Magical Pixies Promise Sparkling Nails This Spring Thanks to the Zoya Magical Pixie Collection

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Zoya Magical Pixie Spring 2014 collection

The new three-piece Zoya Magical Pixie Spring 2014 collection

The new PixieDust polishes in Zoya’s Magical Pixie collection sparkle like Ryan Gosling’s pearly whites on the red carpet, *zing!*

Hexagonal flecks of iridescent goodness combine with finer flecks of shimmer to create a dazzling effect more powerful than the gravitational pull of J. Lo’s butt.


You have no choice but to stare…

Ain’t no party like a glitter party, so of course I had to go there. 🙂 And this glitter does not mess around.

I think Zoya’s regular PixieDust formula is pretty flashy on its own, but the addition of extra hex pieces here takes it to the next level. Totally worthy of a bacchanalian bachelorette par-taaaaay in Vegas, or perhaps a cat fight on Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Rosy Lux, silver Cosmo and blue Vega are all full coverage, and Zoya recommends 2-3 coats on clean nails (no base coat needed), although, I bet if you could get away with a single layer if you were in a hurry.

For each of these swatches below, I used two… Force of habit, ya know?

Zoya Vega

Vega, a cool-toned shimmery textured blue (two coats)

I love the way cool-toned blue Vega, my favorite of the bunch, shimmers… It takes me back to when El Hub and I had just started dating.

We’d visit his family in Hawaii over the holidays, and I’d wake up early in the mornings to sneak in a pre-dawn surf session. Vega glimmers just like those teal blue waters sparkled as the sun came up.

Zoya Lux

Lux, a cool-toned textured glittery pink (two coats)

Can you see the purple pieces of glitter in cool-toned pink Lux (my second favorite one)? I think they give it a dainty, feminine touch.

Zoya Cosmo

Cosmo, a glittery textured silver (two coats)

Cosmo, the third shade here, is like a disco ball in a bottle. If you’re in the mood to party, this one’s your polish.


With Zoya’s textured PixieDust polishes, it’s all about the grit, but ya know — if that’s not your thing, you could apply a shiny top coat for a smoother feel.

Oh, and you know how glitter polishes are infamous for latching on to nails? Well, these are no exception. They’re kind of a pain to remove, so plan accordingly (give yourself some extra time).

Zoya Magical Pixie Spring 2014

From the left: Lux, Vega and Cosmo

The three polishes in the new Magical Pixie collection are dazzling on Zoya counters now and at for $10 each (or $30 for the three-piece set of full-size bottles).

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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  1. hanna says:

    Lux is so pretty.
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  2. Tiffany says:

    On your sept 27, 2013 review on the new occ lip tar Sebastian , black dahlia can you please tell me where you got your too and necklace from? Love them both!!! thank you!,, I love you blog it’s amazing and you are so funny!! God bless!,

  3. Rae says:

    SO PRETTY!!! I have mini bottles of all three on the way and I can’t wait to play with them.

  4. Sylirael says:

    Hm. On the one hand, I think these look cool, and ‘pixie dust’ is such a good name for them. On the other hand, I think they look terrible and chunky (except lux maybe).

    Conflicted! 😀
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  5. I love glitter nail paints! If only they weren’t such a pain to remove! Lux is gorgeous!
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  6. Trista says:

    I love love zoya! Those colors are so pretty and I love how they added sequins in this collection. I have a couple pixie colors from there previous collection and they are strictly glitter. These one sparkle more then there old ones.

    Love your blog!


  7. Gowthami says:

    cosmo and vega looks just wow!
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  8. Tiffany says:

    Those are gorgeous! Did you find that you had to apply multiple layers to get a nice opaque coat? Have you tried removing them yet?

    I adore glitter polishes but despise the tedious removal process. Even after days of removing glitter polish, there’s always some lingering!

  9. Cindy says:

    Those are just perfect!!! I love the pink one <3 Remind me of my Fine Like Einstein nail polish

  10. karen i love sparkles! I loved these polishes and I was wishing

    Too perfect!

    A kiss for u and Tabbys
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  11. Ankita says:

    Don’t they pull on fabric while dressing or during the day? I’ve always been wary of textured nail polishes because of my fear of ruining delicate silks or satins due to their roughness…

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