Swatch Satuday: Maybelline Color Show Sequins

I loved the look of the Maybelline color show sequins polishes as soon as I saw a photo of them, on the MNY Aussie instagram account a few months ago. I was excited to finally find them at Priceline last week!

Maybelline color show sequins

I decided to buy all colours because I couldn’t decide on which one I wanted and I’m a sucker for anything sparkly! (total magpie).

There are four shades in the collection: Silver Gleam #810, Gold’s Night Out #815, Sea-Quins #820 and Rose Bling #825

maybelline color show sequins

They don’t disappoint! (except for the blue, but more about that later). The glitter in them is a mixture of ultra fine and larger sequins. Other than the silver, two coats were enough to fully cover my nail…I only needed one with the silver for some reason, I’m not sure why it’s less sparse than the others.

Maybelline Color Show Sequins swatches


maybelline color show sequins

apologies for my thumb nail being out of focus!

Silver Gleam #810
maybelline color show sequinsThis is one of my favourites from the collection, silver looks great on it’s own or with any other color really. This polish is packed full of silver micro glitter and bigger round sequins.

Gold’s Night Out #815
maybelline color show sequinsApologies again for the partially out of focus photo…anyway, Gold’s night out is much the same as Silver gleam, but the glitter is a bit more sparse. This is my other favourite, as it looks great by itself.

Sea-Quins #820
maybelline color show sequinsSea-Quins was the shade that I was really disappointed with. I was hoping it would be clear with blue glitter, but unfortunately (like Sally Hansen’s Mermaids Tale) the polish is sheer blue. It has pale blue micro glitter and the same larger sequins. Why won’t someone make a clear blue glitter polish!?

Rose Bling #825
maybelline color show sequinsRose Bling has pale pink micro glitter, the same colour sequins and dark pink sequins. I like this colour, but unless you ‘fish’ around for the darker pink sequins it’s hard to have an even coverage of them.

Over all I really like these polishes, I can definitely see myself getting a lot of use out of the silver and gold shades. I can’t comment on how hard they are to remove because I used my essence peal off base coat under them.

The Maybelline color show sequins polishes are limited edition and retail for $5.95 each, you can buy them online at Priceline.

Have you purchased any of the sequin polishes? which shade is your favourite?


12 thoughts on “Swatch Satuday: Maybelline Color Show Sequins

  1. THESE ARE STUNNING! Although I’m totally with you on the blue polishes – I don’t think I’ve ever found a clear polish with blue glitter… at least one that I like! I’m going to scope out my collection for you though and see if I have anything in there!
    I adore the pink the most I think! I really have to go and pick these up now!
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    • Aren’t they though, I think they are my favourite glitter polishes ever! (big call haha) Thanks! please report back if you find one xo

      • I bought a clear with blue glitter just the other day – It’s the Ulta3 brand, colour is called New Years Eve (although apparently I’m way behind and it’s been out for 12 months!).
        Love the rose glitter in this collection too 🙂

    • I don’t own a lot of glitter polishes actually haha…mostly because they’re a pain in the butt to remove, but that’s where the essence peel off base coat comes in handy 🙂

    • I used a peel off base, but I will let you know once I’ve tried them without it…I’d say they may be easier because of the fine glitter (hopefully)

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