China Glaze Laser Lime

My love for nail polish is making me a little crazy. A couple of times a week I spend an hour on eBay searching for old and discontinued polishes because I am convinced that I will stumble upon some gems. I know I’m a little delusional in thinking that maybe I’ll get Clarins 230 or Essie Starry Starry Night at a reasonable price, but that doesn’t stop me from searching for that unicorn. What actually ends up happening is that I find interesting discontinued polishes at very reasonable prices so I end up getting one…or two…or a few. The most recent polish that I picked up on eBay is China Glaze Laser Lime from the discontinued Tronica Collection. Let me show you this pretty.

123Why is it that polish companies discontinue awesome collections? I know that a lot of people were disappointed with the Tronica Collection because it wasn’t like the OMG Collection, but they are beautiful on their own. I really love green polishes so China Glaze Laser Lime is another great one to add to my stash. The formula on this polish is very thin and I experienced drag on my second coat. I made sure to leave extra time between coats to avoid creating any bald spots. What you see above is three coats. Pretty, eh?

So what do you think of this polish? Do you have any others from this collection? Do you buy polish on eBay or do you think it’s too risky? Thanks so much for stopping by today, and I will talk to you soon!

16 thoughts on “China Glaze Laser Lime

  1. 11 August, 2015 at 9:59 am

    I love this color on you! I also will spend way too much time browsing evil-bay in search of HTF polishes at an amazing price. LOL
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    1. 11 August, 2015 at 10:02 pm

      Lately I feel like I’ve been crushing on green colors more than normal. I am trying to stay off ebay tonight but it’s really hard!!!

  2. Kimberly Youngerman
    11 August, 2015 at 10:32 am

    What a good green!!! I couldn’t get any part of the Kaleidoscope or Tronica collections without needing the entire collection, so I don’t have this one. Plus I went crazy for the OMGs.
    But I don’t think it’s delusional to accept the possibility (however rare it may be) of finding a gem like those! I got NOPI Season’s Grey-tings (HOLO) in a lot order and the seller had no idea!

    1. 11 August, 2015 at 10:02 pm

      Woah! I had to look up hat NOPI and it is amazeballs. Now I want it. Thanks a lot. lol

  3. 11 August, 2015 at 4:43 pm

    You know you have a problem when you have specific searches saved and check them once a night. …I may do this. Ok, I do. This is a beautiful color though! I love the holo in this. I might need to add it to my lengthy wishlist.
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    1. 11 August, 2015 at 9:49 pm

      LOL…we’d get a long really well. Seriously, this color is a must!

  4. 11 August, 2015 at 5:24 pm

    Such an amazing green!
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    1. 11 August, 2015 at 9:49 pm

      I know, right? I love it!

  5. 11 August, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    I actually preferred the Tronicas to the OMGs – I’ve sold my OMGs, but you’ll have to pry my Tronicas and Kaleidoscopes out of my cold dead hands!!
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    1. 11 August, 2015 at 9:42 pm

      LOL I’ve been really loving the Tronica and Kaleidoscope swatches I have seen. The best thing is that a lot of them are reasonably priced on ebay so at least I can start collecting them slowly.

  6. AuttyW
    11 August, 2015 at 7:59 pm

    I was in LOVE with the Tronica collection when it came out, it was my first actual full-ish (i’m missing one) polish that I purchased. I was always talked down too about this collection because everyone thought it sucked. I still stand by my love of these polishes though! I’m so in love of your swatch of this! Gorgeous and top notch!

    1. 11 August, 2015 at 9:41 pm

      Ugh, lucky you! I wish I had gotten all of these when they came out but I just wasn’t into polish much back then. Maybe eventually I’ll pick these up one by one.

  7. 13 August, 2015 at 2:01 am

    It’s seriously pretty! I love all of the holo collections from China Glaze, because every shade has its own fascinating side. This one is really beautiful – I love light green holos 🙂
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    1. 16 August, 2015 at 9:56 am

      Right? I wish I could get my hand on all of the Tronica polishes…as well as the other two holo collections. lol

  8. 13 August, 2015 at 12:04 pm

    Don’t give up! I found Clarins 230 in a bulk lot for $8 not too long ago. I couldn’t believe it! It was just described as a burgundy shimmer with no mention of the name. Hope you find your unicorn!

    1. 16 August, 2015 at 9:29 am

      Whhhaaaat!? That is crazy. That is some major find!!!!

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