Urban Decay Goddess Eyeshadow

This is one of the less impressive shades I’ve tried by Urban Decay–it lacks all the hallmarks of why Urban Decay’s eyeshadows are famous. It’s not buttery, soft, or smooth–it’s gritty and stiff to work with. It’s not richly pigmented; instead, it’s patchy, dry, and applies unevenly. The micro-glitter is the least concerning characteristic, even though there is some fall out, it’s not too troublesome–it’s really the poor texture and color payoff that make this shade worth passing on. Try Make Up For Ever #81 is a much better alternative!

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Urban Decay Goddess Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Goddess Eyeshadow

D+
Product
6
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
6
Longevity
9
Application
3
Total
68%

Urban Decay Strip Eyeshadow

WHY DOESN’T ANYONE EVER TALK ABOUT THIS EYESHADOW? I cannot remember ever hearing anyone proclaim the awesomeness that is Strip! This is one of those eyeshadows that makes you go, “OOHH!!” as soon as you swatch it. The texture is phenomenal–dense, buttery, and so, so smooth. It slides across the skin like the finest silk. The texture (and color, to an extent) reminded me of my much-loved Hourglass Prism Eyeshadow Duo.

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Urban Decay Strip Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Eyeshadow Strip
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%

Urban Decay Gash Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Gash Eyeshadow ($17.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “deep brick red.” It’s a coppered red with a soft, frosted finish. The texture is dense and buttery, and it applies smoothly with excellent color payoff. There is subtle shimmer coupled with a muted metallic sheen. It’s a lovely example of why Urban Decay’s eyeshadows are popular.

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Urban Decay Eyeshadow Gash
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%

Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Eyeshadow Palette Swatches, Photos, Review (Part 2)

Here are the other nine shades from Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Eyeshadow Palette ($55.00 for 15 x 0.05 oz.).

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Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Eyeshadow Palette Swatches, Photos, Review (Part 2)

A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
9.5
Application
4.5
Total
93%

Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Eyeshadow Palette Swatches, Photos, Review (Part 1)

This post is going to look at six of the fifteen eyeshadows (and the second post will look at the other nine). With the server issues we have had today, it’s even more essential than normal that I split the photos (50!) over two posts to make things more manageable. The review (and rating), however, encompasses the entire palette.

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Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Eyeshadow Palette Swatches, Photos, Review (Part 1)

A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
94%

Urban Decay Eldorado Eyeshadow

It’s a disappointment, because El Dorado 24/7 Liner is a gorgeous true yellow gold, but this is a very faded variation of that. Inglot #403 is a much more intense version of what this looks like in the pan, while Make Up For Ever #10 is a little darker. I find that MAC Goldmine is significantly darker and almost looks orange.

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Urban Decay Eldorado Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Eldorado Eyeshadow

D-
Product
6
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
6
Longevity
6
Application
3.5
Total
62%