Marc Jacobs Petra #140

Petra is a gorgeous smokey polish. Sephora describes it as a “dirty bronze”. I think it looks like it’s made up of crushed rocks, which is appropriate given that Petra means rock.

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Marc Jacobs Nirvana #128

Marc Jacobs Nirvana is described as dark army green. I like that the name sort of nods to the band Nirvana, rather than the word nirvana too. Nirvana definitely has a grungy feel to it (not a paradise feel, like the Buddhist nirvana. What would paradise look like on a nail anyways? Hmmmmm).

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Hello? Is there anyone home? Where are my swatches, SwatchFest?

I would like to apologise for my tardiness of late. Work has dragged me down into a quicksand and quagmire of documentation and sign-offs and security architectural horrors (yes, I work in IT Security peeps which veers so far from my love of nail polish and lip products it’s not funny. Quite the juxtaposition, Non?).

I have swatches.
I have posts.

They will be up shortly, starting with Nirvana (the Marc Jacobs polish, not the “Smells Like Teen Spirit” version).

– Kathy

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