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The Best of 2012

The Best of 2012Another year is coming to a close! Are you ready to see what 2013 brings?

What you probably didn’t know is that in 2012, I faced a lot of stressful issues in my personal life that caused me great emotional pain.

Blogging and interacting with you helped me push through it instead of giving up.

If you’ve been following Swatch And Learn for even a little while, I hope it’s evident that blogging and interacting with readers bring me a lot of happiness. Yes, it is hard work and very challenging to keep up, but I’m not the type of person who’s afraid of pulling up my sleeves to get things done.

Thank you for listening to what I think and for valuing my opinion, post after post and tweet after tweet. That is a big compliment!

Most of all, thank you, dear readers, for being encouraging and kind as well as for cracking the much-needed joke.

You remind me that genuinely good people are still out there. I needed that reminder, and you gave it to me in spades!

So, while in this post I list the best of 2012 in terms of nail polish, nail art, etc., I want you to know that Swatch And Learn readers are really the best of 2012!

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Max Factor Fantasy Fire Swatches & Review (Layered over China Glaze Liquid Leather)

Max Factor Fantasy Fire Swatches & ReviewMax Factor Fantasy Fire is a multichromatic nail polish that’s very hard to get hold of because word has spread that it’s similar to the very-hard-to-find lacquer, Clarins 230 (aka Unicorn Pee).

It’s a sheer, shimmery polish that’s a rainbow in a bottle. It’s meant to be layered over other polishes instead of worn solo.

Well, I never thought that I’d ever see this in person. But a very generous and thoughtful Swatch And Learn reader offered to send me her bottle.

It was my lucky day! I was squealing, jumping up and down, and acting like a complete and utter fool! 😀

If you’re reading this, Beth, thank you again for sending this to me as well as one of the cutest cards I’ve ever received. I fell in lust with it, and you made this dream a reality. Your random act of kindness is immensely appreciated! 😀

Warning: This post is verrrrrry picture heavy! (My polish reviews usually have lots of photos, but, haha, when you see how many are in this post, you’ll agree that it’s pretty ridiculous. I had to include so many to show off its many personalities.)

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