Showing posts with label Zoya. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Zoya. Show all posts

June 29, 2015

Zoya Isa

Zoya Isa is from their summer 2015 collection, Paradise Sun. It's smellier than most Zoya polishes, almost skunky, but not too bad. Application is ok and only required 2 coats, but you do have to be careful not to go over an area multiple times or you'll have dragging issues. All that being said, Isa is a very pretty and well balanced purple polish - not too red or too blue - and I got lots of compliments on it. Overall it's just not my style but my boyfriend loves colors like this for his toes so he has claimed this one!
 
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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.

June 28, 2015

Zoya Genesis

Zoya Genesis is from their summer 2015 collection, Paradise Sun. It's very streaky at 2 coats and better at 3, as pictured, but I probably could have used a fourth. Genesis is pretty but not my favorite white. I'm still keeping it though since I don't have many whites in my collection.
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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.

June 24, 2015

Zoya Selene

Zoya Selene is from their summer 2015 collection, Paradise Sun. I barely needed a second coat and it applies easily. Selene is a very pretty teal and it practically glows in low light but it's not quite my style. My boyfriend Will loves polishes like this for his toes though! 

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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.

June 23, 2015

Zoya Aphrodite And Cecilia

Weird but interesting mix of Zoya Aphrodite and Cecilia. I was originally planning on doing bold diagonal stripes of Cecilia but I messed them up. I decided to just play with the colors on my nails and see if I could salvage them. Not my favorite but I'd wear them in public.

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April

June 22, 2015

Zoya Oceane

Zoya Oceane is from their summer 2015 collection, Paradise Sun, shown here at two coats. You have to be careful of dragging and brushstrokes with this one. Oceane is very pretty and practically glows in low light but it's not quite my style. My boyfriend Will loves polishes like this for his toes though!
 

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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.

June 16, 2015

Failed Blobbicure With Zoya

I can't figure out who started this technique but it was fun to try even though it didn't quite work for me this time. I always try out nail art ideas on a practice wheel first and the technique seemed to be working but it didn't go as well on my actual nails. I was probably overly ambitious trying to use 4 colors on my attempt!

I started with Zoya Toni on one nail and then added drops of Zoya Kimber, India, and Belinda quickly to form a random pattern. I don't think I worked quite quickly enough though.
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June 14, 2015

Zoya Mae

Zoya Mae is from their summer 2015 collection, Paradise Sun, shown here at 2 easily applied coats. It's a tropical magenta with micro flakies in the the same shade. Great for summer and very pretty but not quite my style.
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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.

June 12, 2015

Zoya Accent Nail

Sometimes I really like to match my nails with my outfit. Here I'm wearing the superb Zoya Remy with an accent nail of Zoya Neely. Simple and exactly what I wanted!
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June 11, 2015

Zoya Demetria

Zoya Demetria is from their 2015 Island Fun collection. It is highly pigmented and barely needed a second coat. I love poppy colored polishes so Demetria is a winner for me!
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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.

June 10, 2015

Zoya Cecilia

Zoya Cecilia is from their 2015 Island Fun collection, shown here at 2 coats. It's very densely pigmented so it was a tiny bit on the thick side but still workable. I got lots of compliments on Cecilia!
 
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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.

June 9, 2015

Stamping With Born Pretty

Born Pretty Store sent me stamping supplies so I could try this technique again with the newer type of squishy stampers and bigger image plates than were available when I first tired it several years ago.

Stamping is something that most likely will not work on your first try. Or you your second. Or maybe even your tenth. There are lots of variables that can affect the final outcome so it really takes a lot of trial and error to get good results. I'm not very patient and I got frustrated so I asked Will to give it a try. He was, predictably, great at it almost immediately. Thanks for helping Will!


Even though I'm not great at stamping, I love my new stamper and plates from Born Pretty. The squishy stamper is great in so many ways - much bigger than my old Konad stamper and very easy to clean with a lint roller. Plate BP21 has 4 fun patterns that are all more than big enough to cover my rather large nails. I used Zoya Jace for the base and Konad Special Polish Green for stamping. 

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April

The stamper and plate was sent to me for review. All opinions are my own & were not influenced by Born Pretty! For more information you can read my disclosure policy.

June 8, 2015

Zoya Jace

Zoya Jace is from their 2015 Island Fun collection, shown here at 2 easily applied coats. It's unlike any other green creme in my stash and so pretty! I got lots of compliments on this shade.

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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.

June 4, 2015

Zoya Aphrodite

Zoya Aphrodite is from their summer 2015 collection, Paradise Sun, shown here at 2 easily applied coats. It's a fiery orange with micro flakies in the the same shade. Great for summer and unlike anything else in my stash!
 
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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.

June 2, 2015

Simple Nail Art With Zoya Blues

I love this easy to accomplish nail art using all Zoya blue polishes. I started with a base of Zoya Lillian and the next day I used reinforcement stickers to add a large circle of Zoya Liberty and as a guide for the tips using Zoya Rebel. Topped the whole thing off with a fast drying top coat. I think it's the first time I've used a top coat on a Pixie Dust!
 
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April

May 30, 2015

Mixing Finishes With Zoya

This is a bit outside of my comfort zone and I'm not sure what I think of the finished manicure but I love the colors. I started with a base of Zoya Rayne and then added a stripe of Zoya Raine - a pretty sheer topper. Finally I added a bit of one of my favorite glitter toppers, Zoya Monet.
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April

May 27, 2015

Simple Nail Art With Zoya Satins

I had some trouble with the formulas of the Zoya Satins collection but they are pretty! Here I started with Zoya Brittany and added a swipe of Zoya Leah.
 
 
 
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April