Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “smoky purple with a reddish shimmer.” It’s a darkened eggplant purple with burgundy-red undertones and a shimmery, frosted finish. MAC Rich Core is more muted, less red-toned. NARS Calabria is very similar but a cream product. Make Up For Ever #311 is less purple, more burgundy. Le Metier de Beaute Fig is less shimmery.

It’s a new (and permanent!) shade that launches February 1st at Urban Decay as well as in Sephora in JCP stores. Uncut has fantastic, rich color payoff, but I noticed a particularly drier, flakier finish compared to other Urban Decay eyeshadows. It’s not as soft or as buttery as other shades in the formula. This shade left a slew of fall out in its wake as I applied it, so it’s the kind of product I’d recommend applying prior to your base products, because full clean-up is required. It is, however, still blendable and pigmented, even though drier textures tend to hurt both of those characteristics. It also lasted a full nine hours on the lid (no primer) without fading or creasing; and despite the fall out woes during application, there was only a very minor amount (barely noticeable) during wear.

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Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

>Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Uncut Eyeshadow

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Mariella Avatar

I thought for sure I’d be wanting this shadow but I am just losing my patience with glitter – I don’t want to have to deal with it – so I think I will likely pass on this one (or maybe not….)

t_zwiggy Avatar

This looks so pretty in your swatch. It was on top of my list from all these new shades, but after I compared it to LMdB Fig I’m pretty sure it won’t work for me at all. Fig is such a muddy brownish bruise color on me 🙁

Heather Avatar

How does this compair with Last call? it seems a little more purple with some glitter? Also are these shades not going to be available in Ulta? Reveiws go a long way in the desision process but I like feel a shadow before I buy it.

Taylor Avatar

Does Urban Decay’s Rockstar compare at all? From the swatches, I think Rockstar is a bit more red/pink tone which makes it hard to wear on my pinky fair skin.

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