NOTD: Deborah Lippmann – Bad Romance

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 14 - 2011

Now… this is more like it!

After some mild disappointment after seeing the Deborah Lippmann Autumn offerings this year, I’m glad to be back on cloud nine with one her beautiful glitters from last Autumn, Bad Romance (£14.00).

Purple glitter hexagons and regular glitter suspended in a black jelly base makes for an eye-catching combination!  Sure, it’s a little vampy for this time of year but rules are there to be broken yes?!

Opaque in three coats, it needs some careful placement to ensure even distribution of the glitter, thankfully not too tedious with this one as the particles moved around quite happily without causing any drag whilst still wet.  The only negative is that with such a dark shade, the tipwear becomes noticeable after the 2nd day.  No chipping on me though!

In the UK, Deborah Lippmann polishes are exclusively available online and instore at House of Fraser.

* press sample


17 Responses to “NOTD: Deborah Lippmann – Bad Romance”

  1. sahar awan says:

    so pretty…vampy but pretty nails…love ur hands…

  2. shanice says:

    It’s polishes like this that make me miss Christmas time :( Lovely colour! I also love how she has a thing for naming polishes after songs!x

  3. Emily says:

    Wow, that is GORGEOUS! I don’t own any Deborah Lippmann polishes yet but I think I’m gonna have to now! xoxo

  4. I need this polish! I recently bought Across The Universe and it’s my favourite polish ever, this is next on the list (along with the upcoming Christmas trio)! Gorgeous :)

  5. rijaH says:

    Super pretty polish, its already on my wishlist ;D

  6. Vicki says:

    I have that on today too did it yesterday just realised I have a chip in it already ..boo!!

  7. Lunachat says:

    This is in my untried stash. Thanks for the inspiration to drag it out during summer. Let’s break all the rules!

  8. Robyn says:

    *drool* That is… well, drool worthy.

  9. gio says:

    That’s so gorgeous!

  10. Caitlin says:

    This is so lovely, you have the most elegant fingers!

  11. Leah says:

    That’s so lush! Hoping for a High St dupe :)

  12. Lillian says:

    Ohhh it’s so so pretty! I desperately want some of these polishes but they’re so so pricey ;__;

  13. Gemx says:

    Bad romance is one of my most favourite polishes! Love the Deborah Lippman glitters :) I tend to put this over a black base colour so that I don’t end up with scary thick glitter nails when I slop it on 😛 xx

    • JMTolman says:

      …I thought I was the only one who put it over a black creme! For some reason, it sticks to my nails like glue and the tinfoil trick didn’t cut it.

      Anyways, this is one of my favorite shades, and (so far) the only Lippmann polish I’ve bought. They really do know how to make a good glitter.

  14. olivia says:

    Ooooh I think my head is spinning and my heart is skipping a beat with this one! Purple + Black=gorgeous!

  15. Chloeblue2005 says:

    I haven’t tried DL polishes before – this one is just lovely and looks great against your skintone too. :)

  16. Susie Q says:

    I love this colour, but it’s a bit pricey so I bought Revlon’s LE ‘Facets of Fuchsia’ at the weekend – think it’s on offer in Boots right now for about £7 and it’s a dead ringer! Love the DL polishes!

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