Sunday, May 12, 2013

Sinful Shine - Bottoms Up Part-1

A few days ago, a good friend of mine showed me an Instagram pic of what seemed to be several *new* Sinful Colors polishes, with shiny chrome-like caps, and a new name on the bottle. Being an avid collector of Sinful Colors, I was immediately intrigued! So yesterday while I was out, I stopped in at one of my fave Walgreen's to see if they had these mysterious new colors, and they had a whole new display with more new colors than I had expected! I limited myself to 5, for now, and this is the first one that I have tried so far.

Sinful Shine w/ Gel Tech - Bottoms Up

The new display claims that these new *gel type* formulas are 'more glossy than a patent leather shoe'. Years ago, I used to get gel manicures regularly, but this is the first *gel type* polish I have used from a bottle, that doesn't require a UV light to cure. So I decided to do an experiment to see how long and how well these polishes will last. 

On my Left hand, I have a base coat, one coat of Bottoms Up, and Seche Vite top coat. On my right hand, I have a base coat, two coats of Bottoms Up, and Seche Vite top coat. There two things I find interesting about this side-by-side comparison of both hands. One, is it just me or does the Left side just look *better* with just one coat? Two, the right side has a teeny bit of shrinkage, mostly obvious on my ring finger. I plan to wear these until there's noticeable chipping, I just hope that doesn't take *too* long haha.

Products Used:
One coat Beauty Secrets Moisturizing Base Coat
Left hand - One coat Sinful Shine Bottoms Up
Right hand - Two coats Sinful Shine Bottoms Up
One coat Seche Vite Top Coat


  1. I agree that the 1 coat does look better. That's a great color. I'll be on the lookout for this new line.

  2. It's a beautiful color! I wad thinking the one coat looked better also. Let us know how it holds up!

    1. 4 days and it was still going strong on the one coat hand...the two coat hand had shrunk back a bit so tip wear was more severe on that hand after 4 days.