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Friday, July 24th, 2009

FAQ: Is there any dupes for Starry Starry Night

Essie Starry Starry night dupe

Q: I love Essie's discontinued Starry Starry Nights but can't find this color anywhere! Is there any close dupes or possible alternatives for this gorgeous shade?

A: Starry Starry Night is one of Essie's highly sought after colors and I have some bad news addicts, the answer is No!

The unique blue jelly-ness of Starry Starry night makes it next to impossible to find an exact dupe. However, I went digging through my closet and found two close alternatives that you might find lurking at your favorite Dollar Tree. But I warn ya, it's just as hard to track these down.

Check out my findings below.       

Essie Starry Starry Night Dupes

 Here's what I came up with. Naturistics being the closest dupe to Starry Starry Night.

Naturistic Crystal Blue nail polish

Crystal Blue is really gorgeous and perhaps one of Essie's biggest contenders. A true navy blue jelly loaded with the same blue and silver glitter as Starry Starry Night. The navy blue base is just a tad bit darker compared to Essie's.   

Essie Starry Starry Night nail polish

Here's our pride and glory Starry Starry Night. The blue jelly base is really hard to describe. It's not your standard navy blue base, more muted and brighter at the same rate. 

Maybelline Twinkle Twinkle nail polish

Maybelline's Twinkle Twinkle should be the easiest alternative to find at your Dollar Tree or Ebay. An opaque navy blue with silver glitter.

Another alternative that I didn't include in my post, Sephora's Blue Sapphire. It's more of a royal blue with chunkier glitter that's super easy to find at Sephora.

Have a wonderful day!

(6) Comments

The Asian Girl said on Jul 24th, 2009 5:29 pm
I have both alternatives; now I just need the real deal! *sighs*

Steph said on Jul 24th, 2009 5:55 pm
Hi Asian Girl, Gurl, Seriously you don't need the real thing!!! Naturistics is so close, you would never notice the difference :)

Otrivia la Livia said on Jul 25th, 2009 1:16 am
Here's another dup question: Is there a dup for Essie's "Pama"?

lizliz said on Jul 29th, 2009 1:11 am
Have you seen Sephora brand blue sapphire? I think you need to throw that in there too and compare :) I bought that as a dupe.. I think it *needs* a pinch more glitter though

Steph said on Jul 29th, 2009 8:03 am
Hi Otrivia la Livia, Pama is a great color! Let me look and see if I have anything close :) Hi Lizliz, yeah, I have Blue Sapphire linked to this post above! It's definitely not as close as these two, but a nice alternative! :)

crystal said on Sep 12th, 2009 5:22 am
Jessica's twilight i am not sure if it is still in stock but it is very similar :)

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