If you're anything like me than you've been anxiously awaiting the release of the brand new Shade and Light Glimmer Palette from Kat Von D Beauty!
The original Shade and Light Eye Contour Palette was one of my first high end palettes and it still holds a very special place in my heart when it comes to all matte neutrals. So when they teased its sister palette, the Glimmer version, I was so happy!
The Glimmer palette features 12 shades which match the original shades from the first palette. They are all shimmery or glittery in some way and come in 4 different formulations.
First off, the packaging on this palette is stellar! I have the original cardboard packaging for my Shade and Light Eye Contour Palette and this really does blow it out of the water. I love the range of cool, warm, and neutral tones and they really do pair amazingly with the mattes from the original. I love the shimmer formula, it's very creamy and pigmented. The glitter shades aren't quite as pigmented but they are meant to be used as a topper, so it looks better applied over top of another shadow rather than on it's own. I recommend using those shades wet for best results, however the same can be said for all the shades in this palette as I usually prefer to use a wet brush with shimmer shadows.
Obviously I would recommend using this with another palette since there are no mattes, however, you can definitely play around with this palette and create a really pretty, dramatic look for a night out. The three larger base shades aren't in your face shimmer so they could be used in the crease if you're up to experimenting!
Overall, I really do love this palette so far! I would definitely recommend this to anyone with the original palette, as well as anyone looking for more neutral, glam shades.
Did you pick this palette up? Let me know what you think in the comments below!
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