Time for a little nail polish rewind! For a really long time I resisted ordering polishes online. I wanted to see them in the stores. Even now, there are only a few brands I’ll order online. Zoya was one of the first brands I broke my “rules” for -and of course it was thanks to one of their amazing promotions. My very first Zoya order included Felicity, Crystal, and Indigo. They’re all in need of reswatching and I was in a super girly mood yesterday so I chose Felicity.
Felicity is a beautiful dusty tea rose pink filled with shimmer – the gold shimmer is the most notable, which is why I love it, but there’s some “champagne” shimmer too. The official Zoya description is a bit ambitious but I’ll let you make your own judgment: soft dusty tea-rose pink with champagne and bright pink duochrome shimmer and flecks of gold. Hmm.
Application was really lovely. I used three coats, just like I did four years ago, and I’m just as happy with the results. Since Zoya doesn’t get along with Seche Vite, I used my HK Girl top coat.
I just popped over to the Zoya Website. Two things. First, it seems Felicity has been retired. I AM SO SORRY. Second, they are having a Name a Polish contest with Redbook – which is fun. I think I’ll enter. No out of this world promos at the moment, but they do have adorable mini collections that include the color lock system for $42 + free shipping for both of their Fall collections: Focus & Flair.
Individual Zoya polishes retail for $9.00. You can grab Zoya at Ulta or on Amazon – whichever suits you best. Even though this polish is retired, you can get it here on Amazon for 7.70 with free shipping. Deal!
PSA: If for whatever reason you aren’t up to date on the situation with Mentality Polish, please please please go read this post by The Mercurial Magpie.
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Right, I know it’s summer but I figured it was okay to slip into Fall mode for the day. A few weeks ago, I asked you guys what some of your favorite dupes were and someone mentioned Zoya Yasmeen as a cheaper alternative for NARS Purple Rain – it peaked my interest. I’m sure a […] Continue reading →
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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 →
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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 →