Zoya Summer 2015 – Island Fun Swatches & Reviews

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Zoya Island Fun Collection

Introducing Zoya’s Island Fun Collection!

6 highly pigmented cream shades for summer 2015!

All in the Big5Free* formula Zoya is famous for.

I’ll start off by saying that I was pleasantly surprised by these 6.  I do have my favorites… and others I can do without.

Rounding out my TOP 3:  Cecilia – Teal (top left), Talia – Aqua Turquoise (bottom right) & Nana – Fuschia Pink (bottom middle)

Collection Positives: Smooth and even finishes.  Highly pigmented only requiring 1-2 coats. // Long Lasting & Mani/Pedi Approved

Collection Negatives
: Due to their high color formulas, they’re a bit tedious to remove.  You’ll find a bit of staining when taking of your polish with a non-acetone remover.  I would suggest having a side of acetone available in case you need to zap out some unwanted color left over on your skin.  If you do choose to remove these with acetone i would suggest following up with a douse of cuticle oil to re-hydrate your nail beds.

I’ve been wearing Demetria – Poppy Red (top middle) on my toes for 3 weeks and although I love wearing red nail polish on my toes, I found Demetria to be a bit too orange for my taste.

Another color that I wouldn’t deter from is Jace.  I’d describe Jace as a hybrid between lime & pea green.  If you have olive tone skin it’ll look great!  I actually did a fun dotticure last week using Jace as my base color and received many compliments.
My only issue with Jace is that it’s a little less pigmented than the other shades and required a second coat to get full coverage.  But it was also very easy to remove and left no staining behind.  The only reason why it’s not in my top 3 is ’cause i’m just not a huge green nail polish fan.  Some people love it.. but i can do without it.

Serenity is a deep electric purple… applied evenly and smooth, but it’s just a bit too dark and bright for my taste.  Especially for summer… I like wearing lighter and brighter colors during the warmer season.  I would be more inclined to try a fun watercolor nail art design with this shade!  But if you’re into bright purples, don’t let my review deter you.  Shown with only two coats, Serenity’s an eye catcher for sure!

Each of the colors are easy to apply so in my book whichever color strikes your fancy… pick it up!

You can find these colors online at www.zoya.com or at your local Ulta Beauty Store for $9/ bottle.  You can also find deals on Amazon as well.

Here’s a closer look at the collection.

  • Cecilia (ZP797) – Classic teal in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.

Pair it up with Selene it’s shimmery counterpart from Zoya’s Paradise Collection


  • Demetria (ZP801) – A vibrant poppy red in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.

Pair it up with Aphrodite it’s shimmery counterpart from Zoya’s Paradise Collection


  • Serenity (ZP799)Summer purple in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. Reminiscent of beautiful blooming irises, a harbinger of summer!

Pair it up with Isa it’s shimmery counterpart from Zoya’s Paradise Collection


Jace (ZP796) – Modern tropical green in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. A green that is more muted than lime and surprisingly wearable!

Jace Zoya


  • Nana (ZP800) – Deep summer fuchsia in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.

Pair it up with Mae it’s shimmery counterpart from Zoya’s Paradise Collection


  • Talia (ZP798) – True turquoise in full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.

Pair it up with Oceane it’s shimmery counterpart from Zoya’s Paradise Collection.  (Swatch shown below)




*BIG5FREE, TOXIN FREE: Zoya Nail Polish Formula contains no formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, dibutyl phthalate, toluene or camphor.
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