Learn About Our Different Glitter Materials
Polyester Glitter (Deep Color, Opaque)
Tiny colored metallic pieces perfectly cut to give maximum sparkle, and shine. Our Polyester Glitters are made from aluminum polyester film particles. This glitter material is more popular because of how resistant the materials are to solvents, UV’s, and temperature. Polyester materials are opaque, brilliant in color, and have a very smooth texture. Maximum temperature for Polyester glitter is 350 F / 177 C .
Made from precision-cut aluminum metalized polyester film particles. Results will give each glitter particle a rainbow reflective sparkle and shine. This glitter material has a more course and heavier texture to each particle. Polyester Jewel Glitters are solvent resistant and can be placed directly into nail polish or other solvents. Maximum temperature for holographic glitter is 350 F / 177 C .
Polyester Pearl Glitter (Matte, Neon)
Made from precision-cut polyester film particles coated with polyurethane including colorants. Glitties Matte and Neon Glitters do not contain any aluminum. Results will give each glitter particle a satin dull appearance, and a grainier texture. Matte glitters are usually lighter and brighter in color but still opaque. Polyester Pearl Glitters are solvent resistant and can be placed directly into nail polish or other solvents. Maximum temperature for Polyester Pearl Glitter is 350 F / 177 C .
Made from precision-cut, color enhanced, iridescent acrylic film particles coated with an outside layer of polyester material. Glitties Acrylic Polyester Glitters are lighter, brighter, and iridescent in color. Because the inside layer of this glitter material is made from plastic, these glitters are NOT solvent resistant. Maximum temperature for Acrylic Polyester Glitter is 225 F / 107 C .
Cosmetic Grade Glitter
Glitties Cosmetic Grade glitters are made from all of the glitter materials listed above. The difference between our cosmetic grade glitters is the specially formulated cosmetic pigments used that are safe for the skin. All of the materials in these glitters are FDA approved and conform to the stringent standards for the use in cosmetic. These glitters are great for eyeshadows, lipsticks, body shimmer, soaps, lotions, bath bombs, body tattoos, face painting, and so much more!