Zoya’s Smoke & Mirrors collection for fall 2011 features six metallic/shimmery colors and six cremes.

The creme collection is called Smoke and has a very definite fall feel to it.

  • Jana – Smoky mauve quartz creme
  • Petra – Smoky eggplant mauve creme
  • Codie – Smoky brown taupe creme
  • Anja – Smoky palatinate purple creme
  • Cynthia – Smoky Prussian blue creme
  • Dree – Smoky camouflage green creme

The formula with this collection was really nice, but a few did require three coats, as opposed to the Mirrors collection which were all two coats.


Zoya Smoke


Zoya Smoke


Zoya Smoke


Zoya Smoke


Zoya Smoke

Zoya Jana
Jana

Jana is a light taupe-y/muave creme color. This looked a lot more sheer in the bottle than it wound up being, which is good. It’s a good solid kind of off-beat color. This was two coats.

Zoya Petra
Petra

Petra is a dark purple/grey/mauve creme. This is an interesting one because in the bottle it looks more mauve than it looks on my nails. I love this one because it’s such a hybrid of colors and really interesting looking. And before you ask, no, it’s not a dupe for Kelly. 🙂 This was two coats.

Zoya Dree
Dree

Dree is a great muted olive green (army green) color. I love it. I love this kind of green. Yum. This was two coats.

Zoya Cynthia
Cynthia

Cynthia is described as a “Prussian blue” which I love. It’s very dark, deep and sultry. But wait, it’s not completely a creme because I see tiny shimmery bits in there! This is a pretty blackened blue, so expect that it will pretty much look black in low lighting. This was two coats.

Zoya Codie
Codie

Codie is a very, very dark chocolate brown color. So incredibly dark it almost looks black, but not quite. This one took three coats to fully, evenly cover my nails.

Zoya Anja
Anja

Anja is a dark reddish/purple color. This one won’t look black indoors, it’s definitely a “color”. It did take three coats to get it completely even though.

Overall:

This is another really nice collection and great for those who prefer creme finishes. For me the stand-out colors here are Dree, Petra and Cynthia. I feel like Jana, Codie and Anja aren’t quite as interesting.

Availability: Mid-July

Pricing: $8.00 each

How do you feel about Zoya Smoke collection? Which ones caught your eye the most?

-Kelly

Written by Kelly
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