Holy cow, you guys! Halloween was Monday, and I woke up the next day and realized that Christmas was just around the corner! Christmas is the source of a lot of stress for me every year, mostly because I never have enough money to buy everyone the things I want to buy them, so I end up settling for something stupid and then getting frustrated about it. Repeat ad nauseum until all friends and family's gifts are purchased. See what I mean? Long story short, I'm trying to hang on to every last bit of fall that I can, so I kicked off November with one of the most "fall" polishes I own - Zoya Cheryl.
Cheryl is a deep brown with reddish, rusty, coppery shimmer. It's kind of a mix between a shimmer and a foil, but I'd say it lands more on the side of shimmer. It's blackened on the edges and has that glowy, "lit-from-within" look. My application on this one was almost downright terrible. I apologize if it looks kind of chunky in these photos. I can't blame the formula too much, because I've worn this several times, so it may just be that natural evaporation effect going on. Either way, I had to add a few drops of thinner to get a second coat on without too much of a headache. It's nicely pigmented, and this is only two coats shown below.
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This polish just screams "fall!" It's warm and cozy and makes me want to snuggle by a fire with a cup of hot chocolate. Cheryl was released with last fall's Wicked collection (the same one with Edyta), and I think it's one of the most underrated polishes of the collection. I think it gets the "brown polish" reputation, but it's so much more beautiful than that. Though, I suppose I'm biased, 'cause I love a good brown polish.
I'd highly recommend Cheryl, if you don't already own this one. Now's the perfect time, with Thanksgiving just a few weeks away AND with a Zoya Buy Two, Get Two Free promotion through this Saturday! (OMG I just actually told you guys about a CURRENT promotion! I'm improving! Yay!)
I hope you all have a lovely weekend! I'll be supporting the hubby's favorite college football team, the Alabama Crimson Tide, for the big game against LSU on Saturday. I'm such a good wife! LOL Roll Tide! :-P