Urban Decay Wired, Tilt, Tryst, EZ, Wildfire Vice Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “coral [with a Cream finish].” It’s a bright, medium coral with warm, orange undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. The texture was creamy enough to glide on without tugging, but not so soft that the lipstick was prone to breakage or such that the color was easily over-applied. It even applied very evenly, and I didn’t find noticeable “lines” emerged if I pressed my lips together, which can sometimes occur with more emollient formulas. It had opaque color coverage and lasted for four and a half hours on me. The formula was moderately hydrating. NARS Juliette (P, $34.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). Too Faced Melted Melon (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily (P, $37.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever C303 (P, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder High Level (DC, $32.00) is cooler (90% similar). YSL Coral Aviator (81) (P, $38.00) is darker, less pigmented (90% similar). Hourglass Explorer (P, $32.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Charles (P, $36.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Smarty Pants (P, $12.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Guava (P, $37.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Givenchy Coral Gypsophila (LE, $36.00) is warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Giddy (P, $15.00) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Come Up (P, $7.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Tilt (P, $18.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). MAC Toxic Tale (LE, $20.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Pat McGrath Tropicalia (DC, $40.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild What's Up, Doc? (P, $0.99) is darker (90% similar). Givenchy Croisiere Coral (310) (LE, $36.00) is lighter, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Colour Pop Jacquard (P, $7.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Hourglass You Can Find Me (P, $34.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “bright orange [with a Comfort Matte finish].” It’s a bright, medium-dark coral with warm, orange undertones and a satin finish. The texture was creamy, smooth, and thin without being clingy; it glided across the lips easily and delivered opaque coverage in a single pass. This shade sat comfortably on the lips from start to finish and didn’t pull into lip lines at all. When I wore it, the color lasted for five hours, was lightly hydrating, and left a stain behind. Tom Ford Beauty Tantalize (Right) (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Adriano (LE, $36.00) is darker, glossier (95% similar). Colour Pop Reverie (LE, $7.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty True Coral (P, $55.00) is cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Hot Emily (P, $37.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Toxic Tale (LE, $20.00) is cooler (90% similar). Pat McGrath Apricult (LE, $40.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Core Cora (234) (P, $30.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Wired (P, $18.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Defiant Coral (P, $32.00) is cooler, glossier (90% similar). Estee Lauder High Level (DC, $32.00) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Vermillion Vee (LE, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Melon (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter, glossier (90% similar). Guerlain Geneva (48) (DC, $58.00) is darker, cooler, glossier (90% similar). Too Faced Sweet n' Sour (LE, $21.00) is warmer, less glossy (90% similar). NARS Rouge Insolent (P, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Guava (P, $37.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Cozy (P, $7.00) is darker (90% similar). Pat McGrath Tropicalia (DC, $40.00) is more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Flower SZN (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “red-fuchsia [with a Cream finish].” It’s a bold, bright, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a satiny sheen. It was intensely pigmented and yielded even, opaque color coverage. The formula had a lightweight feel, light-to-moderate slip, and was soft enough to glide on easily but didn’t feel wet or slick on the lips. The color wore well for six hours and left a more fuchsia-ish stain behind after that. I found it nicely hydrating, though still a little less hydrating compared to the original Revolution formula. Revlon Love That Pink (P, $8.49) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Watermelon (P, $29.00) is warmer (95% similar). Laura Mercier Rose Mandarine (-, $32.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Grace (P, $34.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Daytrip (P, $6.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty So Sofia (236) (P, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Dream Easy (LE, $7.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). YSL Corail Incandescent (12) (P, $38.00) is more shimmery, darker, glossier (90% similar). Givenchy Magnolia Organza (301) (P, $36.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Je t'aime (238) (P, $30.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). YSL Rose Happening (403) (P, $36.00) is glossier (90% similar). Sephora Girl to Know (29) (P, $13.00) is darker, warmer, glossier (90% similar). Urban Decay 100 Degrees (LE, $18.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). YSL Corail Dolman (12) (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, less pigmented, glossier (90% similar). NARS Arnera (LE, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC My Little Secret (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Frenemie (LE, $6.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Take a Bite (35) (P, $8.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Watermelon (P, $28.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Naked Ladies (LE, $7.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “bright red-orange [with a Cream finish].” It’s a bold, bright, medium-dark coral-red with warm, orange undertones and a natural sheen. It was richly pigmented with opaque color that applied evenly and smoothly. The texture was soft, moderately creamy, but not too thick or too dense, so it didn’t slide around too much when applied (but it isn’t clingy, and it will transfer, as you might expect). The color wore well for six hours and left a stain behind, while the formula was moderately moisturizing. Ardency Inn Original Mix (P, $23.00) is brighter, warmer (95% similar). MAC Cherry Glaze (LE, $20.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Devil Inside (Lip Color) (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Laura Mercier Cherry on Top (P, $25.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Bite Beauty #003 (LE, $36.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Bite Beauty GTA (LE, $26.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Chanel Arthur (440) (P, $37.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Tantalize (Right) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Fortune Favors (P, $7.00) is cooler, less glossy (90% similar). NARS Future Red (LE, $26.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Flower SZN (P, $7.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Chanel Rouge Corail (P, $37.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Empowered (P, $30.00) is more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Reverie (LE, $7.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Clinique Poppy Pop (P, $19.50) is more shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Bite Beauty Holly (DC, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop On Repeat (P, $7.00) is more muted, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Estee Lauder Envious (P, $32.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Dior Ultra Star (777) (P, $37.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NARS Rouge Insolent (P, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “metallic orange with gold pearl [with a Metallized finish].” It’s a medium-dark, reddish-copper with warm, orange-gold shimmer. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a thinner, moderately slippery texture that glided on easily and was comfortable to wear. Normally, thinner textures are less hydrating, but this one had a more balm-like feel, despite being so lightweight. It wasn’t as hydrating as the Cream finish shades have been for me, but it still offered some additional hydration. The color lasted for four hours on me. MAC CB96 (P, $20.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Sari d'Eau (P, $37.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Chanel Antoinette (406) (P, $37.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Hiro (P, $36.00) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Tomas (LE, $36.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Omar (LE, $36.00) is warmer (90% similar). Guerlain #93 (LE, $33.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Fenty Beauty So Chilli (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Who's That Chick (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, less glossy (90% similar). Revlon Abstract Orange (P, $8.49) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Estee Lauder Hot Chills (310) (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Donovan (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, more muted, warmer (85% similar). Milani Bronze Beauty (P, $5.49) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Maybelline Copper Spark (P, $7.49) is darker, more muted, warmer (85% similar). Estee Lauder Slowburn (130) (P, $32.00) is darker, less glossy (80% similar). MAC Digging for Gold (LE, $20.00) is lighter, more muted, less pigmented (80% similar). Guerlain Gipsy (DC, $58.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% similar). Smashbox Moscow Muled (P, $24.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (80% similar). Smashbox Haterade (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, more muted, glossier (80% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Rouge Metal (P, $54.00) is darker, cooler, glossier (80% 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 Wired Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wired Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tilt Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Tryst Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay EZ Vice Lipstick
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Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick

Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Wildfire Vice Lipstick

Vice Lipstick
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Wildfire is really cool. I actually like all of these colors. I recently dyed my hair gray, and I’ve found I can wear many more shades and tones now.

I never would have thought that gray would make it easier to wear warmer shades like Wildfire. That’s very cool 🙂

Dang, these are all stunning! I have dupes for them all except Wildfire. It’s nice to know Tryst is a dupe for my beloved MAC La Vie En Rouge.

Definitely getting Wildfire!!! That shade is just gorgeous! And makes me want to add some highlights to my hair! (I will resist that temptation somehow!)
Possibly Tryst, as well. It reminds me of a lighter, less red Catfight, it seems?
May need to seek out Revolution Tilt….

None of these colours are really my thing but I love looking at the swatches – it’s like lipstick porn.
I really like the finish on the comfort matte and cream – they look so smooth and glossy.

These are all very pretty but I think Tryst is most suited to me. It’s just cool enough to be wearable. I think the combination of cool and warm tones together without any muddiness is a real achievement here.

All these shades look pretty amazing! I like Wildfire a lot but I think Milani Orange-Gina that I already own should be quite close. I wonder how Wired would look on me. It’s the type of shade that I feel I need to try on, because it could be gorgeous or horrendous depending on how the undertones play with my complexion.

Tryst looks amazeballs on you! All of them do really, but that one in particular. Wildfire is a very interesting lipstick..perhaps an ‘orange’ I could pull off because of the gold frost.

Glad Tryst did so well, that was my favorite of this group. Wildfire is so gorgeous, may have to pick up atom Ford’s Hiro because I’ve recently begun collecting Lips and Boys?

Just love that Wildfire colour – it looks quite unique. I think I will get this one as its tangerine/gold shimmer is perfect when I am wearing blues and greens.

I’m always drawn to bright orangey corals like wired! I have a ton of dupes! But Wildfire – now that’s a must have. Honestly might be the only must have for me in this whole line! I’m still grumpy they didn’t just expand the revolution line. 😉

I just received wired and I love it! I had wanted to love Tilt in the old revolution collection but somehow the tone did not work either with the color of my lips (which are very cool-toned) or my skin, which is neutral leaning just slightly cool. Wired reminds me of tilt but has a tone that works much better for me..yay!

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