There isn’t much to say about the products I bought from here, but that the pans with the magnets don’t actually stick to the palette because the palette isn’t magnetized. Other than that there isn’t much to say but that it’s cheap and worth it.
I still haven’t used it yet, and have never used a Sephora primer before, but am excited to use it. It seems similar to the Lorac Aqua Primer that was more like a serum, and not a cream based primer. Hopefully it will stay on all day because I have oily skin.
Here are the names of the colors in order from left to right:
First Class, Techno, Thrasher, Dagger, Lucifer, Glock, Razor Grey, Slayer (cream)
It’s a nice collection of blue and silver eye shadows to make a good smokey eye. There are a few frosts, sparkles and mattes.
When applying the swatches, the most pigmented colors were the frosts: First Class, Techno, Glock and Razer Grey. The mattes/sparkles were a bit chalky (Thrasher, Dagger, Lucifer) but still had a fair amount of pigmentation, especially after layering.
My Slayer (cream) was absolutely not creamy. It was dried out almost completely. I had to rub my finger on super hard for me to get just a little silver out of it, and I even tried using it wet, with my finger and a brush. Still no results, so I was super disappointed about that.
Here are pics of the swatches:
First Class, Techno, Thrasher, Dagger
Slayer, Razor Grey, Glock, Lucifer
Slayer, after 5 minutes of warming up the shadow and rubbing super hard
The palette comes with two tiny double sided brushes with synthetic hair.
– Kat Von D Kat Eye Brush Set
I bought the brush set to go with the eye shadow palette, and to have an easy to travel with brush set. The brushes themselves are pretty soft, not as soft as the Mac or Sigma ones (review coming). The sleeve that it comes with is slightly padded, which is nice because it adds a little bit of protection for the brushes. It also comes with a folded over leather flap to protect the top of the brushes.
It comes with an angled brush, a short dense shader brush, a short crease/blending brush, a squared off brush and an angled brush.
As with the True Romance palette, I love the packaging… the black with white rose “tattoo” design is very Kat Von D and sleek as well as feminine. I’m a sucker for packaging so really, it’s an added bonus.
– Make Up For Ever Palette + Eye Shadows
Left: Palette, 92, 60, 83 with flash. Right: Palette, 92, 60, 83 no flash, natural daylight.
Left: 60, with flash (closer to true color). Right: 83, with flash (closer to true color).
92, Left: natural day light. Right: flash. The true color is closer to the right, but still a combination of the two.
The eye shadows are under the “colored blush” section in the actual Make Up For Ever line, but on the Sephora site it’s under “eye shadow”.
Number 60 and 92 are both matte colors.
60 is a pretty Navy Blue. I had been looking for a good quality and highly pigmented navy and knew about MUFE’s products but didn’t feel like spending the money for it because MUFE is so expensive. Turns out it was totally worth it. Each individual shadow is $19.00. Mac shadows are $14.50 each, but are smaller so in terms of the products it turns out to be about the same price for the amount of product you get. The formula of the navy matte is sheer on a first swipe but builds extremely well. Also it was difficult to get the swatch off of my hand afterwards, and that was without any primer, so I’m excited to actually use it and have bold, long lasting color all day.
92 is the famous purple that MUFE makes. It truly is the most vibrant, deep and gorgeous purple I own. That includes any of the purples in the Coastal Scents palettes, the Mac colors and any drugstore colors. It doesn’t seem very extraordinary in any picture online, because the true color is so hard to depict. Like the navy, it doesn’t come off, and after layering the color just gets more vibrant.
Today I layered it in the corner on top of a shimmery brown and it was still able to keep it’s vibrancy. (see post before this).
Both mattes took a bit of patience though in order to apply evenly, just because it’s a matte color. Blending it definitely helps.
83 is a shimmery turquoise. It’s a frost and the formula is very much like the Mac frosts, although a bit softer. The mattes, like most matte colors, are a bit chalky. The shimmery color applies evenly and looks very pretty.
The color itself is a turquoise with silvery gold shimmer. Very pretty. There isn’t any color in my current collection that I have, although some of the Coastal Scents colors come close.