Urban Decay ZZ is a moderately warm-toned, dark lavender with a cream finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $18.00 and contains 0.11 oz.
Urban Decay ZZ Vice LipstickUrban Decay ZZ Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a "soft pink-purple [with a Cream finish]." It's a light-medium pinky lavender with subtle, warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. It had mostly opaque color payoff with a very creamy, moderately emollient consistency that moves a little on the lips but did not feather on me personally. This shade lasted for four and a half hours and was lightly hydrating. MAC Up the Amp (PiP, $20.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). ColourPop Molly (P, $7.00) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Violet (DC, $24.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Violet (LE, $36.00) is lighter, cooler, less glossy (90% similar). ColourPop Pepper (LE, $7.00) is less glossy (90% similar). ColourPop Fern (LE, $7.00) is darker, less glossy (85% similar). Smashbox Fanmail (P, $21.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Pure Nonchalance (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter, more muted (85% similar). Makeup Geek Troublemaker (P, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Dream Obscene (Lip Color) (PiP, ) is lighter, more muted, warmer (80% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cindy (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). ColourPop Chance (P, $7.00) is more muted, less glossy (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.
The pigment load is insane! Just one swipe provides an unbelievable laydown of color. Every shade applies smoothly (without dragging or skipping), hugs lips, and feels amazing! Our proprietary Pigment Infusion System™ gives the formula its super-creamy texture, rich payout and superior color dispersion. Yummy butter blend comforts, hydrates and enhances, leaving lips soft and conditioned, never dry. Aloe vera, jojoba, avocado and abassu oils nourish and soften lips. Illipe butter (derived from Malaysian illipe trees) provides long-lasting moisture. Vitamin C and vitamin E provide a hit of antioxidants.