Saturday, 29 December 2012

Urban Decay Mariposa Eyeshadow Palette.


You may remember that last month I held a Christmas Giveaway, and the giveaway included the Urban Decay Mariposa Palette. Well, it's one of my favourite eyeshadow palettes, so I thought it was about time I did a review on it!

I've been trying to use as many natural make-up and skincare products as possible lately because of my allergies and eczema, but on a night out I always find myself succumbing to my old ways and using my old 'normal' products. I just make sure I lather my eyes in Dr Organic Manuka Honey cream afterwards to stop the eczema returning :P 

Anyway, this palette is one of the most gorgeous eyeshadow palettes I have ever used. The colours are so versatile and the pigmentation is amazing. The shadows blend smoothly and I have never experienced any fall-out when using them. The colours are ideal for both day and night, and I've created all sorts of looks from them, from natural to smokey eye and everything in between! 

The Urban Decay Mariposa palette has ten shades of eyeshadows, including; Rockstar, Gunmetal, Skimp, Infamous, Wreckage, Haight, Money, Mushroom. Spotlight, and Limelight. Most of them are shimmery, but there are a couple of Matte ones in there too. They come in a really pretty tin box that I find quite light and easy to carry around in my bag. As usual the brush that comes with it isn't that great, so I use my beloved eco-tools ones instead.

I think a lot of people tend to stick to the popular Naked and Naked 2 Urban Decay palettes, and forget how gorgeous many of the other ones are. This is definitely my favourite out of all of them, and although I've fallen in love with the natural Inika eyeshadows, I still find myself using this palette every now and then :) 

The Mariposa Urban Decay Eyeshadow Palette is available from Debenhams for £28, which is a great price when you basically get ten eyeshadows!

What's your favourite eyeshadow palette?



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11 comments

  1. This is so pretty! I need to check this out! Gunmetal will always be one of my favs!

    Take Care,
    Mandy Jean
    www.mandyjeanchic.com

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    1. It's so gorgeous isn't it! My favourite is Limelight :)

      C x

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  2. I was never really fussed about Urban Decay eyeshadows, but after getting the Naked palettes I'm in love with them! The quality is amazing x

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  3. This palette looks amazing, looks like it would be perfect for a night out. Urban Decay always do really good palettes! :)

    x

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  4. This looks lovely and I love the packaging! Haight and Infamous look gorgeous!

    Jesss xo

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  5. Can't believe I've never seen this before! It's so lovely x

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  6. I love eco-tools brushes. <3

    I want to try Urban Decay but out of my budget. lol

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  7. I love this palette, it's possibly one of my favourites! It is so perfect to pop in the handbag with it's diddy brush :) xx
    Gem xx

    www.missmakeupmagpie.com

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  8. I just bought this palette in a blog sale, BN and i cant wait to try it out, the colours look lovely and I just love Urban Decay!

    Glad to see you are fan too! xx

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  9. My local debenhams are selling this for £13.50 ATM. Tempted to pick one up! x

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    1. Really!? Omg, I might run down to mine and see if they have one too! Defs get it!

      C x

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