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 kind of love Vega.
For Spring 2014 Zoya released 3 new Pixie Dust polishes. The collection is called Magical Pixie and the polishes in the collection differ from the normal Zoya PixieDust polishes (which I have never tried but Katie loves!) due to the addition of large glitter.
Zoya describes Vega as a blue opal sparkle. Blue opal is the perfect way to describe this polish as it has a bit of a metallic look to it and of course, the large glitter in the polish is holographic. I love how this polish looks on the nail. It’s incredibly unique and eye catching. Even my brother (who isn’t exactly into such things as nail polish…) commented on my nails when we were out to dinner (we had AMAZING German food…I know you were curious).
The formula was good considering the finish of this polish. I used two coats in my swatches.
Polishes from the Magical Pixie collection retail for $10. As of now, the only place I’ve been able to find this collection is on Zoya’s website and on Amazon. Zoya also has a Magical Pixie Trio that includes all 3 polishes from the collection.
I thought Zoya polishes might be sold on beauty.com. Not so much! When I searched “Zoya” I got questionable results. Not exactly what I was looking for!
Anyway! There are a ton swatches under the jump.
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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 →
Okay! You win! I finally understand the textured polish trend! When OPI started releasing their Liquid Sand polishes – I just didn’t get it. I’ve always hated having bumpy nails and the idea of doing it on purpose? EEK! So I passed on those. But then…. I saw Zoya’s Pixie Dust promos… and knew right […] Continue reading →
Greetings fellow nail addicts. I am so excited to introduce you to my new nail polish obsession; Zoya Mimi. No seriously. Obsessed! Mimi has been a long time polish lemming of mine. I could just never justify picking it up. Finally I spotted it at Ulta during a recent shopping trip and pulled the trigger. […] Continue reading →
At this point it must have been over two years ago when I walked into Ulta to see they had started carrying Zoya. I was super excited because in high school I was a Zoya devotee. Well, 2 years later, and this is still the only Zoya polish in my collection. Go figure! Originally from […] Continue reading →
I was wandering around Ulta a week or two ago and they had tons of great polishes on clearance. A good selection of Zoya, China Glaze, and OPI – ironically it included Alli’s mega-lemming for the past 2 years – Dating a Royal – but I’d just sent her my bottle so I decided to […] Continue reading →
It’s no secret that I haven’t been really impressed by most of the Fall 2011 collections – but ZOYA’s Smoke & Mirrors did have a few that caught my eye. The ZOYA website describes Neeka as “a greyed amethyst with subtle red duochrome shimmer and bright gold glitter accents.” I agree completely but the “subtle […] Continue reading →
I love pinks! This is a very “me” color. Felicity is from the Spring 2008 Collection: Blissful. The Zoya description is right on when they describe it as a “soft dusty tea-rose pink with champagne and bright pink duochrome shimmer and flecks of gold.” The application was as nice as the color – smooth and […] Continue reading →