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Do you remember the Northern Star polish I shared with you about a month ago, Shark Bite? Today I have Northern Star’s next Polish Pickup offering, Style & Substance!
If you’re not familiar with the the Polish Pickup concept yet, the idea is that consumers vote on a monthly theme and various indie polish makers then create a themed polish. All of the shades from different brands are then available for a limited time on the Polish Pickup website. This month’s theme is ‘Old Hollywood’.
The inspiration for Style & Substance is Hedy Lamarr and Hollywood’s classic red lip. From the maker: Hedy was not only beautiful, but was also a self-taught inventor whose work in communications technology during WWII was later used in the creation of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies (thank you Hedy!)
Style & Substance is a pink-leaning red base packed with pink, mauve and gold shimmer. Here I am showing 3 thin coats with top coat, but you should be fine with 2 coats. The formula was great and easy to work with, and this polish was packed with just the right amount of shimmer. It definitely feels like a stylish red!
The moment I saw this polish, I wanted to pair it with some stamped gold roses. I added a little quick stamping just to show you how Style & Substance looks with a gold accent. I stamped using Tip Top Gold Mine and plate BP-73.
Style & Substance will be available on the Polish Pickup site for preorder from 4 to 7 August for $9. This polish is limited to only 50 bottles, so set your alarms! Here are all the links you might need for Polish Pickup and Northern Star Polish:
Northern Star Information:
All Northern Star polishes are 5-free, vegan, and cruelty-free.
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