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Entries for Wednesday, August 01 2012

Zoya’s Wednesday

Zoya’s Wednesday

Posted on Wednesday, at

More blue and a little more intense than Bevin, a bit softer than Zuza (the sparkle-equivalent to this shade.) Application was very smooth, coverage was even, and the formula was very smooth. If this color were any bluer, I might not have been quite as attracted to it. I like blues, I'm starting to develop an affection for cool and neutral greens; but blue-greens are still an odd and tricky area for me, when it comes to nail polish. I'm...

Zoya’s Shelby

Zoya’s Shelby

Posted on Wednesday, at

Okay, hands up: who else mentally named the two pinks in this collection “Blush” and “Bashful”? Just me? Okay then. And that ends today's round of Spot the Subreference. Shelby is another pink, a slightly softer pink…but it's not a pastel or ballerina pink. A “punk ballerina,” perhaps. Just like Lara and Reagan, application was simple and fast. My nails were in need of a buffing, so there were some ridges; but the polish in my bottle of Shelby...

Zoya’s Lara

Zoya’s Lara

Posted on Wednesday, at

Almost a hot pink, but with a bit more depth to the color. I think one of the Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear shades might be similar - but if it's the one I'm thinking about, it's been discontinued. So yay, we have a replacement!! (I think I have a lipstick in this shade, too…hm. No wonder it was one of the first I chose from either of Zoya's 2012 summer collections!) The application was smooth and effortless, full even coverage...