Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer
Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer

Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer ($17.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “faded slate-blue shimmer.” It’s a muted, cool-toned blue shot through with silver and icy blue shimmer. There’s a definite gray-ish cast to it that gives it that “slate-blue” coloring as described. I thought the finish was more metallic than shimmer, though. Butter London Lady Muck has a completely different finish, and it looks a bit bluer because it has less shimmer/sheen. Rescue Beauty Lounge Concrete Jungle is a cream, but it has a similar gray-blue coloring.

I couldn’t think of another polish that I’ve covered that has this color with this kind of finish.  It has a very metallic finish, and as a result, there are brush strokes or threads of metallic shimmer that are visible even in muted, natural light. On the plus side, it has a faster drying time than the average polish, which tends to be true of metallic finishes as well.  The consistency wasn’t thick or really thin, but there was a slight wateriness to the formula that took some getting used to.  I was going to redo these swatches, but I’m short on time (and long on polishes to review) and I know Deborah Lippmann’s spring shades are going fast.  I had no trouble getting full, opaque color coverage in two coats, though.  I recommend waiting for each coat to dry, because it is unforgiving if you try to apply the next coat too soon–it will pull.  I typically get a week of wear out of Deborah Lippmann’s polishes.

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Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer
Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer

Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer
Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer

Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer
Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer

Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer
Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer

Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer
Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer

Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer
Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous Nail Lacquer

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Deborah Lippmann Moon Rendezvous $19.00/0.5 OZ.
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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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That’s actually more interesting than I thought it’d be, based on the bottle pic! But still…the finish isn’t special enough for me to shell out seventeen bucks for it. Not when I’ve already got [embarrassingly high number] of grey/slate polishes…

Hi Christine!
I wanna ask you about what kind of illumination you use…The colors always seem so real…Do you use warm or cold lamps?
Thank you!

Eh. You can find good silver nail polish in almost every line, from high end to the cheapest drug store brand. To me, it’s just not a shade that is unique enough to spend $17 dollars on it, especially when you can find shades that are similar for well under $10.

I just found your website a few days ago, and I just spent about 20 minutes reading some of your nail polish reviews. I especially love the pictures you include, because I have to see things to get an idea of what they look like. (Reading a description is good, but doesn’t give me a clear understanding of what it truly looks like). I was wondering if maybe you could put pictures of the nail polish dupes together in the review?
Perhaps put them side by side, or one dupe under the others.
I think seeing the dupes all together would give the readers a better way of comparing them.
I know you post pictures of the dupes under their own review, but by the time I click on the link and look at the swatch, I’ve already forgotten what the first polish looked like! Lol
Short term memory, I guess! Lol
Do you think this idea might be possible?
Thanks!
Tracey

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