… to show you a peacock blue polish. It’s one of the shades I picked up at a Black Friday sale last fall from Julep.
As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a Julep “Maven,” aka a member of their subscription program. I’ve gotten soured on sub programs from other companies in general lately because I’ve seen or received too many colors I don’t like or want. I think it works better for me — and avoids the dreaded buyer’s remorse — if I buy the colors I want individually. But ever the thrifty one, I wait for screaming deals.
Marion is a peacock blue shimmer, some might call it teal, but it leans more blue to me. The shimmer is a pretty silver and blue. The application was very good and it was a one-coater for me. Gotta emphasize that: ONE COAT. I love one-coaters and rarely find them.
Here’s Marion under indirect outdoor light, one coat, no top coat:
I love this one! I’ve read a few reviews that said Marion stains (always something to beware of with blue polish) but I used a good base coat and didn’t have a problem. Zoya’s Anchor Base Coat is my fave. This shade of blue is one I’d wear any time of year — spring, summer, fall, and winter. That’s another polish feature I rarely encounter!
Marion is currently $6.99 at Julep’s site, which is half of their regular $14 price. I think $14 for what I consider a mini (0.27 oz/8 ml) is ridiculous, but if you love the color I think $6.99 is OK considering it’s a one-coater. If Marion’s not your style, Julep has a lot of other colors on sale on their “Savvy Deals” page. Shop carefully because prices range from $2.99 to $6.99.