Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Rescue Beauty Lounge Red Polishes
Rescue Beauty Lounge: Glamourpuss, Chinoise, Bangin’

Rescue Beauty Lounge: Glamourpuss, Chinoise, Bangin’

Rescue Beauty Lounge recently held their annual 50% off sale, and I must admit, I indulged. I’ve been waiting for this sale for months (ever since buying my first RBLs). I could have sworn I saw someone mention it may be the last 50% off sale… anyway, I couldn’t resist.

The next three I want to share with you are: Glamourpuss (classic true red), Chinoise (lacquered like a Chinese screen), and Bangin’ (hot red coral).  Like the first three, I don’t think these are particularly unique, never-before-seen kind of shades, but they are top-notch in quality.

  • Glamourpuss is a deep red cream with a hint of berry. What I like about this shade is it is definitely not a bright red cream, but it is still bright enough that it won’t be mistaken for black or brown either. This is a red that doesn’t lean blue or orange, which makes it suitable for a variety of skin tones.
    Two coats.
  • Chinoise is a bright red cream. It’s vibrant without being neon or flashy. On me, my skin seems to pull out very slight orange undertones.  I would say it’s similar to Essie’s Red Nouveau.  Two coats.
  • Bangin’ is rich, fiery red coral cream. It’s similar to China Glaze’s Revolution–but not quite as orange.  SpaRitual’s Love & Happiness would also make a decent dupe. Two coats.

All three shades featured in this post were richly pigmented, applied evenly and never streaked, and only needed two coats for full opacity. Each shade retails for $18, and due to the recent 50% off sale, many shades are sold out for the time being.

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  • Product: 29/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: I don’t think you need all three of these, but they are nice vampier shades that lean on the red/brown side. Between Glamourpuss and Bangin’, I’d definitely only opt for one or the other if you’re on a budget.

AVAILABILITY: Rescue Beauty Lounge

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Rescue Beauty Lounge Red Polishes
Rescue Beauty Lounge: Glamourpuss, Chinoise, Bangin’

Rescue Beauty Lounge Red Polishes
Rescue Beauty Lounge: Glamourpuss, Chinoise, Bangin’

Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Glamourpuss Nail Lacquer (Flash)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer (Flash)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin' Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin’ Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin' Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin’ Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin' Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin’ Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin' Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bangin’ Nail Lacquer (Flash)

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5 thoughts on “Rescue Beauty Lounge: Glamourpuss, Chinoise, Bangin’ Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Vanessa

    Rescue Beauty Lounge Chinoise Nail Lacquer looks a lot like Off with her red from OPI

  2. Hend

    all the 3 reds are AWESOME

  3. Bernice

    Very nice !

  4. Elusive

    Finally, a side-by-side (almost) comparison of Chinoise and Bangin’! I’ve been looking for one for ages as I already have Chinoise.

    Glamourpuss looks lovely, but lately I haven’t had much luck with straight-up cremes because they don’t work too great with either Seche Vite or Poshe quick-dry topcoats, and those are musts for me.

  5. Love these. And these colours work so well on my pale skin. Lovely!