Ulta3 - Nail Polish
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Ulta3 prides itself on its extensive range of nail polishes. The enamel is salon quality and long-lasting. Featuring every colour from classics to neutrals, manicure shades to this season’s vibrant hues; the collection is available in 80 shades, including a Base Coat.
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Rating: Mar 7, 2014 1:26pm
Do not get the shade Party Shoes!
I was curious to try out a polish from Ulta 3 after seeing them pop up in my local supermarkets but the first shade I picked up left me disappointed. Party Shoes is a bright coral-pink that looks beautiful but ended up being a beautiful disaster! Very thin and watery, 3 coats and it STILL wasn't opaque and took FOREVER to dry that I would end up mucking my nails up and having to remove all the nail polish I had layered on. Not worth it even for the cheap price.
Read the full review of Nail Polish by lovejane.
Rating: Feb 28, 2014 1:55pm
amazing for the price
how can you go wrong for the price? the range of colours is fun and they are so easily available, i reach for these just as much as essie, butter or opi
Rating: Feb 25, 2014 1:17pm
Amazing quality for the price (and made in Australia)
I own two ulta3 nail polishes and the only reason i don't own more is because the colours i can find aren't usually my type. They have a massive range of colours: neons, classics, pastels, glitters, but i think they have more cremes than shimmers, so creme-fans have at it! (I haven't tried a creme so I can't vouch for them tho)
These nailpolishes are awesome! I started off on these because they're so cheap ($2-3?) and at first I thought all nailpolish would be at least up to this standard. Pigmented in one swipe, doesn't stain your nails, smooth and dries fast enough (it's not quick dry but after half an hour you can pretty much do anything). They don't separate, and you get 13.5 mls in each bottle! I've never really counted how long it takes before chipping occurs but on two coats i think i can make a work week before noticeable damage occurs, the tips might rub off a bit before that but that's about it. With a topcoat, a week and a half max i think, before you see significant damage.
The quality is on par with Revlon nailpolishes, which are also good, but at over 10 times the price, ulta3's nailpolishes definitely win. Although Revlon will give you 14.7ml, most other companies give you less and charge more for it.
So buying an ulta3 nailpolish would be the best way to try out a colour, if it works, you have a full sized bottle of good nailpolish,and if it doesn't suit, you only paid $2.
p.s. the two colours i own are waterlily and orchid, both purples with golden shimmer, orchid is more of a magenta with purple and gold shimmer. i can't find waterlily anymore tho.
Read the full review of Nail Polish by Karano 月.
Rating: Feb 18, 2014 11:52pm
Cheap, cheerful but also great quality!
I was a bit wary of trying this brand of polish because I thought for the price it can’t be worthwhile! However, I was intrigued to see it win the best polish category in the 2013 Best in Beauty Awards. When my prize pack arrived I was eager to see if a $2 polish really could be any good.
The colour I received is called “tone it up”, a pinky-red shade. I decided it would be a nice bold shade for my toes and it complemented my fair skin nicely. I did two thin coats of polish and it went on perfectly smooth: a nice consistency with no streaking. The drying time was fairly quick and, therefore, there were no smudges. I didn’t bother doing a top coat but the polish lasted several weeks without much noticeable chipping. I’m highly impressed with this product and think you cannot find a better bargain around. I will definitely check out their other colours when I’m next in the pharmacy.
Read the full review of Nail Polish by Jannz.
Rating: Feb 14, 2014 8:14am
I get why it was a BIB2013 winner
When I received my BIB prize pack and saw this nail polish I was a bit shocked as I thought OPI or Revlon would have been the winner. I thought there's a reason why it won so I gave it a shot.
The colour I got was a reddish pink and when I followed the instructions with applying 1-2 coats and it just came out perfectly. It was like an instant drying nail polish where I didn't have to wait long.
The brush was not so bad, I made sure I had enough polish on the brush before I applied the nail colour and after a few goes, it brushed onto my nail fine.
The colour result was just as you see in the bottle. I feel like I've been to the salon but saved a whole heap of money! It lasts quite long, it hasnt chipped for 3 days now.
Would definitely stock up on more colours since it isnt expensive!
Read the full review of Nail Polish by jewl.
Rating: Feb 13, 2014 9:32am
I purchased this in the shade Pale Dahlia, and am impressed. This nail polish has a RRP of $2, so I didn't really expect it to be good. Thankfully, it turned out to be a winner!
This nail polish is easy to apply and dries quickly. It is not thick nor too thin, so it is rather simple to get an even application. The shade I purchased is a pale pink, so I did expect that I needed to apply a few coats. It doesn't bother me as this nail polish is quick drying. Additionally, it lasted on my nails for 6 days without a top coat. Pretty impressive for a $2 nail polish!
Overall, a great nail polish. It has a high shine finish, dries quickly and lasts nearly a week without chipping. I can't wait to buy some more and for $2 anyone can afford to buy a few! :)
Read the full review of Nail Polish by Sam91.
Rating: Feb 7, 2014 11:52am
Value for money nail polish
Large range of colours at an affordable price. $2 per bottle you can't go wrong. Goes on smoothly and when used with a top coat, great staying power. Doesn't feel or look like 'cheap' nail polish. I would highly recommend Ultra3 nail polish.
Rating: Feb 5, 2014 12:45am
Not too bad for a bargain!
The colour is extremely rich, especially in the metallic range and darker colour range. However, the brush isn't too good of quality, I find the products clumps up at the bottom of the bristles and it makes it really hard for the product to spread evenly on my nails. Putting that aside, it's definitely a fantastic nail polish in regards to colour and to drying, it dries quick and lasts me for about a week with a top coat over it.
Read the full review of Nail Polish by Lida343.
Rating: Jan 30, 2014 6:02pm
Getting the money's worth
This nail polish has a really poor quality bristle to apply the nail polish. I notice that the ends are too flexible that the product cannot be picked up properly. When I attempted to apply it onto my nails, the work usually gets pretty messy and I always end up having nail polish on my fingers and on the table.
I purchased it in a hot pink for the upcoming party event and I do notice that the colour is quite rich and it complements with my skin tone. However, I realised that it chipped the night I applied it. This shows that the formula for this nail polish is probably not the right one for my nails. It also takes quite a while for it to dry.
The price is affordable and I should've known this from the start that you get what you pay for...and a $2 nail polish can't get any better than what I've described. personally, I wouldn't repurchase ulta3 products, I prefer Essie for the formula, quality, level of adhesiveness, and packaging. It's worth a try, and I do recommend others to throw in $2 to see is product suits them.
Read the full review of Nail Polish by Tee631.
Rating: Jan 30, 2014 2:25pm
My Go-to Nail Polish
I've been using Ulta3 nail polish for about 2 years non stop now. I find the colours are so diverse, rich, bright and perfect for any woman. I also find that because of the price, they are ideal for every woman, no matter what! For only $2, the polish rarely goes yuck and lasts forever ! I've got some Ulta3 polish I've had since I was in primary school, and I'm 19 now!
For me, I love the Ulta3 range. Even since getting my nails professionally done, Ulta3 is still the polish I swear by, and always like to have some of it on, even if its a quick dab on my toes :)
BUY ULTA3 !
Read the full review of Nail Polish by hollie_kay.