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Urban Decay Fall 2012 Launches

Urban Decay Fall 2012 Launches

Smoked Eyeshadow Palette ($49.00)

Where there’s smoke…there’s fire! The most-sought after look across the globe is the illustrious, elusive smoky eye. Whether you’re an old pro, or a smoky novice, Urban Decay’s Smoked Eyeshadow Palette makes sultry eyes not just possible, but easily doable for everyone! Look smokin’ hot, red carpet and paparazzi ready, using your own mad skillz’! Smoked is packed with everything needed to smoke out like a pro.

  • Asphalt Deep gunmetal with silver micro glitter and metallic base
  • Backdoor True dark brown with matte finish
  • Barlust Dark golden brown with metallic finish
  • Blackout Blackest black with matte finish
  • Evidence Deep navy blue with shimmery finish
  • Freestyle Light pantyhose nude with matte finish
  • Kinky Soft ivory peach with matte finish
  • Loaded Deep emerald shimmer with metallic base
  • Mushroom Warm grey with shimmery finish
  • Rockstar Deep aubergine with shimmery finish
  • Perversion 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil
  • Primer Potion (Original)

Naked Skin Liquid Foundation ($38.00)

It feels like wearing nothing at all, yet Naked Skin transforms complexions. Skin looks natural, illuminated and bright: like the beautiful skin you were born with. Weightless and virtually invisible, this revolutionary, paraben-free formula creates a flawless, demi-matte finish; light-diffusing spheres make you look professionally retouched. It’s the ultimate in ultra definition. With a broad, universal range of 18 meticulously calibrated shades, Naked Skin is a buildable liquid foundation that provides medium to full coverage with an unrivaled, weightless texture. It feels different as soon as you touch it.

Naked Skin’s revolutionary, oil-free, fragrance-free, and paraben-free formula diffuses light, blurring fine lines and wrinkles. Ultra-forgiving, the weightless, never-before-seen texture allows you to apply more wherever you need extra complexion perfection. No matter how much or how little you build, your skin is left neither matte nor dewy, but with a totally natural, luminous finish.

For the ultimate in ease of color matching, Naked Skin shades are numbered. Shades ending in .5 are more neutral/cool in tone, while shades ending in .0 are more golden/warm in tone.

Good Karma Optical Blurring Brush ($24.00)

Longing to have perfect skin like celebs Michelle Williams, Thandie Newton, or Ziyi Zhang? You’d be surprised how far a little good karma can get you! Blur the lines of reality (and your foundation) like a pro, one stroke and circular buff at a time, with the Good Karma Optical Blurring Brush by Urban Decay. Specially designed to use with Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup, the Good Karma Optical Blurring Brush smoothes away lines and imperfections with either liquid or powder foundations. Unlike sponges or a typical thin, flat foundation brush, the round, densely-packed strands of the Optical Blurring Brush distribute makeup evenly.

Buffing skin into a flawless, soft-focus finish, the Optical Blurring Brush creates the look of complexion perfection by diminishing fine lines, pores, and other areas makeup tends to settle in. Like the rest of the Good Karma Brush collection, the super-soft synthetic brush hair of the Optical Blurring Brush is made from recycled PET bottles, while its sleek gunmetal handle is fashioned from recycled aluminum.

Availability: July 9th, 2012 for Smoked Palette; July 24th, 2012 for brush and Naked foundation @ Urban Decay

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Mariella Avatar

As much as I generally love UD’s palettes like this one, I’ve got several of the colours already  (particularly the ones I would really want otherwise) and have dupes of all the rest so this is one I think I can easily pass on.  I might check out the Optical Blurring Brush, though.  Sounds interesting but I wonder how truly different it is from the many other good foundation brushes I already have.

NickiManivanh Avatar

Could you post next to each color which palette the shadows can be found on? I feel like I already have most of these colors but not sure. No worries if cannot. Thanks Christine!

Jennifer Avatar

 @NickiManivanh The new exclusive colors are asphalt, backdoor, barlust, freestyle, and kinky. Blackout was in the 15th anniversary & Naked 2 palettes. Evidence was 15th anniversary. Loaded and Rockstar were in BOS3. Mushroom was in AIW.

Andrea21 Avatar

Rockstar and Loaded are in BOS 3 and are available individually.
Mushroom is in BOS 2 and is available individually
Evidence is in the 15th Anniversary palette and is available individually
Blackout is in the 15th Anniversary and Naked 2 palettes and is available individually
The rest are new to this palette. Hope this helps!

nacacijin Avatar

 @NickiManivanh I know that Evidence and Blackout are both in the 15th Anniversary. Blackout is also in Naked 2. Mushroom and Rockstar were in Mariposa. Rockstar was in Dangerous and Book of Shadows 3. Loaded was also in Book of Shadows 3…those are the only ones I know of…but I’m pretty sure that Asphalt, Barlust, Freestyle, Kinky and Backdoor are brand new

Kate Avatar

Pretty, but I can’t in good conscience buy their products anymore.  The fact that they even considered going to China shows that they don’t really care about animals anymore, just money, and they backed out because they were losing so much money in the short term.  I will support other cruelty free lines instead, such as OCC and Tarte.

DiamondTiara Avatar

But you do have to give them credit for listening to consumers and nixing the China deal. I mean, I won’t pretend that I make it a point to purchase all cruelty free products. I was kind of perplexed by UD’s decision to step into the Chinese market, but it was really nice to see that they listened to the outcry and took action to make things better. They’ve earned a little bit of respect from me because of it.

Ivy Avatar

They are going to lose out on far more money by not selling their products in China. This move was in response to consumers and the desire to protect the reputation of their brand. They may still change their minds in the future, but for right now this decision was not about making more money.

AnGeLwInGz Avatar

Meh, only interested in 2 colors from the eyeshadow palette. Don’t need or already have the rest. I will be skipping the fall collection.

nacacijin Avatar

Lol so *this* is why they made their big announcement yesterday.
The palette looks nice and I love the colors…but again, too many bells and whistles. I have enough primer potion and eyeliner, just give me the shadows! Plus all of that packaging, unless it’s removable, is unnecessary and it would be impossible to store. And the price is not my friend. (see, I’m talking myself out of this already)
Urban Decay foundation…? Yeah, I don’t know about that one.
A I’ve never been a fan of the Good Karma brushes :-/

Liz9969 Avatar

 @nacacijin I don’t think the announcement is related to the release of these products.  Karen on blogged about these products late last month.  

Meep Avatar

Appalled at the price…. It should have been like $35 or something. For $50 I would rather buy another Naked palette. Or better yet, the 15 year anniversary palette for $55 which has like a gazillion more shadows. What is Urban Decay thinking with their skyrocketing prices???

DiamondTiara Avatar

But why wouldn’t it cost the exact same as the Naked palettes? All three palettes offer 12 eyeshadows, 1 eyeliner, and 1 primer potion; why would Smoked be somehow cheaper? That’s not a “skyrocketing” price, that’s a pretty steady point of sale across time. (IIRC, the original Naked was $48 when it came out two years ago, so the prices have only gone up by a dollar).

anon Avatar

 @DiamondTiara Smoked palette only has ten eyeshadows. Therefore, I’m paying more for ten in the smoked than twelve in both nakeds.

nacacijin Avatar

 @DiamondTiara This one only has 10 shadows, not 12. And the original Naked palette was $44 when it first came out, they just bumped up the price when they replaced the eyeliner with the GK brush a few months after the initial release.

VickWalker Avatar

I am wondering if that palette is a dupe of the Sleek V2 palette but of course with different finishes. I am curious about the foundation I hope they have an actual range for WOC.

Ivy Avatar

 @VickWalker From the pictures I’ve seen, it doesn’t go very dark. But Shahada Karim has a picture of herself wearing it on her blog, Adventures in Makeup. It looks really good on her.

cords Avatar

I would love this palette but I think I’ll be leaving it. I just got the NAKED 2 and I have the 15 year anniversary edition which has a few of the colours I would be interested in this palette for.  Love the packaging but I will put my 50 dollars to better use I think

Sarah Cline Avatar

@Miss J I’ve never bought a zip one before but in my head it would just be difficult to open. Buti love the colors so I’ll have to see it in person.

Miss J Avatar

 Thanks for the reply! 🙂 I haven’t bought, or even seen in person, a zip up style palette. I was wondering if there was some sort of lack of functionality with zip up palettes. I always figured they would be annoying to open/close, but thought it was just my weird brain! Good to know I’m not alone, lol.
Thanks again, @Sarah Cline

Sandra TK Avatar

@Miss J I’ve got a limited edition NARS Orgasm/Albatross/Laguna zipper palette & have had zero issues with it. It opens very easily & closes very easily. It also makes traveling with the palette very easy because it never accidentally opens, not to mention the fact that it provides an extra protective layer around it, which keeps all the products & mirror inside from smashing. Even if I drop it on a ceramic or marble tiled floor, which I have done.

Miss J Avatar

These shades are ones I definitely gravitate towards in the fall and winter. I kind of hate myself for wanting this palette, lol.

blueraccoon Avatar

I may have to get the Smoked palette. It doesn’t look like there are many overlaps with Naked 2, and some of the colors are gorgeous.

Julianne Erno Avatar

I know that no matter what I try to do, no matter how much I know that I don’t need that new foundation…I will inevitably be defeated by my own curiosity and addiction to foundations and buy it. le sigh.

Crystal Nichole Estrada Avatar

I’m actually really excited for all 3 products! I am a foundation junkie! The palette does seem a little expensive but hopefully the eyeshadows are the size of the Naked palette ones…

Valerie Rouse Avatar

Ooooo I hope you review the foundation brush! It’s getting on that time of year when I buy new brushes… Because it’s my bday month and I get gift cards. Hehe

Kisha Mason Avatar

most of these colors are all over the place in other palettes (ransom, blackout-NP), mushroom n etc!! i’ll pass but its definitely an awesome palette for beginners! that perversion liner is the TRUTH. i was sooo tired of gettin Zero 🙁 overall its a good price for the pkg but im soooo curious bout that foundation so i KNOW i’ll try it lol

Conniption Queen Avatar

I just got the Naked 2 and have had the Naked 1 for a long time, I’ve also got the 15th anniversary palette, a black palette and I think its the Ammo Palette? I’ll be leaving this one, the brush and the foundation. Real Techniques are my latest brush obsession and No where does foundation pale enough for me bar Illamasqua. Saved me a few pennies that logic did!

Lily Spurgeon Avatar

I’m very torn on buying UD because of their decision on entering China and having to obey their laws on animal testing. I am no longer using the products I have of theirs and have not purchased any new ones… I’d like to hear thoughts on the issue… One of the main reasons I bought UD was because they “were” vegan.. Thoughts?

Pauli Amapola Avatar

Hello Christine a question, this palette will be this month in sephora? a friend traveled to the USA and I think it would be easier to get in at Sephora, which on the website of Urban Decay, I hope you make a review of it to know the pigmentation, I trust the reviews from you (excuse my English)
thank you very much

KB Avatar

I really want the palette, although it would be a total waste of money! I’m still new to the eyeshadow game, and I feel so self-conscious when I wear darker shades in the crease, because I’m afraid that I didn’t blend my shadows enough, and there’s a fine line between blended and muddy.

80sChicwithglasses Avatar

 @amalance  I agree!  IF I got this palette it would make my 3rd blackout since it’s in the anniversary palette (my favorite of all time) and naked 2.  I also have mushroom from alice in wonderland.  I would have LOVED to see all new colors for this palette.

ViolaNilsson Avatar

Eeh. The smokey pallete doesn’t look unique or anything special at all. I’m interested in the foundation, but there’s probably not a shade light enough for me (much lighter than Mac nc15)

Nehru Avatar

The palette looks nothing special, i still totally think the Ammo palette is their best one so far [the naked one is great for people that tend to avoid color, but that’s not my personal case].I’m really tempted by the foundation anyway =D 

Amanda Avatar

I LOLed so hard at the description “Light pantyhose nude”… imagined putting the color of my grandma’s leg on my eyelids. haha.

melaniejhnsn168 Avatar

I really like this palette especially the zip up packaging, I think it’s cute and unique. I only have Blackout and Rockstar in my stash already, so I could justify buying this:)

ForeverHeather27 Avatar

The New Smoky Palette reminds me of the Mariposa Palette in a bad way! I guess its because they both have Rockstar and Mushroom in them.

CShell Avatar

I’m definitely interested in seeing swatches of the smoked palette. Very into mattes at the moment.
 Though I wish it was something other than another eyeliner. Though at this rate, I’ll never have to buy another PP for a long time.

CShell Avatar

Eh, after checking out Makeupandbeautyblog’s swatches I think I’ll skip this palette. Though I think Barlust is super super pretty!

Dawn Thielemann Avatar

I hope its better then the black palette although with the pixi epoxy the black palette is awesome but not everyone will buy it and have to buy that primer to work it best, but seeing as I got it for 17 bucks it was a great deal. Do you think they will sell at ulta? I can use a 20% coupon to get a better deal.

stacey Avatar

I am going to wait for Christine to do this review before I make my decision.  First, I think it is absolutely stupid for it to be 49.00.  Free shipping at UD and Sephora generally start at 50.00.  I actually like that it is in a zippered container.  Second, the cost may be a little high if the Naked Palette colors are in full sizes and these are smaller as they are generally are in other palettes.  Third, the repeat colors “loaded, rockstar, evidence, blackout” are like the “new” half baked, midnight cowboy rides again and oil slick, gunmetal….forever in the “new palette”

ChelseaHard Avatar

It’s actually absolutely genius to have it priced at $49. Most people are going to say, “Well I only need to spend one dollar to get free shipping.” Then they end of spending $20 extra because, let’s face it, nothing you really want is less than $20 in the higher end makeup world, so they just made at least $19 extra than they would have if the palette was priced at $50. Genius!  

Kafka Avatar

Total pass from me. I have Loaded and Rockstar, and only Asphalt really interests me, followed maybe by Mushroom. My colour interests lie completely elsewhere right now. I’m desperate for Strip, just bought Mary Jane, and will probably get S&M as well. I’m back to my obsession with greys/silvers.

Veronica Avatar

I really like the palette, but between my two UD palettes and Stila’s In the Garden palette, I can dupe pretty much every shade here.  It’s a pass by merit of being a little late to the game for me, but I think it’s quite a good mix for somebody who loves their smoky eye.
I’ll keep an eye on the foundation, though.  🙂

VanDoe Avatar

Does anyone know whether the shadows will be full sizes? If not, I don’t think I can justify spending $49 on this palette when I already own three shades and can dupe most of them with what I already have.

phidias Avatar

I like the colours, but I was not happy with the quality of the NAKED palette shadows. They all crease without a primer, which is very disappointing for an eyeshadow this expensive. Therefore, I think I’ll be passing this one up.

Dominique33 Avatar

I’ll pass, nothing really new, the foundation is probably much the same as the Benefit one and the palette is not so pretty. I have my 2 naked Palettes,  both gorgeous, and the ” sur mesure ” palette is really expensive I prefer M.A.C quads or other brands. This Fall UD wil not eat my wallet and that’s a good thing !

leanna Avatar

The Naked Skin foundation is amazing! I don’t break out like I so with all the other brands and it lasts even know I have really oily skin.

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