ZOYA Nail Art & Review for a Mystery Box!


I used Zoya, a cruelty free and vegan nail polish for my Monday manicure. I purchased a “mystery trio box” from Zoya; so all I knew was that there would be three mini bottles of nail polish, and would feature “never before seen or sold color.” There would also be a surprise included. More on that later in the post.

I was a little nervous, but figured that it would be a good challenge to try to quickly figure out what to do for nail art–whether I liked the shades–or not! Fortunately, Zoya knew what they were doing, and packed three beautiful shades that I had no trouble using together. If you’ve ever read my blog, you know that I was extra happy since my favorite shade is purple!


From left to right are: Violet, Marion, and Temperance. As advertised, these shades have never been released!


Let me back it up just a bit. I want you to see how the outer shipping box arrived. Although it was ridiculously crushed, the polish was packed so well, there was no damaage at all! Thank you to ZOYA for knowing how to pack in case of a disaster–like mine!



Keep reading to see my nail art, and read my review!

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Ciaté Boudoir & Ciaté Pillow Fight Nail Art

Ciaté Boudoir & Ciaté Pillow Fight

I have a manicure using Ciaté Boudoir & Ciaté Pillow Fight. Ciaté is both cruelty free and vegan, and my previous post using it was Ciaté Caviar Manicure Lemon Fizz .

Ciaté Boudoir is a gorgeous shade of red! “A sassy flirtatious red,” is how Ciaté describes it.

 Ciaté Boudoir & Ciaté Pillow Fight

Ciaté Pillow Fight is a grey shade of polish, with a little bit of lilac in it.

 Ciaté Boudoir & Ciaté Pillow Fight

Keep reading to check out my manicure!

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Adesse New York: Carnivalesque & Carmen Review

Adesse New York: Carnivalesque & Carmen

Adesse New York: Carnivalesque & Carmen are two shades that were sent for review, and just wait until you seethe swatches!! Adesse New York is a cruelty free and vegan nail polish brand; and I previously wrote about Jacqueline and Grand Central:

Adesse New York is a custom made collection of incredibly beautiful nail lacquers, and today’s post will review have swatches and a review of Carnivalesque and Carmen.


 Adesse New York: Carnivalesque & Carmen
Carmen Adesse New York: Carnivalesque & Carmen

Wait until you see the swatches of Adesse New York: Carnivalesque & Carmen!

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Konjac Pink Heart Sponge Review & Photos!

Konjac Pink Heart Sponge

The Konjac Sponge Company has a brand new, super cute Konjac pink heart sponge, with added pink French clay. It is not only cruelty free, but also vegan!

I’m going to come across as kind of smug, but I’ve been telling you all about The Konjac Sponge Company since I first discovered them back in 2012! Now everyone writes about them like it’s a new discovery! Check out all the posts I have written about The Konjac Sponge Company, including an interview with the founder, Michele!

The Konjac Sponge Co.: French Red Clay http://moxiereviews.com/2012/05/16/konjac-sponge-co-french-red-clay/

The Konjac Sponge Co.: French Pink Clay Konjac Sponge http://moxiereviews.com/2012/03/19/the-konjac-sponge-co-french-pink-clay-konjac-sponge/

Review of a Konjac Sponge in Natural Vegetable Fibre http://moxiereviews.com/2012/02/27/review-of-a-konjac-sponge-in-natural-vegetable-fibre/

Konjac Sponges: Skincare For All Skin Types http://moxiereviews.com/2012/02/23/konjac-sponges-skincare-for-all-skin-types/

Konjac Body Sponge & Interview with the Company Director (CEO) http://moxiereviews.com/2012/04/18/konjac-body-sponge-interview-with-the-company-director-ceo/

Konjac Pink Heart Sponge

I have more photos and a review of the Konjac Pink Heart Sponge, so keep reading!

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Ciaté Caviar Manicure Lemon Fizz Nail Polish Swatches & Review

Ciaté Caviar Manicure Lemon Fizz

I bought the cruelty free and vegan limited edition Ciaté Caviar Manicure Lemon Fizz kit almost two years ago. I didn’t even take any photos because by the time I finished doing all my nails, I had already lost so many of the caviar pearls, it was, as they may say in the UK, a bloody mess! I figured with some more practice, I’d get the hang of it. Today, I’m back to give a fair assessment of the limited edition kit. Now, don’t worry, it doesn’t matter if you have this kit or not, the basic principal is the same. This is a typical Ciate’s caviar manicure, with a full size (13.5ml) Loop the Loop nail polish shade, a full size (20g) of  caviar pearls, and a tiny funnel. 

Ciaté Caviar Manicure Lemon Fizz

Keep Reading to see the Ciaté Caviar Manicure Lemon Fizz swatches!

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