Airbrush Makeup Review: The Kett Jett
The Kett Jett is a powerful and versatile compressor. Featuring an adjustable airflow range from 0 to 30 PSI it gives the user full control over the amount of makeup being dispensed as well as the intensity of the coverage. This means that you can reduce the margin for error by reducing the airflow down below 6 psi which is a fantastic feature especially for beginners. In the higher range you can use The Kett Jett for full body coverage or temporary tattoos. It tends to be aimed at industry professionals as well as the serious home consumer so it is priced much higher than average, but also has the quality to match that price tag.
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What is in the box:
The Kett Jett is not cheap with the mini compressor and hose setting you back $225 (plus the airbrush at $95 and makeup). The Kett Starter Kit retails for $467 while the full Kett Jett Kit costs upwards of $657. However, the kit contains everything you will need including the compressor, airbrush, cleaning set, hose, 10 Hydro Foundation Shades and Sett Powder Pressed. The Kett Kit Bag is an additional $35 but it really is an essential item if you want to keep all your stuff in the one handy place.
Using the Kett Jett:
Though the Kett Jett is on the higher end of the cost scale the kit has some great add on features which make it definitely well worth a look at. The Kett Airbrush is what they call a Transformer Airbrush which switches from dual to single action. It also has a 0.25mm needle/nozzle fusion with a full range of spray patterns from pin-point precise to broad and defused. This is a really simple nozzle to get the hang of and the more you use it, the more uses open up to you. Since the compressor has an adjustable airflow and the nozzle is so versatile, The Kett Jett can be used as more than just foundation–try airbrush tattoos, body art, tanning and even t-shirts and murals!
Another great feature is The Kett Jett Battery which makes the compressor detachable from any main source. This means you can work wirelessly for up to 90 minutes. Great for travel and great for just freeing yourself from the cables so your angles aren’t restricted. Great for tanning and body art.
As most of you probably know, the Kett makeup is fantastic. Though it is not vast, the quality of the makeup and the colors is stunning. An awesome feature of their makeup range is that it is not restricted to the airbrush alone but can be applied with a brush, sponge or the fingertips. So, if you’re not in the mood for airbrushing, you can still have your favourite color for the day. The makeup can all be blended so you can get experimental and, being water-based, it’s light-weight and free from alcohol, fragrance and paraben. We love the Hydro Liquid Pigments! Inspired by the colors of precious stones they contain pure mineral pigments and glow with stunning iridescence. The Hydro Blush tones are limited to just 6 colors–3 warm and 3 cool. Our favorites are Angel (a sweet baby pink) and Love (vivid rose pink). On average the Kett makeup is $16 for a 15ml bottle which makes it one of the more affordable brands for makeup.
The Kett Jett only has a 14 day money back policy but you will definitely love the compressor and airbrush nozzle. If you have the extra money it’s worth a look since the Kett is such a versatile tool and the makeup is light-weight and looks fantastic when applied. It’s really a kit that will get your creative juices flowing and it’s the perfect tool for costume makeup as well as the most stunning glamour looks. Though the Kett Jett is more expensive to begin with, their makeup is on the whole more affordable so you may save in the long run.