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PREVIEW: Electric Pressed Pigment Palette from Urban Decay | Swatches & Review

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You know I’m usually a boring neutrals girl, but this Urban Decay Palette made my eyes pop. It’s the new Electric Pressed Pigment Palette from Urban Decay and it’s like standing in a sweet shop. Holy shockingly vivid colours Batman! Dork, I know. However neutral I am I sometimes enjoy playing with colour. And what better way to to do that than with a palette like this. As they say, go big or go home!

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These shadows are so beautiful. the texture is amazing, so buttery. Not one chalky one in the bunch. There is also no dud and in my experience there is always a dud.

What I like:

  • Velvety Texture
  • Excellent Staying Power
  • A dream to blend
  • Rich colour & pigmentation
  • Amazing range of shades
  • Mixture of mattes, pearl, metallics and glitters.

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If you like bright colours then this palette of velvetty, hyper-pigmented shades will be your dream come true. If you shy away from colour then this palette may scare the bejeezus out of you but remember you don’t have to wear all the bright shades at once. I like applying a bright shade to the lid and the blending in a neutral brown into the crease. Or going bare on the lid and smudging a bright shade under my eye. Cool case, tin. Giant mirror. Brush double ended pressed pigment brush. One end has a compact brush for packing on colour to line, blend and smudge and on the other a small pigment brush which can be used to apply colour all over the lid and into the crease.

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Swatches

Applied with my finger on bare skin:

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And applied with the brush over Urban Decay Primer Potion:

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  • Revolt bright metallic silver shimmer with silver glitter
  • Gonzo bright turquoise matte with floating tonal pearl
  • Slowburn bright red-orange matte with floating pearl
  • Savage bright hot pink matte
  • Fringe bright metallic teal
  • Chaos bright blue matte with tonal pearl
  • Jilted bright metallic fuchsia with blue shift
  • Urban bright metallic purple
  • Freak bright green with gold shift
  • Thrash bright lime green matte with floating gold pearl

The Double sided brush

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€45 / £38 / $49 The Urban Decay Pressed Pigment Palettes is available this side of the Atlantic from April 1st from Debenhams and House of Fraser. It’s also available online from with of these stores and feelunique.com, beautybay.com, hqhair.com and lookfantastic.com

What do you think of the pigments?

Amy x

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