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Naked 2 Palette, swatches and comparisions

8 Dec

If you recall about a week ago I posted some hardcore breaking news on here: Urban Decay was coming out with a sequel to their classic Naked palette, the Naked 2.  The world stood still for a moment.

The original Naked Palette came out in the summer of 2010 and took the make-up world by storm.  It’s a sleek, well designed neutral palette containing 12 full size (0.5oz) eyeshadows for $45.   That equals to less than 4 bucks per eyeshadow (which normal costs $17 for 0.5 oz.).  Genius, Urban Decay, genius.

They were smart to come out with a sequel, because I sure took that bait… I was one of the lucky 5,000 to purchase one the weekend that it came out.  So… is it worth the hype?

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Urban Decay Sustainable Shadow Box, Review

28 Nov

It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving break.  Lets all take one big collective… sigh.  I hope you guys had a good holiday, I know I had a nice break.  My body hates me for stuffing it with enormous amounts of food, but I suppose it will get over it.  Or it will be fat.  Either way, I guess it’s my decision…

Well I was going through some of my palettes the other day and I came across my Urban Decay Sustainable Shadow Box.  It’s $36.00 and available at Sephora and UrbanDecay.com (**note, I couldnt’ find this on Sephora’s website, but I know I’ve seen it in the store recently).  This was one of my very first purchases from Sephora.  I was immediately drawn to the cute packaging.

Isn’t it adorable?  It’s actually made from bamboo.  The packaging even warns it “may be prone to slight natural splintering.”  Yikes!  I’ve never experienced any splintering, in case you were concerned.

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