Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Lippmann Ruby Red Slippers

I think this may just be my manicure for Christmas Eve! Ruby Red Slippers is nothing short of stunning. It has a blackened base that upon the first coat, is a watery charcoal color with sparse coverage. The second coat builds the base and the glitter to near perfection, although I think I may opt for 3 thin coats when I do this again tomorrow. What you end up with is an abundance of sparkling rubies awash in a sea of black glossiness. Top it off with a matte top coat and you get another look altogether. Simply put, I love this one.

11 comments:

  1. Lurve!! You have inspired me to use this polish, I got it recently and am putting it on right now!! I agree that maybe 3 coats would be best....to get the max red glitter cover?? Love your pics and the matte topcoat is awesome!!

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  2. It's really dead cool when it's mattified. =)

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  3. I love the non mattify version. Red giltters never goes wrong for the holiday season! I'm using red glitters too (OPI's Smitten With Mittens) top up with acrylic flowers and leaves!

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  4. So amazing. I love this polish, and the matte looks wicked awesome! =) Thanks for the swatches

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  5. This is my current mani and I love it. I get so many compliments on it. Matte looks cool!

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  6. I really like it a lot when it's matte. I would love to buy it but it's too expensive!

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  7. I really like this polish. It looks so cool matte, too.

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  8. wow...i was expecting something different!! 'ruby red' colours are popluar now i think...but this one has black also...so beautiful~

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  9. Love this! I really wanna start trying glitter polish now. They look gorgeous!

    -Nicole

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  10. Euridice~I'm glad I inspired you! It's a lovely shade, matte or otherwise.

    Nathalie~isn't it though? This is a must-have polish.

    gildedangel~it's one of those polishes you just can't stop looking at!

    Jin~yes, they're great, especially this time of year! Your mani sounds lovely!

    kelsealaurel~you're most welcome! It's so fun sharing looks that other appreciate :)

    itskarmababy~it is one of my favorites. I'd love to see an antire collection of colors like this!

    Nina~they are a little pricey, but so worth it!

    Nihrida~thank you! I love it both ways.

    hitomi~it is seriously stunning!

    Nicole~once you start, you'll love it! This is one of the best, in my opinion.

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