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New Holy Grail Item?! Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade

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Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

When I “put” my brows on, I feel put together. Anyone else feel like that? At least if I have them looking decent, I feel okay to go out without any other makeup on. It’s hard to find the perfect brow product because some apply smoothly and then next thing you know are all over the place by the end of the day because the formula wasn’t quite budge-proof. Then you’ve got others where they’re long lasting but are hell to apply. I jump from enjoying powder to pencil to pomade every so often because I get bored and am always searching for that perfect product. Well, I think I found it in Kat Von D‘s new 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade.

Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

The 24-Hour Super Brow Pomade is a long-wearing, waterproof pomade that helps you craft any kind of brow imaginable for a highly pigmented, budge proof look. It’s a lightweight formula that is super rich in pigment and comes in 16 shades, which include 7 natural brow tones, 7 artistic colours, one White Out pomade for mixing and customizing, and a Bleach tone for anyone who enjoys a bleached brow. They won’t smudge, sweat off or go anywhere until you want them to.

Price: $23 CAD / 5.0 g / Available now at 24-Hour Super Brow Pomade

Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

The brow pomade was crafted to be applied with KVD’s new #70 Brow Pomade Brush. It’s a synthetic brush, with a firm, angled edge that’s designed for high performance pomades and creams. The shape of the brush is the perfect choice for filling in sparse areas, drawing on hair like strokes, and carving out fabulous arches. The brush also has a sleek stiletto handle, KVD’s trademark with her brushes, to give you egonomically friendly control and also doubles as a handy mixing tool.

Price: $22 CAD / Available now at Sephora

Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade Review

My Glittery Thoughts:

I’ve tried other brow pomades before but this one edges out all of them because it doesn’t dry too quickly, giving me enough time to apply it where I need it and blend it out before it sets in. The colour is rich and very natural looking and the brow pomade brush is the perfect tool to apply it with. The brush delivers tiny hair-like strokes that you can’t get with any thicker, denser brush, and is just a dream to work with and makes applying this stuff even easier. But the biggest thing is that when my eyebrows get itchy throughout the day and I have to scratch them, I’m not smearing brown all over my face nor am I taking colour off my brows. This stuff is magic! But you do need to scrub the stuff off well before bed because it takes a few good scrubs to get everything off and sometimes you’re still left with a tiny bit of colour left behind. But that doesn’t bother me.

I received both the pomade and the brush from Influenster and the only thing I have an issue with is the shade which is a tad too dark for my hair right now, but I can still make it work. With that being said, I will be picking up the lighter shade soon because I love this stuff so much. If you’ve struggled with pomades, this one will change your mind about them. If you have only been using pencils, this is worth switching over for. If you’re like me and have thin, barely there brows and want something that will create the perfect shape and natural effect, you need to give this a shot. And if you’re just looking for something new and exciting to try on your brows, this is exactly what you need!

What do you think of the Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade? Are you a fan of using brow pomades?! Share your thoughts below!

 

 

 

 

 

Disclosure: These products were provided complimentary by Influenster, however these opinions are my own.

Are you a Saint or a Sinner? Kat Von D Saint & Sinner EDP Fragrances Review

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Kat Von D Saint & Sinner EDP Fragrances Review

Kat Von D knows how to deliver when it comes to great makeup and I always get excited about what she’s going to release next. One of her newest releases was for her Saint and Sinner Eau de Parfum fragrances. Influenster offered the opportunity to try the fragrances out complimentary and how could I really resist that?

Kat Von D Saint & Sinner EDP Fragrances Review

Saint and Sinner were actually released a while ago back in 2009 and now they’re back and better than ever. Meet Saint Eau de Parfum ($88 for 5oml / $115 for 100ml / Available now at Sephora), a soft, dreamy and classic floral fragrance that includes top notes of muscat sage and mirabelle plum, medium notes of jasmine, almond flower and lily of the valley and base notes of vanilla, white cedar, peach and musk. It’s influenced by Kat Von D’s softer side and reminds her of what falling in love for the first time feels like.

Where Saint evokes love and romanticism, Sinner Eau de Parfum ($88 for 50ml / $115 for 100ml / Available now at Sephora) is all about edgy confidence. Sinner offers top notes of mandarin, orange blossom and mirabelle plum, middle notes of jasmine, white florals and cinnamon, and base notes of vetiver, patchouli, wood, vanilla and musk. Sinner shares the same floral notes as Saint but with a bolder, spicier flavour.

My Glittery Thoughts:

So am I a Saint or a Sinner? I’m usually more of a fan of spicier scents but Saint takes the cake for me. It’s got a beautiful mix of florals and musky vanilla whereas with Sinner, the patchouli, vetiver and white florals are too strong for my liking. You can’t judge a fragrance by the first sniff because once you spray it on your body, it mixes with your body chemistry and transitions into something else. That’s how I’ve been able to fall for fragrances I wouldn’t normally fall for, however I can’t get Sinner to work for me. If you’re not sure which one you will like best, spray each of them on at different times and wait for them to settle into the skin and make your decision. Saint won me over as soon as I sprayed it into the air and love its warm, romantic aroma on my skin. It is very light so the scent isn’t very powerful, so you might enjoy it more in the fall/winter when you’re not sweating and losing scents on your skin easily. The small bottles are cute although I wish they came with a spray nozzle because it’s a little tricky to dab it on my skin without it spilling everywhere. The full-size bottles are gorgeous, so if you like fancy bottles to display, you won’t be disappointed with Saint and Sinner.

What do you think of Kat Von D Saint & Sinner EDP Fragrances? Are you a saint or a sinner?! Share your thoughts below!

 

 

 

 

 

Disclosure: These products were provided complimentary by Influenster for review purposes, however these are my honest opinions.

Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette Review

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Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette Review

For Christmas and my birthday (which is today), I always get a gift card to Sephora. As a big makeup hoarder who has drawers of every kind of product and palette a makeup junkie could ever want, I’ve become picky with what I buy and add to my overflowing stash. However, the new Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette became one of those exceptions.

Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette Review

Makenzie wants to channel her inner pastel goth.. after her sleep, of course.

After seeing tons of beautifully stunning and vividly bright makeup looks online, I knew I needed the Pastel Goth palette. Kat Von D shared her take on edgy neutrals that are inspired by the #pastelgoth trend on social media. This palette contains 8 matte, pastel eyeshadows in a silky and blendable formula that’ll let you create an unlimited rainbow of looks. What sounds better than that?! The shadows come complete in slim case with the name and outline of the palette in a stunning pastel ombre.

Price: $51 / Available now at Sephora

Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette Review

Top Row from L-R: star – sunny yellow, clementine – light peach
Bottom Row from L-R: meow – light lilac, dope – periwinkle
Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette ReviewTop Row from L-R: doom – sky blue, gloom – fern green 
Bottom Row from L-R: dagger – medium grey, skull – white

My Thoughts:

After reading that this palette was inspired by the “pastel goth” trend, I had to look it up because I had never heard of it before. I saw a lot of goth girls and guys wearing soft pinks, purples and blues (far from what I knew goths to look like when I was growing up!) and now it makes sense why these colours were chosen, although I wish they included a pink! These eyeshadows are very smooth and easy to apply and blend out. There is a bit of chalkiness to them (a little moreso with the white) but they go on well but even better if you apply them over a white or really light eyeshadow base with a flat brush. The colours themselves are pigmented but not as bright as they appear when swatched but they’re still very fun to play with and remind me a lot of spring. I really like star and doom because they are two of the most vibrant. Overall, I’m very happy with this purchase and will be using it heavily for many upcoming makeup tutorials.

What do you think of the Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette? Are you into pastel eyeshadows?! Share your thoughts below!