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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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Zoya Delight Collection Video

Here is the video overview of Zoya’s Delight 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 here. Continue reading

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Zoya Delight Collection Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Delight Collection for Spring 2015. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • Rayne: Dewy, spring blue with an energizing turquoise metallic flash.
  • Lillian: Faded aquamarine with a glossy cream finish.
  • Tiana: Palette-cleansing ‘pistachio gelato’ green in a glossy cream finish.
  • Daisy: Refreshing ‘lemon merengue’ yellow with a turquoise metallic flash.
  • Leslie: Soft spring lavender with a turquoise metallic flash.
  • Eden: Classic spring flower pink in a glossy cream finish.

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Zoya Naturel Satins Collection Photos & Swatches

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

  • Leah: Lavender tinged taupe, exclusive Zoya Satin* finish
  • Rowan: Creamy suede taupe, exclusive Zoya Satin* finish.
  • Sage: Mossy sage green, exclusive Zoya Satin* finish.
  • Tove: Misty slate grey, exclusive Zoya Satin* finish.
  • Brittany: Rose mauve cream, exclusive Zoya Satin* finish.
  • Ana: Light toasted almond, exclusive Zoya Satin* finish.

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OPI Fifty Shades Of Grey Collection Video

Here is the video overview of OPI’s Fifty Shades Of Grey collection. The video includes live application of all of the colors. You can also see pictures of the nail polishes applied here. Continue reading

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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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Formula X Nail Lacquers Alchemy, Clever, Crafty Photos & Swatches

Here are photos and swatches of a few limited-edition Formula X nail lacquers:

  • Alchemy: platinum-infused, mixed metal shimmer
  • Clever: blue + violet ombre glitter
  • Crafty: yellow + lime ombre glitter

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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: Live Application & Review Video

Here is the video overview of Zoya’s Matte Velvet 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 of these colors applied to the nails here. Continue reading

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