Kat Von D Shade & Light Eye Palette

Shade & Light

Morning Bunnies!

After drooling over the Kat Von D Shade & Light Eye palette for a few months, I finally purchased it and have spent the last few weeks playing with it.  I am in love!  I ordered mine from Sephora as you can’t buy Kat Von D products here in the UK but that’s about to change.  From October, we will be able to go crazy on her range in Debenhams and I am so excited.  It feels like the UK is finally emerging from the Dark Ages.

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The palette is designed to contour the eyes … obviously.  Now, I can’t get on with contouring my face … mostly because I just can’t be bothered … but contouring my eyes sounds like more fun.  There are 12 shades, split into 3 different quads.  Each quad consists of a large base shade and then 3 co-ordinating powders for contouring, defining and highlighting.

There’s a neutral quad, a cool quad and a warm quad so there’s something for each skin tone.  Don’t tell anyone, but sometimes I pick a shade from each quad and go wild!

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LAETUS – creamy nude base shade

SAMAEL – dusty fawn contour shade

SOLAS – espresso brown define shade

LUCIUS – soft beige highlight shade

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LAZARUS – cool taupe base shade

SALEOS – smoky brown contour shade

SHAX – jet black deine shade

LIBERATUS – pinkish ivory highlight shade

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LUDWIN – peachy bronze base shade

SUCCUBUS – rich rust contour shade

SYTRY – chocolate brown define shade

LATINUS – golden bisque highlight shade

The shades are, mostly, very soft, finely-milled and velvety, but there is a slight powdery consistency to them.  You need to use primer with these shadows to prevent patchiness and to make them easier to blend.

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The palette also contains an illustrated guide to help you to master 3 transformative eye contouring techniques:

DEFINE – to emphasise lash lines and create depth

LIFT – to raise outer corners and accentuate or create a crease

BALANCE – to draw eyes either closer together or farther apart

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