Bio | Zena Foster


“I wanted to create sexy, fun, fashion forward colors for women that keeps manicures looking effortless”. designer Zena Foster

One could say The Zena Foster Nail Lacquer Collection with Colour Gossip was inspired by the fast moving designs of the New York graffiti filled sidewalks, the modern femininity of the streets of Paris and the red carpets of Hollywood. “I believe that beauty starts within, and being able to design colors for women to help them tap into their true beauty is my passion.” Zena Foster has said.

To say that one was destined to be enthralled in the beauty world would be putting it lightly for this St Louis native, whose earliest memories of beauty and glamour is spending countless days in her mother’s hair salon from a very young age.

Zena Foster knows the world of beauty and fashion first hand from her travels as a sought after model and dancer appearing in noted beauty campaigns shot by top fashion photographers and serving as the brand ambassador for social conscious female driven brands.

With being a modern working mom to her young daughter, Zena has set out to become the voice of the new modern woman looking to find balance in her life without sacrificing looking and feeling her best. Through her beauty tutorials with We Are Onyx, Zena hopes to show women DIY beauty tricks while also showcasing how looking your best does not have to be expensive.

Since arriving in Los Angeles, Zena has been a major advocate in restoring the arts back into public schools with her focus strongly on the importance of early education. She is the co founder of the Z&Z Beauty Academy, the soon to launch camp for at risk inner city young girls. Believing that one voice can shatter the glass ceiling, Zena also strongly believes and works to support the empowerment of women in business.