Kylie Cosmetics – KyShadow Review

Kyshadow

In the second launch of Kyshadows, I was able to snag my hands on one of Kylie’s brand new eye shadow palettes. I don’t know what it is about Kylie Cosmetics but I get suckered into it every time. It’s almost like a game to me to try to get my hands on a new item before it sells out, a very expensive game. So since this is a new palette that has yet to be restocked, I wanted to do a review for you guys so you can decide whether or not you should get it the next time it goes live (I believe sometime next week!).

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Packaging: The packaging is a nice glossy white cardboard square. I love the size of it. It’s smaller than the Naked Palette which is always my go-to. This will be perfect for traveling because it’s so thin and lightweight. Also, the eyes with the drops of color is Kylie’s signature design which I love.

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Colors: The colors are great. I love a more natural look, especially in the bronze family. The colors range from light to dark so you can use the first couple of colors to make a very subtle daytime look, or amp it up and use the darker colors for night. The most unique color in the palette is Citrine. It’s a lot more orange than any other eye shadow I have. My favorites are Quartz, Topaz and Goldstone.

Quality: The quality on these shadows are good. The pigmentation as you can see above is great. They’re also very velvety soft and blend really nicely. Hematite is the only one that comes off a little patchy. The powders do fall out of the pan in the palette a lot, but I find this happens with a lot of eye shadows so it does not bother me. Just be sure to tap out any excess powder on your brush before applying to reduce fallout.

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Kylie posted a snapchat video of her using her new palette so I decided to recreate her look. I snapped some quick photos outside so you can see what they look like in natural lighting.

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Overall Thoughts: I really like this palette. It reminds me a lot of the original Naked Palette by Urban Decay. If you have the Naked Palettes already you can probably pass on getting this because they have a lot of similar shades. However, if you are looking for a new bronze palette I highly recommend this one. This palette racks in at $42, which is pricey for makeup. However if you break down the cost, you’re really get 9 shadows for under $5 per shadow. There are definitely lower end alternatives to this palette, but if you’re okay with the price it’s a pretty palette to have. I will definitely be taking this on my vacations over the Naked Palette now since it is less bulky. Also, if you’re obsessed with Kylie and her makeup line (like me) definitely get it.

Have you guys tried Kyshadows yet? If so, let me know what you think in the comments below!

  • Looks pretty! I don’t really like the Kardashians so I can’t say I’ve bought any of their beauty products. But the colors are very nice!!

  • Great review babe! You look gorgeous! I haven’t tried them but am interested! Xo

    • Thanks Nicole! I highly recommend it!

  • Thanks for this!! I’ve been wondering how products from this line stack up! Looks beautiful on you!

    xo,
    January
    http://www.januaryhart.com

  • I have this one too and it’s soo good!! You look gorgeous!

  • Great review! Loved how you showed the different colors on your arm, that was so informative! I have never tried any of the K products but they may be worth looking into!

    • Thanks! So far I really like all the Kylie Cosmetics that I’ve tried!

  • At first I was okay to pass on this palette but now after thinking about it some more and seeing your review I REALLY want it now haha. Awesome review! You did a great job at convincing me I should buy it 🙂

    XO
    StyleByPear

  • So glad you did this review! I was wondering how the colors looked on, you look gorgeous. I will have to add this to my collection. 🙂

  • molly

    Such a great review! I’ve been curious what people think of this eyeshadow 🙂 looks gorg!

    Xx
    Molly
    http://www.trendychickadee.com

    • Thanks, hope it helped!

  • Very true, I think it’s worth the price but I wish it came with a mirror like Tarte’s palettes (aka my favorite palettes to use, haha)

    – sierra berry ♥ itsberrystylish.com