Urban Decay Back Alley is a very warm-toned, dark burgundy with a matte finish. It is a limited edition eyeshadow that retails for $19.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
Back Alley is a deep brown with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation paired with a soft, lightly powdery texture that was a little thinner. It seemed finely-milled but had a tendency to sheer out a bit too easily on my lid, and there was a noticeable amount of fallout (even when I was careful to avoid it). The color started to show signs of fading after eight hours of wear.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
Urban Decay’s groundbreaking new eye shadow formula. This reformulation of Urban Decay’s eye shadow features even softer, amazingly velvety texture; richer, more dense and decadent color; smoother, more uniform pigment distribution and blendability; and longer-lasting, more crease-free wear. The new line of shadows features a completely revamped assortment of shades, new textures, and a totally redesigned token compact. The secret to the new formula is Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System™, a vehicle for color that holds tightly to pigment and gives the formula its glide. The proprietory blend of ingredients allows color to weave itself through the formula resulting in insane color payout, color that stays on your lids, and sparkle that doesn’t fall. The amazing technology works for every shade and finish. Every Urban Decay shade is silky, blendable, and stays put.
Talc, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Zinc Stearate, PTFE, Ethylene/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Phenoxyethanol, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Silica, Sorbic Acid, Alumina, Polyurethane-33, Tin Oxide, Acrylates Copolymer, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Polylactic Acid, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Stearic Acid, Calcium Stearate, Magnesium Stearate. All Shades May Contain (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 5 (Ci 19140), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289).
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