December 30, 2013

Zoya Chantal


Zoya Chantal is from their first release for 2014, Zoya Naturel.

Zoya Chantal is described as a french vanilla cream but it reads peachy with my skintone. The formula isn't great either, streaky, sticky & doesn't self level. I'll stick with other Zoya neutrals in this color family like Cho, Farah, & Jacqueline.
 

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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.

Sation Napoleon Dyna-Matte



I'm a huge fan of Sation polishes & their new fall collection, The Miss-terranean, is lovely.
Sation Napoleon Dyna-Matte is not matte which is mildly annoying because of the name but it's a great polish nonetheless. Beautiful red creme with a superb formula & brush that covers in just one coat. I love one coat wonders!
 

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April

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

SoFlaJo Purple Reign Of Terror

SoFlaJo is an indie brand that makes lots of interesting polishes. Purple Reign of Terror is from her 2012 Terrified Halloween collection. It's a very dark purple jelly with sparse holographic glitter. Very streaky& sheer at first. Shown here at 3 coats. I think it would have been prettier with more holographic particles, but it's too dark for me anyway. I'll pass this along to friend that likes vampy polishes.
 

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April
purple jelly that shimmers with purple glass flecks, and holo glitters in silver, pink and purple - See more at: http://www.soflajo.com/terrified-collection/#sthash.sMgRED4o.dpuf
purple jelly that shimmers with purple glass flecks, and holo glitters in silver, pink and purple - See more at: http://www.soflajo.com/terrified-collection/#sthash.sMgRED4o.dpuf
purple jelly that shimmers with purple glass flecks, and holo glitters in silver, pink and purple - See more at: http://www.soflajo.com/terrified-collection/#sthash.sMgRED4o.dpuf
purple jelly that shimmers with purple glass flecks, and holo glitters in silver, pink and purple - See more at: http://www.soflajo.com/terrified-collection/#sthash.sMgRED4o.dpuf

December 29, 2013

Zoya Brigitte



Zoya Brigitte is from their first release for 2014, Zoya Naturel.
Here's what Zoya has to say about this new collection.
The natural nail only better... The Zoya Nail Polish Naturel collection masters delicate tone on tone color with six new, full-coverage (opaque) neutral nudes with a pink undertone, that can be worn beautifully alone or stunningly together to create modern tonal accents.
The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating colors with slight tonal differences to create interest.

I like the idea of this collection & Brigitte is certainly pretty. Applies easily in two coats. I'd call this one an office appropriate mauve. Nothing earth shattering but a good start to a collection that has lots of promise for folks who want nice polishes for a conservative work environment.
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April

All opinions are my own & were not influenced by Zoya! For more information you can read my disclosure policy.
The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating nail colors with slight tonal differences to create interest. - See more at: http://zoyanailpolish.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-04T09:32:00-05:00&max-results=6&start=30&by-date=false#sthash.2L5Qz7P5.dpuf
The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating nail colors with slight tonal differences to create interest. - See more at: http://zoyanailpolish.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-04T09:32:00-05:00&max-results=6&start=30&by-date=false#sthash.2L5Qz7P5.dpuf
The natural nail only better... The Zoya Nail Polish Naturel collection masters delicate tone on tone color with six new, full-coverage (opaque) neutral nudes with a pink undertone, that can be worn beautifully alone or stunningly together to create modern tonal accents. 

The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating nail colors with slight tonal differences to create interest. - See more at: http://zoyanailpolish.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-04T09:32:00-05:00&max-results=6&start=30&by-date=false#sthash.2L5Qz7P5.dpuf
The natural nail only better... The Zoya Nail Polish Naturel collection masters delicate tone on tone color with six new, full-coverage (opaque) neutral nudes with a pink undertone, that can be worn beautifully alone or stunningly together to create modern tonal accents. 

The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating nail colors with slight tonal differences to create interest. - See more at: http://zoyanailpolish.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-04T09:32:00-05:00&max-results=6&start=30&by-date=false#sthash.2L5Qz7P5.dpuf
The natural nail only better... The Zoya Nail Polish Naturel collection masters delicate tone on tone color with six new, full-coverage (opaque) neutral nudes with a pink undertone, that can be worn beautifully alone or stunningly together to create modern tonal accents. 

The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating nail colors with slight tonal differences to create interest. - See more at: http://zoyanailpolish.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-04T09:32:00-05:00&max-results=6&start=30&by-date=false#sthash.2L5Qz7P5.dpuf
The natural nail only better... The Zoya Nail Polish Naturel collection masters delicate tone on tone color with six new, full-coverage (opaque) neutral nudes with a pink undertone, that can be worn beautifully alone or stunningly together to create modern tonal accents. 

The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating nail colors with slight tonal differences to create interest.
- See more at: http://zoyanailpolish.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-04T09:32:00-05:00&max-results=6&start=30&by-date=false#sthash.2L5Qz7P5.dpuf
The natural nail only better... The Zoya Nail Polish Naturel collection masters delicate tone on tone color with six new, full-coverage (opaque) neutral nudes with a pink undertone, that can be worn beautifully alone or stunningly together to create modern tonal accents. 

The Look: It’s not about matching - it’s about coordinating nail colors with slight tonal differences to create interest.
- See more at: http://zoyanailpolish.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2013-12-04T09:32:00-05:00&max-results=6&start=30&by-date=false#sthash.2L5Qz7P5.dpuf

Layering With Zoya Mosheen & Frida



Zoya Mosheen was originally part of the Aqua Di Lara limited edition set but is now part of their holiday 2013 collection, Zoya Zenith.

Zoya Mosheen is a sheer blue jelly polish with tiny turquoise bar glitter & scattered holographic shimmer. I tried it over two coats of Zoya Frida. Mosheen is very pretty & unique, but not really my style so I"ll probably pass it along to a friend.

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April

All opinions are my own & were not influenced by Zoya! For more information you can read my disclosure policy.

Sation Queenie In A Bottle & Tall Dark & Has Some

Sation Tall Dark And Has Some is definitely one of my favorite glitter toppers. Here it is layered over Sation Queenie In A Bottle. Fun combination for a dreary winter day!
 
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April

December 28, 2013

Zoya Seraphina


Zoya Seraphina is part of Zoya Zenith, their 2013 Winter Holiday collection.

Zoya Seraphina is shown here at three thin coats but I could have used a fourth. I love the color of this polish, a pale grey base with tons of silver micro shimmer, but the formula isn't great. It took forever to dry & I had some dragging issues. I'll pass this along to a friend who might like it more than me.

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April

All opinions are my own & were not influenced by Zoya! For more information you can read my disclosure policy.

Zoya Neve Topped With Zoya Maria Luisa

Just a quick post showing just how dense Zoya Maria Luisa really is! This is one coat over Zoya Neve. I think might do a gradient with Maria Luisa over Zoya Gaia (an old favorite) for New Year's Eve.

 
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April

Fun Nail Art With Sally Hansen Nail Art Pens Inspired By Dressed Up Nails

I love playing around with nail art pens like these from Sally Hansen. I decided to try a version of this fun manicure from Dressed Up Nails. I started out with a base of Sally Hansen Peachy Keen & then doodled a multicolored pattern using Sally Hansen Nail Art Pens in Purple, Green, Orange, & Blue. Very much like drawing with a marker when you were a kid. You do have to wait a bit before adding a topcoat to avoid smudges. A topcoat is absolutely necessary though since these will just wipe right off without one. An excellent feature when you make a mistake!
 
 

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April

December 27, 2013

Accent Nail Inspired By Work Play Polish With Sation


I love this stunning manicure from the always delightful Work Play Polish. I'm not patient enough to do all ten nails like she did but my accent nail version is one of my favorite manicures ever! I started with Sation Need A Spumani. Then I added uneven stripes of random Sations from my collection. From top to bottom on my nail & left to right in the picture we have, Cafe Con Leche, Stirring Silver, Dating The Duke, Peppermint Pedi, Need A Spumani, Queenie In A Bottle, Rock-A-Guy-Blue, & Chatty Catty.

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April

Zoya Payton



Zoya Payton is part of Zoya Zenith, their 2013 Winter Holiday collection.
Zoya Payton is a deep dark purple jelly polish packed with scattered holographic glitter. Nice formula that covers in just two coats. It's a bit darker than I normally like but it's such a truly beautiful polish that I'm keeping it for sure!
 
 

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April

All opinions are my own & were not influenced by Zoya! For more information you can read my disclosure policy.

Zoya Sailor

Zoya Sailor is from their Fall 2013 Cashmere collection.Sailor is a navy blue creme with a great formula that barely needs two coats. It's a fantastic navy that never looks black, even in low light. While it's still a couple of shades too dark to leap into my all time favorites, Sailor is definitely a keeper!

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April

All opinions are my own & were not influenced by Zoya! For more information you can read my disclosure policy.

December 25, 2013

Christmas Accent Nail With Zoya Pixie Dusts


Zoya Tomoko, Chita & Chyna were meant for Christmas nails!
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April

Zoya Tomoko


Zoya Tomoko is from the Pixie Dust Fall 2013 collection. My regular readers know I LOVE the Zoya Pixie Dust polishes & I couldn't be happier with this new set! Here's what Zoya has to say about them.
Infused with even more magic and wonder! Because everyone wants more of it... The color experts at Zoya went back to the lab and created six more beautiful, long-wearing textured, matte and sparkle Zoya PixieDust Colors for Fall 2013! The incredible and best-selling formula is sure to captivate with a magical sparkle and sugary finish like no other.
IMPORTANT PixieDust Application Information -  Do not use a base coat or top coat. Apply 1-3 (for full coverage) thin coats of polish. Allow product to dry down completely matte in between layers for full textured effect. The PixieDust textured formula may take up to 10 minutes to dry completely matte. Once dry, the textured finish is long lasting, matte and ultra-glittery!
Zoya Tomoko is a bit more sheer than most of the Pixie Dust polishes, shown here at 3 coats. Application is super easy though & it dries very fast. I love this champagne colored beauty, great polish for the holidays!  
 
 
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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.