Years ago I fell in love with a red glitter nail polish by Christian Dior. I remember a beautiful bright red lacquer embedding with tiny glitter flakes. But I didn’t REALLY need a red glitter polish, did I? Certainly I could find something similar for less, right? Silly me. I was so wrong. Glitter polishes are ubiquitous now, but all those years ago they were few and far between. I wanted a bright red with tiny red glitter flakes and spent literally years looking for the perfect one. A few seasons ago I splurged on a Deborah Lippmann red glitter polish but it was a bit darker than I wanted. This season, however, the market is literally flooded with bright red glitter polish. If you like your holiday polish red and sparkly now is the time to pick up a couple of bottles of this festive and fun stuff.
Here are a few of the many glitter polishes available at retail this holiday season. .
Clearly I like glitter polish, but often the most unusual colors are seasonal, limited edition runs. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. At the drugstore L’oreal and Maybelline offer some pretty sparkly reds. OPI and China Glaze have fun red glitter polish options in their slightly pricier line-ups as well.
In this photo I’m wearing is called “Ruby Jewels” by Milani. It cost less than $2! It started chipping after one day though, so maybe it’s not the best quality. Still, its a lot of fun, don’t you think?