Middle Aged Beauty Queen

NOTD: Sephora by Pantone ~ Purple Parachute

Posted on: September 23, 2013

Sephora + Pantone Universe Jewel Nail Lacquer in Purple Parachute. I have had this polish for quite a while now and have never worn it before. I don’t know why, because honestly I really like this polish. It went on great, great square (stable) bottle, the brush was good and it dried fast. I love a good purple on my nails and I also love me some great duo-chrome action. Alas, the duo-chrome shows up great in the bottle, not so much on the nail. 👿
But to be fair it is a cloudy day today so maybe if the sun was out, it would be different. I’ll keep you posted.

This picture shows the green duo-chrome in the bottle. I tried all angles to get a glimmer to show on my nails with no luck. All that aside I still like this polish. It is a very good quality polish and I like the purple color. I would still give this Purple Parachute 4/5 stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟 and I would have given it a 5/5 rating had the duo-chrome transferred to the nail.

I told you I like a purple nail polish! These are the ones I thought would be close to Purple Parachute but as you can see from the swatches there isn’t one that is a dupe for the Sephora + Pantone Universe Purple Parachute. The closet one would be the Orly Royal Velvet which is also a favorite of mine. But it is close, not a dupe. I would say if you have Royal Velvet you would not need the Purple Parachute. If I remember right I believe the S+PU was fairly expensive, around $20 for a .37 ounce bottle.
😎 I think the prettiest purple on the swatch wheel is the Sally Hansen Extreme Wear in Deep Purple. It is gorgeous! It is showing more blue in the photo but is a true purple. The 2 on the right end of the picture seem to be identical, so again if you have Wet n Wild Eggplant Frost usually 99 cents, you would not need to buy the Maybelline Color Show in Plum Paradise, usually $2.99 .

2 Responses to "NOTD: Sephora by Pantone ~ Purple Parachute"

I like your photos and appreciate the comparisons between different brands. The nail wheel swatches are a big help too. Great Post!


Thanks so much. You words are very encouraging and I appreciate that, Xoxo

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