Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows & Nail Colors for Holiday 2016

Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows & Nail Colors for Holiday 2016
Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows & Nail Colors for Holiday 2016

Eyeshadow was the third product we ever launched. Lip and nail shades came first, and Eyeshadow hit the line a year later—but it’s never taken a back seat. Eyeshadow was (and always has been) Wende’s passion project. After 20 years, we’re getting a little nostalgic for the early days. That’s why we created UD XX Vintage Eyeshadow—a throwback to our first Eyeshadow collection from 1997, which consisted of 19 shades that were WAY ahead of their time. While six of those original shades are still in our collection today, others have disappeared over the years. Now they’re back in one ultra-exclusive collection! Get the cult-favorite colors you know and love in our bestselling, intensely pigmented formula.

Still mourning the loss of our long-ago-discontinued nail shades like Plague, Pallor and Bruise? You’re in luck. We’ve brought you UD XX Vintage Nail Color. To mark our twentieth anniversary, we’re resurrecting ALL 12 of our original shades in this exclusive collection. We get TONS of requests from our fans to bring back our original nail shades, so these are bound to sell out in a hot minute. Our UD XX Vintage Nail Color collection is also ultra limited-edition—so once these shades are gone, they’re gone for good! (Don’t say we didn’t warn you.)

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The Details

XX Vintage Eyeshadow, $19.00 (Limited Edition)

All of our UD XX Vintage Eyeshadow shades feature our proprietary Pigment Infusion System™—for rich, velvety, blendable color that lasts. Plus, each shade comes in our modern subway token compact. The chromed case not only looks cool, but also features our versatile, pop-out design. Just pop the shades in and out of their compacts and into our Stackable Pro Artistry Palette to create your own custom collection.

  • Vapor Pale pearlescent silver
  • Roadstripe Iridescent white with blue-violet shift
  • Snow Neutral pearl with gold shift
  • Rust Yellow-orange with gold shift
  • Gash Metallic brick red
  • Chains Moss green with patina shimmer
  • Acid Rain Pale yellow-green pearl with slight gold shift
  • UB-V Vibrant blue with violet shift
  • Frostbite Frosted deep blue with multicolored micro-shimmer
  • Pallor Frosted lavender with gray shift
  • Plague Deep red-purple with blue shift
  • Spare Change Metallic gray

XX Vintage Nail Color, $10.00 (Limited Edition)

Part of our first-ever lineup from 1996 (which consisted solely of these 12 polishes, plus 10 lipsticks), these babies haven’t been available since the late ‘90s! From Frostbite (deep metallic blue) to Bruise (a shifty color that changes from red to green), these are the shades you’ve BEGGED us to bring back! And unlike the originals you may have hunted down on eBay over the years, our UD XX Vintage Nail Color collection comes in our modern, revamped formula. Get your hands on the vintage colors you know and love, but with the complex shade work, super-rich pigments and dynamic micro-sparkle you’ve come to expect from us. Long-wearing and chip-resistant, our formula has a high-gloss finish that’s tough and durable, yet flexible. And each shade is 3-free—formulated without toluene, formaldehyde or DBP.

  • Pallor Frosted gray with lavender shift
  • Asphyxia Soft lavender with blue shift
  • UV-B Vibrant blue with violet shift
  • Radium Metallic peacock blue
  • Frostbite Deep metallic blue
  • Plague Deep purple with red micro-glitter
  • Mildew Mossy green shimmer with gold shift
  • Roach Warm red-brown with red-gold shift
  • Smog Deep copper bronze
  • Bruise Sheer brick red with green iridescent shift
  • Uzi Metallic gunmetal with iridescent micro-shimmer
  • Oil Slick Metallic black with multicolored micro-glitter

Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows & Nail Colors for Holiday 2016
Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows & Nail Colors for Holiday 2016

Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows & Nail Colors for Holiday 2016
Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows & Nail Colors for Holiday 2016

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Oh – loving the eyeshadows. I bet a lot of people are going to be excited that Gash is back! Very timely with the red shadow trend happening right now. The nail polishes are pretty, but I have one UD bottle and the formula is just the worrrrrst. 🙁

Hope they do this for lips, too, although I can’t imagine it, with the huge Vice redo. I lost my rust l/s, that had green microshimmer in a light orange base. In the late 90s, pretty avant garde, but still subtle. Miss it. Prob still have the majority of the e/s reissues in Zs. Had snow and roach as a liquid liners, pretty fun. UD seems much more mainstream now than then.

Good thing I already have most of the vintage eyeshadows that I like in my Vice XX palette, cuz I am gonna NEED ALL THE POLISH! I don’t think the last holiday release was all that great but this year, holy crap! And these weren’t even in that photo they teased on social media. Lord have mercy on my wallet!

I wasn’t into UD back then, so these are new to me, although I’ve heard people talk nostagically about them. Some of the vintage shadows are in Vice Reloaded XX , although people are saying the ones in the set aren’t as good as the originals. I’m hoping the single of Gash is as good as original. And some of those purple nail polishes are calling my name

I remember reading about Urban Decay’s nail polish as a teenager in the 90s and thinking it sounded so cool. I’ll have to pick up Mildew for sure, and probably the Chains and Acid Rain eye shadows.

Wow this is exciting!
It also draws attention to the grittier names they used to use. Nowadays the names are more glam rock than counterculture.

Are they?… You are $#!++!^€ me! So many have been lost or turned, though I think I’m a little old to wear shattered now. Rust, with the green patina, please. I also had a road stripe l/s, abc gum l/s and a few others that don’t spring to mind. Old UD was the place to go for unusual; now it’s the indies. I can justify the l/s more than I can the e/s. Bring them on!

They posted a picture on their Instagram account yesterday about the lipsticks. I didn’t own any of the originals so I can’t tell which ones they’re releasing but I’m super excited about them. I love the vice formula so I’m sure the vintage ones will be amazing.

As much as I love this, I’d love it even more if they made Gash permanent! I don’t know how I’m going to survive once I run out of it in my Vice Ltd XX Reloaded palette!

I wasn’t much into makeup (apart from lipstick) in the mid to late 90s, but I loved nail polish in funky colors and only had money for the cheap stuff at the time. I clearly remember wanting Mildew nail polish at some point but settling for an acceptable drugstore dupe.

I usually avoid LEs but have been interested in Gash for a long time, just not enough to buy the palettes it’s been in. So I need to get to the store, try it out in person before it gets gone.

I had so hoped they would bring back Doormat (a muted neutral plum) from their original eyeshadow collection – but I’m starting to think I’m the only one that used it. It’s my HG and I’ve still got a tiny amount left that I only use on special occasions. Haven’t ever found a dupe, but I’m always on the hunt.

I have eyeballed 3 eyeshadows I’m dying to get: Gash, Snow and Shattered. Hopefully, they’re still available come 9/1!
Not sure how their nail polish formula is. Didn’t get a chance to buy any back then as the ex held the purse strings. Tight. Very tight. I may have to give one or two a shot!

I just ordered Gash! I have it already in Vice Reloaded XX, which I like, but it’s suppose to be different from the original Gash. I never had the original, which everyone keeps raving about, so I’m hoping the single is the same as the original, or at least closer.

I’ve got a couple of the polishes in the current style bottle. I like them, but they’re both darker colors that aren’t prone to streaking or being too translucent, so I can’t speak for different types of colors. But they were right in line with any other decent nail polish.

I hate their polish – but I only have one so maybe it’s a bad one? It dries a little bit gummy and not very shiny, and the brush is super skinny, making application harder. I would definitely recommend starting with just one if you’re really into the colors, just to make sure the formula is improved!

I just wish there were swatches of these released ahead of time because they’ll probably sell out before any are posted. The nail polish in Asphyxia is already sold out. 🙁

OMG, I had Pallor nail polish in high school! I wish they had it in the vintage packaging though. It’s like the bottle that Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Hardener comes in, but the top was black.

In order to round out this collection, I’m trying to remember which current 6 are the original ones! It’s been forever, I’m thinking ABC gum may be one of them.

The nail lacquers look great, but I’m really not on board with the release of Holiday collections in August. Is it gonna be July next year? Can we enjoy the end of the SUMMER? And then when most people actually start their Holiday shopping, all these collections will be sold out. I’m annoyed. Can you tell? Lol!

I think I have some of these shadows but I wasn’t buying UD when they launched so it must be the reloaded palette or maybe liners. I don’t do nail polish, no nails.

Just looking at the “Availability” now….does this mean they won’t be at Sephora and “in store”. Well, that might make it easier to stick to my “no buy”!

These are not available on the Canadian website. I’ve tried contacting Urban Decay for the last couple of days and they won’t answer me. 🙁

These are NOT available on Urban Decay Canada, and there’s no word on whether or not they will be released up here.

I hope vapour is a true silver! I’ve wanted a silver eyeshadow from UD for so long! Every time they get a new one that looks like silver online, it is dark grey on me once I get to swatch it!
Also the second nail polish looks awesome, but I got Gash earlier this year and it chips faster and more than any cheap drugstore polish ever has.

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