Zoya Caitlin NOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On September - 22 - 2011

It’s been a long time since I fell so heavily in love with a nail polish shade.  Zoya Caitlin isn’t even a sparkler.  It doesn’t shift colour and it doesn’t glow in the dark or create funny patterns with the help of a magnet.

Zoya Caitlin is just a beautiful creme that has enough edge to make it different to all my other cremes.  I’m smiling as I write this because I think that half of you are gonna be with me on this and the rest are gonna be like “uh what?”

I won’t build it up any more…

Zoya Caitlin is the duskiest blue I own.  I don’t know how it manages to look so soft yet still be so bold.  It looks like a breath of dusty serenity and I’m completely smitten.  It was released as part of their Spring 2011 Intimates Collection as one half of a duo “french-twist” manicure.  Everywhere I look, I see this described as a purple or a violet.  I just don’t see it.  On me, it’s an out and out cob-webby, deep cornflower.

Uniquely beautiful, I have nothing bad to say about this nail polish.

Zoya Caitlin is available in the UK online at Beauty4Nails-Body priced at £7.99 – I have no personal experience with this website, I bought my bottle from eBay U.S.

17 Responses to “Zoya Caitlin NOTD”

  1. Jude Dunn says:

    Absolutely beautiful colour, it makes a nice change to have a blue that isn’t ‘in your face’ blue. I feel a purchase coming on :) Jude xx @jadlgw

  2. Caitlyn says:

    I LOVE this polish. Not only because it’s almost my name (and i instead of a y), but also because the color is so damn perfect. I already bought a back-up and maybe will buy another ^^ it’s just the perfect color for me, a bit blue, a bit purple, a bit grey, a lot of dustiness in it .. totally my thing.
    Zoya is a nice brand, too, and “Kelly” is Caitlins big sister, I think *g* just darker and deeper.
    If I had to choose only 3 polishes out of Zoyas line, they would be Caitlin, Kelly and Jo.

    Nice application, too :) that’s a relly good photo you did there.

  3. Pandora says:

    This is STUNNING. I’m am SO with you this.

  4. Vonvon says:

    Wow! Just wow! It’s such a beautiful Colour and you described it so well!

  5. Rebecca says:

    Love, love, love this color! It’s definitely one of my faves too.

  6. That is actually really beautiful. Dusky periwinkle? Is that a colour? Anyway it is gorgeous and really suits your skin tone. I may seek this out! x

  7. paul says:

    That is a gorgeous colour! really nice

  8. Rocaille says:

    Reminds me a little bit of Secret Peri-wink-le from China Glaze, which I love. I need to try Zoya polishes one of these days.

  9. Claire says:

    Wow I love this shade! So beautiful.

  10. Helen says:

    I adore Caitlin. I purchased it recently and I keep inching it nearer to the top of my untrieds pile as I am dying to wear it soon. It’s dusky and just the right side of pastel for me.

  11. gio says:

    Love this color, it’s so pretty!

  12. Jess says:

    This looks great with no more waity katie

  13. kelly says:

    ooh pretty, thanks to Boudoir Prive I have a Zoya polish to try tomorrow!

  14. Minza says:

    Ohhh what a perfect finish. :)

  15. Ann says:

    Gorgeous, I think I’ll probably get this one.
    Zoya also makes my favorite gray polish – you should check it out – it’s called Harley!

  16. Chloeblue2005 says:

    I just love Zoya colours – lucky for me I already have this pretty in my collection. The whole collection (intimate?) that shade comes in is just gorgeous. Dove ended up being my fav, or was it marley, or was it….

Leave a Reply


Bare Minerals Prime Time Brightening Primer

Mineral makeup tends to attract followers of great dedication.  Some people are almost evangelical in their adoration for their swirl, tap, buff methods that they …

Roll up, roll up! Whose fanny needs a facial?

Who knew that I’d been wasting all this time worrying about how my face looks, spending hundreds upon hundreds of pounds in an effort to …

The best free (or cheap) delivery offers around!

This is a work in progress – if you know of any offers that I haven’t listed… please add them! It strikes me that considering …

Beauty Blog Link Love - Saturday 30th July

Have you ever tried epilating? Well, now Rae has — and she just loves her new Emjoi Emagine! Vote NOW on what Makeup Series you’d …

Heat Seeking Tootsies! Cold feet solutions for cold weather...

You may or may not know this about me… but I suffer from Raynaud’s syndrome which basically means that you wouldn’t want to share a …

Just how magical is MAC Magically Cool Liquid Powder?

You may have noticed that I’m not a prolific MAC buyer… it’s not some conscious decision to avoid MAC, I just don’t have access to …

Guest Post! Winter Skin Tips from Jo Givens at Liz Earle

Happy Monday morning you lovely lot! Stop dragging your knuckles on the floor.  I know you’ve only had time for 8 mugs of double espresso …

Terrybly Nail Laque By Terry - #2 Pink Pong...

…and because that name isn’t quite daft enough, I’m also christening it “the polish for women who don’t dig polish”.  Do you think it’ll catch …

Orly Faint of Heart and POP Twinkle - NOT for the faint of heart.

I really loved the softness on display in this year’s Orly’s spring Cool Romance collection (click here if you haven’t seen it yet) but sometimes, …

Deborah Lippmann Today was a Fairytale NOTD

Not the first time I’ve featured this polish but I gave it another airing recently and fell in love all over again… Haha, look at …


CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads