deborah lippmann I've Gotta Be Me set

deborah lippmann I’ve Gotta Be Me 15th Anniversary Set

deborah lippmann I've Gotta Be Me setIt’s hard for me to believe deborah lippman is celebrating their 15th anniversary! That is amazing.

While deborah lippmann polishes haven’t been on my radar quite that long it is definitely one of my favorite brands; particularly when it comes to unique glitter polishes.

To celebrate reaching the 15 year milestone deborah lippmann released a limited edition set of 6 mini (.27oz) polishes.

This set offers a wide variety of  polishes. They range from really classic to interesting glitter finishes.

The I’ve Gotta Be Me 15th Anniversary set retails for $49 though it is currently on sale at Nordstrom and is only $29 on Amazon.

This would make a great gift or even something nice to get yourself. It’s a great way to try a wide variety of deborah lippmann polishes while getting a bit more bang for your buck.

Under the jump you will find swatches of all 6 polishes. They’re all great quality and none require more than 3 coats.


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Fashionably Late: This is the first polish I tried from this set. I’d call this color a new classic. It’s a deep but not too dark blue leaning purple creme that applied beautifully in two coats. I used this under Essie Summit of Style and that manicure was absolutely stunning.

deborah lippmann Fashionably Late deborah lippmann Fashionably Late swatch


You’ve Got a Friend: Oh hello perfect nude polish. You’ve Got a Friend does perfectly something that is VERY hard to do for a nude polish; look good on everyone. It’s not a warm or cool nude. It’s a perfectly neutral nude. I have a very fair, cool complexion and while this looks a bit mauve on me it’s quite flattering. The formula is fantastic; I used just 2 coats in my swatches.

deborah lippmann You've Got A Friend deborah lippmann You've Got A Friend swatch

This One’s On Me: This is my kind of polish. This One’s On Me is a deep violet packed with red microglitter. In low lighting this can look almost black but it really comes alive in the sun. The finish has a jelly feel to it so I did use 3 coats in my swatches which gives the polish quite a bit of depth.

deborah lippmann This One's On Me deborah lippmann This One's On Me swatch

Stand By Your ManYou can’t have a nude polish in a set and not have a classic red polish! Stand By Your Man is a gorgeous deep red creme. Like You’ve Got a Friend this red is neutral so it will look good on most skintones.

deborah lippmann Stand By Your Man deborah lippmann Stand By Your Man swatch

Running on Faith: Ok, this polish is awesome! Running on Faith is a super metallic/glitter polish with a silver-gray blueish green finish. That’s the best I can do; the pictures tell the story! This polish is, at least in my collection, entirely unique. I really enjoyed wearing this polish.

deborah lippmann Running on Faith deborah lippmann Running on Faith swatch

Ya Got Trouble: When I looked at the polishes in this set I thought I would going to hate Ya Got Trouble. I was wrong! It turned out to be part of my Thanksgiving manicure. It’s a gorgeous brown packed with gold shimmer. The formula is on the thin side so I did use 3 coats in my swatches. Brown polishes don’t get enough love!

deborah lippmann Ya Got Trouble deborah lippmann Ya Got Trouble swatch

9 thoughts on “deborah lippmann I’ve Gotta Be Me 15th Anniversary Set

  1. Cookie December 2, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    I’m definitely asking Santa for this set! I might just help him out and place the order myself.

    • Alli December 2, 2014 at 4:01 pm

      You totally should. Santa needs a little help here and there 🙂

  2. tanguera December 2, 2014 at 11:25 pm

    Thanks for reviewing the whole entire set! I like all of the shades, but have dupes for a few and I don’t see anything here I can’t live without… which is rare for me, ha ha… but my wallet needs a little holiday nap anyway.

  3. chips48 December 3, 2014 at 5:34 am

    OOOOOO!!!! These are just gorgeous. I wish I could find somewhere in Australia that sells this brand. I really will have to see if I can get some from somewhere, though. Thanks for sharing the information.

    • Alli December 3, 2014 at 3:14 pm

      It’s a lovely set; totally worth the hunt!

      • chips48 December 10, 2014 at 7:34 am

        I’ve found a site in Australia that sells them, but they don’t have this collection, and they have actually sold out of all the Deborah Lippmann polishes. Bummer!!!

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