5/4/11

Deborah Lippmann Bad Romance Manicure & Pics



I picked this up while at Nordstrom yesterday.  I have been wanting to try it for soooo long, and I finally gave in to temptation.  I hate to spend the $$ on these "high end" polishes, but in the case of Deborah Lippmann, I have yet to regret it.  Her polishes are unique and the formula is wonderful.  I love the feel of the bottles too....kinda heavy & sleek, and look great on a vanity!

The base of this polish is a sheer black, with different sizes of magenta glitter mixed in.  There are some chunky, hexagon shapes and some tiny round ones.  The first coat went on extremely sheer, and I feared I would have to make this a "3 coater".  To my surprise, I only need 2 coats to achieve complete coverage.  The glitter in this one was much easier to work with than that in Glitter In The Air
which I had to manipulate more to look "right". I was actually amazed at how easy it was to get it on and looking good.  I used a new base coat (Orly Bonder) & new topcoat (OPI Rapidry Topcoat)...I keep having chipping & peeling issues, so I am trying new things to see if that helps!



I am in love with this.  It is black without being BLACK.  It is glitter, without being INYOURFACE GLITTER!  I feel this is a way more "grownup" way to do a glitter.  It is pretty, but has an edge too.  Plus it was inspired by Lady Gaga, and I am a fan!!

Slowly getting sucked into the Deborah Lippmann vortex.....next I want/need "Don't Tell Mama" & "Across The Universe"!

3 comments:

  1. Ack! You're such an enabler! :) I totally forgot I wanted this one, haha.

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  2. You're so right....I've forgotten how truly beautiful this colour is, plus it looks great on you! Like you, I find the bottles so pretty also - want to display them! Don't Tell Mama is stunning...especially in sunlight and Across The Universe is.....well, cosmic! Go for them and enjoy! hugs !!

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  3. That's one of the prettiest polishes I've ever seen, WOW!

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