Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Scratch EyeshadowUrban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “rose gold shimmer.” It’s a light-medium, warm-toned rosy pink with yellow undertones and a frosted finish. Urban Decay Freebird is lighter and has a golden sheen. bareMinerals Page Six is a touch lighter. MAC Rose Light is cooler-toned. MAC Da Bling is pinker. MAC Rose is darker, pinker. Tarina Tarantino Diamond Dusk #4 is more satiny in finish but close in color.

This eyeshadow had excellent color payoff–fully opaque with little product required. Scratch had a soft, buttery texture that was dense and finely-milled, but it was so soft that it was powdery–almost crumbly in a way, but incredibly fine crumbles, not large or chunky ones.  I didn’t experience fall out during wear, but it’s an eyeshadow that requires some clean-up after you initially apply it, so I recommend applying it prior to laying down any base makeup.  It applied with good color payoff to the lid, and it was very easy to blend out the edges.  Scratch lasted for eight hours well, and after nine, there was a hint of fading present.

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Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Scratch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay SWF (inner lid), Scratch (middle of lid),
Roach (outer lid), Secret Service (crease)

Eyeshadow
Urban Decay
$19.00/0.05 oz.

86%

Average

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

Learn more about her review process here.

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absolutely one of my fav eyeshadow colors! goes with a lot of other colors-purple, copper, brown, etc. and is beautiful! i really think the old formula (which i stocked up on before it was gone) was just fine; don’t understand why they redid the formula and put it in a smaller cotainer.

They just got rid of the entire Deluxe Shadow line, which was actually more expensive; I think the “reformultion” of the core shadow line is just the Deluxe formula.

Ooh is this similar to the pink in the Gilda palette? Also,how do you think it would look on a super light/cool shaded gal like me? It’s lovely, but warm shades tend to look…off on me.

I am a super-light, super-cool lady and I own and am a big fan of this color. I usually pair it with something darker in the crease to avoid the “I am having an allergy attack” look, but it definitely is a workable color for us pale, cool people!

Is this the same Scratch that was part of the line of eyeshadows that had dome shaped tops with little pictures in them? I loved the eyeshadows from that little collection, including Scratch. I had a brown one thy wore beautifully, too.

I have this in the original, Deluxe Shadow form, and it really is a workhorse. I don’t use it much, anymore, as it has long crumbled to pieces, which attests to how soft it is. It really is a beautiful shade, though, and I can see it working on a wide range of skintones.

How would this compare to shadows like MAC Expensive Pink and AllThatGlitters (I know those two aren’t similar to each other…but just wondering)?

Funny, I just bought this shade at Ulta because I thought it went well with my SWF, didn’t know you used it in this gorgeous look 🙂 Definitely need to recreate it.

This looks like just the pink I’ve been looking for, and I absoultely *love* it paired with the brown in the look you did. Might have to check this one out!

Hi Christine,

How similar is this to UD X e/s?? I’m completely, hopelessly addicted to colors like these so thanks for the review!
Xoxo

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