Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Zoya Coraline & Kate plus Jelly Sandwiches

Today I have two of the three Zoya Jellies from the Blogger Collection by Birchbox.  This collection is still available for $22 (shipping included).  I love a good jelly and I'm happy that Zoya came out with these beauties!!  First up is Zoya Coraline, alone and used in a jelly sandwich..

Zoya Coraline


Coraline is a warm juicy tangerine jelly inspired by Eleventh Gorgeous.  I usually am not an "orange person," but this citurs-y orange really caught my eye.  Jellys really aren't meant to wear alone (unless you like sheer polishes).  They are more of a "layering polish", but after four generous coats, Coraline looks bright and shiny on her own.  :)

Throw in a layer of Lynnderella One Nutty Fruitcake, and you have a gorgeous jelly sandwich:


So, the above combo goes something like this:  Four generous coats of Coraline, allow to completely dry, and add a generous coat of Lynnderella One Nutty Fruitcake, then two more thin coats of Coraline.  If you were using a regular creme, this would be a thick mess, but these new jellys are sheer and gorgeous!!

Zoya Kate:


Zoya Kate is a pinkish grapefruit inspired by The Small Things.  Gorgeous!!  Again, this is four generous coats.  This color screams: "Summer!!"  I love this fruity shade of pink.  :)

Zoya Kate and Nubar White and Black Polka Dots make another Jelly Sandwich:


I really like this combo too... It reminds me of salt and pepper.  For this combo I used four generous coats of Zoya Kate, one coat of Nubar White Polka Dots & one coat of Nubar Black Polka Dots, then I topped it off with another thick coat of Kate.

Both of these polishes are pretty and versatile and are still available here.  :)

11 comments:

  1. Coraline sandwich says party til the sun goes down, Kate says WATERMELON!!!! love your style!

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  2. Beautiful! Love the jelly sandwiches!

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  3. I LOVE your layering combos! I wasn't impressed with these at first but some jelly sandwiches I've seen so far are inspiring me! What did you think of the third one, Belle?

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    1. Don't care for Belle on me.. maybe on my mom ;)

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  4. I didn't think I needed these polishes... now I do ... my wallet thanks you 8)

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  5. Love the jelly sandwiches!! Looks awesome

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  6. I like Coraline!! I'm crazy for orange nails lately:-)

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  7. I LOVE the Kate jelly sandwich! Gorgeous!

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  8. At first I thought these polishes were to see thru but your swatches are nice!!!

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  9. I'm so glad I bought this set. Love your sammies

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