Friday, November 4, 2011

Zoya Renee - Palate Cleanser!

Happy Friday dear readers! I hope you are having a fantastic day.

Last night I was trying to decide what to do with my nails for the day. I tried a bunch of layering combinations on a nail wheel, but nothing was speaking to me. I was looking through my drawers at my untried polishes, and came across the beautiful Zoya Renee. This first photo is the most color accurate.

I decided that I wanted to wear it! My mind immediately started thinking about what I could put on top of it. But then, I thought to myself, "STOP." Just leave well enough alone! So I put it on by itself, topped it with topcoat, and that was that.

Zoya Renee is a creme polish from the La-Di-Da collection of 2009. It's a summer polish, but I say to hell with seasonal rules, because I'm gonna wear what I want to wear when I want to wear it! :) It's a pink neon with a touch of coral in it. Very pretty. I know it doesn't look so neon in these pics, but it does appear much brighter in sunlight.

I have had shrinkage problems with Zoya in the past. I thought it was my topcoat but it still shrank after I switched topcoats... however I have discovered that wrapping your tips can fix that problem. Ever since I started doing that, all the shrinking stopped! Hooray!

Wearing just a simple creme polish on my nails after so many nail art/glitter manicures lately has been such a wonderful breath of fresh air! My friend Kimberly described it as a palate cleanser, and she absolutely hit the nail on the head.


  1. And this is why this one has been on my wishlist for a while :) Look how pretty!

  2. Wrapping my tips always helps, I just need to do it enough to make a habit of it, because I usually forget.

  3. I love a good creme! I should invest in more corals, considering summers around the corner for us in Aus.

  4. Creme polishes are definitely my favorite.

    About wrapping the tips (sexual innuendos aside)...does that work well on shorty nails? And is it impossible to get off when it comes time to remove the polish?

    Thanks for the tips.

  5. Very pretty! I really like it!!!

  6. @Nailed it. - Hi! Wrapping the tips on shorty nails is definitely possible, it's just a little messier. You will have to do more clean up at the end, as more polish will probably end up on your fingertips. But I'd say it's worth it for the look and the security you get!

  7. Perfect amount of coral in pink! <3

  8. love coral-y pink colours! this is pretty :)

  9. The color is perfectt !
    You have got a very nice blog..congrats !
    i follow you :) and i wait u my blog ! to discuss. :)

  10. Just found you blog and so glad I did. I will definitely come back! That is such a pretty shade.


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