Urban Decay Freakshow is a slightly warm-toned, medium-dark purple with a frost finish. It is a limited edition eyeshadow that retails for $19.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
Freakshow is described as a "bright purple satin." It's a medium-dark, violet purple with subtle, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation with a fairly soft, blendable texture that wore well for eight hours. KVD Beauty Lunacy (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Sleek MakeUP Bliss in Barcelona (LE, $9.99) is darker (90% similar). Guerlain Shalimar (Top) (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). NARS Argentina (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Kauai II (PiP, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Inglot #439 (P, $7.00) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Issa (P, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Plumluxe #4 (PiP, ) is lighter, more muted, less pigmented (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D926 Blueberry (DC, $17.00) is brighter (85% similar). Anastasia Iridescent Purple (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Sexy PB&J (LE, $17.00) is lighter (85% similar). Coloured Raine Fetish (DC, $6.99) is lighter (85% similar). Sydney Grace Rushed (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Kauai #2 (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter, more muted (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D926 Blueberry (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Dior Constellation (864) #4 (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Tarina Tarantino Violet Storm #5 (DC, ) is brighter, cooler (85% similar). Sephora Getaway (DC, $10.00) is lighter (85% similar). Stila Tanzanite (PiP, ) is less shimmery, more muted, less pigmented (85% similar). Urban Decay Urban (P, ) is cooler (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. 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.