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Naked Heat – Urban Decay

Oh Urban Decay… This brand reminds me when I started to be into make-up. At the time, all the beauty youtubers and bloggers were talking about one palette: the Naked 2 from Urban Decay. I have to admit that – despite the years – I am unable to get tide of mine.

Over the years I forgot a little bit the brand. Their products were not original anymore and the brand was unable to renew itself. Over the last 10 years, hundreds of make-up brands appeared and they were so many things to try for a fraction of the price: at the time, the Urban Decay palettes (Naked 1, 2, and 3) were quite expensive and you could find similar shades for a lot cheaper.

This palette was released years ago but I purchased it only recently: I was buying the Naked Ultra-Violet Palette for a friend when I saw the Naked Heat Palette and my heart sank: this palette had to come back home with me.

The Naked Heat has the same efficient presentation than her big sisters: 12 shadows in a elegant case containing a big mirror, coming with a double-ended brush.

The Naked Heat Palette contains twelve powder eyeshadows:

  • Ounce – a shimmery ivory
  • Chaser – a light matte beige
  • Sauced – a very soft matte brown/orange
  • Low Blow – a medium matte beige
  • Lumbre – a medium, delicate pearly coral
  • He Devil – – a matte redish medium brown
  • Dirty Talk – a frosted medium brown with orange undertone
  • Scorched – a mettalic dark brown with red undertone
  • Cayenne – a matte terracotta
  • En Fuego – a matte burgundy
  • Ashes – a matte purpled plum
  • Ember – a frosted burgundy with a slight dark green undertone

The pigmentation is good but requires a good primer. Unfortunely, the mattes are not as creamy as they used to be and the shimmery ones are not as opaque as expected.

It is overall a good palette but a little bit disapointing for the price I paid for. I will restart to use it from September, as the color theme suits perfectly my autumn wardrobe.

Have you tried it? Did you like it? Let me know in the comments below!

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