My Urban Decay Naked Palette! According to Allure magazine, Urban Decay’s Naked palettes are the most pinned makeup palettes on Pinterest! For the longest time I wanted to get one; I finally gave into temptation & bought one! (I have other makeup palettes, & would always talk myself out of getting it.) Not to mention my review on Sephora’s Beautiful Crush Blockbuster Palette is one of my most popular posts ever! So, I figure why not share this with everyone else?
Splurge: Urban Decay’s Original Naked Palette, $54
Of course naturally, each shade is highly pigmented. I got the original Naked Palette, which has a nice mix of browns, pinks, & smoky eyeshadows. And it comes with a double ended eyeshadow brush. Usually makeup brushes that come with a palette are real crap, but this one was quite good! Comes with a mirror, velvety cover on the outside; big enough to be a professional makeup palette, but small enough to put in your bag!
Swatches of all the colors from the Naked Palette
I tried on a few smoky eyes strictly with the colors in this palette; just with an added swipe of liquid eyeliner.
Here is a brown smoky eye using colors ‘Half Baked’, & ‘Hustle’.
Here’s another smoky eye, using colors ‘Gunmetal’ & ‘Creep’.
Which one do you think looks better?
The downside to this palette? I would love it if it were a more all inclusive palette, that included lip glosses, blush or something. But it has amazing quality, is quite portable & versatile, so I feel like I can’t complain! Also I would love it if it were slightly more affordable. (2 Naked palettes will set you back about $100!) BUT, however, makeup palettes do last A LONG time, and $54 price tag is not that bad, considering how long it would last you. Sephora & Ulta do have coupons once in awhile (like once a year) where you can get 20% off anything. THAT would be the time to get it! Otherwise if you want to be a savvy saver, see if they offer a good deal on Ebay. If you want it, get it! My Grade: A
More than one person has noticed that this palette is a dupe for Urban Decay’s Naked palette. And it’s yours for literally 1/5 the price! The colors are quite similar, & you get more for your money. A STEAL vs. Urban Decay!
I’ve given you options! Whatever you decide, go with it!