Stardust: Sunsets and Sunrises

Ethereal Lacquer, Kathleen & Co., PR, Stardust

*Disclosure: PR samples- I received these polishes free of charge in exchange for photography.*

Sale period: 24-27 April 2020

2 polishes

Stardust is a new effort from Ethereal Lacquer, designed to bring us shimmers and multichromes in collaboration with other makers! This is the first collaboration, which was done with Kathleen & Co. They were inspired by sunsets and sunrises.

Ethereal: Sundrop

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Ethereal’s contribution is Sundrop, a bright raspberry base loaded with red/green shifting shimmer. The base color was so, so hard to photograph. I think “raspberry” describes it well…best I can say is it’s a pinkish-toned red. Against that cool-toned base, the red shimmer can sometimes flash a little orange.

It was almost opaque in two coats. On shorter nails two coats should be fine. Had I not been photographing this under bright lights, I probably would’ve stayed at two as well.

3 coats + top coat

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Kathleen & Co.: Sunset on Lake

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Kathleen & Co.’s contribution is Sunset on Lake, a sheer blue base with red/green shifting shimmer. The base is almost more like a sheer wash of color. Even at three coats, I had pretty obvious VNL. I think it’s meant to have more of a soft effect.

3 coats + top coat

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These two polishes are only available as a duo, exclusive to the Stardust collective. The duo is priced at $25 with free shipping within the US. International orders will be invoiced individually for shipping.

The preorder for this collaboration will be hosted on Ethereal Lacquer’s site, opening at 11am Eastern on April 24 and closing at midnight on April 27.

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