With all the brights, neons and pastels being thrown our way, we’re going to tone it down a bit with Deborah Lippmann’s Painted Desert collection for Summer 2015.
This is a 4 piece collection with neutral shades that scream Fall, but I’ve never been one to strictly stick to season trends. I wear neons in December and vampy shades in March – I love them all!
Shifting Sands is an almond beige creme and the lightest of the collection. I used 2 coats for this photo and I’m actually looking forward to using this one with neon shades for nail art.
I wasn’t 100% sure how to describe this color… and then my boyfriend did a Starbucks run (I love that man) while I worked on posts and it matches the caramel in my Caramel Ribbon Crunch frap. It was the one shade in the collection I wasn’t sure about, but it grew on me. I used 2 coats for this photo.
Desert Moon is a green toned grey creme and reminds me almost of the grey you see in army fatigues. I used 2 coats for this photo and while I love the color, but I had minor self level issues. You can sort of see the ripples in my nails.
Love In The Dunes
Love In The Dunes is my favorite of the collection. This is a dusty deep mauve grey creme. I used 2 coats for this photo.
I knew when I received these that some people may not be ready for the neutrals to this extent just yet, but this was a well done set and is perfect for a desert themed collection. Application was good overall and I only had some minor self leveling issues on Desert Moon. I was also rather surprised that all 4 shades worked well with my skin tone, usually neutrals can be iffy on me!
Price: $18.00 Each
Where To Buy: www.deborahlippmann.com, Barneys New York, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Sephora
Availability: May 2015
So what did you think of these? I know they aren’t going to be for everyone this time of year, but I’d love to hear your thoughts!