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Urban Decay Naked Basics Photos & Swatches


Here is a special sneak peek for you! Say to hello to the long awaited matte neutrals palette from Urban Decay. This is Naked Basics with four brand new and exclusive shades.

Urban Decay Naked Basics
This is the latest addition to Urban Decay’s Naked range and it is a mini collection of 6 beautiful neutrals – 5 of which are completely matte. There is one satin shade, Venus, which has a lovely semi-shimmer texture which will be great for highlighting or even adding a sheen over the other shades.
Here are some more pics!
Urban Decay Naked Basics

There are 3 paler shades – the semi-shimmer Venus (off-white),  matte Foxy (cream) and matte Walk of Shame (light nude) – all perfect for creating a lovely base and evening out the skin for other shades.
Here are some quick swatches:
Urban Decay Naked Basics Swatched
The darker shades are Naked 2 (taupe), Faint (warm medium-dark brown) and Crave (brown/black) – all matte. They are super gorgeous and smoky and all really pigmented so you’ll be able the play with the levels of intensity.
Urban Decay Naked Basics
Here are the quick swatches of those:
Urban Decay Naked Basics Swatched
I’ve got to say, I am a little bit in love with this already and cannot wait to use it!! 
Urban Decay Naked Basics
One of the great things about this palette is its size. It is perfect to pop into your handbag – much smaller and more convenient than the other Naked palettes. It doesn’t have a brush but that is just the compromise we have to face for its brilliant size, considering it contains 6 full sized eyeshadows.
Urban Decay Naked Basics
The packaging has a lovely velvet feel.
It comes in a box with a fab colour guide on the back too.
Urban Decay Naked Basics
This is really a must-have palette for anyone who loves neutrals. I shall do a face of the day with this very soon which I am excited about because I’ve heard these shades have some serious staying power!
The Urban Decay Naked Basics palette will cost £20 and launches exclusively online at Debenhams on 11th December 2012. That is a date for your diary!
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7 Responses to Urban Decay Naked Basics Photos & Swatches

  1. Lisahh-Jayne December 4, 2012 at 5:47 pm #

    Not going to lie, I think I need this in my life. I have the original Naked Palette and it’s my favourite thing ever, not so keen on the look of Naked 2 though xx

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  2. TheLittleThings December 4, 2012 at 7:14 pm #

    Great review, I’m even more excited for this than I already was!!! xxx

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  3. Anonymous December 4, 2012 at 7:33 pm #

    I love the MUA undressed and heaven and earth palettes!

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  4. Lauren December 4, 2012 at 8:58 pm #

    Oooh I’m VERY tempted by this-I’ve always wished there were more matte shades in the original naked palette! xo

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  5. Shoesdays Child December 5, 2012 at 12:08 am #

    On my wish list. X

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  6. Georgina December 5, 2012 at 11:11 pm #

    I love this post! Urban Decay are unbeatable for eyeshadow. I think £20 is a bargain as well! Cannot wait to buy xxx


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  7. BeautyDetective December 14, 2012 at 3:01 pm #

    I want Santa to bring this to me! It looks lovely and I am loving matte colours at the moment so this is perfect!

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