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Friday, October 19, 2012

Kardashian Kolors Holiday 2012 Collection Review & Swatches

Happy Friday, beauties!

Today I have the new 2012 Limited Edition Kardashian Kolors Holiday Collection. Here are some swatches!

First up, Kardashing Through the Snow. Cute name, eh? ;) It's a clear base packed with silver, gold, red, green, and sky blue glitters. This applied smoothly, but will require at least 4-5 coats for complete opacity. I would personally use this as a topper, since you all know I'm not a huge fan of 4-5 coaters. The image below was done in three, thin coats.

Next,  A Gold Winter's Night. I'm loving the names! ;) It's a sheer, light gold base loaded with micro pink glitter, gold string glitter, and aqua holo glitters. I noticed that it's more dense when used as a topper(next couple of images) This was done in two coats and dried rather quickly.

All is Glam , All is Bright is a combination of silver, red, and light blue ultra fine glitters. This was the most dense of the three glitters only requiring one coat for opacity. Application was smooth and the formula was perfect! This was also my favorite from the three glitters . 

Deck the Dolls is a vibrant, teal beauty. Another cute name! ;) To be honest, I wasn't expecting this shade in a Holiday collection, but I was pleasantly surprised! The first coat was a bit sheer, but evened out after a second coat. This is a must see in person to capture its true color. 

One coat of Kardashing Through the Snow over Deck the Dolls

Here We Kome A-Karoling is a vivid, deep eggplant that dries to a glossy finish. You all know that I'm a sucker for deep, vampy purples and this was no exception! With that said, this was my favorite from the three shimmers. This was perfect in two coats.

One coat of A Gold Winter's Night over HWKAK.

Lastly, Keeping Up With Santa. It's a luminous, cool toned red. When it comes to reds and pinks, I'm very picky, but I must say that Keeping Up With Santa has officially made it to my top three reds! I don't know what it is, but I couldn't stop staring at my nails! This was done in two, easy coats. 

Limited edition Kardashian Kolor Holiday shades will be available November 2012 for $7.99 each in the U.S. at select Target, KMart, ULTA, CVS, Meijer, Sears, Kroger, H-E-B, Duane Reade, Fred Meyer, Giant Eagle, Harmon, and Winn-Dixie locations.  In Canada, these lacquers will be retailed for $10.99 each in Shoppers Drug Mart, Loblaw, and Jean Coutu.

Smooth application
Easy to work with formulas
2 coats max for the shimmers
Even glitter distribution 
Glitters can be used as toppers or can be built to opacity
Limited Edition
Available at select stores (see product information above)
What's Holiday collection without green?! :(
Like most glitters, Kardashing Through the Snow and A Gold Winter's Night were a pain to remove. I recommend using the Elmer's Glue or foil method for ease of removal.

As always hope this helps & happy shopping!

Will you adding any of these to your stash? Thoughts?! I'd love to know down below!

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These were sent for review.


  1. I think Kardashing Through The Snow is my favourite here! And I think I might actually try out A Gold Winter's Night. Great swatches! Oh by the way, what's the name of the font you used as your watermark? So pretty!

  2. Very pretty colors! I love the combination of Gold Winter's Night over HWKAK - stunning :]

  3. Pretty! I really like All is glam, All is bright and Here We Kome A-Karoling.

  4. I am loving All Is Glam, All Is Bright...the others not so much.

  5. Ah, they look great.... <3


  6. I love the Kardashian Kolors, can't wait to pick up a few from this collection. The names are so cute haha xx

  7. Found this collection at my local Target today. I picked up Keeping Up with Santa, A Gold Winter's Night, and All Is Glam, All Is Bright. So much for being on a "no buy"!


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