Long time, no blogging! I've probably lost a few followers over the last couple of months, and what can I say.. I am sorry. I tried getting back to it, I tried deleting my blog, I tried getting back to it etc etc. I couldn't get myself to actually delete the blog and everything, since I've worked so hard for it, but it felt so wrong to keep it up when I'm so bad at updating it.
I will try again!
I think I've mentioned it in previous blog posts, but I'm struggling. I'm not going to write much about it, but it's been and it still is very difficult.
Anywaaaay! I went to Seattle, WA, this Summer! I think I will write a blog post on that trip another day, it was such a fun trip and I got to experience a lot of cool stuff. And I got to spend a lot of money... on stuff like makeup, which brings me to the point of this blog post.
I finally got my hands on some Kat von D makeup. I've wanted to try her makeup for ages, but it's too expensive to ship to Norway. Lucky for me, there's a Sephora
right in downtown Seattle. I bought three eyeliners (since I am pretty much addicted to eyeliner) and the High Voltage eye primer. I haven't tried the eyeliners yet, and therefore I won't blog about them just yet, since I like to try stuff for a week or two before I share my opinion about it.
However, the eye primer! Whoa, I could write a book!
Usually when I wear liquid eyeliner, it will smudge during the day and I end up with the double eyeliner. Not nice! I've used a primer from Tony Moly, which is good, but not as good as the High Voltage primer. The first thing I noticed that you need just the tiniest blob of primer, and it'll be enough for both eyelids. Half the half size of a pea is plenty enough. Just be careful that you don't use too much, since it's kinda thick and you really don't need a lot!
Literally how much you need
It has a neutral color to it, which will hide any veins or whatever you might have on your eyelids/eye area. I like to set the primer with a translucent powder, just because I don't like the sticky feeling primers give my eyelids. After the powder, I apply eyeshadow and eyeliner like I normally do and I go on with my day.
Some days I leave the house at 8 in the morning, and I'm not home until 17-18 in the afternoon, and by this time my eyeliner is usually a bit smudged. After I started using the High Voltage primer, I haven't had any smudging at all! My eye makeup literally looks like it did when I left the house in the morning, which really surprises me. I've even done quite a lot of mountain hiking (with makeup) just to test how it will act when I'm out in the sun sweating, and again, my eyeliner is dead on perfect.
The primer (0.40 oz) costs $15, which is not bad considering how good it is plus it will last you forever (at least in my opinion!). The packaging is really cool as well, like all of Kat von D's makeup. I really regret not buying more, but hey, I might go back to Seattle again one day.
Have you tried any of Kat's makeup? If yes, what would you recommend?