NOTD | Deborah Lippmann Don’t Tell Your Mama + Layla Flash Black

June 19, 2012
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Here’s Layla Hologram Effect Nail Polish in Flash Black layered over Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Don’t Tell Your Mama.

The Deborah Lippmann polish is a smoky teal whose blue-green shimmer can only be discerned up close. On its own, it looks mostly black. It’s a pigmented lacquer – there’s only one coat in the pic above – and I really like its shine.

The highlight of this look is the holographic Layla, whose multi-coloured shimmer infused in a grey base reminds me of OPI My Private Jet. It’s more intense and reflective than the latter, the crushed-rainbow medley glimmering fabulously in bright light. Otherwise, it looks like a lush suede polish…still nice but it really comes to life when there’s strong lighting; the holo-effect much more evident.

I love greys and I love multi-coloured shimmer, so this is perfect for me! Special thanks to Evonne for helping me to custom purchase the Layla. :)


Posted in: deborah lippmann | layla | nails

6 Responses to NOTD | Deborah Lippmann Don’t Tell Your Mama + Layla Flash Black

  1. June 19, 2012 at 3:08 am

    I love all these holographic nails coming out atm but have yet to get my hands on them, this one is right up my street though!

    Alice

    • makeupmag
      June 20, 2012 at 12:57 am

      Hi there, Alice!

      I love this one; it’s subtle but it shines beautifully under the light. :)

  2. June 19, 2012 at 4:45 am

    My pleasureeeeee! : D

    • makeupmag
      June 20, 2012 at 12:57 am

      :) E! Always with the great nail polish recs. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Sam
    June 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Ooh pretty! I’ve just bought some glittery nail polish to try the layering effect.

    • makeupmag
      June 20, 2012 at 12:58 am

      Hey Sam,

      Please post about them on your blog! :) Which ones did you get?

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