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Urban Decay Black Palette

Urban Decay Black Palette

Now available @ Sephora! It is an eyeshadow palette with six black-based eyeshadows (0.04 oz. each) and one travel-sized Zero 24/7 Liner (0.03 oz.). It also includes a miniature-sized Eden Primer Potion. The palette retails for $36.

This glittery black compact with mirror features a daring palette of five black-based, glimmering, jewel-toned eyeshadows, and Urban Decay’s darkest matte black eyeshadow, Black Dog, for adding dimension like never before. The set comes complete with a travel-size 24/7 Eye Pencil in Zero and a mini genie bottle of Eyeshadow Primer Potion, so your color stays deep, dark and alluring all day and night.

  • Black Dog Richest matte black
  • Barracuda Black with silver sparkly shift
  • Jet Black with purple sparkly shift
  • Sabbath Black with blue sparkly shift
  • Cobra Black with golden sparkly shift
  • Libertine Black with emerald sparkly shift

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Anna Avatar

Frankly, the NYX trio “Lake Moss” is almost an exact dupe for the olive/khaki, purple and blue shades – and who doesn’t own a matte black? Doesn’t seem like the best value to me for a palette of liner shades.

Mara Avatar

I love the Lake Moss trio from NYX! It’s a great alternative to black if you want a smoky eye look. And you’re right, for the price, this UD palette doesn’t seem to be worth it. I’d rather save my bucks for BOS3.

knownever Avatar

I’m so glad to hear good things about the lake moss trio, I’ve had my eye on it for so long! Honestly the UD palette isn’t worth it. I’ve seen some swatches of these (not in person though) that reveals that out of the pan all the colors pretty much just turn into black. Like slight variations of black.

Helu Avatar

Oh I must have this, it’s so.. me 😀 and the shadow name “Black Dog” really appeals to me ’cause it’s one of my favourite Led Zeppelin -songs, and I’m sure that it’s where the shadow got it’s name from 🙂

Simone Avatar

I already got this as it came out in the UK and I love it! and as for who own a matte black…I didn’t!

The colours are beautiful, but you need to use a good base, something like Pixie Epoxy from Fryianne works well, the gold is my favourite shade at the moment

Kathy Avatar

I love the color names (especially Black Dog and Barracuda), but I think I’ll pass on this one. None of the colors make me think, “OMG I must have this!”

Jay Avatar

I would love this but I feel like most of the shadows in urban decay palettes are always too glittery like school play makeup/ have lots of fallout not sure of the single ones though

Melissa (divinem) Avatar

UD will not get another dollar of mine. I’m so tired of their smarmy marketing practices (e.g. BOS III and previous releases). I don’t care if it’s THE coolest makeup release ever, I have officially boycotted them.

kali Avatar

I saw this in my email this morning. This totally reminds me of some NYX trios I used to have. For some reason though, it doesn’t wow me! I think after the awesome NAKED palette, I can’t see them topping that for awhile!

Bevi Avatar

I got mine last week and I love it. The palette is small so really easy to tote around, and it’s much more ‘me’ than the Naked palette, so I passed on that one. I didn’t own a matte black either – all my shadows are UD so quite sparkly/glittery. Super excited by this. 🙂

Lena Avatar

It doesn’t seem like a necessary item, although I’m very tempted. I can personally never have enough dark shadows, but I can always achieve a similar effect with a black base and a shimmery or duo-toned shadow on top.

Michelle B. Avatar

You think this would be a good value for someone who has zero dark eyeshadows, no black eyeliner or primer potion, and only one UD eyeshadow?

Rach Avatar has a review of this product if you’re curious. Frankly, the colors and the price just aren’t worth it for me. I agree with some of the other comments; just layer some sparkly black on a nice bright color and you’re set.

Rebecca Avatar

Thanks for letting us know about the review on I just checked it out and was super disappointed by how these shadows look! So pretty in the package, not so much on the skin except with that exact primer.

Erin Avatar


Can you suggest a super pigmented black eyeshadow? I personally haven’t had any luck finding a pure black eyeshadow. I’m intrigued that this UD palette says it will have the richest black eyeshadow, black dog. Do you think it will ever be sold individually?
Thank you!

Deb Avatar

I don’t think I could pull this palette off. It’s probably my lack of skill, but black based shadows tend to make me look like I got punched in the face, no matter how carefully I apply!

Lyza H Avatar

I’ve seen a swatch of Cobra and it’s really stunning.
I can’t wait to get this palette to wear for winter, it’s exactly what I’ve been looking for.
Anna said “who doesn’t own a matte black?”, the answer is me.

mandy Avatar

I will definitely not be getting this. I feel like the price is too high when I can just get the book of shadows instead and the value is so much better for the price.

Elle Avatar

I bought this today along with the BOSIII and the naked palette (3 for 2 on urban decay at boots uk :D)
When I first saw this I really didnt think of getting it but the colours are beautiful and they arent chunky

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