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Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Zoya Ultra Glitter Collection: Swatches, Review

Zoya Ultra Glitter Collection

Product: Zoya Ultra Glitter Collection, Nail Lacquer 0.50 oz
Price: $7.00/ea 
Steph's Rating:
Buy it: Zoya, Professional Salons

This Winter, Zoya introduces two smaller collections delivered right to your fingertips, Ultra Glitter and Matte Velvet. And today I'm bringing you an Ultra-Glam, Ultra-Blingy and Ultra-Cool collaboration for my glitter lovers.

In this collection, we have three new sparklers from Zoya - Astra, Luna and Nova. The formula is semi sheer, buildable color and you'll need three coats for full coverage.

Please Note: All my swatches were taken in overcast weather and not direct sunlight.

Check em' out! 

Zoya Astra Nail Polish Swatch

Zoya Ultra Glitter Holiday Collection

Astra is a red toned pink in a reddish pink base with pink glitter.

Zoya Luna Nail Polish Swatch

Zoya Ultra Glitter Holiday Collection

Luna is a silver glitter in a cloudy, gray-white base. I really loved this one, it's reminds me of snow with a layer of diamond dust!

Zoya Nova Nail Polish Swatch

Zoya Ultra Glitter Holiday Collection

Nova is purple toned pink in a purple base with pink and silver glitter. The silver glitter was hard to pick up, but it's definitely in there with three coats.

Overall, great collection! It's Fun, Glitzy and perfect for the holiday season. Application was decent with semi-sheer coverage. Texture is smooth, not bumpy or gritty with a top coat.

Who's on board Zoya's Glitter Train? Have a wonderful night!

(15) Comments

missmarisol said on Oct 16th, 2009 12:27 am
I think these would be great for the holidays. Glitter overload though. How many coats for these sort of application?

Steph said on Oct 16th, 2009 5:24 pm
Hi Missmarisol,
I agree! Three coats for bottle coverage :)

Virginia said on Oct 16th, 2009 1:01 am
I like the colors but taking off glitter polish is such a pain that it's not worth it to me. And I don't quite understand why winter equates with glitter. (Maybe snow?)

Steph said on Oct 16th, 2009 5:32 pm
Hi Virginia,
Yeah, I totally agree! Glitter removal is a huge pain and there is no easy way around it unfortunately! Winter collections usually consists of glitters for Holiday parties/events :)

avroys said on Oct 16th, 2009 2:35 am
When I first saw the bottle pics I thought I might like Luna and Astra. Based on your pics I think I might need all 3!!!

Steph said on Oct 16th, 2009 5:39 pm
Hi Avroys,
If you love glitters, you def need them :)

Cali said on Oct 16th, 2009 3:19 am
Fab - these look so amazing and sparkly. How was removal?

Steph said on Oct 16th, 2009 5:41 pm
Hi Cali,
Thanks! Like most glitter based polishes, a pain :(

JenJen said on Oct 16th, 2009 11:31 am
These do look gritty as hell. I like Astra but I'm trying to give my nails a break from scrubbing them and scratching them to remove glitter....

Steph said on Oct 16th, 2009 5:50 pm
Hi JenJen,
Their not as gritty as my swatches look. I think that's just the overcast lighting, Sorry about that! I should have better quality pictures in a few days! I think that's a great idea, glitter removal can really take a toll on your nails.

Toni said on Oct 16th, 2009 4:11 pm
I really love the Luna color, I think I will definitely be buying.

Steph said on Oct 16th, 2009 5:45 pm
Hi Toni,
Awesome Choice! Luna is my favorite! It's so pretty :)

Lucy said on Oct 17th, 2009 12:53 am
I know I have to have these. They are gorgeous. I don't know which I love the most.

Judy said on Oct 19th, 2009 8:01 am
I love Luna, so glad to see a swatch of it. I like that it has a bit of a base color to it!

Connie said on Dec 31st, 2010 2:49 pm
What specifically must one do to remove glitter lacquer?

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