Sneak Peek: Urban Decay Vice Lipsticks Photos & Swatches — The Purples

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for oz.) is a new formula that will debut on June 5th. It will have 120 shades total, with 20 of those shades exclusively available at Sephora (subsequently, Sephora will not have 20 shades–each retailer will have 100 shades in total). There are six finishes, and some you’ll recognize; Cream = the original Revolution formula, Comfort Matte = the Matte Revolution formula, and Sheer/Sheer Shimmer = the Sheer Revolution formula. As you might imagine, 120 is a beastly number of shades to photograph, swatch, and edit (let alone review–I will be reviewing shades from the different finishes well in advance of the launch date, but I definitely will not have all reviewed by the 5th but will work toward eventual completion!). I’m going to preview swatches in color groups, which is sort of how I have them arranged/ordered. I haven’t even finished swatching all 120 yet (!) — I just started editing some of the photos I took yesterday, and purples are first! I hope to post a few groups tomorrow as I’ll spend most of today editing photos.

Vice Lipstick -- Lavenders & Purples

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in 100 Shades Launching in June (Updated)

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick


Each of our retailers will carry 100 SHADES of Vice Lipstick—making this our biggest lineup yet. Our shade range has it all: Bold brights. Dark, sexy shades. Super-versatile neutrals. With so much variety it’ll make your head spin, there’s something for everyone—from new shades to cult favorites you thought you’d never see again. Several shades were inspired by other UD lip products (and even our Eyeshadows and Eye Pencils!).

The pigment load is insane! Just one swipe provides an unbelievable laydown of color. Every shade applies smoothly (without dragging or skipping), hugs lips, and feels amazing! Our proprietary Pigment Infusion System™ gives the formula its super-creamy texture, rich payout and superior color dispersion.
Yummy butter blend comforts, hydrates and enhances, leaving lips soft and conditioned, never dry. Aloe vera, jojoba, avocado and abassu oils nourish and soften lips. Illipe butter (derived from Malaysian illipe trees) provides long-lasting moisture. Vitamin C and vitamin E provide a hit of antioxidants.

Line and prime with the perfect match. It’s the ultimate pair for ultra long wear. 50 Lip Pencils.

The Details

Vice Lipstick -- Cream | $17.00 | Permanent

Cream | The original: creamy, badass luxury (Previously Revolution Lipstick). * Denotes shade that was previously launched under the Revolution formulations.

  • Cruz Soft purple with pink undertone (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Sabotage Rose-plum with blue shift (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Speedball Deep vibrant purple (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)*
  • Notorious Medium berry (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Vanished Pale neutral nude (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)
  • Native Pale pink (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Rush Pink-mauve (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Interrogate Medium peachy-rose (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Crush Hot pink (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • No Tell Motel Cherry red (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)
  • Streak Coral-pink (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Spiderweb Satin red (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Nighthawk Brown-red (Cream)
  • Naked Nude-pink (Cream)*
  • Liar Pink-nude (Cream)*
  • Weirdo Pale baby pink (Cream)
  • Violate Dusty purple with pink undertone (Cream)
  • Ravenswood Dusty rose with red undertone (Cream)
  • PDA Bright medium pink (Cream)
  • F-Bomb Classic red (Cream)*
  • Mrs. Mia Wallace Deep blood red (Cream)*
  • Gash Deep red with tonal shimmer (Cream)*
  • 69 Bright red with pink undertone (Cream)*
  • Shame Deep berry (Cream)*
  • Venom Bright plum (Cream)*
  • Heroine Navy blue (Cream)
  • Barfly Pale nude (Cream)
  • Insanity Soft warm nude (Cream)
  • Trance Nude-mauve shimmer (Cream)
  • ZZ Soft pink-purple (Cream)
  • Disobedient Medium pink (Cream)
  • Crisis Plum-rose (Cream)
  • Rapture Dusty rose (Cream)*
  • Manic Soft wine (Cream)*
  • Anarchy Bright fuchsia (Cream)*
  • Tryst Red-fuchsia (Cream)
  • Twitch Soft purple with blue undertone (Cream)
  • Jilted Deep fuchsia shimmer with blue shift (Cream)*
  • Wired Coral (Cream)
  • EZ Bright red-orange (Cream)
  • Bang Bright orange-red (Cream)*
  • Firebird Deep fuchsia (Cream)*
  • Rock Steady Deep wine red (Cream)*
  • Wonderland Dark pink -red (Cream)*
  • Phone Call Bright pink (Cream)*

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Urban Decay x Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipsticks (Part 2)

Urban Decay Mirana Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “matte berry with tonal shimmer.” It’s a deep burgundy with cool undertones and ruby micro-shimmer and sparkle. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a creamy, lightweight texture that had just a bit more slip than I’d think is ideal for such a deep shade. Some color gathered into lip lines, and as it wasn’t totally opaque, it appeared uneven in places. This shade wore well for five hours and was lightly hydrating. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Black Metal Dahlia (P, $18.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% similar). Kat Von D Mercy (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Musky Amethyst (LE, $17.00) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick Mirana
B-
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
8.5
Application
4
Total
81%
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Urban Decay x Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipsticks (Part 1)

Urban Decay Alice Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “sheer nude with pink shift.” It’s a light-medium peachy-orange with warm undertones and iridescent pink shimmer. The warmer base paired with the finer, cooler shimmer made it harder to dupe, and the sheer coverage will make it one of those shades that can look different from person to person. The texture was creamy, lightweight, and moderately hydrating, though it only lasted for two and a half hours on me. Chanel Jersey Rose (DC, $34.00) is warmer (85% similar). Tarte Bellini (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick Alice
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
7
Application
5
Total
83%
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Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette

Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette ($60.00 for 0.80 oz.) includes twenty eyeshadows–all “brand new” according to Urban Decay–arranged by character, going down in columns. Visually, it doesn’t seem like an immediately comprehensive palette, but I think you can get a variety of looks out of it afterall, though they will skew warm or otherwise brighter and more colorful. There are a couple of shades that seem more than similar to past shades released by the brand (Duchess is the worst offender). I wish they would have opted for either Looking Glass/Lily/Royal Flush and added a light and more mid-tone beige or taupe shade for transition and highlighting (on different skin tones). The more shimmery shades in the palette were really nice, but the more colorful, more matte shades were dusty and thin and require primer to apply well (personally, I didn’t find UD’s primer sufficient–they needed a stark white base). Worth noting, the colorful mattes have a thinner consistency that makes them less blendable next to the denser shimmers (there’s a disconnect in how they smooth over one another). Dream On really only functions if used with a damp brush or over an adhesive base. The third row is exceptionally good, and I really wish the rest of the palette was that impressive, so it leaves me with a myriad of feelings, because there are some really amazing shades in the palette… and some real misses. The palette will be available at Urban Decay on May 1st and other retailers to follow after that.

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Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette
Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette Alice Through the Looking Glass
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8
Application
4.5
Total
83%
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Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Collection

Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Collection
Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Collection


Urban Decay is back again collaborating with Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass for a new, limited edition eyeshadow palette and five new, limited edition lipsticks.

Availability

May 1st at Urban Decay, May 2016 at other retailers

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The Details

Alice Through the Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette | $60.00 | Limited Edition

We can definitely relate to the Cheshire Cat’s proclamation, “We’re all mad here.” Urban Decay introduces the Alice Through the Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette. Inspired by the new fantasy-adventure film release of Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass, in theaters May 27th, 2016, this limited-edition, pop-up palette is a trippy tribute to our favorite characters from the film. Using this visually stunning film as our inspiration, we painstakingly created the perfect mix of 20 ALL-NEW shades, then arranged them all in columns by character and put them in an intricately designed, collectible palette. Match up the columns to steal their looks or mix up these shades to create countless others. From softer shades inspired by Alice’s look in the film to bold, bright shades like those seen on the Mad Hatter, it’s all here.

  • Looking Glass Pale pink demi-matte
  • Hatter Vibrant green with tonal micro-sparkle
  • Lily Opal pink pearl
  • Heads Will Roll Vibrant turquoise with gold micro-sparkle
  • Time Black-navy satin with soft iridescent micro-sparkle
  • Reflection Soft peach matte
  • Gone Mad Aubergine with pink iridescent pearl
  • Duchess Peach with pink shift and micro-sparkle
  • Bandersnatch Deep teal matte
  • Dream On Metallic purple-silver
  • Dormouse Warm brown matte with floating gold micro-sparkle
  • Paradox Vibrant orange with gold pearl
  • Kingdom Copper-bronze pearl
  • Salazen Grum Metallic crimson
  • Chronosphere Metallic deep bronze
  • Metamorphosis Vibrant periwinkle blue with micro-sparkle
  • Cake Saturated blue-pink with silver micro-shimmer
  • Chessboard Medium brown matte
  • Royal Flush Pale beige shimmer
  • Mirror Grey-taupe satin

Lipstick | $18.00 | Limited Edition

  • Alice Sheer nude with pink shift
  • Mad Hatter Bright purple shimmer
  • Mirana Matte berry with tonal shimmer
  • Iracebeth Bright red matte
  • Time Gunmetal-navy with silver shimmer

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