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Urban Decay Naked Cherry palette

The latest eyeshadow palette from Urban Decay’s uber iconic Naked range, is Cherry. Cooler in tone with plums and pinks, it is complemented by neutrals from beige to a milky brown. The shades are generally more subtle than the last Naked Heat palette, thus more suitable for everyday looks. For those with smaller Asian eyes, line and gently blend the pinks on the upper and lower lash line to softly define eyes. See the swatches here.

“Perfectly Undone Pout”: Urban Decay’s Lo-Fi Lip Mousse

Think of it as a shadow for the lips. Urban Decay’s new powdery matte Lo-Fi Lip Mousse is perfect for a fuss-free pout. Just dip fingertips into the pot and pat on lips. Keep it subtle for the gym or easy lazy days. Or layer it on for a stylish bolder “undone” look with a little ombre effect. Just blend the colour from the inner lip towards the outer lip with fingertips. The colour is subtle upon application, but easily buildable and stains for a natural and long-lasting effect. Glide the mousse on cheeks and lids to add more colour to the face. This product comes in a handy little pot (much like eyeshadow) and easy to slip into the tiniest of bags for on-the-go touch-ups.

Urban Decay Born To Run collection

Inspired by #travel #wanderlust #bornfree #wishuwerehere Insta posts, Urban Decay has launched its new Born To Run eyeshadow palette. With 21 bright hues in matte, metallic and iridescent textures, this palette is handy for travels as it lets one create a wide variety of eye makeup looks. From sunset dinners in Santorini to beach parties in California, the palette has you covered. The shadow formula gets a little powdery when the brush dips into the pan; but tap off the excess and it goes on smoothly with minimum fall out. The colours are pigmented, but as with all shadows, best used with a primer. To complement the range, there are three limited edition bold Vice Lipstick shades: a glittery coral pink, a plum and a mauve pink. As well as three 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils to match the shades in the palette.

UD x Kristen Leanne

Urban Decay has teamed up with beauty influencer Kristen Leanne for a three-piece limited edition collection. With her colourful tattoos (especially that stunning neck piece), this social media celebrity stands out with her choice of neon eyeshadows and beaming highlighter. Just so you can get her makeup look, the UD x Kristen Leanne collection features the Kaleidoscope Dream Eyeshadow Palette (S$65) with 11 shades (tangerine, gold, fuchsia, lime green, navy, turquoise, aubergine, black, an iridescent shifting duo tone). If you prefer more neutral eye makeup, Kristen shows she can perfect it too. The Daydream Eyeshadow Palette (S$45), is a quintet of easy-to-use matte shades. Completing the collection is the Beauty Beam Highlight Palette (S$55) with three complementary shades for the cheekbones, collarbone, and everywhere else. Available at Sephora and UD stores.

TBG Makeup Picks 2017

As 2017 draws to an end, The Beauty Gazette looks back at the makeup launches that made our hearts flutter and emptied our purses. Click on the links for the deets. In 2017, @Badgalriri (popstar Rihanna for the uninitiated) launched her makeup collection after toying with the idea for years after the limited edition pieces she created with M.A.C in 2013. The on-trend Millennial-pink, and for-every-skin-tone marketing strategy hit the jackpot, and blew every other new masstige makeup brand launch this year out of the water. A high protection tinted suncream that evens out the skin tone with a porcelain finish, and glow. Wear it on its own or as a foundation primer. Smooth, blendable texture; good pigment, beautiful shades that all match in one palette. Not surprising that this is always sold out. This luxurious cushion gives skin a lovely soft-matte glow. It has a unique liquid-to-powder texture for a satiny, lightweight finish. Because who doesn’t love Tom Ford’s decadently luxurious lipsticks? These are sheer, but still sexy, moisturising, dreamily smooth to apply, and …

Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette

The latest extension of the best-selling Naked range is a 12-shade teracotta brick-themed shadow palette. The product is as sexy as its name: Naked Heat 🔥🔥🔥 The on-point warm colours – ranging from red earth, burnt orange, to burgundy – are all super flattering on Asian and darker skin tones. The complementary shades are pigmented but builda-ble and easy to blend. So you can get soft smokey looks easily, even for beginners. You just need your regular trusty eyeshadow tools. I often rely on around three to four brushes for the different corners of the eyes to complete a look. The Naked Heat range comes with complementary 24/7 Glide On liners and Vice lipstick. I like the pink-burgundy Torch, and the pink beige nude Fuel lipstick. Click here for the swatches.

Urban Decay Naked Skin Shapeshifter and Afterglow Highlighter Palette

With its new palettes that make skin look nakedly sexy, Urban Decay proves that it knows exactly what women want. (Or make them think they know what they need.) Urban Decay’s new products are handy with beautiful My-Skin-But-Better flattering shades for blending, contouring, sharpening, highlighting, adding shadow. So you have the freedom to chisel your face without having to go under the plastic surgeon’s scalpel. All you need are good brushes, mad skills, and these palettes. The Naked Skin Shapeshifter is the extension of the super successful Naked series that shaped Urban Decay from a hardcore punk-rock colour cosmetics label to a more sophisticated one that can also do nude shades to a T (or actually, a sculpted V). The first Naked products are the eyeshadow palettes that come with 12 shades of browns, taupes, nudes and everything in between. Easy to use colours for everyday looks. The Shapeshifter follows suit: packed with nine generous pots (up to 3.7g each) of pigmented and easy-to-blend cream and powder for colour-correction, contouring, and highlighting. The powders comprise of a …

Urban Decay’s complexion primers and sprays

Beauty junkies – especially the variety who love going all-out with their make-up and need it to stay on all day – swear by Urban Decay’s complexion primers and sprays. We do not wear as much make-up, but still think these products are must-haves. Especially, the Hydra Charged Complexion Prep Priming Spray with soothing and moisturising niacinamide and coconut water. Apply it as the last step of the skincare routine, before you start on your make-up. It will give the skin an extra dewy glow, while the complexion make-up would go on super smoothly. Love it. The other Setting Sprays also do as they promise. Spritz it on as a finishing touch when you are done with your make-up, and it will last all day. The sprays offer your face moisture while fixing the make-up to the skin. If you have combination skin, use the De-Slick Complexion Primer that mattifies skin, very sparingly. Just apply a small amount on the T-zone, nose, and chin, before applying your make-up to keep those areas oil-free. Alternatively, gently …

Sneak peek: Urban Decay’s 2016 Holiday Collection

It is never too early to start planning for your Christmas shopping. Or just strategising on stocking up on the best value-for-money Christmas sets/ limited edition items. Here are The Beauty Gazette’s picks from Urban Decay’s Holiday Collection:   1) Liquid Moondust Eyeshadow The sparkliest eyeshadow around is now available in a liquid version. Available in eight shades. UD says: “Our innovative, lightweight formula feels cool and wears comfortably. Creamy to the touch, Liquid Moondust blends easily. After you apply it, you’ve got about 30 seconds to blend the colour out. And once it’s dry, Liquid Moondust won’t budge or crease.”     2) Naked Ultimate Basics Because you can never have too many neutral matte eyeshadows…Urban Decay’s Naked Palettes are the original ones that have you covered from barely-there eye contours to out-there smokey eye looks. (Before so many other brands hopped on the same make-up train and churned out their palettes that are also packed with neutral shades.) And that extra large mirror on this palette is literally another plus. UD says: “We …

A closer look at Urban Decay’s Alice Through The Looking Glass palette

Launching in stores July 6, this new palette is filled with 20 new shades. The bright colours are just as fantastical as the movie, and the packaging was made to match. Open up the box and you are greeted with a 3D butterfly; while the eyeshadows are tucked in a drawer. Another beautiful collector’s item from the brand. Because you can never have too many eyeshadows; even if you just want to keep them in the box so you can admire the shades. If you don’t own any eyeshadow palettes, this might be a good investment. Almost half of the shades are easy-to-wear nudes and browns and greys, which you can also blend with the out-there pinks and oranges for a bolder look. But judging by the tonality of the colours, this palette would be most suitable for those with warmer skin tones. Picture source: Urban Decay