Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 30, 2015 - Lolly

Zoya Lolly

It is from the Summer 2011 Mod Matte collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with no topcoat. This is a matte finished polish and is meant to be worn either with a matte topcoat or alone. I suggest three thin coats with this one.

This is a discontinued polish and is no longer available from Zoya.

Official Description:
Lolly is a bold, saturated medium magenta pink cream with a velvety matte finish.
Color Family - Pink
Finish - Matte
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Zoya A Day - April 29, 2015 - Soho Punch

Zoya Soho Punch

It is from the Summer 2005 Glamsicles collection.

Pictures are 3 coats alone and two coats over a black creme both with Seche Vite topcoat. This polish is meant to be worn as a topper. It will look slightly different depending on what it’s used over.

This is a discontinued polish and is no longer available from Zoya.

Official Description:
Soho Punch is a sheer coral-red with spectacular multicolored glitter.
Color Family - Coral
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 2 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 28, 2015 - Gaia

Zoya Gaia

It is from the Summer 2008 Chit Chat collection.

Pictures are 3 coats alone with Seche Vite topcoat. This is a very sheer polish and had a slightly streaky formula. It would take 4+ coats to be fully opaque. I suggest using this for a sheer french or using it over a white creme.

This is a discontinued polish and is no longer available from Zoya.

Official Description:
Gaia by Zoya is a bright, clean white accented by delicate golden shimmer.
Color Family - White
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 4 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Zoya A Day - April 27, 2015 - Flora

Zoya Flora

It is from the Spring Bouquet collection. Year uncertain. I’ve seen people list 2004 and 2006 for it.

Pictures are 3 coats alone with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest 2 coats to be fully opaque.

This is currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Flora by Zoya can be best described as a medium warm bubblegum pink in a soft-looking creme base. A warm candy pink, not too bright, not too dark, very wearable.
Color Family - Pink
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 4 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Zoya A Day - April 26, 2015 - Suri

Zoya Suri

It is from the Fall 2012 Diva collection.

Pictures are 3 coats alone with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest 2-3 coats to be fully opaque.

This is currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Suri by Zoya can be best described as a medium blue-toned purple with delicate red and blue shimmer and a smooth metallic finish. For a perfect royal purple nail with interesting red and blue sparkle detail.
Color Family - Purple
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 25, 2015 - Tracie

Zoya Tracie

It is from the Summer 2012 Beach collection.

Pictures are 3 coats alone with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest 2 coats to be fully opaque.

This is currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Tracie by Zoya can be best described as a faded, yellow-toned pistachio green with delicate silvery shimmer for a frosted pearl finish. Great for a fresh-looking twist on vintage avocado green.
Color Family - Green
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 24, 2015 - Kimmy

Zoya Kimmy

It is from the Summer 2011 Sunshine collection.

Pictures are 3 coats alone with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest 2 coats to be funny opaque.

This is currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Kimmy by Zoya can be best described as a gleaming metallic candy apple red brightened by gold sparkle.   Not your usual red shimmer- this one has a fiery attitude.
Color Family - Red
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Zoya A Day - April 23, 2015 - Electra

Zoya Electra

It is from the Winter 2012 Ornate collection.

Pictures are 3 coats alone and 2 coats over a white creme both with Seche Vite topcoat. This is a topper and meant to be worn over other polishes.

This is a discontinued polish and is no longer available from Zoya.

Official Description:
Electra by Zoya is a micro fine diamond holographic glitter mixed with large silver holographic bar tinsel in a clear base.
Color Family - Silver/Gray
Finish - Holographic/Micro Diamond Glitter
Intensity - 3 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool/Warm/Neutral

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 22, 2015 - Portia

Zoya Portia

It is an open stock polish and not from a collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest 3 coats to be fully opaque.

This is a current available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Portia by Zoya can be best described as a soft milky pale rose with cool lavender undertones in a smooth creme finish. A different choice for a charming, delicate nude look.
Color Family - Pink
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 3 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Monday, April 20, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 21, 2015 - Hudson

Zoya Hudson

It is from the Spring 2014 Awaken collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. This polish has a great formula and is fully opaque at 2 coats.

This is a current available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Hudson by Zoya can be best described as a full-coverage, purple orchid metallic with a silver shimmer. Top with 1-2 layers of special effect topper, Zoya Monet, for a fun accent!
Color Family - Purple
Color Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Zoya A Day - April 20, 2015 - Pippa

Zoya Pippa

It is from the Summer 2009 La-di-da collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest three coats with this polish to get it even. The formula is a little streaky, but most yellows I’ve used have been as well.

This is a current available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Pippa by Zoya can be best described as an ultra-bright, sunny and cheerful medium lemon yellow creme (works well with Neon hues). A happy shade that will surely light up a room.
Color Family - Yellow
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 19, 2015 - Nicole

Zoya Nicole

It is from the Winter 2006 Drama collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. This polish is not opaque at 3 coats. I suggest 4+ if you’re trying to get a fully opaque look.

This is a discontinued polish and is no longer available from Zoya.

Official Description:
Nicole is a light coral-red metallic shimmer flecked with sparkling gold glitter.
Color Family - Coral
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 4 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 18, 2015 - Zeenat

Zoya Zeenat

It is from the 2012 NYFW Bibhu Mohapatra trio.


Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest 2-3 thin coats to be fully opaque. This polish reminds me of a silver toned version of Jules. It has to be one of my favorite Zoyas.

This is a LE polish that was only made available as part of the NYFW trio.

Official Description:
Zeenat is a soft pewter with a liquid glass finish.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 17, 2015 - Sunny

Zoya Sunny

It is from the 2005 Hugs-n-Kisses collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I suggest 3 coats to be fully opaque. This polish really seems to be a very unique color.

This is a discontinued polish and is no longer available from Zoya.

Official Description:
Sunny is a bright metallic coppery-orange with brown undertones and fine red and golden frosty
Color Family - Brown
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 3 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 16, 2015 - Ray

Zoya Ray

It is from the Fall 2012 Diva collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. This polish is a little sheer, but I think you should be okay with three coats.

This is a discontinued polish and is no longer available from Zoya.

Official Description:
Ray is a dark blackened pine green with smooth, delicate silver and green frost shimmer.
Color Family - Green
Finish - Foil
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 15, 2015 - Trinity

Zoya Trinity

It is an open stock polish and not from a collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I recommend 3 coats to be fully opaque.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Trinity by Zoya can be best described as a lighter shade of bright hot fuchsia pink with strong blue-violet duochrome shimmer.Extremely eye-catching, a pink shade that's sure to mesmerize.
Color Family - Pink
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 3 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Monday, April 13, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 14, 2015 - Rebel

Zoya Rebel

It is from the Spring 2014 Awaken collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. This polish has a great formula and only needs two coats to be fully opaque. This is definitely my favorite polish from this collection.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Rebel by Zoya can be best described as a full-coverage blue sky metallic with a silver shimmer. Top with 1-2 layers of special effect topper, Zoya Monet, for a fun accent!
Color Family - Blue
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 13, 2015 - Sasha

Zoya Sasha 


It is an open stock polish and not from a collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I would suggest 2-3 coats to be opaque.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Sasha by Zoya can be best described as a dark saturated blood red creme with very subtle brown undertones.Bold and beautiful, a classic Film-Noir red.
Color Family - Red
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 4 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )

Tone - Cool

Zoya A Day - April 12, 2015 - Perrie

Zoya Perrie 

It is from the Summer 2010 Flash collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I thought this one looked fully opaque at two coats. It’s a great formula and a very pretty shade of purple.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Perrie by Zoya can be best described as a beautiful, glossy cool-toned lavender.
Color Family - Purple
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 3 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )

Tone - Cool

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 11, 2015 - Raven

Zoya Raven
 

This polish was originally released as part of the Extreme collection in 2006. It was also part of the 2012 Gilty Pleasures Trio.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I would suggest 2-3 coats to be fully opaque with this polish. The macro bottle shot makes this polish seem like it has more shimmer than you can actually see on the nail. My swatch macro was really hard to take. The shimmer is very faint except up close in person. From a few inches away this almost appears to be a solid black creme.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Raven by Zoya can be best described as an intense satiny black balanced by very subtle silver shimmer.The ultimate high-fashion accessory that goes with everything.
Color Family - Black
Finish - Metallic
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )

Tone - Cool

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 10, 2015 - Flowie

Zoya Flowie

It is an open stock polish and is not part of a collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I would suggest 3 coats to be fully opaque with this polish. It might be a great nude look for those with a little darker skin.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Flowie by Zoya can be best described as a light brown creme with peach overtones. A beautiful earth tone for a nude nail look.
Color Family - Nude
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 3 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Warm

Zoya A Day - April 9, 2015 - Miley

Zoya Miley

It is from the Summer 2008 Blissful collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I would suggest 3 coats to be fully opaque with this polish. My pictures make this look a little more blue leaning than in person. But this is a polish I actually keep with my blue polishes rather than the purple ones. Let’s just call it blurple.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Miley by Zoya can be best described as a pale, delicate lilac creme with light blue undertones. A lovely botanical shade with high-fashion edge.
Color Family - Purple
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 2 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )
Tone - Cool

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Zoya A Day - April 8, 2015 - Tamsen

Zoya Tamsen

It is from the Summer 2011 Summertime collection.

Pictures are 3 coats with Seche Vite topcoat. I would suggest 2-3 coats to be fully opaque with this polish.

This is a currently available polish from Zoya.

Official Description:
Tamsen by Zoya can be best described as a medium warm brick red with strong orange tones with an opaque cream finish.  A special red that is both enticing and mysterious.
Color Family - Red, Orange
Finish - Cream
Intensity - 5 ( 1 = Sheer - 5 = Opaque )

Tone - Warm