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Kiki Overthinks Every Thing
September 6, 2009
The Colors of the Rainbow on Your Nails
Mood:  lazy
Topic: Beauty Thoughts & Reviews

Moi had heard a lot about Zoya nail polish, especially when I was pregnant three years ago. Because it is free of toluene, formaldehyde, DBP (phthalates) and camphor, it is reported to be safe to use while pregnant. I doubted anything that was so free would have staying power like Zoya claims. Well, Zoya proved me wrong. 

Recently, I was able to get three free bottles of Zoya nail polish because of an awesome coupon code. I was excited. The first color I tried was Jinx, which is copper-penny brown metallic nail polish. (Zoya's website describes it as a "Deep red bronze with golden metallic shimmer.") Jinx is also one of it's more opaque polishes. With just 2 strokes, I covered my entire big toe nail. Only habit made me add a second coat, but it was very light. I didn't use a traditional top coat, but a sheer coral-orange-glittery Zoya shade called Gabrielle. It gave my pedicure an extra dose of sheen.

The smell of the polish wasn't as strong as other polishes, and dried a little bit quicker. I was expecting the color to chip in three days. It didn't matter if i wore open-toed or close-toed, the color didn't chip or rub off. As a matter of fact, after nearly 3 weeks, I got sick of looking at the color. lol. I'm kind of lazy, so I usually wait until my pedicure starts to look bad before I begin again. 

In these tough economic times, you want to get your money's worth with all your products. At normally $7 a bottle, Zoya is worth every penny invested in it. 

Posted by Kiki Shoes at 9:07 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink

September 6, 2009 - 10:41 PM EDT

Name: "Lakish"
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Where's the pics?! I want to see swatches!

Jinx sounds like a wonderful shade...I'll have to buy it. I'm really glad that you were able to take advantage of Zoya's coupon code. I wish they would do more promotions like that.

I have so many Zoya shades to review it isn't funny! I just wish I had my own camera back since my mom's camera (the one I use from time-to-time) isn't all that great. I can't wait to replace it!

September 16, 2009 - 8:50 PM EDT

Name: kiki072895
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I tried to do a swatch once and my foot came out all blurry. I'm not an expert yet on that, but I'm working on it!

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