Urban Decay Oblivion, Trance, Backtalk, Rush, Sheer Rapture Vice Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “gray-taupe [with a Mega Matte finish].” It’s a light-medium, rosy taupe with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage, and though it was firmer and drier in the tube, it didn’t drag like some of the other Mega Mattes. It was thin, clingy, and somewhat drying while worn. This shade lasted for five hours on me. Colour Pop Trap (P, $6.50) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Maybelline Gone Greige (DC, $7.49) is darker (80% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Sebastian (DC, $18.00) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte Texas Toast (LE, $20.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Bianca (P, $6.50) is warmer, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Really Me (P, $19.50) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Queen B (P, $21.00) is darker, less glossy (85% similar). Colour Pop Dopey (P, $7.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). NARS Raw Love (P, $26.00) is warmer (80% similar). Fenty Beauty I Quit (P, $18.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “nude-mauve shimmer [with a Metallized finish].” It’s a light-medium, peachy-brown with warm undertones and fine pink and pale gold pearl. It had semi-opaque color coverage with a smooth, light-medium consistency that glided on without tugging and sat fairly well on the lips, as the color didn’t gravitate into lip lines. It had more slip than a cReam, and it was as pigmented as most of the Metallized range has been on average. This shade lasted for four hours and was nicely moisturizing. Urban Decay Peyote (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Guerlain Gracieuse (DC, $58.00) is warmer (90% similar). Burberry Heather Rose (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Modern Midas (LE, $19.50) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Amorosa (487) (LE, $37.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Sunset Pearl (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Discreet (P, $32.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Fabiola (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Guerlain Galante (DC, $58.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Chanel Script (218) (P, $37.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Orchid Soleil (LE, $54.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Smashbox Petal Metal (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). Chanel Rouge Angelique (174) (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “mauve nude-pink [with a Comfort Matte finish].” It’s a muted, medium rosy pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had mostly opaque color coverage with a creamy, very smooth consistency that easily applied to the lips with even coverage. This shade wore well for five hours and was just lightly hydrating overall. Tarte Cabana Boy (P, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Salt Lyfe (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty Sake (P, $26.00) is darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty Taurus (LE, $26.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Slowburn (246) (P, $30.00) is warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Backtalk (DC, $22.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Smashbox Audition (P, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Mmmmmm (LE, $19.50) is warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Contempo (DC, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Scorpio Moon (LE, $7.00) is cooler (85% similar). NARS Anna (P, $34.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Smashbox Mauve (P, $21.00) is brighter (90% similar). Pat McGrath Modern Woman (P, $40.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Faux (P, $19.50) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Pat McGrath Madame Greige (P, $40.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Tawny Pink (P, $37.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Baby's All Right (LE, $19.50) is warmer, less glossy (85% similar). Colour Pop Tip Toe (LE, $7.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). YSL Arlene's Nude (121) (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Sephora Spiked (65) (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “pink-mauve [with a Cream finish].” It’s a muted, medium-dark pink with warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation with a creamy, smooth consistency that had some density to it and felt comfortable to wear, but it didn’t slide around over time. This shade wore well for four and a half hours and was hydrating. MAC Modesty (P, $19.50) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Wrong Number (P, $18.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Pinkberry (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Naked (P, $18.00) is lighter (95% similar). NYX Euro Trash (P, $6.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Rush (DC, $22.00) is less pigmented, less glossy (95% similar). L'Oreal Varnished Rosewood (P, $9.99) is cooler (90% similar). Shiseido Sweet Desire (RD714) (DC, $28.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Shiraz (DC, $24.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Makeup Geek Shy (P, $15.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Slow Burn (P, $28.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Colour Pop Tip Toe (LE, $7.00) is lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Rose Tea (P, $32.00) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Taurus (LE, $26.00) is cooler, less glossy (85% similar). Smashbox On Set (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Shiseido Streaming Mauve (208) (P, $26.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Bite Beauty Chutney (DC, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Tawny Pink (P, $37.00) is cooler (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Desert Rose (P, $37.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty One Mauve Time (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “dusty rose [with a Sheer finish].” It’s a muted, medium-dark rosy plum with subtle, neutral-to-cool undertones and a natural sheen. It had semi-sheer color payoff that covered the lips evenly and gave it a soft tint of color. On more naturally reddened lips, it may not be as visible. The texture was lightly emollient, didn’t slide around or feel slippery on, and it stayed on well for four hours. The formula was lightly hydrating over time. Urban Decay Sheer Beso (DC, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Sheer Liar (P, $18.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty La Piscine (LE, $36.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Syrup (P, $19.50) is lighter, cooler, less glossy (85% similar). Revlon Pink Truffle (DC, $7.49) is warmer, glossier (90% similar). Tarte Punch (LE, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Rapture (DC, $22.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Givenchy Rose Plumetis (207) (LE, $36.00) is lighter, more pigmented (90% similar). Chanel Aura (96) (P, $37.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Finally Free (LE, $19.50) is darker, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Chanel Destinee (DC, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Noir Moderne (128) (P, $37.00) is less pigmented (90% similar). Urban Decay Rapture (P, $18.00) is darker, more pigmented, warmer (90% similar). Bite Beauty Cortado (DC, $24.00) is darker, warmer, less glossy (85% similar). Clinique Black Honey (PiP, $15.00) is less pigmented, warmer (90% similar). Cle de Peau China Doll (P, $65.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Promenade (LE, $6.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Ravenswood (P, $18.00) is darker, more pigmented, warmer (90% similar). NARS Dolce Vita (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Chanel Rendez-vous (87) (P, $37.00) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Urban Decay Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is available in six finishes, which are primarily distinguished by level of sheen, shimmer content, and coverage. Mega Mattes are the thinnest and have the most “cling” as they are drier and more matte (but most are semi-matte and not a totally flat matte) and can be drying, though they are longer-wearing. Comfort Mattes are creamier, a little denser, with richer color payoff on average (they are the most pigmented out of the finishes), and have a satin finish that is fairly comfortable to wear, usually lightly hydrating, and longer-wearing. Creams are usually softer and creamier, though not too soft (they don’t mush or break from the base easily), with some being tackier and stiffer in the tube until they warm up against the lips; they have good color payoff, are hydrating, and are comfortable to wear but have more typical wear (four to six hours–six hours for deeper/richer shades like a red). Sheers and Sheer Shimmers have a more balm-like consistency that feels a little thinner but is wetter/more emollient than Mega Mattes, so ultimately, they feel quite different applied; they have sheerer coverage, though more semi-sheer to semi-opaque than very sheer, and have the shortest wear time at two to fours with light hydration. Metallized is the most shimmery of the finishes, though some of the other finishes have shades that are actually as shimmery (to me), but the Metallized formula has a thinner, more emollient base that isn’t as dense or as cream-like as the Creams; they feel more like the Sheers but a bit heavier and more pigmented (but seem to run semi-opaque to opaque, not always fully opaque) with average wear (four to five hours), light hydration. The Revolution formula–generally–felt a little more hydrating and pigmented on the lips, but these seem to wear a little longer; some of the shades that were in Revolution and are now in Vice (particularly the Creams, Sheers, and Sheer Shimmers) feel virtually the same on to me. The Comfort Mattes are the only ones that felt largely different–more satiny than matte, less dense compared to Matte Revolution.

A note on packaging: an average Revolution lipstick weighed 1.0 oz. in total, while a Vice Lipstick weighed 0.7 oz. in total. The weight distribution for a Revolution lipstick was: 0.2 oz. for the cap alone, 0.8 oz. for the base. The weight distribution for a Vice lipstick was: 0.2 oz. for the cap alone, 0.5 oz. for the base. The decrease is felt primarily in the sturdiness/weighted feeling of the base, so I find the older Revolutions to stand better on their own, but thrown into a cup or jar for storage, it doesn’t really matter. The more weighted base does give a greater sense of heft when applying, since you hold the base. The caps are the same total weight, but the Revolution caps are shorter and, as a result, maybe 1mm thicker, while the Vice caps are longer and spread the same weight of material over a larger area. All but two out of 120 lipstick caps felt very secure, and then about four were extremely secure and difficult to uncap, but otherwise, there is a soft “click” and the caps seem to stay on without easily coming off. All that being said, they seem to be the same packaging used in the Gwen Stefani and Alice Through the Looking Glass collaborations, though the interior tube felt a little higher-end, even though they all weigh the same. Revolution Lipsticks were $22.00 for 0.09 oz., which works out to be $244.44/oz., and these are $17.00 for 0.11 oz., which works out to be $154.55/oz. So while the packaging does feel less substantial and cheaper, you are paying $5 less and getting more for your money, but if you really liked the heavier base of Revolution lipsticks, you might miss that feeling with the new packaging.

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Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Oblivion Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Trance Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Backtalk Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Rush Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Rapture Vice Lipstick

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
  • Urban Decay Rapture Afterglow Blush
  • Urban Decay Aura Afterglow Highlighter
On eyes:
  • Urban Decay Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette
  • Urban Decay Mushroom Eyeliner

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I like them all. I like Oblivion. How do you think it compares to Bite Thistle? I also think Backtalk pulls a bit warmer that Bite Sake.

I literally bought Backtalk yesterday and I love it! We have similar colouring Christine so I was hoping it would look as good on me as it does on you πŸ™‚

Oh boy!!! A battle is going on in my head between Trance vs. Peyote! Too close to justify buying both. I guess whichever one makes me feel purrty!?
Love Backtalk a whole lot, as well. But I do have MAC Modesty, so…?

These have been some of the shades I was coveting after testing them out in store. Oblivion is pink enough to not make me look sickly….. big yes for me. Both Rush and Backtalk are in the dusty rose pink range that I feel is flattering for most skin tones as well.

Hi Christine,i need you help please!
I want Oblivion so bad! but here in France it not sold at Sephora and sadly also on Urban Decay french website! so do you know something about that? us exclusive?? sephora exclusive? Iam so sad and also so dissapointed by that!
In advance thank you sweet Christine πŸ™‚

Arfffff!
Oblivion Gray-taupe (Mega Matte) (Sephora Exclusive)
Not for me this time πŸ™ Need to go tu US for summer! πŸ™‚ lol Many thanks

Good morning Chacha. I checked my nearby Sephora and they have Oblivion in stock. I would be happy to mail it to you. I have never been to France but I love your country and I cook and decorate my house and garden in French style. If you would like, I can send it to you, as a gift. I’m wondering if Christine could give you my email address, and you could email me your address in France so I could send it to you. Vive la France!

Good morning Meredith…What kind of people are you? People you are very nice and altruistic? Its so cool from you to think about this option πŸ™‚ Even if iam a little embarassed i know that its not good to unaccept a gift from someone who ask! So i respect you and accept that more than a gift! And really happy to heard that you love France,we’re welcome in this dream country πŸ™‚
So Christine,help us and give my email to this lovely Meredith please,Temptalia community the best πŸ™‚

No need to feel embarrassed Chacha. I like to create happiness when and where I can. I cannot buy someone a house or send someone to Tahiti, but I can buy someone a lipstick, so I will. I will shop on Tuesday and send it to you next week. Have a beautiful time in France.

Maybelline had another shade similar to Oblivion awhile ago that was part of LE nude collection. It’s actually one of my favorite nude shades – it’s just the right kind of nude for my winter skin tone, which is very, very cool and fair.

I have the original Backtalk, as well. I feel like mine is a touch cooler toned? It may be my complexion pulling out more of the purple tone in the mauve.

I love these shades. I didn’t realize Oblivion was so close to Gone Greige. I guess I can cross that one off my “get” list.

I’m so glad UD kept Sheer Rapture, and didn’t change the shade. It’s my favorite MLBB lipstick. I’d have been heartbroken if they’d DC or ruined it.

I looked at the first photo and thought, no not for me. read, scrolled through the photos ans I really like them all. Of course, this can be you looking good in every lipcolour there are.
I can see myself standing at the UD counter for hours, trying not to buy these in groups of 20 at a time, swatching like a mad woman, until they throw me out into the street.

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