It’s no news that I’m a huge fan of Urban Decay cosmetics and their ‘Naked’ range has not let me down! Their Naked palette range is a focal point, being on the wish list of most makeup loving ladies. With the large palettes (Naked, Naked 2 and Naked 3) and their handy makeup-bag sized palettes (Basics, Basics 2.) Nude shades are always popular so the Naked palette range helps pull off the look perfectly! So I thought I’d share the palettes with you!
A beautiful warm, neutral toned palette with 10 shimmer shades and 2 beautiful matte shades. Coming in a beautiful brown velvet magnet closing case with a small mirror on the inside, it also includes a fantastic double ended application brush (both shadow and crease).
Shades include: Virgin, Sin, Naked, Sidecar, Buck, Half-Baked, Smog, Darkhorse, Toasted, Hustle, Creep and Gunmetal.
My most used shades include: Sin, Buck, Half Baked, Smog and Creep.
Priced at roughly €47.50/£39.50/$54. I purchased from my local Debenhams, but I know it’s available online from Urban Decay also.
Some Pros include: The eye shadows are tightly secured in the tin & contains such wearable shades.
The Cons include: Sometimes the magnetic closure is not secure enough, especially when travelling its likely to open. Also the mirror is slightly too small for my liking.
I’ll be honest I hardly reach for this palette & in the coming months I’m gonna try grab for it more often. In my opinion the Naked Palette is very useful for people with warm undertones.
Naked 2 Palette
A cool, neutral toned palette with 9 shimmer and 3 matte shades. Encased in a clasp/clip closing light brown/ off-grey metal tin case with a large mirror inside filling the inside of the lid. It also includes a handy double ended application brush (both shadow and crease). On purchasing the palette it came with a free ‘Eye shadow Primer Potion – Original’ it’s a fantastic long lasting eye shadow primer/base, who doesn’t love something free.
The shades include: Foxy, Half Baked, Bootycall, Chopper, Tease, Snakebite, Suspect, Pistol, Verve, YDK, Busted and Blackout.
My most used shades include: Bootycall, Snakebite, Suspect, YDK and Blackout.
The Pros include: A large mirror and the packaging is really secure, plus I love those three matte shades as a colour combination.
My Cons include: The shadows are along a cooler spectrum & add very little warmth to a look, something I love to add. The case is very secure & can be difficult to open at times if I’m honest.
In my opinion the Naked 2 Palette is most useful and best suited to people with cool undertones.
Naked 3 Palette
This is a rose gold, neutral tones palette with 9 shimmer and 3 matte shades. It comes in a clasp/clip closing rose gold metal tin case with a big mirror inside, again filling the inside of the lid, just like the Naked 2. It also includes a double ended application brush – ‘Good Karma Shadow Brush.’
Shades include: Strange, Dust, Burnout, Limit, Buzz, Trick, Nooner, Liar, Factory, Mugshot, Darkside and Blackheart.
My most used shades include: Strange, Limit, Nooner, Liar, and Blackheart – my favourite shade to date, maybe even my favourite Urban Decay shadow.
My Pros include: The large mirror, really secure packaging and the colour theme is very eye-catching and so easy to wear. It’s definitely one of my favourite palettes, plus it looks great on any vanity.
Cons include: It’s rather bulky packaging is the only thing I could think of, but lets be honest that just being picky.
In my opinion the Naked 3 Palette would best suited to fair skin, but I’m sure everyone could make it work. I do love this palette I must say!
Overall, each palette has a stunning selection of eye shadows, catering to people with all different needs/wants! As a “Palette Junkie”, I had to buy them all, but other people would be just as happy with only one of these palettes, it’s just deciding which one best suits you, I definitely recommend going in store having having a look, maybe swatch some & then you’ll know, or want them all.
So have you tried any of the Naked palettes? Which is your favourite?
As always, Thanks for reading! Until next time!
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