February 10, 2016

Review | Naked Smoky by UD

So let me start this review by saying that I already have The Urban Decay Naked 1 and 2 palette as well as Naked on the Run that I all absolutely love. So I'm a huge fan of Urban Decay's eyeshadows. When Urban Decay came out with this new Naked Smoky palette I was really excited although I prefer wearing softer shades on my eyelids rather than a smokey eye. One of the main reasons why I HAD to get this palette is the beautiful packaging. Smokey comes in a translucent brown plastic packaging with a smoke print on it's cover. Doesn't it look fantastic? It has a magnetic closing which is a plus compared to other Naked palettes.
Inside, there is a full-sized mirror and 12 eyeshadows in 3 different finishes that are glittery, satin and matte. It also comes with a dual-ended brush, where one side is a blending fluffy brush (that is a little too fluffy) while the other side is a more compact pencil brush to add depth to a smoky eye. I  love the brush that it comes with, just because it's so different to the other brushes in the Urban Decay palettes.

High: cream shimmer micro-glitter, Dirtysweet: medium bronze, Radar: metallic taupe with micro-glitter, Armor: metallic silver-taupe with sparkle, Slanted: light metallic gray, Dagger: medium charcoal micro-shimmer, Black Market: jet-black satin, Smolder: deep plum-taupe, Password: cool taupe matte, Whiskey: rich brown matte, Combust: soft pink-taupe and Thirteen: light beige satin
The shades are so pigmented and easy to blend too. Out of all 12 shades I find High, Dirtysweet and Whiskey the most beautiful colors. 
* picture from Urban Decay
Left to right: High, Dirtysweet, Radar, Armor, Slanted, Dagger, Black Market, Smolder, Password, Whiskey, Combust, Thirteen
Overall, I have to say that the color selection is really fantastic. All shades you need for a smokey eye are included + the highlighting colors. It is still pricey but as for the packaging, it is my favorite packaging of all.

What do you think about the new Urban Decay release?
Nati xx

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