Monday, 20 October 2014

REVIEW: Urban Decay Naked Basics 2 Palette Swatches!

DEAR DIARY,

I HAVE A PROBLEM AND CAN'T RESIST URBAN DECAY PALETTES.













If you're a cool-toned, pale gal like myself or enjoy natural taupe eye looks, Naked Basics 2 would be great for you.  It contains 6 neutral shades, most of which are matte apart from Skimp which has a slight shimmer, which work beautifully together to create an easy to wear nude look.

I've been using this daily for the past couple of weeks, with Skimp as a base, Primal into the crease of my eye, Undone smoked out in the outer corner and when a mix of Cover, Primal & Undone under my lower lash line for my signature sultry come-to-bed eyes (lolz).

I love the packaging of this palette, it's sturdy, small enough to fit in my makeup bag, has a good size mirror for applying makeup and perfect for travelling with.  It retails at £22 and I'm now lusting after the original Naked Basics palette as I haven't tried that yet!  Maybe if I do get it I'll do a comparison for you!

Are you a fan of neutral shadow palettes?  Have you got the original Naked Basics?

xxx

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28 comments:

  1. I don’t own with er Naked Basic palette from UD. In all honesty I have never really wanted to own a small palette consisting of just matte shadows. But after falling in love with my Lorac Pro Palette and it’s matte shadows, having something smaller like this is tempting!

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  2. I have the original palette and I love it! I probably don't need the second palette but it doesn't stop me wanting it! ;)

    Stephanie
    http://missstephanieusher.blogspot.co.uk/
    http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3436251
    xxxx

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  3. Really enjoyed reading this. I think the palette is definitely going in my makeup bag this month! Love the post. L xx

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  4. It look beautiful, haven't used this one or original Naked but used Lorac Pro for neutral colors :)
    GlamupGirls

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  5. I am obsessed with my Naked Basics palette, so Naked 2 has to be added to the wish list. It looks right up my street! Looking forward to meeting you tomorrow night!

    Zoe Newlove | Beauty Blogger & MUA

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  6. Mine just arrived in the mail today and I'm already wearing it. It's so pretty :)

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  7. This looks so good, it would be perfect for daily wear! I think I like this better than the first one. :)

    Sam | www.thatsfetch.com

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  8. I really really love this. It's just a staple!

    Georgina x
    foxonthehunt.com

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  9. I keep reading about this palette and I'm hearing so many good things about it. As a fellow pale gal, I really think this would work well for me! Can't wait to try it, great post.

    Laura

    www.laurawinnard.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. I want, I need! ♡

    Natalia // http://my-name-is-natalia.blogspot.com/

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  11. This is actually the first UD palette that actually caught my attention! The colors look great and the brush too!
    xx Rena
    Kiss and Make Up- Beauty Blog
    Fill In The Blank- Lifestyle Blog

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  12. Neutral shadow palettes are my fave and urban decay are definitely my favourite. They totally win for the best eye products. I love reading your reviews Katie and I love your posts <3

    Love Charlotte xxx
    scarletslippers.blogspot.co.uk

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  13. Hi. I was just wondering if it came with the brush or was that separate? I've never seen the brush before...

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  14. I love this palette. I think it's so much better than the 1st one. I intend to get my hands on it pretty soon. x

    Speaking Beauty UK | Nars, Urban Decay, YSL GIVEAWAY

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  15. Really want to get my hands on this palette!! Sucks that it hard to get UD products in OZ.

    Leonie ♥ IkonikBeauty

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  16. This one is just kinda blah to me, to be honest. The first four shades are so light and similar. Not for me, this palette.

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  17. It is such a nice palette, and I will get so much use out of it. I own all the Naked palettes,and I would never be without them.

    zoea2812.blogspot.com

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  18. This palette is really tempting me. I am definitely a matte shadow gal!

    -xx

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  19. I seriously need this palette in my life!

    Check out my blog?
    Krystal | Little Beauty Bug <3 & ­­Bloglovin'

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  20. Thanks for the swatches! I've been so tempted by this palette- looks wonderfully versatile :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  21. I need these, I don't own a single one and I feel let out haha x
    Beyond Bally

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  22. I like my neutrals. Must check these out.

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  23. I am definitely a fan of neutral palettes and this is on my list after the million other palettes I intend on buying! Haha. xx

    isobellooker.blogpost.com

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  24. I absolutely love naked palettes and neutral colours are my fave! The Naked 1 palette is definitely s favourite of mine x

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  25. I have all the Naked palettes and Basics 1 except for this new one! I really didn't use the Naked Basics all that much though, except for travel, so I think I'm going to skip this one. Plus, I have the Coastal Scents 28 Neutral so I'm set for matte shades at the moment.

    What is the brush like? I'm really intrigued that it comes with a brush. Is it similar to the Naked 3 brush, which IMO is the best brush of the 3?

    polished.tv

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  26. I love neutral tone eye looks, I have the Naked Basics 1 and Naked 3 which I have used pretty much daily since buying. I might have to invest in this one too! you can never have too many nude eye shadows right? x

    www.lipstickandthings.blogspot.co.uk

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  27. The colors are for suew great but I think they are overpriced a little bit...
    xo
    Stacy

    http://tastyrumors.blogspot.com/

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  28. Ohh this palette has a beautiful combination of colours! ^ - ^

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