Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer ($18.00 for 0.5 fl. oz.) is described as a “watery pale blue.”  It’s really a soft, pale blue with a smidgen of green that looks squishy on.  From everything I’ve read on this polish, it is a sheer shade, so it’s not expected to be opaque nor designed to be worn that way.  I wore two coats in the swatches, and I think it works best with two.  It’s not streaky like some pastels, but it will start to look uneven if you don’t let each coat dry before the next and go to three or four coats.  I think a ridge filler would be helpful here, too, to really get a flawless, sheer look.

I didn’t find this formula to be as flawless as Rescue Beauty Lounge’s other shades; it’s just not as easy to apply.  I felt like you do need to work with it and be patient, because the way it overlaps can make the color look uneven or patchy if you are not careful.  I also had some color pull up from the base, because the first coat had not dried enough.  The drying time was a little long.  I typically get a full week of wear with RBL’s formula.

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
3.5
Application
90%
Total
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Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer
Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom Nail Lacquer

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Product Availability

Rescue Beauty Lounge Bikini Bottom $20.00/0.5 OZ.
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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Would you suggest using a base polish under this if I want more coverage? I have small nail beds and the white part is long, and they would look quite strange with sheer polish on.

I agree w/u, Christine. Not the most flattering pastel polish i’ve seen. The colour (in the bottle) says so much more than when it’s applied to the nails.

Neh, I’m not feeling this color. It looks great in the bottle, but since it’s meant to be sheer… I guess I’m just not into sheer nail polish. xD

Cannot get past the VNL. Also, I have enough polishes in this shade range and don’t wear them. Most are too chalky white when I get them on.

In the bottle, it looks close to Essie TURQUOISE & CAICOS (which I happen to be wearing on my toes, right now), but I agree the payoff is too sheer, so it would be a PASS for me!

For everyone here complaining about nail polish being sheer – sheer polish is meant mostly to be worn on short nails, with the white part cut off. They are also meant to be worn by women who prefer to keep their nails work-appropriate, so there’s just a wash of color on their nails and not something that’ll raise eyebrows around the office. I tried some recently on short nails and they looked super chic and pretty! 🙂

I just got this polish and tried it– and I’m totally with you. So many people raved about this polish online and I jumped at getting it. But I hated the way the polish applied! Not necessarily the sheerness of it, which I knew about going in, but the application was terrible for me. I guess I will have to play around with it.

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