• Urban Decay

Urban Decay’s Response to L’Oreal Purchasing Them

I emailed my contact at Urban Decay to ask their thoughts on this purchase and to express my concerns. Here's the response that I received back, with permission to share with you: "As for the sale, we want to reassure our customers/fans that although our ownership is changing, our principles have not. L'Oreal is the [...]

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Beauty|Tags: |10 Comments
  • Please end animal testing for cosmetics

Dear Santa, Please End Animal Testing

I've been planning on posting this for a few weeks. I was going to post it on December 1st, but now is as good of a time as any to share it. It's simple and straight to the point. Revlon, Maybelline, Cover Girl, L'Oreal, Estee Lauder, MAC, Smashbox, Avon, Coty, Proctor & Gamble, Johnson & [...]

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Beauty|4 Comments
  • Screenshot_8

L’Oreal is supposed to buy Urban Decay

I woke up this morning to a ton of emails and comments on my blog asking if I'd seen that L'Oreal is to buy Urban Decay.  While this would be a good move for L'Oreal, I am afraid it would be a terrible one for Urban Decay. (Image Credit) Currently if you visit the About [...]

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Beauty|Tags: |21 Comments
  • My Doctor Who Look using Crave

Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette Review and Swatches

On 11/29 Urban Decay will launch their newest Naked palette, the Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette. The UD Naked Basics palette is a matte palette companion to the UD Naked Palettes 1 and 2. It’s the palette that belongs in every woman’s makeup bag because the colors let you create the perfect neutral matte look or compliment bolder looks. These 6 shades are über-wearable and will work on everyone’s skintone. The palette contains one of my favorite pale neutrals, Walk of Shame. […]

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Beauty, Reviews|Tags: , |36 Comments
  • Urban Decay Naked 2 and Faint

Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette Tutorial

I have a brand new Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette Tutorial for you today. The review will be live on my site shortly, but first I wanted to share this tutorial with you. […]

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Beauty, Tutorials|Tags: , , |9 Comments
  • Urban Decay Crave

Dr. Who Inspired

This tutorial is inspired by Dr. Who. We’d been discussing all the Doctors (my favorite is David Tennant) and companions (I adore Rose and Sarah Jane) with friends at dinner, so I knew that I needed to do a look. If I do this look again, I’m adding gold along the lower lid, or maybe in the crease. As it is, I do love it. Geek Chic Cosmetics Bigger on the Inside is a blue with golden overlay. The gold is strong, meaning that depending how you look at it you see green, gold, or blue-teal. I also got to use the new Urban Decay Crave, from the Naked Basics palette. Crave is awesome. It’s a deep, buttery smooth brown matte. […]

November 26th, 2012|Categories: Beauty, Tutorials|Tags: , , |34 Comments