May 12, 2015

JulieG Candy Shoppe Colors Collection Swatch & Review


Hi guys! Today I have the Candy Shoppe Colors Collection from JulieG to share with you! These 9 polishes have what JulieG calls a Jelly Bean finish which is a bit of a jelly with satin matte finish. With top coat they just look like regular jellies so they are pretty versatile depending on how you feel like wearing them. I like seeing fun polishes like this available at the drugstore so I was pretty excited for these when they arrived! Check out all the swatches after the jump!




Formula wise all 9 polishes are on the sheer side since they are jellies. I found most of them to be a bit patchy but they even out pretty easily. The consistency was good across the board, they weren't too thick or thin and all applied fairly easily. I used 3 coats and no top coat for all of the swatches below.


Candy Shop is an orange jelly, this is reading a little warmer in photos than it did in real life. In person it's just a touch lighter.




Lemon Drop is a yellow jelly.  This was one of the more patchy shades due to it being a yellow but it was pretty easy to even out using 2 thin coats and 1 thick-ish coat.




Licorice Twist is a black jelly. Surprisingly this was one of the post sheer shades, depending on how you apply this might be a 4 coater. The good news about the sheerness is that it will probably be a good black for jelly sandwiches and the like.



Lollipop is a purple jelly. There are 2 purples in this collection that are somewhat similar, this one has stronger red undertones.



Pixi Stick is a medium pink jelly.



Sour Apple is a green jelly. I really like this one, no one is surprised haha!



Sour Grape is a purple jelly. This one is more blue toned and a touch darker than the other purple.



Sweet Tooth is a bright blue jelly. I did have a tiny bit of staining with this so I'd recommend 2 coats of base coat with it.



Wild Cherry is a red jelly. This was the most opaque of the collection, almost a 2 coater for me!



Overall I think these are fun and I can see myself using a bunch of them for jelly sandwiches. I really like the finish of these also. My picks are Sour Apple and Candy Shop!

JulieG polishes are available at Rite Aid and online at https://www.jessesgirlcosmetics.com for those that don't live near Rite Aid. The Jesses Girl website does ship internationally for those wondering! JulieG polishes retail for $3.99 each!

3 comments:

  1. Danielle HamiltonMay 12, 2015 at 4:43 PM

    Very interesting finish, they really are like jelly beans! Cool!

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  2. These really do remind me of Jellybeans.

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