Urban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

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I have always been a fan of Urban Decay eyeshadow palettes and there is always at least one in my makeup bag but this one might just be my new favourite! Not only is the packaging stunning but this formula is different than any other Urban Decay formula I have tried. Urban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette Review & SwatchesUrban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette Review & SwatchesUrban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette Review & SwatchesUrban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette Review & SwatchesUrban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches This has to be the prettiest palette in my collection when it comes to the packaging as well as how the shadows look in the pan. The Stoned Vibes Palette (£46) is a little bulky (which I don't mind at all) as it has a 3D crystal gemstone effect with a multitone shift. It includes 12 eyeshadows with three mattes, one satin and eight prismatic eyeshadows. The metallics in this palette are what makes it special. These shadows have been formulated with actual tourmaline that upgrades this creamy shadows to dazzle like diamonds on the eyes without any fallout. 

This metallic formula has been created to be applied with your fingers to build up colour pay off and if you apply with shadows with a brush you will be disappointed. However, when applied with your fingers they are stunning and the swatches really don't do them justice. They have a marbled effect in the pans but on the eyes that doesn't translate and I prefer that about them. These shadows are powders but most of them are extremely creamy and apply smoothly with minimal effort to blend. A few of them are a little drier but I still don't have any issues with application, they just need a tiny bit more effort to blend. T soften up the edges after applying and building up the intensity, I will take a fluffy brush and them I'm good to go! These are intense metallics, the closest I have tried to these would be from Huda Beauty which I really rate. What I adore about these metallics is that there is almost no fall out which is unheard of for metallic, glittery eyeshadows! 

I love the shades included in this palette as you get a couple of natural and nude shades that are great for everyday wear but you also get some colourful and bold shades. I don't dislike any shades in it (how rare is that! There is almost always a few shades that we never use in palettes) but my favourites would have to be Opal Aura, Tiger's Eye, Vibes, Raw Energy and Meditate. I love how reflective these are on the lids and I have also been blending them into the crease as they don't crease or fade throughout the day. All of the shades in this palette are extremely long-wearing, I can apply these at 5am with no primer used and they will still look fantastic at 7pm! 

The mattes and satin shadows have the same standard of pigmentation, blend-ability and wear time as the mattes and satin shades in the Naked palettes. I really like them personally and love the shades they included as they will work with every metallic shade in the palette and are perfect for highlighting the brow bone and using in the crease. Good Karma is what I have been using constantly as a brow highlight with Antidote as a transition shade with Hexed as my crease colour. I will use Third Eye in the outer corner and lower lash line if I wanted to darken up my eyeshadow look. This is my most used eyeshadow palette these days and if you do like the look of it, I wouldn't wait too long to purchase as it is limited edition. 

Urban Decay is a cruelty-free brand. 



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