Zoya’s Rica review

Posted on Wednesday, at bought • 396 views

  • Manufacturer: Zoya/Art of Beauty
  • Availability: released as part of Zoya's Sunshine collection
  • Color Range: metallic coral-red foil microglitter
  • Cost/Amount: USD$8USD$9 for 15 ml / .5 fl oz
  • Would you purchase again: yes
  • Similar shades: Wet n Wild's Waves of Enchantment
Zoya’s Rica

I almost passed on this because in the promo pics, it looked a bit too orange. Happily, when I placed an order and got the collection-plates of both Sunshine and Summertime, I could see that Rica was more of an orange-red. If Tiffany (from the Flame collection) is a peach microglitter, Rica is a poppy or persimmon.

As with almost all Zoya microglitters, three or four coats will be needed for complete opacity (or just paint two coats over a creme base coat. I might also be able to use this over a single coat of Salma, which is a nice enough polish but just a bit too orange for my preferences.

Photos that show how the product actually performs...! See how I create my swatches

Close-up photo of the middle three fingernails of the left hand, showing the nail color applied. The left hand holding a bottle of nail polish and displaying all manicured fingernails, with 2 coats of Zoya's Rica Four fingers in a row, resting on the thumb, with all nails displaying 2 coats of Zoya's Rica

For those of you wanting something with just a touch more pink, look and see if you can find Wet n Wild's Waves of Enchantment (part of the 2011 Mermaid's Cove collection). It's a sparkle finish, not technically a microglitter; it's got more pink undertones; and as part of the Fast Dry lineup, it…well, it dries fast. smile

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