Urban Decay Electric Palette

Hey, everyone! Just checkin’ in to talk about a pretty much well-known palette that was recently released by Urban Decay. Yep…the Electric Palette. As many of you most likely know, it is a palette that consists of bright colors ranging from a frost to matte finishes. For a while, I debated whether I should get it or not…annnnnnnnd I caved in. I just thought it was a good idea since I might purge a lot of my makeup collection. (It’s time.) I must say…this palette is gorgeous and it’s quite pigmented. Of course it’s best that you use a base underneath, so that not only the shadows stick, but also to show it’s true bright colors. The only downside is that four of the shadows are not considered eye-safe (Slowburn, Savage, Jilted and Urban). Now…keep in mind…it’s only not eye-safe in the United States (due to FDA standards), but is eye-safe in other countries. Urban Decay has to put that disclaimer so that a lawsuit won’t ensue. With all that said…you can use them, but use them at your own discretion.

Anywho…let’s take a look at the packaging and some swatches!photo 1 (40)

 

And then opened:

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With flash

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Without flash

And now the swatches on my skin (I took these pics a few weeks ago, while in Sephora.) The shadows are in the order of the palette:

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(Revolt, Gonzo, Slowburn, Savage, Fringe)

 

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(Chaos, Jilted, Urban, Freak, Thrash)

 

 

With flash:UDelectricpalette3 UDelectricpalette4

 

I had it for a good minute before I even played in the shadows, LOL! I did my first look with them on Saturday. (Click pics to enlarge):

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FACE

Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater

Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentrè (as my moisturizer)

Cover FX CC Cream Time Release Tinted Treatment SPF 30 in G Deep

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer in SX09 (to correct) and in SX11 (as an under eye concealer)

Ben Nye Luxury Powder in Banana (to set the concealer)

Urban Decay Oil-Control Setting Spray  (to set everything)

EYES

Anastasia Beverly Hills DIPBROW™ pomade in Dark Brown (to fill in brows)

Anastasia Beverly Hills concealer in 4.0 as a base

Urban Decay Electric Palette: Thrash e/s on the inner half of lid, Fringe e/s on the outer half of lid, Urban e/s in the crease, Revolt in the tearduct. On the lower lash line: Same order as lid.

Anastasia Beverly Hills concealer in 4.0 as a brow highlight

Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink on the upper lash line

NARS Larger Than Life Longwear eye liner in Via Veneto on the waterline

Lancome Defincils mascara

CHEEKS

Kevyn Aucoin The Sculpting Powder (to contour cheeks)

LIPS

MAC Yash lipstick

MAC Hodgepodge lip liner

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4 thoughts on “Urban Decay Electric Palette

  1. I was waiting to see your thoughts on this palette.Now I will purchase it. Your look with the palette is gorgeous. Side note: When you do your purge what kind of products do you purge?

    • Thank you! 🙂

      In terms of my purge, this will be my actual first purge. What I have in mind is my cream shadows, gel liners (that dried out), paint pots, eye shadows and possibly foundations.

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