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Monroe Misfit Makeup | Beauty Blog: Urban Decay NAKED Cherry Collection Review & Swatches


The wait is over! The highly anticipated Urban Decay NAKED Cherry Collection is here and it’s sultry and ripe for a picking! The most sultry naked palette yet contains 12 never-before picked neutrals. This cherry-hued palette will inspire your most tempting eye looks ever! Also in the collection are three new VICE lipstick shades, two 24/7 Liners, Naked Cherry Highlight Palette, while All Nighter Setting Spray gets a cherry scented upgrade that you’re going to LOVE! Lets check it out!

Can we just have a moment for this awesome PR packaging. This has to be the sweetest way to package a collection I have ever seen!

Urban Decay NAKED CHERRY Eyeshadow Palette ($49)
This is our wildest way yet to look better Naked…Naked Cherry
Eyeshadow Palette has a sexy vibe that’s more tart than sweet. With 12
never-before-picked neutrals, this vamped-up cherry-hued palette is sure
to bring out your sultriest, most tempting eye looks ever.

These 12 all-new shades include of-the-moment soft mattes and
sizzling metallic, ranging from creamy ivory and shimmering rose gold
to the most intense black cherry. We’re addicted to Bing—a deep mauve
matte that is right on trend. And we can’t get enough of Drunk Dial, a
shimmery metallic burgundy that takes smoky looks to a smoldering
climax.

Because serious staying power and shadow that doesn’t flake or fade out
on you are non-negotiables, each shade is made from our mind-blowing
formula that gives its velvety texture, rich color and blendability.

Adorned with a row of metallic cherries, the crimson compact
includes a full-size mirror and double-sided brush—ready for precision
application on one end and seamless blending on the other. Whether
you’re at the office, in between flights or getting ready at the
apartment, Naked Cherry spices up everything from chill neutrals and
sexy shimmers to super smoky eyes.

This palette totally embodies cherries, though some may say it’s a bit more cranberry. Sometimes UD describes their palette one way and it ends up totally different. Hello, the not-cool-toned BackTalk palette. NAKED Cherry hits the mark in color palette.

Where it falls short is in pigmentation. NAKED Cherry doesn’t stand up to par with previous Naked Palettes. The matte shades were much more dusty and chalky than I have experienced from my other Naked’s in the past. That aside, it’s still really good. My favorite colors in this palette were the shimmers Turn On, Ambitious, and Drunk Dial. I also really liked the matte shades Feelz and Devilish. Both shades have a gorgeous warmth to them that really make them pop as a crease shade. Being fair, cool toned cherry red shades can look a little sickly on me. This is not he best palette for me personally, but I still really loved the cherry cola color palette.

NAKED Cherry Highlight & Blush Palette ($34)
 Creating a luscious glow is as easy as pie with our Naked Cherry Highlight and Blush Palette.This sweet-and-tart trio includes one highlighter, a
universally flattering blush and a super-sophisticated iridescent
complexion topper that can be worn solo or as a shimmering overlay to
add the ultimate luminous glow. Use these lightweight, jet-milled shades
separately or mix them together to create your own custom glow (with a
luxurious, flawless-looking finish).

This palette is similar style to the one released with Kristin Leanne. It houses two highlight shades and one blush. The blush is a warm, candy apple red that looks like a pretty just in from the cold flush. The swatches of the highlight shades do not do this justice. It is INTENSE. The white has a soft pink shimmer and the champagne is super flattering with a hint of gold. They look lovely mixed together too. As i wore this through out the week…I hated it! WHAT? The blush is so hardly packed in that when you try to apply the blush it just sits in one big cherry spot on your cheek. It does not blend out AT ALL. The highlights are pretty, but super intense even with the lightest hand. If you are looking for an extreme highlight you will love this, but don’t get it for the blush.

24/7 Eyeliner Pencils Black Market & Love Drug ($21)
Intensify your Cherry eye look with two all-new eyeliner shades in Urban
Decay’s award-winning, waterproof formula. Love Drug is a deep,
metallic wine shade, and Black Market is a rich, black with a satin
finish (each shade sold separately). Both look amazing as winged liner
or on your tight line. UD 24/7 are my favorite pencil liners. I really loved Black Market because it is slightly less intense than their other black liners Zero and Perversion. It has more of a matte, satiny finish that isn’t overpowering. Love Drug is pretty too! There isn’t too much red in the color and it also has that somewhat softer color finish.

Naked Cherry VICE Lipstick ($18)
Make it a real treat and finish your juicy Naked Cherry look with three limited-edition matching shades of Vice Lipstick. Our cult-favorite formula delivers super-creamy texture, rich
payout and superior color dispersion.

Yummy shades include Juicy, a
light peach-pink with copper micro-shimmer; Devilish, a berry pink with
tonal micro-shimmer; and Cherry, a deep berry wine.

You can never go wrong with VICE lipstick, ever. They are my favorite lipstick’s and I really don’t use anything except UD for lipstick any more. I have to say though I wasn’t that floored by these shades. Yummy looked exactly like the LE released from the Beached Collection, Devilish too similar to Big Bang, and Cherry like all of the rest of the dark vampy wine’s UD already offers.

I really wish they would have ditched the look at me mettalized finish and brought us a gorgeous juicy cherry pink or an actual shade similar to the eyeshadow shadow Devilish in Naked Cherry. I know they can make some awesome eclectic lip colors, but why neglect a great classic wearable pink or berry in the process? Of the three I would get Cherry, it’s a luscious creamy wine lip color that you can’t go wrong with in the Fall.

All Nighter Travel-size Cherry Scented Setting Spray ($15)
Don’t have a meltdown: The All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray you know (and are obsessed with) gets a cherry-scented upgrade. This Travel-Size All Nighter Cherry Scented Makeup Setting
Spray looks fresh as hell and is made to travel, so it slips easily into
your purse or beauty bag. Made with patented Temperature Control
Technology and suitable for all skin types, the bestie-in-a-bottle
always delivers a microfine mist that keeps makeup looking gorgeously
just-applied for up to 16 hours. Our favorite setting spray cherry scented? yes please! I’m not normally a fan of scents in makeup in any way, but I do like Too Faced Sweet Peach stuff a lot. I was hoping it would be like that. No, it smells like cherry Nyquil you guys. Very fake chemical scented. Luckily it fades pretty quickly.

NAKED Cherry Collection will top your makeup list! So my final thoughts on this collection are: The NAKED Cherry Palette is a fantastic selection of cranberry shades. It is not an every day palette, but definitely specialty colors that work beautifully together. The highlight palette is a no-go and I would skip the lipstick’s if you already have something similar. Pick up the setting spray if you need an on the go travel setting spray for cold season! 😉 24/7 Eyeliners are always a safe bet and these two shades are no exception. NAKED Cherry Palette is the real star of this collection, and as it should be!

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