Sunday, November 30

- Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette...

A few weeks ago, Danielle emailed to let me know I had won her giveaway and just a few days later, she had kindly sent me the Urban Decay Basics Palette along with a lovely note! I was over the moon as I don't own any makeup by Urban Decay and had heard so much about their eyeshadow palettes as they're everywhere on the blogosphere!

This palette contains 6 neutral shades which have a matte finish. When I first tried these eyeshadows, I was really impressed at how soft and nonchalky they felt. The pans are full-size like the other Naked palettes and included are Foxy, Walk of Shame & four unseen before shades: Venus, Naked 2, Faint & Crave!

In the image above, I sweeped 'Walk of Shame' over my eyelid and then blended Naked 2 into the crease. For a more natural look, I opted for 'Faint' along my lower lash line rather than 'Crave' and to finish the look off, I dabbed 'Venus' on my brow bone and inner-corner to highlight.

Due to this palette holding neutral shades, it was quite difficult to show in photographs, but if you're looking for an everyday palette then this is for you! Retailing at £22.00, it's definitely worth it!

Have you tried this palette or any of the other Naked ones? Let me know in the comments!


  1. This is gorgeous! I've been after a matte finished palette which is suitable for everyday so this is perfect. Love the make up look too! xx

    Vanity Fairest

  2. I'll definitely be investing in one of these, it looks like the perfect everyday palette! Love what you have done with it x

  3. Ohh what a fab thing to win! I do love my naked palettes so don't think I can justify the basics as well, but they are really nice for a wearable everyday look! x

    Jasmin Charlotte | UK Lifestyle Blog

  4. Urban Decay is amazing, such a fab range of colours! Great look for everyday eyes :) xx

    Viva Epernay | Benefit 'Sugarglam Fairies' Giveaway

  5. I have yet to own a Urban Decay palette haha. This one would be perfect for everyday! :)
    Yours Truly, NY

  6. I love this palette and just how versatile it is. Love the simple look you created with it x

    Beauty with charm

  7. this looks great! I have the naked 3 and love it although there are a lot of pink shades in it that I wouldnt wear. I desperately want to get my hands on the second one though!

    Eilidh from Velvet-Winter

  8. I love the shades in these palettes. I'm definately adding this one to my wishlist! Great post.x x

  9. What a great win! This palette made me a matte eyeshadow lover. I love using the black shade as an eyeliner. I really want the Basics 2 now xx

  10. I have wanted an Urban Decay palette since i first learned about them... the colors are sooo pretty! :D


  11. Lucky you well done these colours are lovely and look great on Lucy x

  12. Such a great palette to win! I love this palette and use it so much! I really love the FAIINT shade xx

  13. I love this palette so much, it's my absolute favourite xxx

  14. I love the matte shades that are in the Naked 3 palette, might have to give this a try!

    Alice, That Fashion Victim x

  15. I have lusted over Naked Basic 1 & 2 for the longest time but never bought it for myself. Lovely review and it makes me want them more!

    Reflection of Sanity

  16. This is such a nice palette to have. I love how natural it looks on you.


  17. Congratulations on winning a giveaway! Love this palette, it has such a nice neutral matte shades! :)
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  18. Amazing palette and swatches! I love your eyeliner's thin line!! Really nice blog! Keep it up!
    Aresmar || Fashion, Beauty, Lifestyle Blog

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  20. Soooo good! That's the palette I currently use and I love it! It's so basic (hence the name haha) and classic! Definitely good to wear everyday!

  21. I really want an urban decay naked palette. Your review sounds promising. Maybe Santa will be good for me. Really good post!

  22. I ADORE this palette sooooo much definitely my go to whenever I'm traveling x
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  23. Of course, I've been debating this palette for months but I just don't know. There is another rather pricey neutral matte palette that I'm considering but it's always out of stock (due to the incredible reviews). Anyway, I may continue to consider the Naked Basics as an alternative. :-)

    Beauty Isles | Blogiversary International Giveaway: Too Faced, LORAC and NYX

  24. Wow that's really cool you won that as a prize! I am still deciding whether to purchase this pallet or not, but from the sounds of it you are pretty happy with it. I may go and have a test out in Sephora this week.


  25. These Pallets are on my wish list! They are just beautiful and I've been dying to give them a go! Think its time I just went for it!