Vista Animations Zoe (& Other Vista Heads) | The Mesh Directory

Important Note: This listing is for a product line that hasn’t had updates or new releases since 2019. This older line may no longer be updated and third party support for it has slowed.

This is an overview of the Vista Animations Zoe mesh head for Second Life avatars. Almost all the information also applies to the other heads by Vista Animations however the photos are only of Zoe, and the list is what comes with Zoe. Other heads may have slightly different content. As always I strongly encourage you to demo before making any final purchasesTo browse other mesh heads, bodies, and more check out The Mesh Directory.

Basic Info

Product Specifics

  • Creator –  Vista Animations
  • Product – Zoe
  • Price – L$2000
  • Review Version – v4

Included parts

  • Body – No
  • Eyes – Yes
  • Ears – Yes
  • Head – Yes
  • Skin – Yes

Expressions & Animations

  • Eye Control – Yes
  • Typing/Voice Animations – Yes
  • Static Expressions – Yes
  • Facial Animations – Yes
  • Included Gestures – Yes

Included Customization

Bakes on Mesh (BOM)

  • Eyebrows – No
  • Hairbases No
  • Makeup – No
  • Eyes – No


  • Eyebrows – Yes
  • Hairbases Yes
  • Makeup – Yes
  • Eyes – Yes


  • Teeth – Yes
  • Lashes – Yes
  • Piercings – Yes
  • Copy – Yes
  • Transfer – No
  • Mod – No


Bakes on Mesh (BOM)

  • Bakes on Mesh (BOM) – Yes
  • EvoX Skin Compatible No


  • Skin Appliers – Yes
  • Cosmetic Appliers – Yes
  • Applier Save Slots –  Yes
  • Omega Compatible – Yes


  • Materials Enabled – Yes
  • Universal Neck Standard ?When used with the same skin tone, heads and bodies both using the Universal Neck Standard result in a seamless neck.Yes
  • Additional Neck Sizing Options –  Yes


Click the image to view the HUD at actual size.

Pros, Neutral Notes, and Cons

Other things of note to consider that haven’t been mentioned above.


  • Vista Animations is one of the most popular animation companies in Second Life. The included animations are on par with their other products.

Neutral Notes

  • Vista doesn’t seem to be making new heads or updating them.


  • This is may be a discontinued line. Don’t expect any updates.
  • Not a ton of creators design for Vista anymore, though you can try to find a match using Omega appliers.

What’s In The Box

Official Vista Animations Links

Example of Vista Zoe In Use

Head/Eyes/Makeup/Tattoos – Vista Animations: Zoe
Body – Signature: Alice
Skin – 7 Deadly Skins: Face included with Zoe in HUD. (Sand)
Shape – Modified version of Vista Animations‘ Zoe shape.
Hair – Yomi: Vamp Hair
Top – CryBunBun: Mercy
Pose/Tent/Wine – EVHAH: Nature Tent (Drinkf1)
Location – My private home (most everything you can see is from Studio Skye and Hayabusa)
Windlight (EEP) – Bryn Oh: Bryn Oh’s BOX MetaLES (This may be included as part of your viewer. Search your inventory and see!)

Do you have a Vista head? Tell me what you think.
Are there questions you have that I didn’t answer? Ask away!
Would you like to see more info included? Let me know.
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2 thoughts on “Vista Animations Zoe (& Other Vista Heads) | The Mesh Directory”

  1. I’m a big fan of my Zoe head. I’m way too busy making things ( mostly clothes and videos) to mess with it, so I never change it. I like how I look, more importantly other avs tell me THEY like how I look. It’s definitely not the same as anybody else, and I like that.


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