YouTuber besties Desi Perkins and Katy DeGroot have collaborated with Dose of Colors for a second time another round of the Limited Edition Desi x Katy Collection. This time, a few products returned from their first collaboration, which are the Supreme Glow Highlighter in Fuego and the Over The Top Lipgloss (review here) and a selection of new products. One of these products is the Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eyeshadow Palette, which I’m going to review for you today.
I actually didn’t plan to review the Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eyeshadow Palette since the previous collection was sold out very quickly however, it is still available on Beauty Bay so I’ve decided to still review the palette. It has been used prior to taking the pictures so please keep that in mind.
The Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eyeshadow Palette comes in a metallic nude Limited Edition packaging, also containing the signatures of both girls. The palette is magnatized with a sparkly metallic brown-ish nude, textured fabric exterior. Compared to their previous collection (review here), this packaging is slightly darker. Like I mentioned then, it looks really luxurious and high-end.
The inside of the compact has shiny rose gold details, containing ten eyeshadows and a mirror. The eyeshadows have a regular pan size and are 1.85 grams each. This palette can be used to create a complete, dramatic look with pops of colors or a minimalistic look using the base matte shades, a palette that you can travel with on your Friendcation.
Here are the swatches of the Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eyeshadow Palette shades. The shades are described as follows:
BASIC – Muted Light Pink
CHEENS – Deep Chocolate Brown
NECESSARY – Neutral Mid Tone Brown
DIRTY MONEY – Olive Green with antique gold shift
A MOMENT – Electric Royal Blue with purple shift
TRY ME – Cranberry Red with burnt orange shift
JUST A KISS – Iridescent Champagne with pink & gold shift
GIRL BYE – Smokey Marsala
CHURRO – Rich Warm Brown
GAME OVER – Midnight Black with Silver Reflects
Unlike the eyeshadows from the previous collection, the shimmery shades do not need to be used wet. For intense color payoff, it is recommended to apply the shimmery shades with your finger. For a softer coverage, a brush can be used. The eyeshadows are Cruelty Free, Gluten Free and Talc Free.
For the first look, I used BASIC as an all-over base and browbone highlight, NECESSARY as a transition shade, CHURRO in the crease and on the bottom lid, CHEENS to further deepen the crease and the outer 3rd of the lids, DIRTY MONEY on the two 3rds of the upper lid and JUST A KISS as an inner corner highlight.
For the the second look, I used NECESSARY as a transition shade, CHURRO in the crease and on the bottom lid, CHEENS to further deepen the crease and the outer 3rd of the lids, A MOMENT on the two 3rds of the upper and bottom lid and JUST A KISS as an inner corner highlight. I also used the Dose of Colors Supreme Glow Highlighter in Fuego (review here) as a browbone highlight.
I’m a huge fan of the Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eyeshadow Palette and I actually think this is my favorite palette of 2018. The matte shades are one of the best I’ve tried, they blend absolutely beautiful, work well together and can be used on their own for a perfect, basic look. All the shimmery shades are amazing and easy to apply intensely using my finger. I really like how you can easily combine the matte shades with the shimmers to create a beautiful look. I really can’t get enough of this palette and I see myself using this very often in 2019 as well!
The Limited Edition Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eyeshadow Palette is available for €49,25 Euro at BeautyBay.com.
Do you already own products from this or the first Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Collections?