Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Zoya True & Fleck Effect Haul

I was sooo happy when these arrived on Saturday - the package tracking estimate had been Monday the last I looked so it was kind of a surprise.  I had to play with them of course, and the swatch vid will be coming soon - I actually thought of several more colors I wanted to try as soon as I finished recording, so I will probably do a few more swatches when I get home later & tack them onto the end of the vid.  But for now here's a look at the haul:


As a side note, if you're wondering why this post is so early in the morning - uploading takes freaking forever  & a half now that I'm doing HD.  I have to really plan ... or at least try to plan ... or at minimum roll with the punches LOL. In this case, I started the upload before I went to bed, got the blog post ready, then verified everything was ready to publish & made it live before I head off to work.

Most of the True collection - I wasn't too taken by the 2 neutrals so I skipped them:


Left to right:  Bevin, Skylar, Lotus, Tru.

Fleck Effect "Mylar Glazes" as the website refers to them:


Maisie, Opal, Chloe.

As a side note, I found out the Grapefruit Surprise Sugar Scrub free 7 oz "sample" that I got sells for $18 direct from  Art of Beauty & isn't much cheaper on amazon.  Nicest freebie I've receive lately =)

And my couple of oddballs:



I can't wait to use the rhinestones I show in the vid too, although I don't think they need their own pics - I literally got an idea when I saw them & it wouldn't leave my head so I had to go back & purchase them.

UPDATE:
I had a few people wanting to see the bottles for the acrylic paint:



This is Silver Bling & Gold Glitz.  They had lots more glittery & holographic colors, but I decided I should start slow ... no need to buy one of each yet.

Thanks for reading.

~Colette

7 comments:

  1. I'm almost frustrated that Revlon has come out with so many new polishes and colors lately. I want them all but don't want to pay full price. I loooove Revlon. I think I have that same holo acrylic paint. I tried using it once but wasn't successful, I think I'll try again. Thanks for mentioning that and the rhinestones. I looked around for stuff like that at Michael's the other day and it was all so big/chunky. So I'll look again. Great video as usual and Thanks!! PS Love your nails!!
    PSS I just saw a comparison of Belvin to OPIs Mermaid Tears on another blog. They aren't the exact same, but I actually like OPIs better. (FYI)

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  2. Divebar is gorgeous...prettier on the nail even than in the bottle. Rainforest looks similar to Glittering Garland.

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  3. Oooooh I've been eyeing Dive Bar for a long time and I just saw Rainforest today and was thinking I should have came into the store with money! XD

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  4. can't wait till you use your new Zoya flakies, and holo paints and rinestones.

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  5. Hello, love your blog and your presentation in youtube video... esp your water marbling technique, just amazing!!

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  6. After your video I think I'll pass on zoya and try finger paints first. The one colorstay product I got was rainforest, but I can't say how well it wore because I changed it out after 2 days, too many new ones to try : ) I was'nt too impressed with the rest of the colors though in that collection.

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