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Zoya Nail Polish Exchange

A nice Zoya promo has started! This is the perfect time to grab those shades you’ve been putting down on your list! No need to wait for Earth Day next year for this promo!

Zoya Nail Polish Exchange

ZOYA NAIL POLISH EXCHANGE
…because healthier is happier!

NOW THRU 9/12/15

Trade in your brands for the smart choice today! Not only was Zoya Nail Polish the pioneer of the BIG3FREE and the BIG5FREE movement, we’re technically 8-Free since our formulas have never included ethyl tosylamide, xylene or parabens. As the trusted brand among professionals and women who want cutting edge color with the safest formula available, we want to give you the opportunity to trade in your unwanted brands for a healthier alternative – especially since many of you are concerned about the current formulas that you are using. Let’s make it the standard that #HealthierIsHappier!

How The Exchange Works…

1. Add a minimum of 6 bottles of polish (no more than 24 bottles) to your cart. Please Note: Naked Manicure & Zoya Treatments are excluded.

2. Apply Code: HAPPY and a 50% credit will be deducted from your exchange order – free shipping included!

3. Complete checkout and you’re all set! If you need further instructions on sending back your unwanted polish click HERE.

The exchange runs on the honor system, which means you are not obligated to send in your unwanted polish – we assume you’re going to do the right thing! If you choose to send back your polishes, please check with your carrier of choice for shipping guidelines and restrictions for nail polish. For full promotion terms & conditions and instructions on how to send in your polish, click HERE.

USE CODE: HAPPY
Offer valid 8/28/15 – 9/12/15 (11:59pm EST)


Zoya Focus & Flair Collection

I haven’t posted a press release in a while but this one arrived in my inbox and caught my eye. Here’s what Zoya has for this Fall!

Zoya Focus & Flair Collection

Whoa! Coma to momma! I am digging the metallic shades in that shot!

Zoya Focus Collection

Zoya Focus Collection

The creme shades are okay (why are there 2 reds yet again?) but the metallics are the ones I’m looking forward to. While they may all seem like there are existing dupes….it still got me excite and now I’m actually looking forward to what they may bring for the Holiday season now (I know, I know….way too early!)! They’re available for pre-order now at $9 each on their website.


Sinful Colors Green Ocean

Hey guys! I’m knee-deep in Season 3 already of Heroes. I thought my attention would wane but the series managed to grip my attention once again. I will say it’s still nothing like the first season. I guess it’s a mix of the discovery of new characters and them finding out their abilities along with them that contributes to the specialness (is that even a word?) of that season. Anyway, today’s post is on Sinful Colors Green Ocean.

Sinful Colors Green Ocean

Described as “glitter-flecked emerald”, this is one of the 7 shades from their Having A Blast Collection for this past July 4th. Of all the shades in that collection, I find this one sticking out like a sore thumb. I don’t feel like this shade meshes with the rest in the red, blue and white theme. I know for a fact that this shade is brought back over and over again every year for their St. Patrick’s Day collection. Green Ocean is made up of iridescent green shards along with hex shaped glitter in a clear base. This is what I would call a flakie shade than just a plan glitter. On its own it’s really just a hint of flashing shine when the light hits the iridescent flakie and glitter pieces. As always, I feel that they’re best seen over darker shades. It went on great and dries fast. Shown is one coat with no top coat.

Sinful Colors Green Ocean (in shade)

Sinful Colors Green Ocean (direct sunlight)

Sinful Colors Green Ocean (close-up)

Sinful Colors Green Ocean (another shot)

And here it is over Sinful Colors Blue By You that I featured earlier in this blog post.

Sinful Colors Green Ocean over Blue By You (in shade)

Sinful Colors Green Ocean over Blue By You (angle changed)

Sinful Colors Green Ocean over Blue By You (with peeking sunlight)

Sinful Colors Green Ocean over Blue By You (direct sunlight)

Sinful Colors Green Ocean over Blue By You (close-up)

Sinful Colors is available at various retailers and drugstores such as Walmart, Target, CVS, and Walgreens. They have a list of retailers up on their website here. They’re usually priced at $1.99 but you can score some for as low as $0.99 each when there is a BOGO promo or some special pricing on these.

*Some products in this review may have been provided by the PR company or manufacturer for an honest opinion.*


Sinful Colors Paste-erd

I’m so glad it’s Thursday today! I’m so ready for the weekend already. I wanted to catch up on my household stuff as well as just relax. I managed to finish the entire first season of Heroes just yesterday. I know, I know….I’m like years behind but I enjoy going through series on marathons like this. I hate having to wait until next week to see what happens (and worse, next season!). I love being able to plow through them but I will tell you that I’m at a good stopping point right now. I guess it’s the Law of Diminishing Returns that came into effect at this point. Anyway, today’s post is on Sinful Colors Paste-erd.

Sinful Colors Paste-erd

Described as “night-sky navy with periwinkle glitter”, this is one of the 3 shades from their Graffiti Bomb Glitters Collection for Summer 2015. This shade is made up of sky or light and black hex glitter speckled with black round and smaller hex glitter as well as some black tinsel or bar glitter in a clear base (I see black and not navy….). Just like Writing On The Wall, I did have to fish out the glitters a little bit and intentionally position them with the brush. It dried fast. Shown is one coat with no top coat.

Sinful Colors Paste-erd (in shade)

Sinful Colors Paste-erd (direct sunlight)

Sinful Colors Paste-erd (close-up)

And here it is over Sinful Colors Maroon Fine that I featured earlier in this blog post.

Sinful Colors Paste-erd over Maroon Fine (in shade)

Sinful Colors Paste-erd over Maroon Fine (direct sunlight)

Sinful Colors Paste-erd over Maroon Finey (close-up)

Sinful Colors Paste-erd over Maroon Fine (angle changed)

Sinful Colors is available at various retailers and drugstores such as Walmart, Target, CVS, and Walgreens. They have a list of retailers up on their website here. They’re usually priced at $1.99 but you can score some for as low as $0.99 each when there is a BOGO promo or some special pricing on these.

*Some products in this review may have been provided by the PR company or manufacturer for an honest opinion.*


Caronia Rouge

Happy Monday! Hope you guys have a good start to this week. It’s a busy one for me. But anyway, here’s my take on Caronia Rouge.

Caronia Rouge

Rouge makes me think of brick red when I’m just looking at the bottle. With that said, I actually like it on me more than I originally thought. It’s not as opaque as I thought it would be so I just added more coats. Formula is quite think but still applied nicely. It’s probably just my bottle though as I’ve had this for about 2 years now and just finally got around to using it. Shown is 3 coats with no top coat.

Caronia Rouge (in shade)

Caronia Rouge (lighting changed)

Caronia Rouge (direct sunlight)

Caronia Rouge (close-up)

This is available in all leading department stores, supermarkets, drugstores, and health & beauty shops in the Philippines nationwide. You can also check out other shades from their core collection online. They also carry some hand and foot care items.

*Some products in this review may have been provided by the PR company or manufacturer for an honest opinion.*