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Something Wicked This Way Comes: Deborah Lippmann’s Bewitching Nail Trio Is Wicked Cute

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Deborah Lippmann Wicked Collection

The new Deborah Lippmann Wicked Collection ($29)

Wicked, the musical inspired by The Wizard of Oz, holds a special place in my heart, and not just because of the cool beats (“Popular! You’re gonna be pop-u-lar!”) or the killer stage makeup (hello, green skin) or ’cause I was lucky enough to see it 10 years ago at SF’s Curran Theater before it headed east to Broadway.

Nope, Wicked will forever be engraved in my mind as the show I was watching when I accidentally fell down the stairs in the theater, exposing my naughty bits to a whole mess of strangers.

It all started with my decision to wear 4-inch heels…

One flowing skirt and a misguided step later, and before I knew it, I was tumbling down a flight of bizarrely steep stairs, my skirt raising and lifting in unfortunate directions.

Yeah…let me put it this way: that night the mezzanine got a special kind of show. :) Thankfully, I was wearing non-ratty underwear.

If you also have fun, fond memories of the show, are just a fan of all things Oz, or love pink and green polishes and/or witches, you might find Deborah Lippmann’s new three-piece Wicked Collection ($29) bewitching.

Deborah, herself a fan of the show, made the set of three minis in honor of Wicked’s 10th anniversary this month, and like a perfect three-part harmony, the colors play off one another beautifully.

Deborah Lippmann Wicked Collection: Popular

Popular, a shimmery pink

Shimmery pink Popular was inspired by Glinda, one of the star witches in the show. Its color matches the dress Glinda wears while she sings the song of the same name.

I love Popular’s brightness and late ’80s vibe (I think I wore something just like it to the eighth grade dance, haha!), but I wish I didn’t need three coats for full opacity.

More pigment, please.

Deborah Lippmann Wicked Collection, Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity, a creamy green

Elphaba’s green epidermis sparked Defying Gravity, which I find super pretty. Plus, I only need two coats!

With creamy greens, you often run the risk of nails that end up looking like baby poo, but not in this case. Something about it reminds me of jade jewelry…

Deborah Lippmann Wicked Collection: One Short Day

One Short Day, a glittery emerald

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Deborah Lippmann’s Limited Edition Trio of Radiant, Glittery Holiday Polishes Promises to Rock This Town

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The new limited edition Deborah Lippmann Rock This Town Trio ($42)

NOTE TO SELF: do not from multitask while thinking about Deborah Lippmann’s $42 Rock This Town Trio, because if you try to do anything more complicated than walking while contemplating the glittery polishes in this limited edition set, you end up doing bone-headed things like stepping out of the shower and rubbing face wash, instead of moisturizer, on your legs and only realizing it a full minute later.


Light seems to love the glitter in mauve Moon Dance, copper Phoenix Rising and blackened khaki Chain Reaction more than usual.

As do I. :)

I don’t know why, but these polishes are downright dazzling…like getting caught in a tractor beam powered by Ryan Gosling’s smile.

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From the left: Chain Reaction, Moon Dance and Phoenix Rising

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Two layers of Chain Reaction

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Phoenix Rising

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