However, by the time they were released, I was already settled back in Australia with no Urban Decay stockist - egads! Luckily enough, a lovely seller on eBay had the gift "stash" for a good price.
|The lovely set! Excuse the crappy photo.|
- Delinquent - a very deep plummy-purple with a violet shimmer.
- Rehab - a warm, deep brown.
- Juju - a mid-toned, warm taupe.
- Sin - a warm yet slightly pink-toned champagne.
- Clash - a bright, vivid turquoise.
Ease of use: These guys don't lie about how easy the shadows are to use. You don't even really need a mirror if you're only applying the one shade all over your lid, just draw and smudge with your finger (if you like). They are pretty damn blendable as well, so it's a cinch to blend colours. They work pretty well with powder-formula shadows as well, unlike other stick/long-wearing cream shadows I've tried.
Colour pay-off: Urban Decay products are consistently well pigmented. I haven't had a product yet that disappointed me in those stakes. These are no different. The shades are metallic and vivid and gorgeous. My favourites of the set would have to be Sin (what a surprise, I love the Sin powder eyeshadow also!) and Clash.
Longevity: Now... here's where we get a bit iffy.
When worn as a liner, these guys last beautifully. Clash did not budge when I wore it on a rainy work day from 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. No fallout, no sweat-smearing, NOTHING. Muy impressed! Here's Clash worn as a liner, from a FOTD:
Recommended? Abso-freaking-lutely! Anything reliable I can keep in my work or gym bag gets my thumbs up.
Bought on eBay for AUD$44 inc. postage. Product available from Sephora.