18 June 2015

Urban Decay Electric Palette | Beauty

Urban Decay Electric Palette

Urban Decay Electric Shades

Close Up Urban Decay Electric

Close Up of Jilted

I recently won Lily Melrose's Instagram competition and the prize was this gorgeous Urban Decay Electric palette. I never win any competitions so I was extremely happy to receive this palette. Anyone who knows me, knows that I never wear shades like this. I always prefer something a little more simplistic or subtle but this is a great chance to try out some different colours and have a play about with them. 

I have only recently started trying more products from Urban Decay, I have the Naked On The Run palette which I adore, so I know the quality of these shadows. My first impression of the Electric palette was that I loved the design, it's like an explosion of colours which gives you just a little taste of what's inside. You receive 10 super bright, super pigmented shades, a nice brush to apply them and a really big mirror in the lid which is great. The thing I really love about this palette is that the shades are incredibly shimmery and these pictures don't really do them justice. Immediately I was drawn to Jilted which is a deep berry red but had blue shimmer particles in it which makes lit look a little purple as well. 

When you swatch these shades you realise what good quality the Urban Decay products are. In the bottom left had corner there is a vibrant blue shade called Chaos which feels like velvet, so beautiful. Each one is very pigmented, when I just lightly swatched them on the back of my hands they really stood out. I found that the top left hand shade called Revolt had the most fall out  and is the hardest to work with but it is a very nice glittery shade. 

Each of the Electric shades have shimmer in them but I found that Savage, the bright pink one on the top row to be the one with the least amount of shimmer in it, it's almost matte. I will just mention that the brush is a nice addition and it's great for putting the colour just on the lid, but you're gonna need another brush to blend etc. 

In all honesty I do think I'm gonna struggle to be brave enough to wear some of these shades such as Thrash the super yellow one but there are some in here I can't wait to experiment with.

What are your thoughts on this Urban Decay Electric palette?


  1. The shades look perfect for summer for a bright look! Congrats on winning :) x
    Emma | Emmys Beauty Cave

    1. Very vibrant but the quality is amazing!! Thanks lovexx

  2. WOW, you actually won. Congratulations. Urban decay shadow quality is amazing. The shadows look amazing, but like you said I wouldn't never dare wear colors on my eye lids, really like to keep it subtle and simple, however these colors would look lovely as liners,specially that dual liner effect would make them less scary to use and give that beautiful pop off color during summer time.


    1. I know, I never win anything!! Oh you make such a good point to use them as liners!!! Thank you!xx

  3. I love these colours, I want to try using the blues for eyeliner! xx

    Laura | lauraslittleloves

    1. Yeah some of the blues are just so gorgeous!xx

  4. These shades look beautiful! I usually go for neutral eyeshadows but I really want to add more colour :)

    Sarah |