Urban Decay Naked Skin Shapeshifter Palette – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

What is it about palettes that makes them so exciting? There is something about them that makes them more interesting products than singles. This might be what some brands are banking on when they are creating palettes of all sorts, like the Urban Decay Naked Skin Shapeshifter. This palette contains powder and cream contours and highlighters but is it better than singles and is it worth your money and time? Let’s find out.   Packaging Urban Decay palettes have aRead more

Urban Decay Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Urban Decay is one of the best brands for eyeshadows and they constantly release new palettes, often 4+ a year. A while ago, they released the Naked Cherry palette which is based on cherry shades and undertones. But since then, they released other palettes and I’m sure there’s many more coming, so how do you decide whether this one is worth buying? Let’s have a look at the palette in detail.   Packaging Urban Decay packages almost all their palettesRead more

Three Way Battle of Concealers – Urban Decay Naked Skin vs Stay Naked vs Tarte Shape Tape. Which one is best?

Urban Decay has recently released the Stay Naked collection and I’ve previously looked at the foundation in detail which ended up being good but overpriced. If you missed this post check out: Also check out: Battle of the Urban Decay Concealers – Naked Skin vs All Nighter – In Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis The Stay Naked range also includes a concealer, and as Urban Decay has a good concealer already, the Naked Skin one, it is interesting to know whether theRead more

Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Urban Decay Stay Naked Foundation – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

Foundation is arguably the most important part of makeup as it is, as the name suggests, the foundation. As a result, it is very important to try out and keep up with what’s in the market and find the one that works best for you. Urban Decay has just launched a new foundation, the Stay Naked Weightless Liquid which is meant to give up to 24 hours of wear. But is it any good and how does it compare toRead more

Nourishing Priming Sprays – Urban Decay B6 Vitamin Infused Complexion Prep Priming Spray vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+ – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

In a previous post I looked at the top two setting sprays, according to most beauty bloggers, and evaluated which one is the best. If you missed that post check out: Showdown: Urban Decay All Nighter vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+. Are They Both Setting Sprays and Which One is Best? In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses When beauty gurus talk about setting sprays they are most often referring to either the Urban Decay All Nighter or the MAC Prep andRead more

Showdown: Urban Decay All Nighter vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+. Are They Both Setting Sprays and Which One is Best? In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

Not everyone uses setting sprays but the ones that do often have very strong feelings about them. A setting spray can prolong the longevity of your makeup as well as increase the intensity of eye shadows. Some setting sprays can even help control oil production if you are oily, or alternatively for the dry skin types out there, some setting sprays can give you a more dewy look. Setting sprays can truly elevate your makeup and even wake you upRead more

To Run or Not to Run? Urban Decay Born to Run Palette – In-depth Review, Swatches and Ingredient Analysis

Urban Decay is well-known for their good quality eye shadows and they’ve been releasing a lot of very exciting and good looking palettes. I was very excited for the Urban Decay Heat palette and I was nearly loosing my mind while waiting for the Backtalk palette. If you missed those posts check out: Urban Decay Naked Heat Eye Shadow Palette and Lipsticks! Swatches and Reviews on National Lipstick day! Let’s Backtalk. Urban Decay Backtalk Palette and Lipstick. In depth review, functionalityRead more

Let’s Backtalk. Urban Decay Backtalk Palette and Lipstick. In depth review, functionality and ingredients

With so much makeup out there, so many brands and so many colors, it can be hard to choose sometimes. However, there are also those times when something speaks to you personally, for whatever reason. Perhaps it works well for your skin tone, it’s from your favorite brand or the color is just perfect for you. This is exactly how I felt about the Urban Decay Backtalk palette. Last year, in my A chemist’s favorite beauty products – the BondsRead more

Battle of the top 2 concealers – Urban Decay Naked Skin vs Tarte Shape Tape – A chemist’s verdict and ingredient analysis

As you age, work late, or in general get tired, a concealer will become a very important part of your makeup, arguably even more important than foundation. That is because a good concealer can make your eyes appear less tired and younger. A bad concealer on the other hand, can aggregate into the natural creases of the eye, or as you age, into your wrinkles, and make your eyes appear even more tired and older than you actually are. ItRead more

Battle of the Urban Decay Concealers – Naked Skin vs All Nighter – In Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

The Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer has been my holy grail concealer for ages now and a lot of people seem to agree, as it is one of the most highly rated concealers out there. It used to be number one worldwide until the Tarte concealer was released which managed to claim some people away from the Urban Decay. Unfortunately, Tarte has almost no presence in the UK but I have managed to try it out. Check out: Battle ofRead more