Tuesday, September 10th, 2013


In case you missed it, Urban Decay’s Holiday 2013 Collection features various kits, palettes, sets, and a few new products to round out the upcoming holiday season. Everything launches officially tomorrow at urbandecay.com. The Anarchy Face Case is exclusive to Sephora, while the Naked Illuminated Shimmering Powder is exclusive to ULTA. All other products will be sold at online and in-stores (as applicable) at urbandecay.com, ULTA, Sephora, Macy’s, and Beauty.com.

Here are reviews, photos, and swatches for everything…

Anything strike your fancy?

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24 thoughts on “Round-up: Urban Decay Holiday 2013 Collection Reviews, Photos, Swatches

  1. Please…pleeeez, somebody stop me before I BUY AGAIN!!!

  2. Tonya

    Will the Anarchy face case only be in Sephora stores or will it be available on-line as well?

  3. Urban Decay is about to make me fall in love with them all over again. :D

  4. Avatar of meganlisa meganlisa

    I am always amazed at how many reviews you do…and the quality of each one. Thank you! I bought the Vice 2 and would’t have been able to make a quick decision without your posts!

  5. lara

    As good as most of these palettes look, I’m not even tempted b/c I think i got enough eye pencils, shadows and what-nots that I can almost always find a dupe of whatever that’s tempting me (or at least half the things I get look similar on me). And almost a bummer that I don’t have any friends really into makeup that I can buy some of these sets for them ;)
    PS–you must have naturally amazing skin or a great regimen (or a combo of both) to look so good, with all the testing you do

  6. What I have seen so far looks Really good!

  7. Chelsea

    do you know the release date for the Anarchy Face Case @ Sephora? I really want to get my hands on that one!

  8. Alice

    So much glitter. I’ve lost interest in it. I want something that looks semi-radiant, but grown-up. More sensual than flashy.

  9. Christina D.

    I am in dire need of a no-buy for more than 24 hours. In any case, I ordered the Vice 2 palette from Urban Decay this morning. I love UD! They have fast become my favorite brand.

  10. Avatar of Denise Denise

    Really excited to see these reviews! Now if I can afford ALL of them, LOL!

  11. Katherine

    Am I the only one not impressed with this holiday collection? Lol I am obsessed with UD but will sadly be passing up on purchasing anything.

    • Carrie

      No, you aren’t.

      While I still appreciate the amazing value for the products, nowadays there are two things that keep holding me back from indulging:

      1. The glittery shades. Too many of them, too much fall out. The Anarchy face case totally appealed to me, until I saw that there were a bunch of glitter shades in there. I’m in my early thirties now. I still like wearing color, but walking around the office with glitter on my face (even with using a tackier base) is just ridiculous.

      2. Too many similarities between what they put into their LE palettes and what are in the main line. They may not be dupes, but they’re close enough that you can probably find something close enough to not feel so bad about missing out. The longer you’re around the more you see this.

      That said, sometimes the new LE stuff does give you an idea of what to check out in the main line and I think I’m going to selectively add stuff to my stash instead :)

      • Katherine

        I agree with you completely! I am 32 and hate glitter fallout! I feel like a kid on Halloween lol. I also agree that some of the new shades are close to shades in their permanent line. I was hoping for a 24-7 shadow liner set or a set of mini revolution lipsticks to try out different shades! I bought Obsessed which is the perfect pink for everyday and now I can’t wait to try more colours! :) I also wish all future palettes would come with Perversion instead of Zero liners cause I am obsessed with Perversion!!
        Lol

  12. Avatar of Amanda Amanda

    i think ill be getting the ocho loco 2 and the vice 2 :) im glad the face palettes didnt interest me because my wishlist is getting out of control even without these new editions lol

  13. Avatar of Veronica Veronica

    This collection is a big pass for me. Too much glitter for my tastes in the face palettes, while Vice 2 has too many dark-toned and warm shades to make it something I’d get much use from.

  14. Wow,, lots of UD goodies. ^^
    Thank you so much for the reviews and swatches. Gonna take my time in checking them out. ^^

  15. Diosabellissima

    When are these available? I checked the review for the Shattered Face Case, but I’m not seeing it. Thanks! :)

    • From above :) Since it’s now the next day, everything IS launched now on urbandecay.com!

      Everything launches officially tomorrow at urbandecay.com. The Anarchy Face Case is exclusive to Sephora, while the Naked Illuminated Shimmering Powder is exclusive to ULTA. All other products will be sold at online and in-stores (as applicable) at urbandecay.com, ULTA, Sephora, Macy’s, and Beauty.com.

  16. Devon

    I’m glad you did all of the urban decay. Two things, one when does the sephora vib sale start and now that there is a vib rouge I wonder will there be a separate sale for them. Also tarte has there holiday set up on sephora.com and on tarte’s site, when will you be able to review them??