Urban Decay: Naked2

After being offered a new job this week, I promised to treat myself to a little something.. Now I know I’m a tad late on this, but I chose to purchase the incredibly popular Urban Decay Naked2 palette. I read a review that the Naked2 palette is suited for blue eyes and they were spot on! It contains plenty of golds, taupes, and shimmery greys all ideal for enhancing anyone with baby blues eyes!

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Naked2 Urban Decay: Boxed Up

Contained within this rather attractive box is also a weeks worth of sample eyeshadow primer, a little extra given by Urban Decay….nice!
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Colours (as pictured above, listed from top to bottom)

  1.  Foxy
  2. Half Baked
  3. Bootycall
  4. Chopper
  5. Tease
  6. Snakebite
  7. Suspect
  8. Pistol
  9. Verve
  10. YDK
  11. Busted
  12. Blackout

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At £38 its one of the pricier palette’s on the market however the quality is right up there and comes with an amazing Urban Decay eyeshadow Brush!

Get yours here http://www.urbandecay.co.uk/naked/naked-palettes/naked2

 

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November Make-Up Must Haves…

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When asked what make up I couldn’t be without, I struggle every time! Having looked in my Make-Up bag I managed to narrow it down (the best I could) to my absolute fave items for this month of November! However I chose the following three items to review and share with you;

1) Benefit Lemon Aid

I cannot live without Benefit’s ‘Lemon Aid’ eyeshadow primer. Don’t let the yellow tone put you off, its ideal for reducing redness and helps create a perfect base shade whilst priming the eyelid.

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2) L’ORÉAL Skin Perfection Moisturiser

With the colder weather arriving and the heating now on, our skin is in more need than ever to take extra care in the mornings and I love using L’ORÉAL Skin Perfection moisturiser (pictured top right). It acts as a great primer too due to its rich texture and doesn’t leave your skin feeling oily or greasy. Priced at £9.99 in boots.com

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3) Benefit Erase Paste (No 2)

Another Benefit item I couldn’t live without is their ‘Erase Paste’ Concealer in shade number 2.  This concealer is a thick paste like consistency with its brightening formula it really does erase any blemishes and create an illuminating effect. Whether you want this to brightening your under eye area, hide dark circles or cover up blemishes this little pot will do it all! I use this daily and apply using a small concealer brush as the paste can get a bit mucky if you use your fingers. Priced at £20.50 in my opinion it really is worth the spend.

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The perfect daytime eyeshadow palette

IMG_6259I picked up this eyeshadow palette whilst at the tills in H&M. The colours grabbed my attention immediately as I have been looking for a palette with these shades. The lighter shades are perfect for creating a natural daytime look, you will need to use a good primer for your eyelids though as the eyeshadows are very light and powdery. Building depth to your eyes will be necessary with this palette.

IfIMG_6260 you are looking for natural shades that you can build depth and layers, then this a steal! The only downside to this palette is that the darker shades need a lot of application. I had to use a trusty smokey brown shade from one of my own eyeshadows to build up a darker shade.

Carrie’s Verdict: 7/10

It has to be said that this palette will never rival Urban Decay’s ‘Naked’ palette range, but this is definitely ideal for a natural daytime look and for the price it is perfect for keeping in your handbag!