April 22, 2011

Zoya Mitzi


Dang! I had even more trouble with this one than I did with Zoya Lolly. As I stated in that post, I love mattes & I love Zoya, but I'm having so much trouble with the formula on these.

Once again, I tried thin coats & thick coats. I even started over because I REALLY love this color! I love the gorgeous frosted glass bottle. I love the idea of a matte chartreuse. But after two attempts, this was as even as i could get it. I just can't get a smooth surface.

I'm going to keep this one too and try it out again. I know it's possible to get it to look nice because I've seen pictures on other blogs. I've also seen several others who are having at least as much trouble as I am though.

The next day I added a quick stripe of the other colors from the Mod Matte set. This worked much better than the dots and again I think the colors are spectacular together. But even after adding a topcoat you can still see my lumpy application.


Thanks for reading!
April

This polish was sent to me for review. All opinions are my own & were not influenced by Zoya! For more information you can read my disclosure policy.

11 comments:

  1. Isn't this zoya Mitzi? very pretty!!

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  2. It is Mitzi! How embarrassing. Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know. I'll fix it right away!

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  3. That looks really pretty on you!

    I have the entire Mod Matte collection and I agree that application is tricky. What I do is start off with a thin coat then I add another thin coat (but a LITTLE thicker than the first coat), then I finish off with an even thick coat. It sounds kind of complicated but I find that it works best that way.

    Good luck!

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  4. Hmm, I've got Phoebe in my cart, but now I'm reconsidering.

    Thanks for posting about it!

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  5. Phoebe applies much better than than Lolly & Mitzi but I still had a bit of trouble. I'll try to post it later tonight.
    Check some other blogs too though. Maybe I just suck at applying these. And they are all gorgeous colors.

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  6. I had problems with them, too. Everything would be fine and then I would get a weird clump that messed everything up. It would dry on the edge of the bottle and give me drama. LOL

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  7. So glad I'm not alone! I keep seeing swatches that look smooth & then I feel inadequate.

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  8. I can't wait to buy Phoebe, but Mitzi really suits you - and I love the stripes.

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  9. I dread the application of these. Pretty colors though.

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  10. I was gonna get rid of it too because of the application but I LOVE the bottle too, lol

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