Sometimes a crate comes along, that exceeds your expectations. That's what this one did for me. Granted, you might disagree (which is fine) but there's just one way to find out! Watch the unboxing of this month's SUMMON themed Loot Crate below!
Let me know what you thought of this month's crate! Did you like it or hate it? What were your favorite and least favorite items?
Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to present to you: the best nude palette (in the world)!
Shortly after the Kat Von D Shade + Light face palette was released, we got glimpses of another version, for your eyes. I basically squealed with excitement when I saw the previews, and counted down the days until its launch! Naturally, I ran out and picked it up the day it went on sale. It was love at first sight.
This gorgeous palette is marketed specifically for eye contouring, with 12 matte shades divided into three quads in neutral, cool, and warm tones. It is also cruelty free, and available exclusively from Sephora for $46.
The front of the palette is designed with beautiful embossed letters and gold detailing; the back outlines the pan placement, with each of the shade names.
Open up and we are greeted with a large, beautiful mirror with more gold detailing.
Each quad comes with one .08 oz (2.3g) base shade, and three .04 oz (1.1g) shades for contouring, defining, and highlighting. The three quads from left to right are: neutral, cool, and warm.
Laetus is a pale, creamy nude.
Samael is a light "fawn" brown.
Solas is a walnut brown.
Lucius is a soft beige.
Lazarus is a light taupe.
Saleos is a rich, smokey brown.
Shax is a pitch black.
Liberatus is a cool ivory.
Ludwin is a muted peach.
Succubus is a rusty copper red.
Sytry is a chocolatey brown.
Latinus is a light champagne.
I've been using this palette daily for several months, and it has quickly become my holy grail. Do I think this is a must have? Definitely, especially you like playing around with nude mattes and/or incorporating them into your looks! Whether you're going for an everyday look, a sultry smokey eye, or anything in between... this is it! Every shade is soft, finely milled, pigmented, and blends beautifully. I also think that this palette is fairly priced at $46 for .60 oz of product. Bonus: it comes with an insert that shows you how to achieve different effects with each quad!
Basically, I love everything about it; well done, Kat Von D!
It has been quite some time since I've posted anything new here, and for that I am very sorry! Instead of giving you a long winded and rather boring explanation for my absence, let me just put it briefly: life happened, and I got overwhelmed.
But this isn't a woe-is-me post; rather, I wanted to let you know that I have recently updated the look of the blog (let me know what you think!) and that I am currently working on new content for you. Among new things are product reviews and swatches, tutorials, fashion posts, and lots more! I am very excited to get back into the swing of things, and I hope you enjoy what I have planned!
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This month Loot Crate introduced their first sequel theme, which is HEROES 2! I think this is a great idea, especially to cater to certain fandoms that have already been featured. Watch the unboxing below!
What are your thoughts on this month's crate? How do you feel about them "recycling" a theme, and will you be picking up the August VILLAINS 2 themed crate?