November 15, 2014

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick: Poe

Poe was THE shade of the Studded Kiss collection that was always sold out. If you are on three fence about purchasing, here's a quick review to maybe help you decide:
Poe is navy with warm purple glitter. I LOVE the color-- it's as flattering as a blue lipstick can get bc of the rich color and the purple sparkle.

Unfortunately, the texture is awful. It is SO dry and drags on the lips. I had to really work to get it to apply evenly with a lip brush (and I hate using lip brushes gr). Once applied, It feels like I've put powder on my lips. I've never experienced this kind of texture in a lipstick before.
I returned this, and I don't recommend it.

As always,  you don't have to take my word for it. The Kat Von D Studded Kiss lipstick in Poe is available right now at Sephora.

Kat Von D Autograph Liner Set

During the Sephora VIB sale, I went crazy. It was almost like those Super Toy Runs that Nickelodeon used to televise (Yes, I'm showing my age a little).  When I saw the Autograph Liner set, I couldn't resist!  If you're unfamiliar, these are mini pencil eyeliners that can fit in the metal KvD palettes (Saint, Sinner, Poetica, Ladybird, Mi Vida Loca), or are just convenient little pencils to stick in your bag for an emergency.

Homie: medium blue-based purple. Metallic finish. 
*If you're curious, my nailpolish is OCC's Pagan

DRA: light-medium blue with tonal sparkle.

Eyegasm: light-medium green with tonal sparkle.

Proud Peacock: dark green-grey

Piaf: purple and pink micro glitter in a sheer grey base. Super pretty!

Black Metal Love: matte black with silver micro glitter

Puro Amor: matte black (previously reviewed here)

Immortal Love: matte medium-dark brown (originally reviewed here)

L-R: Homie, D.R.A, Eyegasm, Proud Peacock, Piaf, Black Metal Love, Puro Amor, Immortal Love

Pigmentation: Proud Peacock had the worst pigmentation,  and even then it wasn't terrible. Black Metal Love had the best of the set. Piaf was the most surprising out of the bunch-- I wasn't expecting the glitter to come out as well as it did! 

Product: The textures of these are smooth and buttery. No dragging or skipping problems whatsoever. Even though Proud Peacock didn't have the best pigmentation it, along with all the other eye liners, are very buildable. They also set fast, stay put, and are very water resistant.

I didn't know what to expect for the packaging of this since it wasn't pictured on ziploc bag was a bit disappointing, but I give it points for practicality since it's reusable. 

Price: This set is a great deal: $32 for eight liners. Since they retail individually for $10, it's like getting five liners for free!

The Kat Von D Autograph Liner set  Of course you don't have to take my word for it the Kat Von D autograph pencil set is available now on