Monday, 15 February 2016

Kat Von D Shade and Light Palette

I finally got it! After running around Sephora not knowing what to look at first, I finally got my paws on the one item I knew I simply had to have!

When I first discovered contouring, I wasn't sure it was going to be my thing. However I've fallen head over heels for it and I'd read so many great write ups about this palette I knew I had to buy it the second I had a chance.

It came with a $39 price tag which was around £25 and for that price I got three contour colours and three highlighters.


It's packaged beautifully, it's a thick sturdy cardboard with the colour names on the back. The inside contains three 2.3g highlighters and 3 4.5g contours, so you get a decent amount of product.


The top row is the highlighters and from left to right they are;
Levitation, Lyric & Lucid.

The bottom row contour colours from left to right are;
Subconscious, Shadowplay & Sombre

I've had the palette for about three weeks now, and I've already got my favourite colours.
Sombre is a fab colour for serious contouring, it's a dramatic colour that leaves you with some serious cheek bones. It's the darkest of the three colours and one I'd use when I've got a full face on a night out, not one I'd personally opt for everyday.
My everyday go to has to be Subconscious. It's a gorgeous, warm chocolate shade that lets you contour without being really obvious about it! 

Highlighter wise my fave out of them is Lucid. It's a lovely, fresh pale skin colour that my skin tone just adores. I have tried the others but Lyric is a tad too yellow for me and although I do like Levitation it comes second place.

Quality wise, I'm super impressed. They are all a gorgeous, easy to blend powder that seems to just glide onto the skin and lasts all day. I've found although they do have a good pigmentation, I find myself going back two of three times to get the colour I'm after.

I couldn't do a review without some swatches now could I?

I was freezing taking these haha!

Left to right Contour;
Subconscious, Shadowplay & Sombre



Highlighters, these were SO hard to photograph!
Top to bottom;
Levitation, Lyric & Lucid.



I'm head over heels with the Kat Von D Shade & Light palette, they are definitely products I want to get more of!

Have you tried anything from the Kat Von D range?

Until next time,
Becca
xxx

5 comments

  1. This looks like such a fab palette! I really wish I'd bought this when I was last in America. I got the Anastasia contour kit but I'm not really a big fan of it! xo

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  2. Oh this looks great. I'm going to see if my friend can pick me one up next time she's in America!

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  3. I've heard so much about this palette ans it's defiantly on my wish-list! I hope I like it as much as you, it seems like an amazing product.

    Sinead | http://subject-beauty.blogspot.co.uk/
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  4. Shadow play is such a beautiful shade, I really wanted this palette but it's so hard to get here! I got the ABH palette instead which I loove but would have loved this as I love KVD! I love how big the pans are too. I can only brave the dark brown shades on a night out as well, so bold for everyday! xx

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  5. I can tell through this post how excited you were haha!
    Charlotte // www.charlottespicks.com

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