Chanel — Azuré & Blue Boy (Le Vernis) Swatch & Review

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Blue Boy and Azuré

Happy Chocolate-bunnies-and-marshmallow-peeps Day! While pastel Easter eggs are no doubt pretty, sometimes I get sick of pastels. So, today, I am bringing you swatches of two Chanel polishes in non-pastel blues. (One of them makes a cute boy-baby shower gift, so I guess there’s that for a Easter link! Rebirth and all that.)

First up is Blue Boy, which is an adorable idea for someone who’s expecting a boy. Unfortunately, its formula is kind of appalling for the price.

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Scotch Naturals — Loch Lomond (Premium Nail Lacquer) Swatch & Review

Brand: Scotch Naturals

I came across a new-to-me brand of natural nail polish while browsing my favorite online drugstore (my referral link) and picked up a bottle when it was on sale.

I’m not generally swayed by sweeping cosmetic claims of being “all-natural” and “chemical-free” (um, what?) and similar, but hey, the color looked pretty online! To their credit, Scotch Naturals only claim to be free of “harsh chemicals”, though they are not too specific about what those are.

While the lacquer doesn’t have the typical strong “nail polish” smell, it does have an odor which reminds me a little of paint (albeit the water-based type).

Scotch Naturals Premium Nail Lacquer in Loch Lomond

The packaging is quite pretty: a slim, curved rectangular bottle with clean lines. I think it’s one of the nicest nail polish bottles I’ve seen in a while! It just makes me want to collect all the pastels!

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