Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Ex-Girlfriend, Phone Call, Firebird 24/7 Lip Pencils

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Ex-Girlfriend 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil ($20.00 for 0.04 oz.) is described as a “nude rose.” It’s a muted, medium rosy brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had mostly opaque coverage that went on evenly and only clung somewhat. The texture was still less waxy than I’m used to from this formula, but it was easier to use than most of the other shades in the spring launch. It wore for six hours before fading. MAC Staunchly Stylish (P, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). MAC Nice 'n' Spicy (P, $19.50) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Deep (P, $20.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Morning Coffee (P, $19.50) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil Ex-Girlfriend
B+
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
88%
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Sneak Peek: Urban Decay XX Vice LTD Reloaded Palette Photos & Swatches

Urban Decay XX Vice LTD Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette
Urban Decay XX Vice LTD Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette

Urban Decay XX Vice LTD Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette ($56.00 for 0.60 oz.) includes twenty eyeshadows that celebrate the brand’s 20-year history; some shades are from many years ago (and have been discontinued for awhile), others are part of the current range, and a few are new to the palette. It launches exclusively at Ulta on January 15th online and will be in-store on January 24th.

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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani 714, Rock Steady, Wonderland 24/7 Lip Pencils

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani 714 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil ($20.00 for 0.04 oz.) is described as a “classic red.” It’s a medium red with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. The 714 lipstick pulled warm to my eye, and when I swatched them side-by-side, it definitely has an orange-tint and is lighter, while the lip pencil looks almost muted and berry-ish in comparison. Together, they layer and create a very true, retro red. The texture of the pencil was much less waxy compared to the formula I’m used to, and it is less comfortable to apply and wear. It lasted for six hours or longer (it was still going strong after six hours), but it was drying on its own. Urban Decay 69 (P, $20.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC RiRi Woo (LE, $19.50) is darker, brighter (95% similar). MAC Ruby Woo (LE) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). MAC Freehand (LE, $15.00) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Cherry (P) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Trust in Red (P, $19.50) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Fighter (DC, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil 714
B-
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
10
Application
4
Total
82%
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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette ($45.00 for 0.54 oz.) includes six shades of blushes from a pop of pink to a matte bronze. The Afterglow formula is supposed to last for eight hours, sheer coverage. The funny thing about the Afterglow formula is that I don’t really think it’s sheer; it’s more of a medium, buildable coverage formula, which I imagine is something that a lot of people like about it, but just keep in mind that that is how pigmentation is judged from: sheer coverage. The products performed well overall with the only “flaw” being that pigmentation tended to be semi-opaque to opaque rather than sheer. The palette contains $61.04 worth of Afterglow blush.

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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette
Urban Decay Blush Palette Gwen Stefani
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9.5
Application
4.5
Total
89%
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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Rock Steady, Spiderweb, Wonderland Lipsticks

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Rock Steady Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “deep wine red cream.” It’s a deepened, dark burgundy red with warm undertones and a glossy, cream finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation, but you could see my lip freckle peeking through, though the lipstick applied smoothly and evenly (not always the case with these darker, glossier shades). The texture had moderate slip, so if feathering is something you often experience, you may want to use a lip liner with this one (I didn’t have feathering myself, but it doesn’t happen frequently to me). The color wore well for five hours and left a stain behind, while the formula was comfortable to wear and hydrating. Too Faced Melted Velvet (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty Tannin (P, $26.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NARS Bette (P, $32.00) is darker, more muted, glossier (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Red Velvet (P, $35.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Bite Beauty Mulled Maple (LE, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). Guerlain Luxure (P, $49.50) is less glossy (90% similar). Bite Beauty Black Cherry (LE, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). Givenchy Grenat Initie (307) (P, $36.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Lipstick
Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Lipstick Rock Steady
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
92%
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