Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Palette Review, Photos, Swatches


Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Palette

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $29.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A versatile, matte eye shadow palette with six shades in taupe-hued neutrals. Cooler in tone than the original, Naked2 Basics complements Naked2’s palette perfectly. Featuring six taupe-hued matte neutrals, it also includes five never-before-seen shades. Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System™, the proprietary blend of ingredients that gives each shade its velvety texture, rich color, serious staying power, and blendability. They’re neutral enough for a range of skin tones—from cool to olive complexions to darker skin—and they’re perfect for creating a neutral matte eye or base eye looks with your favorite bolder shadows. It even has one shadow with a subtle, satin finish (Skimp), which is ideal for highlighting and adding dimension.

Urban Decay’s new Naked2 Basics eye shadow palette is a “matte” eye shadow palette that includes 6 taupe-hued neutral shades in a travel-friendly compact. The palette contains the following shades, which I review and swatch, below:

  • Skimp: Pale nude satin
  • Stark: Nude-pink matte
  • Frisk: Warm gray matte
  • Cover: Muted red-brown matte
  • Primal: Muted brown matte
  • Undone: Deep, smoky brown matte

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NARS Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow in Callisto Review, Photos, Swatches


NARS Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow in Callisto

Availability: Sephora, NARS, Nordstrom
Price: $29.00
Deal: Free beauty Gift with Purchase at Nordstrom. Ends 9/12.
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A creaseless, eight-hour wear eye shadow with a transformative texture for wet or dry application. This Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow has smooth, versatile texture that goes on dry for a sheer soft touch of sensual color, or wet for a high-impact finish. A lasting shadow, it achieves elevated eye looks that range from romantic to bold.

NARS’s new Dual-Intensity Eyeshadows are shadows that can be applied wet or dry for high-impact color. They are available in 12 shades. This review is for the shade Callisto, which is an icy pink silver. You can also see swatches of all 12 shades here.

Mesmerizing new Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow - available in 12 shades - $29

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This Week’s Beauty Sales & Deals (8/31-9/7)

Shop the Discovery Sale at tarte.com!

Here are this week’s sales and deals. Keep this page bookmarked because it is updated throughout the week with more great deals.


Ebates Labor Day Double-Cash Back! Macy’s 6%, Neiman Marcus 8%, Saks 9%, Bloomingdale’s 6%, Avon 6%
HauteLook Fragrance $25 And Under (8/31), Terre Mere Organic- Vegan Beauty (8/31), China Glaze & Seche Vite (9/1), Miracle Skin Transformer (9/1), Rae Cosmetics
Rue La La dr. brandt skincare (9/1), Best Face Forward: Skincare by L’OCCITANE & More (9/1), Corioliss (9/1)
Gilt Groupe Beauty Essentials: Up to 80% Off (8/31), Nuxe Paris (8/31), Nuxe Paris (9/1)
Avon Free Shipping on your $20 order Coupon Code: LABORDAY14 Ends 9/3!
Beauty.com $10 off orders of $50+ with this link. Ends 8/31.
BH Cosmetics Free Gift on orders over $25+. Use Code FREEGIFT. Ends 9/13.
Clarins Free Standard Shipping on all orders over $75!
Clarisonic Receive a free blue travel bag and deluxe sample cleanser ($20 value) plus free standard shipping with any $100 purchase! Enter code SUMMERFUN at checkout. Ends 8/31.
Buy any two devices together and receive 10% off + free standard shipping. Enter code PAIRS at checkout. Ends 10/31.
Dermstore Save 20% on Pur Minerals + FREE Gift and FREE 1-3 Day Shipping! 9/1 – 9/7.
Free Shipping with No Minimums & Free Samples!
Drugstore.com Everyday free shipping on orders over $35.
Kate Somerville Exclusive Acne Fighting Trio $35 off with free shipping!
Free Shipping on all orders $50+!
Macy’s Extra 20% off Macy’s Labor Day Sale + Free Shipping at $75! Use code DEALS. Ends 9/1.
Marc Jacobs Free Shipping on Any Order. Code: SHIP. Ends 8/31.
3 Free Deluxe-Sized Essentials + Free Shipping with all orders until 8/31.
Murad Save $10 off $50 + FREE Shipping. Promo Code: MURAD10. Ends 8/26.
Free Shipping with $50 Purchase.
NARS Complimentary mini Optimal Brightening Concentrate and Gentle Oil Free Eye Makeup Remover with any order over $35! Use code DOUBLETREAT at checkout. Ends 8/31.
Free shipping with any order!
Nordstrom Get a free Beauty Gift with Purchase – $117 value. 8/11 – 9/11.
Clearance Sale save up to 40% off! 8/27 – 9/7.
Pacifica Free Natural Skincare Sample when you spend $25!
Paula’s Choice Paula’s Choice‘s cleansers and toners are now 25% off!
Perricone MD Free US Ground Shipping With Purchase Over $50, On Any Perricone MD Skin Care Products.
philosophy Labor Day sale free shipping, no minimum. 9/1 only.
Free shipping on all orders of $50 or more.
Pixi Beauty Save 20% with code PIXISHARE at checkout!
Free Shipping on Orders over $50.
Rite Aid Save 25% on Maybelline Cosmetics. Ends 9/5.
Free Shipping with any $25 purchase.
Sephora Sephora’s Summer Sendoff Sale is on!
Receive a FREE bareMinerals Complexion Sample Trio with any $25 purcahse. Code: PERFECTION. Ends 8/31.
Receive a FREE 10-day supply of Clinique Smart Custom-Repair Serum with any $25 purchase. Code: SMART. Ends 8/31.
Shu Uemura Get 3 deluxe cleansing oil samples and free shipping with orders over $50 – code 3OILS. Ends 9/3.
Get free deluxe sample plus Free Shipping with purchases over $50.
Sigma Beauty Labor Day Sale 20% off with code ENDOFSUMMER. 9/1 only.
Stila Get Free Shipping with a Purchase of $20 or more!
StrawberryNet Up to 70% off for August. Ends 8/31.
FREE SHIPPING worldwide on skincare and makeup products.
Tarte Receive $20 Off when you spend $75 & up. Use code LDAY. Ends 9/1.
Discovery Sale up to 50% off!
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The Body Shop Labor Day Offer: Buy 3 Get 3 Free Plus Free Shipping on All Orders. Valid 9/1 Only.
50% OFF 100ml Hand Creams. Ends 9/7.
Buy 3 Get 2 Free. Ends 12/31.
Too Faced Get FREE SHIPPING with orders of $50 or more!
Ulta 20% off your Entire Purchase with code 203109! Ends 9/6.
Buy 1 Get 1 50% Off Neutrogena. Ends 9/6.
Walgreens BOGO50 on Maybelline, L’Oreal, and Boots! Ends 9/6.
Yves Rocher 20% OFF sitewide + free shipping + free gifts with your $40+ order! Use code 20YR20. Ends 9/30.

Happy shopping!

NORDSTROM - Shop the Clearance Sale now through September 7

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The Body Shop Buy 3 Get 3 Free


The entire Body Shop store is Buy 3 Get 3 Free for Labor Day. Enjoy!

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15% Off Ole Henriksen Labor Day Sale


15% Off Sitewide this Labor Day Weekend at Ole Henriksen!

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