July 9, 2015

Product Review: Urban Decay’s Naked Complexion Line

The Nitty Gritty

Beauty Balm: $34 / 35 ml / 2 shades
Foundation: $39 / 30 ml / 18 shades
Concealer: $28 / 5 ml / 8 shades
Pressed Powder: $36 / 9 g / 14 shades

Urban Decay Online – Purchase Link

Love It or Leave It

All in all, I think if this foundation has a good color for you or if you’re proficient at mixing your foundations, this is worth the purchase.  You don’t need much at all.  I literally use three drops, mind you I said drops, not pumps, to cover my face.  It really is luxury quality foundation in a mid-range brand.  The concealer is highly pigmented and, best of all, really crease-resistant (which is a big deal for me).  The pressed powders are finely milled and great for giving you even more of an airbrushed look if you buff it in after foundation and concealer application.  The beauty balms are pretty meh for me, but I can’t tell if I just don’t have the skin clarity to make it work for me right now or if it’s just not great.  I will say that the beauty balms are a good primer because of the silicone in them and that they have SPF (which you should be using every day).




highly pigmented
you don’t need a lot to get good coverage
attractive packaging
gorgeous for those wanting a matte finish

kind of pricey for average person
not a ton of variety in shades for consumers
some of the colors differ from concealer to foundation
only comes in a matte finish

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