Thursday, 26 April 2012

Guest Post: Deborah Lippmann at last!!

Heeellloooo! I am very excited about today's post!!


Today is the first guest post on my blog ever and its written by Dhara Singh. Me and Dhara first started talking on twitter and as I got to know her better, I realised she is a big nail polish lover at heart, (later I figured its just not just nail polish its "everything that includes cosmetics or is related to beauty). She won the first giveaway on my blog and I met her up to give her the prizes when she had popped into my town. She told me that was expecting a few DL polishes and I was like "I soooo wannna seee them". She has very generously agreed to write this for for me, Thank you Dhara!!. I hope you enjoy post as much as I did.
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Speechless...that was me when I received 2 nail polishes from a very high end polish brand 'Deborah Lippmann' as gifts. My bestie had her brother send it from London just in time for my birthday :D She called for 1 but her generous bro sent one more bottle, stating it was on his behalf...how cute is it when guys(however he is related) buy you cosmetic stuff !!  The polishes I got are 'Do Ya Think I'M sexy' and 'Across the Universe'

The Deborah Lippmann(DL henceforth) is a square shaped bottle with matte black cap. The brush is quite thin, thinner than the maybelline nail polish brush.All DL polishes are 3 free i.e Formaldehyde, Toluene and Dibutyl Phthalate free. Yayy to that !!


Price 16£..approx Rs. 1200 :o

Do Ya Think I'M Sexy is a super glamorous red hex glitter in clear base. The bottle is jam packed with glitter, so shiny red hexagons is all you see when you take a look at the bottle, giving generous amount of glitter on your nails in a single application. The glitters seem to cluster together so you need to drag them a bit for even coverage and also re-dip the brush to cover the entire nail.The glitter is absolutely non gritty and feels smooth after top coat application. Removing this glitter is a bit of a pain but it is worth all the stares you will receive with these polishes on ;) 




 Drying time is a tiny bit more since the formula is a bit on the thicker side but isn't that the case with all the glitter polishes ? I like this best as a layering polish. It looks best on black, white and red bases but you could always experiment with different colors. You would need around 3 coats to do a full on bling nail, but I don't favour it much since too much glitter doesn't look appealing and it would be a waste given how pricey the polish is :p




Across the Universe is a navy blue jelly, filled with light blue and green hex glitters and turquoise fine glitter, giving a look of midnight sky. Twilight anyone ? :D This goes opaque in 2 coats and I love how it looks on its own and on blue polishes. On black, I think, it's not soo hot !! The glitter in here is non gritty as well. The formula for this one is a bit thinner than Do Ya...and a bit streaky as well. Removing this one was a pain as well but uhh never mind !!!



Given the price, I wouldn't want to buy any other polishes from this brand, receiving it as a gift is a definite yes ;) Searching for dupes would be a nice option. Its not available in India ! Boon or curse.. What say ??




33 comments:

  1. Boon!!At least this one time. That way I can say I cant buy them!! :P
    Very sweet of your bestie and her brother. :D

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    1. hai na? I m in total envy! :p

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    2. yes yes...bhagwan aisa dost sabko de aur uss dost ko aisa bhai bhi....

      since u ppl did not give me a link, I had to find it on my own.

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    3. LOL Emm! U need more patience

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  2. curse for me as i dont have the option to tell hubby tht honey m saving d money ... :D
    :D... btw m nt much impressed with these two .. bt of-course gifts are alwaz welcomed.. :) :)

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    1. Dimpal..they'll look fab with layering

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    2. Kej.. i did purchase some kleancolor inspired by your haul ...ll getting thm today :)))

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    3. ohh!! awesome! wht did u get??? I wanna seeeee nowwwww! I m soo gettin tempted by kleancolors again

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    4. i'll post thm asap... thnx for introducing Kej :)

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    5. My pleasure!! So nice of u!! Other ppl apparently blame me..sayin I got them hooked to polish..Zee if u r reading this is for u!! :p

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    6. u mentioned my name Kej??? Why I wonder???

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    7. heheh... no Zee thts some1 other... u such a swetheart how cn u blame ny1 specially Kej

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    8. hey Kej i posted my haul: http://crazypolishes.blogspot.in/2012/04/hello-beauties-today-i-am-so-happy-to.html

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  3. Ya! Dear polishes, I think Ya're Sexy Across the Universe! The sequins are so fun!

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  4. I love Across the Universe. But then I am a sucker for the blue-green combination. Always! Dhara this guest post just made you the target of envy of most nail polish lovers in India :D You are one lucky gal. Not just because you got those polishes, but also for having such amazing thoughtful and generous friends :D

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    1. yeah! serious Envy! Hey u r new around here! nice to see u on my blog :)

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  5. What a lovely gift to get on your birthday. Birthday wishes to Dhara.
    I do love deborah lippmann though I haven't had a chance to buy them yet. Currently am in USA so probably should stock them up before I come back to India. But they are so expensive :-(

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    1. Hema u planning to return back? Can I hand over a lit of polishes to get? :p

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  6. Lovely .......I love glitter polishes......

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    1. I am startin to understand the love for glitter now :)

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    1. Me cant decide yet which one I like more!

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  8. Hubba! Hubba! Hubba!!! I want thesseeee! like so bad....can i raid ur place Dhara?? pretty plz??

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    1. yes..zee pls go and raid! we'll share 50-50 :D

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    2. yesh..i dont mind either :)

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  9. I like! I like! I like!! hope to have one of these some day :)"Across The Universe" is lovely..
    Actually kejal.. I caught the nail polish virus after seeing your blog.. nice work :)
    Keep posting :)

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    1. Hehe! Dont blame me!!..but its a virus I like :p

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  10. I like the blue nail paint..it comes out well :)


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    Love
    Akanksha

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  11. Heee...m glad every1 liked these...these 2 bottles have started a glitter flood in my stash...tho no comparison at all between these and all others combined !!! And Yess may god give each 1 of you not just good friends but friends who reside in countries like US and UK ;) :p

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  12. they r lovelyyyyyy...gr8 shades i too love red!!
    http://megaliving.net/

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