Zoya Matte Velvet Collection Swatches and Review

by Lisa Heath
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Zoya Matte Velvet Collection Swatches and Review

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Zoya has brought back their Matte Velvet collection again, but this time.. the full original collection!  Last year we saw a few old favorites return and people were bummed that Harlow wasn’t included.  Well, if you’ve been waiting for it, now’s your chance.

The Matte Velvet collection consists of 6 lush shades perfect for Fall.  Zoya actually has 9 mattes total (Phoebe, Mitzi and Lolly were a different release and not part of the originals) that they’ve created.  Maybe one day we’ll see the rerelease of the Mod Mattes as well.

Let’s revisit the Matte Velvets now!  I will be showing them in their matte finish (as intended) but also with top coat.

Posh

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Posh was the first Matte Velvet I ever owned!  Posh is a medium cool-toned wine red with metallic red shimmer and a velvety matte finish.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

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Savita

Zoya Savita

Savita is quite possibly my favorite of the 6 shades.  Savita is a bold, vibrant medium purple with strong red and gold shimmer with a velvety finish.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

Zoya Savita TC

Verushka

Verushka

Verushka is a deep evergreen garnished with strong metallic shimmer in a velvety finish.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

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Loredana

Loredana

Loredana is a medium gunmetal grey, packed with silvery shimmer and a velvety finish.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

Loredana Top Coat

Dovima

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Dovima is probably my most used from the Matte Velvet collection!  Dovima is a smoky charcoal-black with strong silver shimmer and a velvety finish.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

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Harlow

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Harlow is the Matte Velvet that I have seen some ladies pay top dollar for since it was discontinued a couple years ago.  I also know a few who were holding out hope that it would one day reappear.

Harlow is a rich, saturated rose plum packed with sparkling metallic shimmer in a velvety finish.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

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I am so thrilled Zoya brought these back!  Such beautiful Fall shades and I love a matte finish.. but the added shimmer in each one, especially with top coat just puts them over the edge!  No application issues, and I only had to use 2 coats for each shade.

Price: $9.00 Each

Where To Buy: Zoya Nail Polish Website

Will you be grabbing any of the Matte Velvet shades?  I’d love to hear about it!

If you plan on putting in a Zoya order, make sure to check out my swatches in the Zoya section of my Swatch Gallery!  You might find a few oldies but goodies ;)

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11 comments

Jenny Gilmore October 21, 2014 - 5:31 pm

Gorgeous swatches Lisa! And yes, they are amazing matte and shiny, so I’m glad that you showed them both ways. I need to get my butt into gear and grab the remaining 4 that I need to complete my collection before they disappear again!

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Shelby Lou Nails October 21, 2014 - 5:32 pm

These are so fantastical and your swatches make me excited to get these all on my nails (again!)

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Jenna October 21, 2014 - 7:54 pm

Thank you for showing them with a top coat! I LOVE them all with the top coat but only really “need” a couple sans top coat. Lovely swatches! PS – I need Dovima. Yep.

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Marisa - Hey, Darling Polish October 21, 2014 - 8:42 pm

Ohhh, these are all lovely! I’m so tempted to order them all!

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Sarah Lynn October 21, 2014 - 9:29 pm

So glad I’ve finally gotten to try them all. :) Love how you topcoated each color too :)

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Lothwen October 22, 2014 - 4:51 am

Savita en Verushka… just perfect. I need them…
Beautiful swatches!

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The Dalai Lama's Nails October 22, 2014 - 8:04 am

I am freaking drooling over these – brb, gotta buy them now!

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Novi October 22, 2014 - 11:56 am

I don’t normally like matte polish, but I want some of these! Posh and Savita mainly. Great swatches Lisa!

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Dani From Polish, with Love October 22, 2014 - 6:58 pm

I love this whole collection!!! As someone who had missed out on the Matte Velvets I was so happy to get these!! Your swatches are amazing amd I especially love Harlow on you!!!

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Jamie October 23, 2014 - 7:11 am

How do you even pick a favorite? These colors are all so gorgeous!

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