Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Twinsie Tuesday: Deborah Lippmann Cleopatra In New York

What's your sign? This week's Twinsie Tuesday theme had us creating manicures inspired by our zodiac signs. My birthday is June 5 (same as my fellow Twinsie Nory), so I'm a Gemini!

The Gemini sign is commonly represented by a pair of twins and yellow is supposed to be the signature color of Geminis. But seeing as I'm super pale, I generally don't look good in yellow and therefore only own a small handful of yellow polishes. I got to thinking about if there was some kind of yellow glitter I could wear for this theme and stumbled on the idea of using Deborah Lippmann Cleopatra In New York to represent my sign.

This polish has yellow gold glitter in a black jelly base. It seemed like a good fit to me reminds me of stars in the night sky (fits the astrology theme) and because it incorporates yellow without making me look like a jaundiced ghost! Yay! Honestly though, the more I thought about it, the more I realized this probably wasn't the best pick for this particular theme. :-/ I feel like I should have gone with something more overt. I blame my fickle nature as a Gemini! But hey, at least it's still pretty!



This is three coats. Despite this polish being chock-full of glitter, the formula still applies very smoothly. If you like OPI Metallic 4 Life, Cleopatra In New York is very much in the same vein, albeit in gold and with larger glitter pieces.

Be sure to check out what my Twinsies did for their Zodiac manis!

Amanda at Amandalandish
Amber at Nails Like Lace
Chelsea at Nailed Blog
Cordia at Seriously Swatched
Elizabeth at Did My Nails
Kelly at Tuxarina
Lakeisha at Refined and Polished
Marisa at Polish Obsession
Meredith at Polish and Charms
Rachel at Top Coat It
Róisín at Cuti-CLUE-les
Traci at DrinkCitra

15 comments:

  1. Cool! My best friends bday is june 5 too. You must be super cool!

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  2. I really like that polish. The gold is just beautiful in it

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  3. This is perfect! I love this pick. :)

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  4. You can never go wrong with black and gold! Very pretty!

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  5. LOVE this! Gotta get my hands on this one!

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  6. Totally didn't know that our color was yellow! But love this polish!

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  7. Ooooooh! I've picked up this bottle and put it back down so many times, but wow, it is just gorgeous on! Totally love the way it layers up all rich-like. ♥

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  8. WOW! Love it! Great choice from my fellow Gemini :)

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  9. What a funky polish. Love it!!

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  10. Great polish choice for this! :D

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  11. I love this polish! It is gorgeous!

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