Haven Spa on Mercer Street one of those places that's "so New York". An unassuming exterior discretely hides the exquisite and peaceful retreat awaiting beyond the wooden door - Haven Spa makes you feel privileged to know of it's existence. In addition to luxurious spa treatments (are you here for the "Spoil Me" or the "Spoil Me Rotten" package today?), Haven Spa sells Zoya polishes!
Also hiding beneath an unassuming exterior is the neon-in-disguise Zoya Renee. I chose this color during the Twitter promotion two years ago because at the time I was building my collection and was looking for a "standard" high quality pink polish. Wow, did I get more of a pink than I expected!
Photographed in the light box
Zoya describes Renee as an "Ultra-bright red-toned medium neon pink creme. Bright and eye-catching, perfect for showing off a deep summer tan". Looking at the bottle, you wouldn't know that this color is a neon... in indoor lighting, Renee looks like a familiar warm pink. But the semi-matte finish, telling of neon polishes, was my first clue that there was more to Renee than meets the eye.
Photographed by my window, late afternoon
Sure enough, in low, natural light, the neon starts to kick in. Who knew? Renee transforms from pink to PINK! Renee is opaque in (2) coats and with a top coat, looks like super shiny plastic.
Photographed by my window, in the early evening
Zoya Renee is a great summer packs-a-punch-pink neon, AND it can be worn to work without eliciting the obligatory (and ever so original) "I need my sunglasses" or "That's where my highlighter went" comments.
Speaking of Zoya, who's excited for the Smoke & Mirrors collection? I'm looking forward to Yara and Neeka. Zoya... still waiting for an "Amy"...
Visit Haven Spa at 150 Mercer Street in Soho. Zoya polishes can be purchased at Haven Spa and online.
For a full list of spa and salon services at Haven Spa, check out their website: http://www.havensoho.com/