Urban Decay Duchess is a slightly warm-toned, light orange with a frost finish. It is a limited edition eyeshadow that retails for $19.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
Duchess is a light-medium, yellowed peach base with a warm pink shift paired with a frosted finish. It had good color payoff with a soft, smooth, lightly dense texture that applied well and was easy to blend out. It wore well for eight hours. Makeup Geek Mai Tai (DC, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Fyrinnae Winter Sunrise (P, $7.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Fireball (DC, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). ColourPop Ladybug (LE, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Motif (P, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I524 Pinky Beige (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Pat McGrath Pale Fire (DC, $25.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Goddess (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Dior Mirage #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
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.