China Glaze Kiwi Cool-Ada vs In The Lime Light

I'm always worried that I'm buying duplicates of each other when I get or buy nail polish, so I have another comparison post for you.  This one is China Glaze Kiwi Cool-Ada from the Poolside collection versus In The Lime Light from the INK collection.

You can already see in the bottle picture that even the shades are a bit different.  Kiwi Cool-Ada is a bit more yellow-green and In The Lime Light is more blue-green.  The major difference is in the finish.  Kiwi Cool-Ada is a true neon (matte and all) where In The Lime Light is actually a neon shimmer (with blue shimmer).

For this swatch, I used a base coat of Seche Natural, 1 coat of China Glaze Snow, 3 coats of color and 1 coat of Seche Vite.

Quite oddly, on the nail, it's Kiwi Cool-Ada that comes out darker.  I know that most of that is because of the shimmer but it's definitely a different look and you can tell these two are cousins, but not dupes.

China Glaze [official website] can be found online through several etailers, including my favorite Head2Toe Beauty [official website], Sally's Beauty Supply [official website] as well asTransDesign [official website].

Disclosure: The product[s] in this post was [were] provided to me by the company for consideration.  For more information, please read this post.


  1. Thanks for the comparison. This may be nail blogger blasphemy, but I really only need ONE of each color/type. If I have a neon green, I don't need another, but if there's one I like better, then it replaces the one I already have and I the old one away.

  2. Kiwi Cool-ada is such a bright and intense green! It literally makes my eyes hurt lol. I'd definitely rock it on my toes though.

  3. I'm so excited about the Poolside Collection, I really need Kiwi Cool-Ada!

  4. Great pictures, as always. I just love And thanks so much for the info about China glaze nail polish very helpful.
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