ORLY Color Blast Limited Edition Elsa (Frozen) Collection Swatches & Review

by Lisa Heath

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 Yesterday I walked into Walgreens for face powder and walked out with the ORLY Color Blast Elsa Collection (don’t worry… I remembered the face powder too!) but this is pretty much why I can’t walk into a drugstore period.

The ORLY Color Blast Elsa Collection consists of 12 polishes and it is a limited edition collection.  The ORLY Color Blast bottles are smaller than normal sized ORLY shades.  You get .37 fl oz (11ml) instead of the normal .6 fl oz (18ml).

Let’s take a look at the shades



Ice-solated is a vibrant sky blue base with turquoise shimmer.  I used 3 thin coats for these photos.  The first 2 coats were slightly patchy, so it required 3 to even out.

Icesolated CU

Icesolated macro

Coronation Ball

Coronation Ball

Coronation Ball is a lavender and purple micro glitter polish that provides full coverage, but can also be put over another color.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

This is similar to ORLY Pixie Powder, just a smidge darker.

Coronation Ball cu

Coronation Ball macro



Frozen is a metallicy icy blue with flashes of violet.  I used 4 thin coats for these photos.  Frozen is a little on the sheer side and brush strokes are visible.

This is a slightly darker version of ORLY Angel Rain.

Frozen CU

Frozen macro

Watch Out, Or Elsa!

Watch Out Or Elsa

Watch Out, Or Elsa! is a neon berry shade full of pale gold micro flakes.   The flakes in this shade looked like they had completely sunk to the bottom, but I was pleasantly surprised to see there was still plenty mixed into the polish itself.

I used 2 coats for these photos.

Watch Out Or Elsa CU

Watch Out Or Elsa macro

Winter Blush

Winter Blush

Winter Blush is a neon pale pink with a violet flash.  The first 2 coats came out patchy, so I used 3 coats for these photos.

Winter Blush CU

Winter Blush macro

Snow Queen

Snow Queen

Snow Queen is a white creme with a hint of blue flash.  The “hint” of blue flash was so subtle that I couldn’t capture it.  It was slightly more visible in the bottle than it is on the nail.

I used 3 thin coats for these photos.

Snow Queen CU

Snow Queen macro

In Summer

In Summer

In Summer is a vibrant yellow crelly with copper shimmer.  I used 3 coats for these photos.

In Summer CU

In Summer macro

Olaf You A Lot

Olaf You A Lot

Olaf You A Lot is a vibrant bubblegum pink creme.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

Olaf You A Lot cu

Olaf You A Lot macro

Warm Hugs

Warm Hugs

Warm Hugs is one of my favorites from this collection.  Warm Hugs is a bright coral red creme.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

Warm Hugs CU

Warm Hugs macro

Free Spirit

Free Spirit

Free Spirit is a bright berry creme.  I used 3 thin coats for these photos, but 2 normal coats would work just fine as well.

Free Spirit cu

Free Spirit macro

Kristoff He Goes

Kristoff He Goes

Kristoff He Goes is a blue leaning teal.  This dries to a matte finish, but I added top coat.  I used 2 coats for these photos.

I used a coat of base coat and still experienced some minor staining.  Nothing horrible, but it was still there.

Kristoff He Goes CU

Kristoff He Goes macro

A Happy… Puddle

A Happy Puddle

A Happy… Puddle is a vibrant royal blue creme.  I used 2 coats and a glossy top coat for these photos.

A Happy Puddle CU

A Happy Puddle macro


Overall this is a nice collection.  A few shades had minor application issues, but the outcome still looked nice.  At first I had buyers remorse on the collection but once I started putting them on, that vanished fairly quickly.  My top picks are Warm Hugs, Free Spirit, Winter Blush and Ice-solated.

Price: $6.99 Each or you can purchase the duo packs for $10.99

Where To Buy: Walgreens

These are better to purchase in the duo packs, and I bought 4 duo sets and then 4 shades individually.  So if you plan on buying the full collection that is the best way to go.

What did you think of these ORLY Color Blast Elsa shades?  Will you be snagging any?

*Purchased by me, all opinions are my own*

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Polished Hippy February 21, 2015 - 8:15 pm

Watch Out Elsa and A Happy Puddle are gorgeous. I didn’t realize Orly was sold in drugstores!

Lisa Heath February 21, 2015 - 9:27 pm

This is actually the first time I saw them at Walgreens! I think I’ve seen them in CVS before though, I know the mini bottles for sure.

Megan Glazer February 22, 2015 - 6:13 am

Once the snow here clears up, I need to go to Walgreens! Hopefully there are some left there by the time I get out of my house :)

Ashlee(PaintedNubbs) February 22, 2015 - 9:57 pm

Watch Out Or Elsa is so pretty :) I’ll have to see if I can find these near me. :)

Marisa - Hey, Darling Polish February 23, 2015 - 12:32 am

This looks like a great collection!! Kristoff He Goes and A Happy… Puddle beautiful!

Deborah February 23, 2015 - 11:06 am

Such gorgeous shades! I love how vibrant and happy they are. Funny how these “smaller” bottles still hod 11 ml.! Watch Out, Or Elsa! might be my favorite here :).

Jenny Gilmore February 23, 2015 - 4:38 pm

I’ve never even heard of Orly Blast before! I didn’t realize they did minis! I think Watch Out, Or Elsa is super gorgeous!

Angela March 3, 2015 - 11:13 pm

Winter blush is a dupe for Orly’s choreographed chaos

Cindi March 5, 2015 - 8:53 pm

I got them all because limited edition. I was looking for the Silver Lake edition of WnW polishes and found these instead.

Tanya March 31, 2015 - 4:28 pm

I will pick up Watch Out or Elsa, Warm Hugs and Ice-solated. Fantastic swatches, as usual! I wonder if Frozen would sing (haha pun intended) over black or dark blue.

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