Hi guys! Well I certainly did a happy dance when I heard the post drop off my latest Sephora order. I heard the vehicle pull up and actually squealed as I ran towards the door. I finally got my hands on the Urban Decay Naked Smoky palette.
Let’s take a second to admire the palette in all of its glory…
Here is a smoky, dramatic but wearable look that I did using the palette:
Foundation: L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation in Classic Ivory
Concealer: Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Concealer in Ivory
Powder: Anastasia Beverly Hills Banana Powder (undereye) and MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Light (all over face)
Blush: Too Faced Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush in Candy Glow
Highlight: The Balm’s Mary Lou-Manizer
Eyes: Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion. Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette – Combust (Crease/transition shade), Slanted (All over lid and smudged undereye) and Smolder (Outer edge/to deepen crease). Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper (eyeliner) Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara (lashes).
Brows: Milani Easybrow Automatic Pencil in Taupe and L’Oreal Brow Stylist Plumper in Light to Medium
Lips: Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Obsessed
I’ve tried a few different looks with the Smoky palette so far and I’ve been very impressed. The eye shadows are pigmented and versatile. You can create both softer and dramatic looks with the palette. The only shade I had trouble swatching was Thirteen but that has more to do with my fair skin.
Since I ordered the Smoky palette while Sephora was their VIB Appreciation week, I also got a goodie bag which lots of amazing samples inside! I haven’t tried them all yet but so far I’m loving the Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper (a product I had been dying to try). I’ve already tried Benefit’s Porefessional and Makeup Forever’s Smoky Extravagant Mascara so those automatically get a thumbs up!
Did you purchase anything during VIB Appreciation week at Sephora? Let me know in the comments below!