Luster dust is a tasteless, non toxic powder which gives a subtle colour with a high sheen metallic finish. It is commonly used to decorate gumpaste flowers, decorations, candies, cookies & chocolates. Luster dust can be applied dry using a brush or mixed with an alcohol based liquid or clear vanilla extract to use it as paint or highlights. The difference between luster and petal dust is luster dust will give you a metallic sheen finish while petal dust a flat chalk like colour. Our luster dust are packaged in a 2g vial.