Friday, September 21, 2018

Urban Decay Elements Palette

Hello Everyone !

* Disclaimer: This post contains a PR Sample provided by Urban Decay Cosmetics for review purposes. I would like to thank  Urban Decay Cosmetics for sending these products. All opinions are 100% my own. Product information is courtesy of Urban Decay.

I'm super excited about today's post! Last week I received a package and to my wonderful surprise, it was Urban Decay's New Elements Palette! As you can see the packaging is gorgeous!! I received this palette on the day it was released, September 10th!

Product Description

The unbelievably gorgeous Elements Eyeshadow Palette spans space and time with 19 mystical, never-before-seen shades in a celestial, ultra-sleek compact.

Inspired by the elements—Air, Earth, Fire and Water—a constellation of unique colors orbit around Luna, an ultra-iridescent transformer shade. The 19 new multidimensional pigments include bright mattes, holographic shimmers and molten metallics. We predict you’ll love Fortune Teller, a metallic magenta with green 3-D sparkle and shift. And Hex Remedy is an iridescent purple that really raises our vibrations.

With gilded details and a crystal-like case, this orb-inspired compact is your key to the next dimension. Slip it into your purse or gift it to a fellow mystic…Elements is the perfect palette to summon your inner goddess

Since you deserve serious staying power and shadow that doesn’t flake or fade out on you, every shade in the Elements Eyeshadow Palette is made from our mind-blowing formula that gives each shade its velvety texture, blendability and rich color that lasts.

Shades included:

SILVER BURN (smoky purple with pink iridescent sparkle)

ELECTRIC AIR (pinkish silver with iridescent micro-glitter

TECTONIC (chocolate brown with iridescent micro-sparkle)

VOLCANIC (bronze metallic)

EARTH BOUND (forest green satin with tonal micro-shimmer)

HEX REMEDY (bright purple with iridescent sparkle)

FOOL’S GOLD (metallic gold with tonal sparkle)

ANTIDOTE (soft warm nude)

DREAM WEAVER (bright pink matte)

EGO (soft pinkish-purple with blue micro-shimmer)

FORTUNE TELLER (metallic pink-red with green 3-D sparkle and shift)

MOON ROCK (metallic copper with iridescent sparkle)

SECRET KEEPER (bright green satin with gold shift)

LUNA (white shimmer with iridescent micro-sparkle)

LIONESS (smoky burgundy satin with bronze sparkle)

ELEMENTAL (sienna matte)

SAPPHIRE DREAM (bright navy blue metallic)

HEAVY WATER (bright metallic teal)

FIRE STARTER (deep red with gold micro-shimmer)

Urban Decay is 100% cruelty-free.
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*I prepared my lids by using Maybelline Instant Pore Eraser. I used Elemental for my transition shade. For part of my lid (near the tear duct) I used Heavy Water. On the other part of lid near the outer v, I used Sapphire Dream.

For the outer v, I used Hex Ready. Hex Ready mixed with Sapphire Dream in the outer V gives a nice smokey look. I also blended Hex Ready on top of my lid. For the lower lash I smugded Heavy Water.

To finish this eye makeup look. I went back into my tear duct and used Luna.  

My Thoughts

I love this palette! Urban Decay is known well for their neutral toned palettes...which I also love, but I have a great appreciation for colorful sparkly palettes as well. This palette dropped at a perfect time of year since the holidays are coming up. I see myself creating fun and festive looks with this palette. This palette also has beautiful shades to create a date night eye makeup look. It's not only a great palette for the holidays and date night. In my opinion this is a great palette to use during the week. This palette may have colorful shimmer shades, but it also has neutral colors that are good to create an everyday makeup look.

I've been an avid fan of Urban Decay's eyeshadows for years for their quality, and the Elements Palette is no different. The shadows in this palette are intense and I rarely use that word to describe eye shadow. This has to be one of the most pigmented palette I own, and the wear time is pretty impressive as well. I created this makeup look around 10 am and by 8pm my eyeshadow still looked fresh. There's no creasing, the colors blend very well, and there's minimal fallout from the shadows.

Since Fall starts tomorrow, I went for a darker eye makeup look. As I mentioned in my makeup details,  I mixed Sapphire Dream and Hex Ready to give a smokey purplish blue look. I love that this palette is so versatile. I also mentioned that I think this palette would be good for an everyday look. The palette may have unconventional shimmer shadows, but I definitely can make it work for an appropriate everyday look. Be sure to look for that in an upcoming post soon!


Kelsey Martino said...

Oh, I didn't even know about this palette. It looks lovely. I like the packaging, it definitely has earthly vibes.

A Shimmer, A Shadow

Anonymous said...

I didn't know UD released a new palette. Beautiful makeup! Love the colors you used!

Naturalle Drea said...

This palette is so pretty! You can create so many looks with it!

Pilar said...

Isn't the packaging gorgeous?! This palette has a great color selection!

Pilar said...


Pilar said...

I thought that when I opened the palette. I have so many looks I want to create with this palette!

Kristen Alpert said...

Love the palette. Now those are colors I wud wear. Let be the pics like always. Can't wait for you next post and pics.

Ann said...

Nice palette...
so very different from their Naked collections.


Red Rose Alley said...

This palette has so many pretty shades, Pilar. And the cover is cool. The names are very earthy, aren't they? You look pretty in these pics, and the headbands you wear always add a little something to your outfits. Purple suits you, and I'm not sure I told you, but Purple is my favorite color. : )


R.ChamberofBeauty said...

Such a beautiful palette, I love the colours.
You are looking so pretty. Loving your skirt and the way you styled it.
Happy Monday <3
Kisses <3

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

What a stunning array of shades! You're right that this palette will be perfect for creating a range of colorful holiday makeup looks Pilar!

Paola Lauretano said...

Totally obsessed with this palette!
Kisses, Paola.


The Liberty Belle said...

I really like this palette! The variety offers something to compliment a range of skin tones. Glad you featured it.

PhotosbyCris Travel Fashion Lifestyle said...

The palette is sensational but I have to say you wrote this post in such an amazing creative inspiring manner that captured my attention from beginning to end. Amazing writing skills babe. Love the whole concept here, cosmic and the elements So well presented and the packaging is gorgeous You look great as always your makeup is flawless Have a lovely week xoxo Cris

Pam said...

Oh wow... awesome colors and a lot of them to play around with. A different color to match different outfits! Great job.

Pilar said...

Thanks Kristen. I think these colors are very wearable!

Pilar said...

The Naked Palettes are some of my favorite pallets in my collection, but I love this colorful palette!

Pilar said...

Thanks Sheri! Aren't the names creative?! Purple is a beautiful color!

Pilar said...

Thanks Rakhshanda! Happy Tuesday!

Pilar said...

When I opened this palette I automatically thought holiday eye makeup! I love that I can use this palette for other eye makeup looks as well!

Pilar said...

So am I! This palette is beautiful!

Pilar said...

I agree!

Pilar said...

Thanks for the kind words Cris! I appreciate it! I try to write these reviews in ways that will grab my readers attention.

Pilar said...

These shadows are so pigmented and the palette has great selection of colors!

Ivana Split said...

These shades are so stunning...and they look very pigmented. I love the make up look you created and how it matches your top. You look beautiful. This palette seems simply perfect.

Marie said...

When did this palette release? The colors are beautiful! I love the shades you used for your eye makeup! Purple looks amazing on you!

Marie said...

I answered my own question! I see the palette released on the 10th! I don't know how I overlooked that in beginning of your post!

Pilar said...

Thanks Ivana! The shadows in this palette are so pigmented! The colors that I swatched on my arm were swatches without eyeshadow primer! These are the true colors of each shadow!

Pilar said...

Thanks Marie!

Pilar said...

No worries!

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

You look so pretty, Pilar. What a large palette to choose from--so many lovely colors. I really like the way your make-up looks so nice and not too made up!

Pilar said...

Thank Martha Ellen!

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