Urban Decay Naked Skin Liquid Foundation

Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup ($39.00 for 1.0 oz.) is supposed to be a “weightless” and “invisible” foundation with a “luminous, demi-matte finish” and “buildable coverage.” There are eighteen shades to choose from with shades ending in zero indicating a warm-toned shade, and shades ending with a five are for cooler complexions.

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Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup
Urban Decay   Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
93%

Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick vs. Discontinued Lipstick Comparison Swatches & Dupes


The new Urban Decay’s Revolution Lipstick formula is quite different from their previous formula. (I’m not familiar with their original formula!) Most notably, the previous formula had a lot more slip and slickness, so they felt “wet” and thin, and could easily slide around lips. The consistency of the new formula is creamier with less slip and better hold. The shades before had sheer to medium coverage that was somewhat buildable (and there were a couple shades with more opaque payoff), whereas the new formula, the majority are opaque. The finish is different, too; the previous formula had a more luminous, glossy finish, and this one has a nice shine, but it’s not as glossy–there is a lot less shimmer in the new shades compared to the older formula, where most shades had shimmer. Gone, too, is the creme brulee scent of the older formula (I didn’t smell or taste anything with the new formula).

I went through and swatched all of the shades I had in the previous formula, so they’re now included in the Swatch Gallery for your perusal. If you want to make your own comparisons within Urban Decay’s brand, I highly recommend filtering by type (Lipstick/Lipgloss) and by brand (Urban Decay), which will keep you in the world of Urban Decay.

Summary:  The majority of the discontinued shades do not have exact dupes in the new formula.  The ones that came the closest to having something similar were Gravity, Jilted, Indecent, Revolution, and Rush.

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencils (Pinks & Plums)

This post is part of a series of reviews featuring Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencils ($19.00 for 0.04 oz. each). Please see part one for more in-depth coverage on the formula overall. This post features pinks and plums from the shade range.  These will launch initially on urbandecay.com and then roll out to Sephora, Macy’s, Beauty.com, and ULTA shortly after.

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Urban Decay Turn On 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil Turn On
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
97%
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Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencils (Beiges & Browns)

This post features beiges and browns from the Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencils ($19.00 for 0.04 oz. each) shade range. This post is part of a series of reviews, so please see part one for more in-depth coverage on the formula overall. These will launch initially on urbandecay.com and then roll out to Sephora, Macy’s, Beauty.com, and ULTA shortly after.

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Urban Decay Naked 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil Naked
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
97%
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Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil (The Bolds)

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencils ($19.00 for 0.04 oz. each) has been revamped, reformulated, and relaunched with sixteen shades. This post is featuring the brighter and bolder shades. The revamped Urban Decay lip pencil formula is creamy and glides on easily; it doesn’t pull, tug, or drag across the lips. Lip liners are one of my least favorite products to swatch on lips, because they can be really rough across the lips and doing more than one or two of them back-to-back is usually a recipe for sore lips later on. I had no trouble applying nine of these back-to-back, and that’s primarily because they really do glide across the lips and feel waxy, but they still deposit good color payoff as they move across the lips. On their own, they wear like iron and last anywhere from four to eight hours. Underneath a lipstick, they add two to three hours of wear, bringing total wear time of a shade like Bang lipstick (over Bang Lip Pencil) to eight hours of good wear to eight hours of really good wear and another two of lingering wear before reapplication was necessary.

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Urban Decay 69 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil 69
A+
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
99%
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