Color Club’s Mrs. Robinson review and photos

Posted on Wednesday, at bought • 109 views

  • Manufacturer: Color Club
  • Availability: part of the Poptastic collection
  • Color Range: medium-deep magenta matte
  • Cost/Amount: USD$10 for 15 ml / .5 fl oz
  • Would you purchase again: yes
All of the entries for the year 2020 were completed before March 2020. Most items were bought in, or before, 2019. And so, despite the pandemic where buying makeup is definitely a lower priority, I'm still publishing these posts.
Color Club’s Mrs. Robinson

This is another shade like Chelsea Girl or Island Vibes: it has a matte-like finish, and two coats gives you full coverage, but not necessarily 100% opaque. I love this shade as an early spring/late summer shade: it looks like azaleas in bloom. The formula is standard Color Club formula for cremes, even if this is a quasi-matte. It doesn’t clump up or show brushstrokes, it covers and self-levels wonderfully, and the finished manicure is clear and clean. If you prefer a high-shine mani, you’ll definitely want to use a top coat to get that shine. Depending on your personal preferences, you may also want to use a third coat to get total opacity.

Photos that show how the product actually performs...! See how I create my swatches

Close-up photo of the middle three fingernails of the left hand, showing 2 coats of Color Club's Mrs. Robinson polish. The left hand holding a bottle of nail polish and displaying all manicured fingernails, with 2 coats of Color Club's Mrs. Robinson polish. Four fingers in a row, resting on the thumb, with all nails displaying 2 coats of Color Club's Mrs. Robinson polish.

One upside about having these semi-transparent polishes is that you can layer them over other nail polish shades to get a slightly different color, or get a greater impact from the magenta in this color itself. I tried putting this over a “nude” neutral, and the color was just a tiny bit brighter.(My next trick: applying it over white, and stamping over it with white stamping polish.)

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