Kelara Lacquers Planetary Collection Swatches and Review

by Lisa Heath

Kelara Lacquers Planetary Collection Swatches and Review

 I have a new indie line to show you today!  I received 10 nail lacquers from Kelara Lacquer to review, and I have split them into 2 posts.  The first set will be part of the Planetary Collection.

Since this is a new indie line, here is a little about the duo behind the polish:

Kelara Lacquers is a new line of 3-free and cruelty-free handmade nail polish created by me and my fiance, Kellen Scott. The name Kelara is a combination of our names, Kellen and Tara! We just officially opened our shop this past weekend and currently offer three different collections: The Fantasy Collection, The Planetary Collection, and the Colors for a Cause Collection (which supports various charities). We test all our ingredients and polishes thoroughly to ensure we have a quality product and constantly strive to improve our mixing skills and formulas.

I’m seeing more and more couples opening shops together and I personally think it’s adorable!

Ok onto the Planetary Collection swatches!  I have 5 polishes from this line.  So I am not repetitive, each polish in this post dries to a satin finish and I applied top coat for a shinier finish.


This was my favorite of the 5.  Jupiter is a lovely reddish purple base with holographic micro glitter scattered throughout.  I only used 2 coats for this photo .


Neptune is another favorite!  Neptune is a medium blue green base with micro holographic glitter scattered within.   I used 2 coats for this as well as a top coat.


Uranus is a stunning turquoise base with micro holo glitter scattered in.  I wore this to work Friday and got a lot of compliments on it.  The color is vibrant and fun!  I only needed 2 coats for this polish.


Venus is a lovely golden base with copper micro glitters scattered within.  This is a very pretty nude type polish to have!  I used 2 coats for this mani.


Now I thought this was cute as all get out.  Pluto is included in this collection, but it is only available in dwarf (mini) size!  This was an unexpected favorite.  Pluto has a VERY subtle duo chrome to it that I didn’t notice until I got up and was making food in the kitchen.  As my fingers moved Pluto would go from a golden orange color to more of a reddish bronze.  I could NOT capture it in photos though!  It’s really subtle and really pretty!  I used 2 coats for this photo!

Application wise, all 5 of these were good.  They dry to a satin finish, so like most satin/matte polishes, dry time was fairly fast.  I didn’t experience bald spots or streaking while applying, nor did I come across obvious brush strokes.

Full Size Kelara Lacquers retail for $9.00

Mini size (and remember, Pluto only comes in mini) Kelara Lacquers retail for $4.50

You can check out Kelara Lacquers in their Etsy Shop HERE

Make sure you also check Kelara Lacquers out on Facebook for future updates and more swatches

Keep an eye out!  Later this week I will have another amazing post up for Kelara Lacquer Colors for a Cause Collection up which includes five fun shades that benefit a variety of charities!

***Products in this post were provided for review.  All opinions are my own***

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Sara Kreiser November 19, 2012 - 10:49 am

Neptune is beautiful!

Melanie November 19, 2012 - 11:18 am

I think Neptune is my favorite! So many pretty colors =)

Tara Jobe November 19, 2012 - 11:51 am

The swatches look amazing! Thank you for the lovely review! We are both so glad you love our polishes!

Rina November 19, 2012 - 12:55 pm


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