Zoya’s Tao

Posted on Wednesday, at bought • 229 views

  • Manufacturer: Zoya/Art of Beauty
  • Availability: part of Zoya's Mirrors collection
  • Color Range: cool medium-dark grey shimmer
  • Cost/Amount: USD$8USD$9 for 15 ml / .5 fl oz
  • Would you purchase again: yes
Zoya’s Tao

No, you aren't hallucinating. Yes, this is slightly similar to Zoya's Freja. The finish is different (I'm not entirely sure -=how=- to classify the finishes for most of the polishes in Zoya's Mirrors collection. They're not frost…they're not metallic…they're…distressed metallic?!??), the base color is just a little lighter. But it is highly similar. If you tried Freja but didn't like it because it was just a hair too dark, Tao might strike you the same way.

That said, the polish applies very smoothly and lasts well. Under the lighting that I used, Tao and Marina look fairly similar. They are close - about as close as Zoya's Kelly and Caitlin - but Marina has stronger blue tones and Tao is far more neutral.

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 Tao Four fingers in a row, resting on the thumb, with all nails displaying 2 coats of Zoya's Tao

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