who am I kidding? My name is Claire and I have a MAJOR addiction to neons so I was thrilled to be asked to review Heroine NYC's very first collection! It contains the perfect pastel neon lime green - Sublime; the gorgeously vibrant neon purple - Touch Me Not, and the ultimate coral pink - Mean Girl which is now in my top 5 pinks of all time! Team these three with the gloriously deep royal blue - Royal Blood and the essential black and white cremes - Lights Out and White Noise and you have the perfect collection for so many different looks!
Well my first love is nail art and I couldn't wait to see how these beauties performed and I wasn't disappointed! Firstly did they gradient? If polishes are too thin they don't blend well on the nail and take ages to reach opacity but happily these polishes have a lovely consistency and are fabulous for gradients!
For my first look I created a base gradient with Sublime and Royal Blood and then did some reverse stamping (colouring in a stamping image) of a cute owl with the other polishes from the collection.
For my next look I couldn't resist a vampy gradient with Touch Me Not and Lights Out. And don't they look wonderful with a matte top coat?
I'm not usually one for monochrome nails but I had fun creating a black and white gradient with Lights Out and White Noise. Isn't it a great base for the neon stamping?
And lastly do they watermarble? Well yes they do! I loved this marble which I topped with a holo glitter top coat to catch the sparkles of the winter sunshine!
I really enjoyed playing with this polishes! Such a great collection! I can wait to see what's next to come from Heroine NYC!