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Entries for Saturday, November 20 2010

Nail polish brand comparisons

Nail polish brand comparisons

Posted on Saturday, at

So it's been a while now since I started using nail polishes fairly heavily…and, like everyone else on the planet, I've formed some opinions. In the past two years I've used several polishes and top/base coats from Borghese, China Glaze, Del Sol, Nubar, OPI, Sally Hansen, and Zoya. So which is best, and for what? I can't really say which one is “the overall best”. They've all got plusses and minuses. Zoya has an incredibly wide range of...

Zoya’s Edyta

Zoya’s Edyta

Posted on Saturday, at

When this collection was released, there was one color that really caught my eye: this one. The others…were nice, but nothing overly different or unique or wow. This, though…this was gorgeous. A deeper, almost smokey blue-green, it kind of reminded me of Aromaleigh v1's Abyss. It's absolutely frakin' gorgeous.

Zoya’s Ki

Zoya’s Ki

Posted on Saturday, at

Ki is the standout color in the Suede collection: a deep dark violet duochrome (or actually, polychrome) in a collection of softer, more neutral shades. The only other dark color in that collection is Dea, a reddish-chocolate creme. I could so easily post half a dozen photos of Ki, in various lighting conditions and at various angles, to show it off in all its glory. But others have done that. Let me just say that this is a true duochrome ...