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 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 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 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 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 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 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.


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?


Written by Kelly
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