Color Club Professional Lacquer in Safari Sunset, swatch

Color Club — Safari Sunset (Professional Nail Lacquer) Swatch & Review

Collection: Color Club 2014 Spring, Safari Garden

A while back, I scored a pack of six Color Club polishes, plus a clear top coat, marked down to CA$5 at Winners.

Color Club Professional Nail Lacquer, Safari Garden collection

The Color Club packs sold at Winners are typically unlabeled, but the colors all looked like the ones in Color Club’s Spring 2014 Safari Garden collection. I’ll have to label the bottles myself.

Color Club Professional Nail Lacquer in Safari Sunset

Safari Sunset (1023) is a rather unique shade of orange: it’s a peachy amber with honey-gold frost. The African-inspired collection reminds me of those honeypot ants (no pic ’cause it’s a bit icky if you’re not into this stuff).

Honey, honeycomb
Honey, honeycomb. Image: (Yes, this image came from a site about yeast infections!)

Two coats applied smoothly, but, since it’s a frost finish, it’s tough to avoid streaks. Still, I think it’s a pretty color!

Color Club Professional Nail Lacquer in Safari Sunset, swatch

Color Club Professional Nail Lacquer retails for US$8.50 (I’ve rarely seen it in Canada outside of Winners, but never checked the pricing) and is 0.5 fl oz / 15 mL. It is cruelty-free and made in USA.

Color Club is one of the lines produced by Forsythe Cosmetics Group, which was founded in 1979 by husband and wife team Buddy & Harriet Rose. Along with Color Club, the company also makes Art Club, Ruby Wing Color Changing Polish, and private label polishes for distributors and nail salons. The company is based in Freeport, NY, USA.

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