So I love the Urban Decay Naked series, I know they get a lot of internet heat on them about being over-hyped. But if I want a neutral look these are the first palettes I reach for, when they announced they were coming out with Urban Decay Naked Heat palette I knew I was going to get it. The palette costs $54 and includes 12 shadows just like all the other Naked Palettes with 0.05 oz for each shade.
Claims from Urban Decay
Shades & Swatches
- Ounce (ivory shimmer)
- Chaser (light nude matte)
- Sauced (soft terra-cotta matte)
- Low Blow (brown matte)
- Lumbre (copper shimmer w/gold pearl shift)
- He Devil (burnt red matte)
- Dirty Talk (metallic burnt red)
- Scorched (metallic deep red w/gold micro-shimmer)
- Cayenne (deep terra-cotta matte)
- En Fuego (burgundy matte)
- Ashes (deep reddish-brown matte)
- Ember (deep metallic copper-burgundy)
So what were my thoughts? I freaking love this palette. I would not call this palette "NAKED" by any means. These shadows are insanely pigmented and are my absolute favorite color tone to wear at any time of the year. Especially right now with my red hair.
These shades also last an insanely long time, those swatches were all one swipe in the pan then to my skin. And I didn't have primer on my arm beforehand. When I was doing the swatches for this post and video, I was waiting for my hair to be ready to wash after touching up my hair color with oVertone. You can see the hair dye fail on my arm as well underneath Ounce. Not that it changes the swatches, hell no one applies eyeshadows without a primer, but some parts of the internet love to throw shade when people swatch with primers underneath the shadows. They also say that about finger swatches... but I actually apply some of my eyeshadows with my fingers so to me those are useful. I mainly do this when I'm not doing videos, but I'm debating on switching it up. Since it's honestly how I apply my makeup.
Okay, mini rant/rumbling aside.
Here are a few looks I did when I was playing around with the palette. The first one was using the shades: chaser, sauced, lumbre, dirty talk, scorched, en fuego, and ashes. In my inner corner I used Stila magnificent metals glitter & glow liquid eye shadows in smoky storm and Lorac mod lip gloss in Red Rose. Look #2 was made using basically every matte shadow in the palette. The main ones being: chaser, sauced, he devil, and caynne. And the final look was created using basically every shadow in the palette with Milani metallic liquid lipstick.
As i mentioned earlier, I freaking love this palette and the shadows inside of it. I'm probably going to use this palette in junction with the Lorac Beauty and the Beast palette, the Jean-Michel Basquiat palettes, and the ColourPop pressed eyeshadows they came out with for the summer. Review of those will be coming in the next couple of days since I realized I've never done a review on ColourPop eyeshadows. And I'm probably not going to get any other eyeshadows for the rest of the summer unless something really convinces me to try it. I'm still debating on the Morphe x Jaclyn Hill palette if I can get my hands on it that is. But otherwise I think I'm good for a long time with all these palettes. As well as with all the other eyeshadows that I currently have in my collection.
If you've tried the Urban Decay Naked Heat palette, what are your thoughts on it?