Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick

Kat Von D

01/08

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick  

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick is a lipstick that retails for $19.00 and contains 0.12 oz. There have been 43 shades released, which you can select from below or jump to these sections: Review, or Description.

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Per the brand, the new formula is supposed to be "the creamiest, most cushiony and unbelievably pigmented lipstick to ever cross your lips" that is "comfortable" to wear. I don't know if the brand has actually tried the plethora of other lipsticks on the market, because I can tell you that after swatching all 40 shades back-to-back, these are nowhere near "the creamiest" or "most cushiony" or even "unbelievably pigmented." They were, on average, much creamier than the original formula, but a fair number of shades were firm and dense enough that short strokes was better for application otherwise there was noticeable tugging. Some shades were pigmented, some shades were uneven or sheer. The mid-tone shades seemed to be the best overall in terms of application, pigmentation, and how they looked on the lips, whereas the shimmery shades were often sheerer, gritty, and drying while the deeper, vampy shades were lacking pigmentation and could apply streakily.

They seemed to have longer wear than most lipsticks (five to eight hours) but have been lightly to intensely drying, depending on the shade, and I found that wearing them back-to-back made the drying aspect more pronounced. They had a strong, sweet, burnt sugar kind of scent that was noticeable when initially applied, but I didn't detect during wear.

I did not review all shades in the original Studded Kiss formula as it wasn't feasible for me to purchase all of those at the time, and after trying what I did purchase, they weren't promising (often very dry, stiff, and painful to use with a drying formula). From what I can tell, some are better (see: LUV (Original) vs. LUV (New); Coven (Original) vs. Coven (New)), some are worse (see: Gold Blooded (Original) vs. Gold Blooded (New); Poe (Original) vs. Poe (New)). The shimmery shades seemed worse for the reformulation, and the glittery shades are like the grittiest sandpaper across one's lips; I felt like I was ripping my lips off when applying both Gold Blooded and Piaf with Poe not being far behind.

The average rating based on all reviewed shade(s) in this formula is shown below.

C+
6.9
Product
8.8
Pigmentation
7.1
Texture
9
Longevity
3.9
Application
79%
Total

Nothing says celebration like a rock star red lip. Nail Kat’s signature red lip look with an exclusive Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick in her favorite poison apple shade, Santa Sangre. In honor of the brand’s 10-Year Anniversary, this Everlasting Liquid Lipstick icon is now available for a limited time as a creamy, comfortable bullet with collectible gold-studded packaging. This breakthrough formula combines unbelievable pigmentation and weightless, long wear for cushiony color that lasts.

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Based on 4 Reviews, 6 Quick Reviews

The Good: Creamy (9), Smooth (7), Easy To Apply (7), Long-wearing (7), Blendable (4), Moisturizing (4), Great Value (3), Travel-friendly (3)

The In-Between: Highly Pigmented (8), Buildable (5), Non-sticky (5), Scented (5), Sheer (1), Thick (1)

The Bad: Tugs/pulls (2), Uneven (2), Dry (1), Hard To Apply (1), Hard To Blend (1), Drying (1)

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4 Written Reviews

By Heli 4 months ago.

I really like the feel of these KvD lipsticks. This colour is an easy-to-wear everyday colour and it feels smooth on the lips. It feels kind of creamy and powdery at the same time, and wears nicely over time.

Tags: buildable, highly-pigmented, creamy, smooth, easy-to-apply, long-wearing
Skin Tone: Fairest - Undertone: Neutral

By Heli 4 months ago.

While I generally like the formula of these KvD lipsticks, Zero looks very patchy on me. It's a tricky colour, especially if you already have pigmented lips.

Tags: buildable, creamy, smooth, blendable, hard-to-apply, tugs-pulls, uneven
Skin Tone: Fairest - Undertone: Neutral

By Heli 4 months ago.

Despite overall poor reviews on this site I've really enjoyed the formula of these lipstick. They feel matte but not too dry on the lips. They stay a bit flexible, wear nicely and feel kind of creamy but powdery. Misfit is a great everyday warm red. Not too bold but dark enough to look like a red.

Tags: buildable, highly-pigmented, creamy, smooth, easy-to-apply, long-wearing
Skin Tone: Fairest - Undertone: Neutral

By Audrey 1 year ago.

super drying, need to wear moisturizer with it otherwise your lips are toast

Tags: highly-pigmented, dry, thick, hard-to-blend, tugs-pulls, drying
Skin Tone: Fair - Undertone: Pink
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