My mani from Sunday to Wednesday was something completely not gigolo M&M bright blue. I went neutral.
Rescue Beauty Lounge has great polish. You're paying a premium price for it, it better be good! And it is! It goes on like a dream, the colors tend to be chic, edgy and gorgeous and of course, it's cruelty free.
I had many compliments on it, it was very elegant...and I wasn't sure I liked it. I did Ani, which is a gold/beige/shimmer and it's lovely. It truly is. I love the polish and the color. I was just never sure I loved it on me. I was sort of Meh on it. Seriously. It was great for me on the mannequin hands front...but I thought it gave me a hint of lobster paw redness. I don't know, check the pics, see what you make of it.
THEN...the massive fail. I had tip wear and chipping in a DAY. So not finding that funny. Normally I have great wear from RBL so I'm not sure what happened. Maybe this is a color that requires it's own brand's base and top coats. I don't have them from RBL so I can't test that, but maybe on my next haul I will invest and see what happens.
Overall, the color is beautiful, but maybe not so much on me. I had trouble with wear, which could have been several factors, not the least of which being my nails were just plain too long. I don't really blame the polish because it went on beautifully and my track record with Rescue Beauty does not suggest it's that. Though I do have a bad bottle, but that's a story for another blog...like the one where I try to wear it and thin it down enough to clear up the clumps. Hello. Generally I find Rescue Beauty to be a great polish. I'm marking this up to a fluke. And possibly to old top coat....we shall see. My bottle is definitely getting down.
Here's the mani steps:
1. Varisi to clear the nail and balance pH
2. Poshe base coat
3. 1 coat Nailtiques 2
4. 2 coats Seche Rebuild
5. 2 coats Rescue Beauty Lounge Ani
6. 1 coat Poshe Quick Dry top coat
And a last parting action shot:
In summation: beautiful color...for someone else. Crap wear, not sure why. Wow. This was one helpful post, huh?