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Zoya Island Fun & Paradise Sun Collections Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Island Fun & Paradise Sun Collections for Summer 2015. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

ISLAND FUN (Creams)

  • Jace: Modern tropical green in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. A green that is more muted than lime and surprisingly wearable!
  • Cecilia: Classic teal in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.
  • Talia: True turquoise in full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.
  • Serenity: Summer purple in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. Reminiscent of beautiful blooming irises, a harbinger of summer!
  • Nana: Deep summer fuchsia in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.
  • Demetria: A vibrant poppy red in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.

PARADISE SUN (Metallics)

  • Genesis: Crystalline white with a micronized metallic pearl finish. Designed to look like micro-fine diamond dust!
  • Selene: True teal with a micronized metallic pearl finish. A unique shade with an aqua fleck that resembles deeper layers of ocean water.
  • Oceane: True turquoise with a micronized metallic pearl finish that reflects the clearest blue ocean waters.
  • Isa: Deep blue-based purple with a micronized metallic pearl finish and an aqua flash that embodies the beauty of exotic island flowers.
  • Mae: Warm magenta pink with a micronized metallic pearl finish, reminiscent of vibrant Mediterranean flowers.
  • Aphrodite: Vibrant summer red with a micronized pearl metallic finish and multi-hued flash that brings it to life.

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OPI Hawaii Collection Photos & Swatches

Here are images and swatches of OPI’s Hawaii Collection. This post shows the following shades with 2 coats applied:

  • That’s Hula-rious!: This pastel mint green makes me dance with joy!
  • My Gecko Does Tricks: Being bright and pearly green is just one of its talents.
  • Do You Take Lei Away?: On second thought, I can’t wait – I need this creamy nude now!
  • Is Mai Tai Crooked?: Get it straight – this fruity orange crème is fabulous!
  • Go with the Lava Flow: You can feel the heat shimmering off this golden red.
  • Aloha from OPI: Let’s give a warm island hello to this bright creamy coral!
  • Suzi Shops & Island Hops: A light and happy pink that’s the perfect traveling companion.
  • Just Lanai-ing Around: This dark, creamy mauve says “hang loose!” in style.
  • Hello Hawaii Ya?: In this gorgeous, dusky purple, I’m doing just fine.
  • This Color’s Making Waves: This shimmery, lagoon blue has got heads turning.
  • Lost My Bikini In Molokini: With this reef-inspired purple, what’s one bikini more or less?
  • Pineapples Have Peelings Too!: The heart of the matter lies in this gold shimmer with colorful sparkle.

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OPI Fifty Shades Of Grey Collection Photos & Swatches

Here are images and swatches of OPI’s Fifty Shades Of Grey Collection. This post shows the following shades with 2 coats applied:

  • My Silk Tie: This silky, gleaming silver has got me all tied up
  • Romantically Involved: I’m in a deep relationship with this luscious crème red
  • Dark Side of the Mood: This brooding, stormy charcoal is dangerously gorgeous
  • Shine for Me: This shimmering silver with subtle blue sparkle really turns me on!
  • Cement the Deal: I’d sign anything to get my hands on this stony, cool gray
  • Embrace the Gray: Let this chic, moody gray crème become one with you.

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Zoya Wishes Collection Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Wishes Collection. The following shades are shown:

  • NORI: Sapphire blue Magical PixieDust with holographic hex glitter, perfect for any holiday festivity.
  • THEA: Deep amethyst Magical PixieDust with an orchid flash, packed full of party-ready holographic hex glitter.
  • IMOGEN: Black crystal Magical PixieDust* with holographic hex glitter, just add an LBD and you’re off!
  • PRIM: Velvet blue metallic, with a full coverage, high-density pigment and buttery smooth application.
  • HAVEN: True holiday plum liquid metal with a thin vein of orchid for added brilliance.
  • WILLA: Full-coverage, onyx black cream.

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Zoya Matte Velvet Collection Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Matte Velvet Collection, which will be available starting October 15, 2014. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • DOVIMA: Shimmering Black MatteVelvet
  • POSH: Shimmering Crimson MatteVelvet
  • HARLOW: Shimmering Wine MatteVelvet
  • SAVITA: Shimmering Plum MatteVelvet
  • VERUSCHKA: Shimmering Evergreen MatteVelvet
  • LOREDANA: Shimmering Gunmetal Gray MatteVelvet

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OPI Gwen Stefani Holiday 2014 Collection Photos & Swatches

Here are images and swatches of OPI’s Gwen Stefani Collection for Holiday 2014. This post shows the following 18 shades with 2 coats applied:

  • Just BeClaus: This magnificent maroon came into my life just in the “nick” of time.
  • Kiss Me – or Elf!: There’s no denying the allure of this amorous red violet.
  • I Carol About You: I just fa-la-la-la-love this deep royal purple!
  • Christmas Gone Plaid: I sure am plaid I found this tree-mendous forest green.
  • In a Holidaze: I’m dizzy-in-love with this maroon beauty.
  • Love is Hot and Coal: Turn the heat up with this deep grayish brown.
  • Fashion a Bow: So busy – all tied-up today loving this bright reddish-orange!
  • Cinnamon Sweet: Sugar and spice…this deep, warm red is everything nice.
  • What’s Your Point-settia?: So what if I think this is the one truly perfect holiday red?
  • Red Fingers & Mistletoes: This smooch-worthy red shimmer is holiday-perfect.
  • First Class Desires: This mélange of gold and eggplant shimmer is #1 on my wish list.
  • Sleigh Parking Only: Tell the valet to take good care of this exclusive dark burgundy.
  • Rollin’ in Cashmere: Wooln’t you just love wearing this warm, luxurious gold?
  • Unfrost My Heart: The shimmery cool glamour of this gleaming silver is beyond hot!
  • I’ll Tinsel You In: Black and white confetti and fine glitter adorn this ornamental glitter.
  • Snow Globetrotter: Shake up your world with this glitter swirling with white and rainbow flakes.
  • Comet in the Sky: Iridescent beams and midnight black create cosmic art in this glitter.
  • So Elegant: Black and chrome confetti add sophisticated drama to this glitter.

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Zoya Ultra PixieDust Collection Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Ultra PixieDust Collection. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • Noir: Deep vampy plum, textured PixieDust with red Mega Hex Particles
  • Arianna: Blue-toned red wine, textured PixieDust with Mega Hex Particles
  • Oswin: True red, textured PixieDust with Mega Hex Particles

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OPI Gwen Stefani Holiday 2014 Collection

This year, OPI is again collaborating with Gwen Stefani, this time to release a set of 18 limited edition nail polish shades for the Holiday 2014 season. In addition to this color collection, OPI will also be releasing a limited edition Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat and GelColor shades and kits. Keep reading to see color information and images of each nail polish! Continue reading

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Zoya Naturel 2 Collection Video

Here is the video overview of Zoya’s Naturel Deux Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also see photos and swatches of each color here. Continue reading

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Zoya Ignite Collection Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Ignite Collection. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • Autumn: Varnished Copper Liquid Metal
  • India: Deep Red Gold Liquid Metal
  • Teigen: Violet Plum with Copper Liquid Metal
  • Sansa: Deepest Eggplant with Gold Liquid Metal
  • Remy: Indigo with Copper & Gold Liquid Metal
  • Yuna: Grey with Copper & Gold Liquid Metal

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