Happy Monday! Today will be fabulous. Let me tell you, last Monday was rough. Actually, the entire week was rough – I adore daylight savings and more… daylight but the transition is brutal! Please tell me I wasn’t the only one struggling last week? Friday marks the beginning of Spring and I have lots of beautiful polish to show you, but first – my second transitional polish.
This is the first Zoya transitional polish I’ve tried. The Naturel Satin collection is their third transitional collection. I skipped out on the previous two: Naturel and Naturel 2, but I just couldn’t say no to trying out a new finish. I love the soft neutral colors in all 3 collections.
I asked you guys which Naturel Satin polish I should try and Haley from Polished at Heart said I should try Sage – and here we are! Sage is a mossy sage green and actually reminds me of a satin version of Essie’s Sew Psyched. I’m in love with the color, it’s so calming and serene.
I feel like a lot of people like matte and satin finishes but are put off by their notoriously bad wear time. I’ve worn this polish several times and the wear is awesome. Seriously. I made it 4 days without any serious chipping – that’s pretty fabulous in satin/matte land. I started off with Julep’s Oxygen Smoothing Base Coat and then applied two coats of Sage. I made sure to add in a little extra dry time between coats. My middle nail shows some imperfections, it’s currently rebelling, the finish is very smooth.
Zoya nail polish retails for $9 and you can grab the Naturel Satin Collection on Zoya.com – they also have ADORABLE mini versions for $5. I love little mini polishes (except for OPI, because they don’t have labels. That drives me crazy). Zoya is also available at Ulta and my guess is, like the MatteVelvets, they’ll be on the clearance rack eventually…
Now I’m ready to jump back into Spring polish, what spring (or summer) collection are you most excited about? Let me know below!
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Surprise! In honor of Friday Eve, I thought I’d bring you a two-in-one post! I know everyone is drooling over the Zoya Transitional Satin Collection but I am still falling head over heels for the Rereleased for 2014: Zoya Matte polishes. I PROMISE I’ve learned my lesson this time: stop resisting trends! You know…like the […] Continue reading →
After a week+ of some sort of strep throat/flu combo and a week back at work, I’m about two weeks behind with the whole new years resolution thing. Actually, I kind of hate the whole resolution thing, it stresses me out. Seeing as leaving the house with one hand painted has become a regular occurrence […] Continue reading →
I had so much fun with the BCA pinks from Essie and OPI and my Halloween fun with Sinful Colors and Sally Hansen, but I am ready to leap back into some more traditional Fall colors and I couldn’t think of a better place to start than with Yuna from Zoya’s Ignite Collection. This is the […] Continue reading →
Happy Monday! After I fell in love with Magical PixieDust Bar, I realized I have not given Zoya nearly enough attention lately. I decided to check out the Fall Ultra Pixiedust polishes. How can anyone possibly resist something called an ULTRA PixieDust? Well… I looked at swatches and I wanted to love them. I tried, […] Continue reading →
Happy Labor Day! I was wandering around Ulta Saturday (shocking), looking for a back to school treat for myself and I kept looking at Zoya’s Summer 2014 Magical PixieDust display. I went back and forth between Bar and Ginni. Bar appealed to my love of the beach – it instantly reminded me of impossibly sparkly […] Continue reading →
I’m not even going to lie, I was terrified to try this nail polish! All I could think about was the disaster that was Essie Belugaria. I mean, I still have nightmares that center around that nail polish, I am happy to report that Zoya did not make the same mistakes Essie did. And I […] Continue reading →
Zoya isn’t a brand I pay much attention too. And that has nothing to do with the quality of Zoya polishes. The ones I have tried I quite like. The brand generally just doesn’t excite me. This polish landed on my doorstep via my fellow TDVer, Katie. She sent it to me along with some […] Continue reading →
Today is the big day! Well, for me it’s a big day… I’ll be spending this afternoon baking my very first apple pie! It’s been a few months, but my first attempt at pie making was pretty successful: peach! I inspired Alli to do a little peach nail art! Since I’ll be busy busy all […] Continue reading →
Good afternoon! I hope you’re all having a marvelous Monday! Today I decided to explore the yellow side of my yellow/green obsession! So far this summer, I’ve leaned on the greener side with Covergirl’s Appletini, L’Oreal’s New Money, and China Glaze’s Budding Romance. More recently, I slowly started shifting to the yellow end of the […] Continue reading →