Glob mops are Q-tips that were designed to absorb more residue than your average Q-tip would. With a sharper side on the Q-tip you are able to reach places and get certain angles you are able to get every last drop in your nail. With a bamboo base to it glob mops are also significantly stronger than your average Q-tips, allowing you to use more physical pressure to absorb the residue. Glob mops also feature a tighter cotton weave ensuring they absorb as much as they can in an efficient manor. If you want to keep your quartz nail fresh for as long as possible, glob mops will ensure you do so. With XL and regular sizes you will certainly be doing your quartz a favor by using glob mops.