What do we have here then? Only another absolutely beauty of an eyeshadow palette from Urban Decay and this one is ideal for transforming your look from day to night with ease. If there is one thing that Urban Decay can deliver, it is high quality, insanely pigmented and buttery soft eyeshadows in an array of incredible shades. I don’t think there is a Naked Palette that I haven’t loved and this one was certainly no different. Firstly, the packaging is phenomenal – I love the floating smoke affect that covers the casing which houses twelve wonderful shades. Like all other Urban Decay Naked Palettes, the case contains a large full sized mirror and a fabulous duo blending brush. Swoon. If you are looking for a palette that allows you to quickly go from a clean, crisp eye to a sulty, smokey eye in one foul swoop and using one single palette, then this is definitely the Urban Decay palette for you. It has the most perfect balance of cool and warm tones that would compliment any skin tone and complexion. The Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette also contains a mixture of different finishes from matte to satin to glitter to cover all of your eye make up needs.
Top row L-R: High (champagne shimmer with micro glitter), Dirty Sweet (medium bronze), Radar (metallic taupe with iridescent micro glitter), Armor (metallic silver taupe with tonal sparkle), Slanted (light metallic grey), Dagger (medium charcoal with micro shimmer).
Bottom row L-R: Black Market (jet-black satin), Smolder (deep-plum taupe), Password (cool taupe matte), Whiskey (rich brown matte), Combust (soft pink-taupe), Thirteen (light beige satin).
As you can probably gather from the swatches above, the Naked palette covers the basics for a lot of different looks and it is a fantastic palette to have in your aresnal. The quality and pigmentation of the eyeshadows is second to none and what I like most about the palette is that none of the shades are repromotes. In fact Naked Smoky contains nine brand spanking new shades and three exclusives that cater to every complexion. What a bloody treat eh? Urban Decay palettes are a make up lovers dream and it really is no wonder that bloggers, celebrities and make up artists alike must have them in their make up stash. A word to the wise, some of the matte and satin shades within the Naked Smoky palette are a teeny tiny bit chalky so you will get a bit of powder kick up and fall out but hey, I can’t complain. Get some tape at the ready and you’ll be sorted – good to go! I am a sucker for a smoky eye and I am in love with this palette!
What do you think the next Urban Decay Naked Palette will have in store for us?
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