China Glaze Sea Goddess Collection Swatches and Review

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Happy Wednesday! Please send good vibes my way. If you know me (really) well in real life, then you know where I am at the very second this post goes live. I could be off the grid for a few days. Eeeck! But I planned ahead and finished my Lacquer Legion mani in advance just in case! (Are you posting with us on Friday?) So today I have swatches of the six beautiful matte (but sparkly) spring-hued, textured polishes that make up the China Glaze Sea Goddess Collection (original press release here). I was excited for this one because I’m SO ready for Spring, yet I don’t want to give up all that winter bling just yet. These are perfect to fill the gap! I had to overexpose the pics a bit to get the polish the right color, so excuse the ghost hands! :)

China Glaze describes Seahorsin’ Around as a “mermaid-tail turquoise with soft gold shimmer.” The golden shimmer is very subtle and I love the darker teal glitters suspended in the lighter teal base. Beautiful! My swatch is two coats.

China Glaze Sea Horsin' Around from the Sea Goddess Collection

Shell We Dance is a bright, rose-pink highlighted with darker pink and silver glitters. This medium shade is really flattering and the finish was easy to achieve in two coats.

China Glaze Shell We Dance from the Sea Goddess CollectionSand Dolla Make You Holla is a slightly off-white texture with a pastel rainbow of fine glitters sprinkled throughout. I’m not a huge fan of this one. I like my pale neutrals best when they’re smooth and clean. But that’s just personal preference. No issues with the formula.

China Glaze Sand Dolla Make You Holla from the Sea Goddess Collection

Teal the Tide Turns leans seafoam-y green. The shade is pretty, but the finish is flatter than the others…more lumps, less sparkle. I like it though. This is two coats.

China Glaze Teal the Tide Turns from the Sea Goddess Collection

Wish on a Starfish  has a light pink base with a bright gold shimmer. The combination is stunning! It doesn’t seem like you see light pink paired with gold shimmer as much (more often it’s silver). And I might (just might) wear this one to work. That’s huge!

China Glaze Wish on a Starfish from the Sea Goddess Collection

And last but not least is my fave from the collection. Tail Me Something is a sparkly lavender. It has the most bling of the six…metallic practically! And the purple shade is so bright and springy!

China Glaze Tail Me Something from the Sea Goddess Collection

I’m still totally on-board the texture train! If chunky glitters have staying power, than there’s no reason a sparkly, course finish can’t stick around too. What do you think? Will you be picking any of these up?

The China Glaze Sea Goddess Collection is available now through salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide. For more information, please visit www.chinaglaze.com or follow China Glaze on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

Disclosure: Products in this post were provided by China Glaze PR for my consideration. All opinions are my own. For more information, please see my disclosure policy. 

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  1. Pretty swatches! You made these look so good, but I just can’t get into the lumpy texture of Teal The Tide Turns!

  2. Ayaka says:

    Love the textured nail-polish swatches! I’ve never been a fan of textured nail-polishes but these look amazing!

  3. Lisa N. says:

    Great swatches and review! Very pretty shades :)

  4. Nicole O. says:

    Seashorsin’ Around & Wishin’ On A Starfish are AMAZING !!!

  5. i can’t wait to play with these myself. they look so fun.

  6. Kelly R says:

    I love this collection. And your swatches are stunning – as usual!

  7. Lisa says:

    I am so not over textures yet, I don’t see a reason for this trend to fade :) Wish on a starfish is defenitely my favorite from this collection!

  8. Ella says:

    I can’t find this color anymore- are there any colors similar(is any company) to this or any ther colors in the collection??

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