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Friday, November 14, 2014

Zoya Naturel Deux 2 and Entice & Ignite Collection Selections: Review and Swatches

Zoya and I had a rough start about two years ago. I picked out about 4 nail polishes and none of them worked for me (read here). HaHaHa  It wasn't the colors, but the quality that frustrated me. I swore I wouldn't buy anymore. Well 2 years later, my little beauty heart has changed. HaHaHa I followed other beauty bloggers, wrote down colors that looked good on them and waited for Zoya to have a sale. They recently had a Buy 3 for $15, so I jumped at the chance to try them again. The third try was the charm! I love them all! Plus they are FIVE FREE: formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene, camphor & dibutyl phthalate free (vegan friendly nail lacquer). Spencer, Chanelle and Madeline only required ONE COAT. Aubrey, Aurora and Autumn required TWO COATS. I can't vouch for the lasting time on these, because I just got them a week ago, but they are lovely. Now, AURORA was a mistake. I wanted another color, but I must've mistakenly typed in the wrong shade (can't you tell how different it is from the others I selected? HaHaHa). It's like purple meets Sprite. It's super fizzy & bubbly looking! But I'll keep it. Just one suggestion with application of Autumn and Aurora! The first coat should be a thin layer...let dry...then add a second coat. If not, it won't look even. They're a little thicker. Other than that, I have no complaints. My favorites are Madeline and Aubrey (purplish mauve shades). I'm taking those with me on my trip. Have a great weekend everybody.




Can't you tell Aurora was the mistake? HaHaHa Different from everything else I selected! HaHaHa

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58 comments

  1. Lately I've been having a thing for purple hues, so those shades are absolutely lovely! I'd love to paint my nails an Aubrey shade :)

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  2. Morning Kim! Im glad you gave another chance to the brand, totally love the shades you picked. I never tried Zoya but if happens, I will as Im drooling over Madeline in particular, what a classy and refined color! Btw Kim, I have gogo girl on my nails now, woooow!^^ You were so right about it, cant stop at looking my hands lol! <3 Have a wonderful weekend, many kisses! xo

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  3. I totally love these shades :) Lovely post..Keep In touch dear..hugs
    rampdiary / My art Blog / Beauty and fashion Blog

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  4. This is a great review, i think it is a win-win which you after trying something new you spreading to the world to you readers. I am Royal Wang. have a nice day

    http://www.fashionculturediary.blogspot.it/

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  5. I think the Aurora is a happy mistake - that's such a fun colour! :)


    I love my Zoya polishes - they always have such great wear-time for me. But I don't have many, they are hard to get here in Australia! So I end up wearing my OPI more, they are stocked almost everywhere you look! Not as long wear time though :(

    Away From The Blue

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  6. love all the colors!

    Irene
    www.thedailylace.com

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  7. I like all of them, but my favourites are the two, the last ones. They're so shiny and have amazing colors!

    http://crafty-zone.blogspot.com/

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  8. I have never tried Zoya nail polishes before. I actually really like Aurora- it's right up my alley. :)
    ♥Natalie
    Yours Truly, NY


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  9. Aurora is awesome!!! The perfect mistake doll, looks gorgeous on you, love glittery stuff!! Am glad the rest all came out just as great too. Super review...Happy Friday doll, I thought it was Saturday already, hahaha :))) xxx

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  10. This is an exciting post loving all these shades so beautiful great job in the presentation. Have a lovely weekend.

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  11. This is the best mistake you can make, haha! What a colour! Have fun on your trip!

    sunandsany

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  12. Ha ha yes Aurora was a mistake - the others look fab - my fave is the Madeleine :) Happy weekend,
    Ax

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  13. Some beautiful colors, I have never heard of zoya so will have to check it out, hope a have a great trip!!

    www.hollandsreverie.blogspot.com

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  14. Lovely shades! You have a nice collection
    xx
    www.junewantsitall.com

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  15. They look so beautiful, the matt ones are just lovely, especially the Madeleine. And yes Aurora does stand out, but hey, Christmas is coming, it will be perfect then! x

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  16. LOVE the Spencer and Madeline shades!

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  17. Those colors are all fab! But my fave among them is Spencer - goes with any outfit color.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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  18. I think all the shades are stunning! I personally would mix Aubrey and Aurora together as in 4 fingers with Aubrey and 1 finger with Aurora, it would be so chic or at least in my mind it will be chic. LOL!
    I am soooo sorry that I can't reply to your comment on my blog, somehow the darn 'reply' button is missing. :-(

    Reflection of Sanity

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  19. Oooohhhhh. They all look good on you Kim! I'm glad you decided to give them another try. And Aurora is a wonderful mistake! I love it! lol.
    (^^,)

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  20. Hello KIm, the colours look so pretty. Looks so nice on your nails.

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  21. I have always been curious about this brand! Glad to hear it is a good product!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  22. I had the same issue with Zoya's quality but it's good to know these nail colors worked out well for you Kim. You selected some really pretty colors and Aurora looks like it's a happy mistake cause it looks fantastic on you!

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  23. ABout a year ago I tried their polishes, I think it was Godiva - I loved it. However i do not have more from them because they are not sold where I live.
    I like your colour choices, specially the bright ones.

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  24. Beautiful Shades! Madeline is my favorite one ,looks so elegant :)

    kisses

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  25. I LOVE the autumn and aurora shade Kim!!! They are gorgeous!! All the other shades you picked out are pretty too!! At least aurora was a good mistake right haha!!! I've always had good luck with Zoya polish, maybe they changed their formula from a few years ago? I'm glad it's working for you now!

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  26. I am reluctant now to try nail varnish brands which I'm not familiar with as I have bought too many disappointing ones in the past, attracted simply by the colour. I've heard of Zoya but maybe I should give this one a try having read your review. I love those earthy shades and Aubrey too which is such a rich shade. Have a lovely weekend, Kim!

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  27. Kim, I'm an nail polish hound--love buying and using them! Love the ones you've featured here--especially the mauve-like shades! They are so unique and lux! T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  28. Hi Kim, I think I only have one or two bottles of Zoya and frankly I don't remember the quality. Nice review. I particularly like Spencer and Aubrey. Have a great weekend!

    xo Jo

    http://www.whiterosesandcoffee.com/

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  29. yay to third time being the charm!! :)

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  30. Nice colors, except for the last two, Aurora and Autumn. I'm not a big fan of sparkly nail polishes, so I would not have chosen either of these. But the others are my kind of colors. I will have to try the Madeline one since I've been trying to find a light pink that isn't too pink.

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  31. I don't paint my nails, but these are lovely shimmering shades. :) Have a lovely weekend Beautiful.

    missymayification.blogspot.co.uk

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  32. Beyond beautiful!
    Kisses from Miami,
    Borka
    www.chicfashionworld.com

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  33. Spencer, Chanelle, Madeline and Autumn are my favorites!! I think finding the right colors and maybe technic helps. They all look really good to me.

    http://www.thefashionstirfry. com

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  34. Lovely shades! They are all great :)

    http://floralsandsmiles.blogspot.ca/

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  35. Beautiful colors love them. Thanks for the nice comment on my blog.
    www.rumelatheshopaholic.blogspot.com

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  36. Hi Kim thanks so much for the review on these nail polishes. I love the mauve colors on you too! Have fun wearing them. Have a good weekend.
    Julie

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  37. I've never heard of this brand before but the colors look great! Since the rate is a Sweet I will probably give it a try! :)
    XOXO

    Milu
    www.hellolupi.com

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  38. I would love to try both of those brown shades! I have never tried zoya polishes but they look very pretty in the swatches.
    www.lettersimpromptu.blogspot.com

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  39. The colors are gorgeous! I've never had luck with the more glittery polishes like aurora. I like smooth. :)

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  40. I know what you mean about Zoya, I tried it a few years ago and wasn't a huge fan so I always use OPI, LVX and Essie but maybe I should give it another try! The Madeline shade is so pretty for fall and I know what you mean about Aurora, but at least it was on sale hehe. :)

    xoDale

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  41. Great review, very helpful! Aubrey is my favorite :)
    Love your blog, hope to see you soon on my blog
    www.beneaththecoat.com or Bloglovin or Facebook :)
    Kisses from Zurich,
    K

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  42. Wow - Aurora really is super frizzy and bright on, it almost looks like purple champagne bubbles! I actually think the colour fits in quite well with the rest, but the finish is definitely... unusual ;) I've never tried Zoya and I have so many polishes right now, I should probably wait. But you do have me tempted!
    xox,
    Cee

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  43. I've meant to try Zoya nail polishes for some time: here they sell them along with a kit that should protect your nails from chipping and make them more elastic, so that the nail polish lasts longer. You really have beautiful nails and I love the colours you selected (Aurora not that much honestly). Happy Sunday
    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose - Valeria Arizzi

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  44. Funny I was just in Birch Box the other day and almost bought this. I just couldn't decided what brand or color I wanted so I left without a purchase. I will have to keep this in mind for next time.

    Allie of ALLIE NYC
    allienyc.com

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  45. Good to know they changed their formula! The nude shades you chose are so pretty!

    -Sharon

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  46. I'm loving all the purples; Madeline, Aubry, and Aurora!... hehe~

    http://ahleessa4realz.blogspot.com/

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  47. I'm really glad Zoya nail polishes worked out for you! I really like the 5 free and variety of shades. Aubrey and Spencer are gorgeous on you!

    xoxo,
    little luxury list formerly Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  48. the first two look like the butter london ones, but probably way cheaper and better, lol! love those nudes.

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  49. those are lovely colors. I've tried them once a long time ago but like you, I didn't like the quality. I sure do love their prices though. Sounds like they've improved, and I like the five free formulation. I just might give them a try again.

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  50. Autumn and Aurora are just divine on you! They pop beautifully!!

    http://www.apreponderanceoffashion.com

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  51. Your nails look so pretty! I love the shades!

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  52. I've been wanting to try zoya! YAY for it finally working out! i might have to look into trying them....

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  53. Oh wow - all these colours look absolutely beautiful! Love them! :)

    Layla xx

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk
    www.youtube.com/user/sprinklesofstyle

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  54. Oh lovely colors, my fav is the first and third one!

    www.urbanikamoda.blogspot.com

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  55. I really love Zoya polishes The colors are always very pretty and I just think they are just so fun You have quite a lineup of shades here I just counted my polishes, all 85 of them, I don't think I can buy anymore for a while. I try to throw one out when I buy a new one, but it doesn't always work!
    Rosemary
    www.nycstylelittlecannoli.com

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  56. For a rough start with Zoya, I do think they look very promising now. They are so glossy looking! Aurora actually looked great. I didn't know it was a mistake.

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