Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Serum No. 5 Pink Lantern Swatch and Review



Serum No. 5 is a brand well known for amazing glow in the dark polishes, and this limited edition stunner is no exception. Pink Lantern is a special release for October, and with just over a week left in the month, there's no time to hesitate if it tickles your fancy.

Pink Lantern is a bright Barbie pink creme with a bonus orange glow in the dark effect. This polish is meant both as a representation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (with its pink hue) and Halloween (with its glow).

It has a great formula -- not too thick and not too thin! I used three coats for full coverage here, and it applied evenly and smoothly. It does dry slightly matte with a tiny bit of grit to it due to the glow pigment, but one coat of topcoat evens everything out no problem.



The glow is super bright. I charged it up a bit while I was brushing my teeth before bed, and when I woke up in the middle of the night two hours later, I could still see it glowing. Of course the room was pitch black, but that's pretty legit if you ask me!


Here is a little preview video/mini-swatch I posted to Instgram a couple of weeks ago!


I told Victoria from Serum that she needs to drop everything and focus on a core line of glow in the dark cremes. I think she would just KILL with those!

Again, this is a LE product for October, so head over to the Serum No. 5 shop to pick it up if you like it. You can also keep up with the brand on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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12 comments

  1. It's adorable! I love that smooth satin effect, and it's really suprising how it can change between with and without light! Simply magic.
    Hugs from Spain ♥

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  2. What a stunning polish!!!

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  3. that glow is incredible!

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  4. omg amazing!!! question, how do you photograph the glow in the dark picture, it's amazing!

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  5. wow interesting. really like the glowing effect :)

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  6. This is in an older post, but I go over my process here: http://www.chalkboardnails.com/2012/02/spooky-stamping.html :)

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  7. Super glowy!! I have some polish like that but it doesn't even compare to this strength or longevity. Awesome!

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  8. This looks amazing! I haven't ever seen a polish that glows that much, and it looks really pretty in the light as well -- I love the delicate pink color :)

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  9. I love how you blended those two pics, very smart!

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  10. Marieta García LópezOctober 27, 2013 at 2:15 AM

    I've shared your manicure on http://minailsart.blogspot.com.es/2013/10/marea-rosa-19-de-octubre.html and I'm following you at the moment.

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