Urban Decay Naked Smoky – One Week, One Palette #10

From March 10-16 I used the Urban Decay Naked Smoky palette. This is a palette that people seem to either love or hate. I was drawn to it because of the blue and purple shimmers and the pinky-taupe matte.

Urban Decay Naked Smoky

I picked this up during one of the times Ulta had it on sale for $27. I believe this palette has actually been discontinued, but you can often find it at Nordstrom Rack and probably on some websites. I think this palette definitely does what it advertises – creating a nice smoky eye, and it gives a lot of options to do so.

Urban Decay Naked Smoky swatches

If I could make one change, I would add another, slightly warmer brown or mustard-toned matte to offset the lighter shimmery shades, since they clash a bit with the mattes that are there, but I do like that this is a pretty cool/neutral palette – they’re not so easy to come by these days.

 

I generally liked the looks I created with this palette, but in the future I won’t be likely to pull this out for work – it gets very smoky very fast! (But can we talk about my hair in the first pic? I was feelin’ myself that morning!)

Which is your favorite Naked palette? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

– Natalie

P.S. Here’s some referral links to some of my favorite sites. Use if you’d like!

  • Ebates – This is a great way to earn cash back from online shopping (that you’re already doing) at many of your favorite stores! (Including Sephora & Ulta!) If you join through this link and make a purchase of $25 or more, you’ll get an extra $10 cash back and I’ll get $15, as well as your own referral code.
  • thredUP – I love using thredUP to clean out my closet and shop for new pieces at a discounted price – sometimes they’re even brand new with tags! When you join thredUP through this link, you get $10 to spend and I get $10 to shop after you place your first order.
  • StitchFix – This is a great way to try out some new items for your closet, without the hassle of going to the stores and the bonus of a personal stylist. If you sign up with this link, you’ll get a FREE styling fee (usually $20) on your first Fix, and I’ll get $25 credit once it ships.

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