Musings of a Muse

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Mar 12, 2009

Stash Spotlight: KATE Dual Carat Eye Shadow Palettes


KATE is one of Kanebo's many sub-branch cosmetic lines available within Japanese drugstores in Japan and if you're lucky in various parts of Asia. Many of you already know most of this already but for those new to Asian brands a few quick facts about KATE lay ahead.

KATE is a rather inexpensive, mid-range priced cosmetic line that sports a variety of edgy compacts and cosmetics with fantastic color payoff and quality. The line is darker and has a certain flair that many Japanese cosmetics don't sport. Where as many of these brands sport kawaii, girlish, or very feminine packaging, KATE brings the edge to it's brand.

One of my very favorite items from the line are the KATE Dual Carat Eye Shadow palettes!



Jump ahead for my stash!

KATE Dual Carat Eye Shadow Palettes contain two contrasting shades of shimmering, pigmented shadow in a small slim line case. The shadows are silky smooth with fantastic color payoff and most important pack a nice shimmery finish that the Muse favors!




I'm a big lover of these little guys and I believe I've collected all the shades that KATE has released so far. I'm ever hopeful when a new collection pops up that they'll either add to the current catalog of Dual Carat compacts or introduce a similar line up as KATE is known for revamping there palettes while keeping certain aspects of the old.






They are a true favorite with this Muse as you can see from my vast collection!

How about you?

Love KATE Dual Carat Shadow Palettes?

What's your favorite KATE palette?

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4 Comments:

Blogger makeupmag said...

Mmmmm! *so pretty*! A reader recently asked me to post pics of my Dual Carats - now I can direct her to this post! :D

March 12, 2009 at 11:49 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi mags!

thanks for the pimp hun!

aren't they the best?! so shimmery!

March 13, 2009 at 10:52 AM  
Blogger Beauty Chest said...

muse, where can you get these online?? i live in nyc =(

March 16, 2009 at 11:39 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi beauty chest

check out my post 'Japanese Buying Guide" it'll give you some online shops for purchasing KATE although beware prices are considerably higher on these shops :(

Hope this helps!

March 16, 2009 at 3:55 PM  

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