SinfulColors Nail Polish in Witch Hazel Bohn, swatch

SinfulColors — Witch Hazel Bohn (Glow-in-the-Dark Nail Polish) Swatch & Review

Collection: SinfulColors 2017 Halloween, Night of the Living Red

You guys are going to help me out with the naming of this one.

Witch Hazel Bohn (2297) is a glow-in-the-dark polish I picked up from SinfulColors’ latest Halloween collection (it may be a re-release from a previous year, though…I can’t quite tell from the code). And I simply do not understand the name. Witch hazel, sure. But Bohn? What’s that? Google has failed me, as well. Is there a pun I’m not getting? Maybe Bohn sounds like bone? But why Bohn?!?!?! Is there someone famous named Hazel Bohn? SinfulColors’ description doesn’t help much, either: “You glow, ghoul! Skull-shaped glitters in a glow in the dark base are drop-dead awesome.

SinfulColors Nail Polish in Witch Hazel Bohn (Glow-in-the-Dark)

I MUST KNOW!

Anyway. As usual, this ostensibly glow-in-the-dark nail polish is a greenish-yellow, and leaves that tint on the nail. Now, I haven’t tried too many glow-in-the-dark polishes in my life, but I literally can never get them to work. I don’t know if it’s because I always cheap out and get them from Claire’s or something, but I put on five coats, charge it under bright light for ages, and they never give me so much as a feeble glow.

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SinfulColors Fall 2017 collections

New Releases: SinfulColors (Fall 2017 + Halloween)

Here’s a roundup of SinfulColors’ newest collections for Fall 2017!

The Trend #BackToSchool #GetBright

This collection consists of 6 limited edition and 2 repromoted Nail Colors:

Acid Test (Neon Matte), In Your Elemelon (Neon Matte),
Lilac Out Loud (Neon Matte)

Make a Scene (Neon Matte), Quick Study (Neon Matte),
Under the Inbluence (Neon Matte)

Black On Black (repromote), Snow Me White (repromote)

The Trend #BackToSchool #SchoolGoals

This collection consists of 3 limited edition and 8 repromoted Nail Colors:
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New Release: SinfulColors — Guise & Ghouls (Halloween 2016)

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Collection: SinfulColors Fall 2016, Guise & Ghouls: Glowing Masquerade (Halloween)

SinfulColors’ Halloween collection this year has a great name: Guise & Ghouls: Glowing Masquerade! It’s probably tough to come up with a snazzy name every year.

The black, orange, and purple colors from their core collection are included (Black on Black, Courtney Orange, and Let’s Talk), as well as Glow in the Dark, which is presumably re-released every Halloween.

Eight new shades are:

  • Cloak and Swagger (Tombstone Matte; deep burgundy with a tombstone texture)
  • Dead On (Glow in the Dark; skull-shaped glitter topper in a purple glowing base with black microglitter)
  • Déjà Boo (Glow in the Dark; ghost-shaped glitter topper in a black glowing base)
  • Got a Bat Attitude (Glow in the Dark; bat-shaped glitter topper in a glow in the dark base)
  • Hazel Moon (Glow in the Dark; skull-shaped glitter topper in a purple glowing base with black microglitter)
  • Nice Guise (Chameleon Color; skull-shaped glitter topper in a purple glowing base with black microglitter)
  • Play Dead (rose gold and bronze metallic)
  • Where Oh Werewolf (Walgreens Exclusive; tombstone slate grey)

I already snagged Nice Guise (hey, the display was sitting right at the checkout), which, incidentally, looks nothing like Sinful Colors’ pic! The base color of my bottle looks black, not midtone green. The strangest thing is that the model in the promo pic is wearing a St. Patrick’s Day bright green! I guess I’ll see how Nice Guise looks when I swatch it…maybe Canada got a different version?

I’m tempted to go back for Play Dead, if they have it, because rose gold. Well, if it even looks rose gold in person! There may have been a reason I didn’t pick it up…

SinfulColors Halloween 2016 collection Guise & Ghouls: Glowing Masquerade
SinfulColors Halloween 2016 collection Guise & Ghouls: Glowing Masquerade

Have fun getting ready for Halloween!

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SinfulColors Nail Color, 0.5 fl. oz. / 15 mL. MSRP US$1.99 / CA$2.99. They are made in the USA and are free of formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate (DBP).

SinfulColors was founded in 1991. The company was acquired by Revlon in 2011.

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Halloween 2007: Greens, Part 2

Freshly swatched greens.

Rimmel Camouflage

Claire’s Emerald Metallic

Claire’s Envy

Here’s Claire’s Glow in the Dark. I was hoping that since it is sheer (with glitter!) it could be layered over any colour, thereby transforming it into a glow-in-the-dark polish. Unfortunately, even with five coats, this polish is not quite functional on the nail. The bottle glows, though…guess I need 10 coats or more. Anyway, save your money! I’m sure there must be other GITD polishes out there that work.

And, lastly, one of my favourite greens of all time, which is really an olive/amethyst duochrome, is Rimmel’s Zeitgeist: