What Is The Difference Between Holographic And Glitter Stickers?

This blog will help you to understand the difference between holographic and glitter stickers. It’ll also explain what each of them is used for and how you can get the best effects with them.

Let’s dive straight in.

What are glitter stickers?

Glitter stickers are individually cut stickers printed on vinyl with a glitter effect.

So the product name tells you: the material used (glitter) and that it will be individually cut in the shape you chose (stickers). For more details about what a glitter sticker is, click here.

Rectangle glitter labels in different colours used as honey jar labels

If you want to see more, check out our list of the most fabulous glitter stickers you will see today.

What are holographic stickers?

The same goes for holographic stickers. You will receive individually cut stickers printed onto a holographic material.

Holographic stickers are the same as pearlescent stickers. These names are used interchangeably.

However, holographic stickers do not sparkle. Instead, the material has an iridescent effect vinyl, giving an eye-catching rainbow effect to your design.

Circle holographic sticker with wirk hard dream big design applied to a laptop

There is no wrong way to use either sticker. They both work terrifically well on products, packaging, as marketing materials or individual handouts.

They simply create a different look for your brand or products. You can find out more about that below.

When to use glitter stickers

Glitter stickers are the perfect way to add a bit of sparkle and playfulness to any project. Whether you’re looking for something fun to use on invitations, packaging, or marketing materials, glitter stickers can give your project an extra special look that will grab attention.

With their unique shimmering finish, glitter stickers can help add a sparkling twist to your brand's perception.

They are ideal for adding a touch of glamour and style to presents or events, as well as creating eye-catching accents on brochures or banners.

Glitter stickers also make great additions when decorating gifts or sealing envelopes; they'll guarantee that nobody misses the details!

When to use holographic stickers

Holographic stickers are an excellent way to add a touch of luxury and sophistication to your products or packaging. They create a unique visual effect that stands out from the crowd and underlines the quality of your business.

Holographic stickers can be used for many different purposes, such as labeling product boxes, sealing envelopes, decorating gifts, or even adding sparkle to invitations.

They also make great eye-catching accents on marketing materials like brochures and banners. With their distinctive rainbow-patterned hologram finish, holographic stickers will give any project an extra special look that’s sure to impress!

What these stickers are not

An important point to mention when discussing holographic and glitter stickers is to understand that they are not security holograms.

Security holograms are used by banks and other brands to stop counterfeiting. Getting custom security holograms can be expensive. Minimum orders for these can be around 30,000 units.

Security holograms are tamper-proof and perfect for bank notes or valuable items.

Most of the time this is overkill.

A great alternative we find works really well is to use a holographic sticker to add a high quality and security perception to your product.

Do this by using a holographic sticker and then printing a white ink ‘watermark’ of your logo or brand name to create a custom hologram effect.

If you are unsure how to create the above effect, just ask our design team. They can add this watermark to your sticker when you order stickers online.

And we are also here if you have any other questions. Simply ask our experts and they will get back to you within 24 hours.

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