Kat Von D Truth Palette

Kat Von D, as you may know, has a collection of True Romance Eyeshadow Palettes out exclusive to Sephora. Her latest one is called Truth and it’s surprisingly wearable and nice.

I have all but one of these palettes and have been pretty impressed overall. The last one however, (Adora) left a bad taste in my mouth so I was a bit hesitant to purchase another one. The colors won me over though, I couldn’t resist those greens 🙂

The front of the palette has a bunch of really cool vintage looking keys on them. Read about Kat’s inspiration for these: “The keys are displayed above my desk. I collect them because I love what they signify: romantic, classic, Victorian, antique, access to an old castle, fairy tales, or a secret compartment. Locks and keys fit together and symbolize love. A key feels like a special way to unlock what’s otherwise forbidden….in the case of my palette it’s about unlocking the soul and redefining beauty.”

I love the design myself, I think it’s really cool looking and pops out against the white of the palette.

Inside you will find a large mirror, eight colors and two small useless applicators:

  • Sugar Skull (vanilla)
  • Long Distance (citron)
  • Snake Eyes (lime)
  • Finland (aqua, cream formula)
  • Prague (plum)
  • Galeano (pale lilac)
  • Rehab (golden tan)
  • Sister (peach)

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Kat Von D Truth Palette Swatch1
L to R: Sugar Skull, Long Distance, Snake Eyes, Finland

These pale greens were the whole reason I bought this palette and I am not disappointed at all. I have a “thing” for these bright kind of greens.

Sugar Skull is a pale champagne with a gold flash. It’s really quite nice and more interesting than I expected it to be.

Long Distance is a gorgeous, opaque yellow/green. It’s super bright and my favorite color in here.

Snake Eyes is a really pretty pale green with a slight gold flash. It’s also opaque but not quite as pigmented as Citron.

Finland is the sole creme here and normally I am not a fan of her cremes. They are usually quite patchy and sheer. This one was really nice though and I love the green/blue mermaid-esque color. If I use the creme ones over a primer and use a thin amount, they don’t normally crease on me.

Kat Von D Truth Palette Swatch2
L to R: Prague, Galeano, Rehab, Sister

Prague turned out to be WAY gorgeous! It’s a very dark purple/red with pink flash and it’s incredibly opaque.

Galeano is a medium pink/lilac, very pigmented and metallic looking.

Rehab is a light warm pink/gold, would make a good highlight color.

Sister is the only fail in the palette for me. It’s a super sheer, almost chalky peach color. I had to really work to get this to show up for the swatch.


I am super happy with this palette and definitely recommend it, especially if you like greens. I think of all her palettes so far, this is definitely the most “tame” and wearable. There are colors in here that are more natural and not so dark that you can only wear them at night. Plus 7 colors out of 8 were really nice, and that’s a good deal for the price!

Availability: Exclusive to Sephora

Pricing: $34.00

What do you think of Truth, are these colors you might wear?


Written by Kelly
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