Urban Decay x Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches (Part 2)

Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Mirana Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “matte berry with tonal shimmer.” It’s a deep burgundy with cool undertones and ruby micro-shimmer and sparkle. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a creamy, lightweight texture that had just a bit more slip than I’d think is ideal for such a deep shade. Some color gathered into lip lines, and as it wasn’t totally opaque, it appeared uneven in places. This shade wore well for five hours and was lightly hydrating. Tom Ford Beauty Jon (P, $36.00) is more shimmery, glossier (95% similar). Makeup Geek Acoustic (P, $15.00) is warmer, glossier (90% similar). MAC Jasper (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Double Crossed (DC, $18.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Dior Dark Sparkle (073) (LE, $40.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Revlon Black Cherry (P, $8.49) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). NYX Biker Babe (P, $7.50) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Black Metal Dahlia (DC, $18.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% similar). KVD Beauty Mercy (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Heroine Red (P, $26.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Musky Amethyst (LE, $19.00) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Urban Decay Iracebeth Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a “bright red matte.” It’s a bold, bright, pinky-red with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish. It was intensely pigmented with a creamy, lightweight texture that applied smooth, even color without tugging on the lips. This shade wore well for six hours and was lightly hydrating. MAC Damn Glamorous (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Carmine Rouge (LE, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Trophy Wife (P, $12.00) is cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Red Hot (LE, $18.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Victoriana (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). NARS Cherry Bomb (LE, $26.00) is more muted (95% similar). Clinique Cherry Pop (P, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). NARS Luxembourg (PiP, $25.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Frenesi (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Nu Wave (LE, $10.00) is cooler, glossier (90% similar). Givenchy Rouge Interdit (13) (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, warmer, glossier (90% similar). NYX Perfect Red (P, $6.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). MAC Blue Blood (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Lasting Passion (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Glam (DC, $19.00) is brighter (90% similar). Revlon Cherry Blossom (P, $8.49) is more shimmery, cooler, glossier (85% similar). ColourPop Creeper (P, $6.50) is darker, less glossy (85% similar). Milani Romance (LE, $8.99) is darker, more muted, less glossy (85% similar). KVD Beauty Outlaw (P, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty LA Woman (P, $58.00) is darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Mirana Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick
Urban Decay Iracebeth Through the Looking Glass Lipstick

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
  • Urban Decay Aura Highlighter
On eyes:
  • Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette

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Sonia Avatar

Iracebeth looks very similar to Colorpop Frenchie. I can’t find a review of Frenchie on Temptalia but it sure reminds me of it. Could anyone confirm?

Lisa Avatar

I have been dying to read your review for Iracebeth. In the meantime I’ve been drooling over the swatches. So happy it not only received an A+ but a spot on your “recommended” list! I have a million reds but none of the dupes so I pretty much need it. 😉

Selenite Avatar

These lipsticks look better than I previously thought. But I think OCC’s Black Metal Dahlia and Technopagan would probably be more satisfactory than some of these. The biggest winner so far looks like Iracebeth.

LaMaitresse Avatar

The red is utterly exquisite, and I’m a beige, nude, boring ole pink lippie girl. I used to wear red all the time until 1994, then I stopped, must get over the phobia. The score is perfect and it’s reasonable for a high quality product.
Off topic, HUGE KUDOS to CHRISTINE!!! I just received an email from Nars, and it was all about YOUR TOP REVIEWS!!!! How fabulous is that?!! Jolly good show????

Nicole Avatar

I have a feeling Iracebeth will sell out fast. I think I’m going to pass on the palette now and just get 2 or 3 lipsticks. At least, I’m eating until it gets to Sephora . When I see it in person, I may cave at the esthetic. Thanks for the through reviews!?

Nicole Avatar

Thanks for asking Christine. I’m sorry I haven’t been commenting as much lately. I’m okay. Just taking managing. I have put my house up for sale and applied for a few jobs all at once. So, it’s been pretty crazy! I still read it all! ?❤️

A Avatar

Iracebeth looks like exactly the red I’ve been looking for and I like this packaging – I’m glad it performed well! Looks like one to (hopefully) pick up!

Claire L Avatar

I love Iracebeth, I’d snap it up in a second if I didn’t have Cherry Pop already! I like Mirana, just a shame it didn’t perform better.

Cory Avatar

Interesting twist… I have one of the older Book of Shadows & it’s just sooooo clunky & just an all-around beast. I’d think this is perfect for beginners and collectors.

On a side note, I got an email from Nars today that was titled “Shade rave. Temptalia’s favorites”! I was super psyched to see it!

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