A palette 20 years in the making – Urban Decay UD XX Vice Ltd Reloaded: Review, Swatches & Makeup Looks

Urban Decay. They do it ALL THE TIME. A beauty junkie, especially a colour junkie like myself, will never be bored of the spectrum of shades the creative brand launches. Following the Vice Ltd palette last year, UD is upping the ante with the ultimate sequel to celebrate the brand’s 20th anniversary – UD XX Vice Ltd Reloaded.
Expect twenty (yes, XX shades of fun!) addictive shades that span the entire 20 years of history. It’s been a long time UD. You have done well and continues to outdo yourself! I have been a UD junkie for about 4 years now and I’ve never once looked back! You gotta love UD for its eyeshadows. Like bam, they blow your mind whenever you dip your brush into the pigments.
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Arm yourself with Urban Decay’s Vice 100 Lipsticks – Wende’s Top 10 Picks: Review, Swatches & Makeup Looks

#LipstickIsMyVice. What’s yours? 😉
Woohoo! I’m utterly lost for words. The biggest launch from my ultimate favourite brand, Urban Decay, just yet. It’s a freaking hundred lipsticks coming to you right into Sephora and the UD boutiques. Yes you got me right, it’s 1-0-0 shades, 6 indulgent finishes and 1 badass faceted gunmetal case. It’s none other than the Urban Decay Vice Lipsticks.
Can you spot what I’m looking at as I’m typing this? IT’S RUBY ROSE FOR URBAN DECAY. Ruby Rose with her badass look, f***-it attitude and playful spirit, she’s what it means to be fun, feminine, yet dangerous. That’s what the NEW 100 Vice Lipsticks are going to bring you.
(100 creamy shades for every skin tone. Which has caught your eye?)
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Rock it like a pop star with Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Lipsticks & Lip Pencils: Review & Swatches

How many lipsticks does a girl need to own? COUNTLESS! She needs one for every occasion! Urban Decay has worked with our favourite superstar, Gwen Stefani to create her blend of perfect shades and idea textures in a brand new makeup collection – #UDxGwen! I’ve talked about the blush palette previously and I’m now here to give you a lowdown on the lip products in the line!
Can you see how gorgeous these shades are?! Though it’s a bunch of reds, each and every one is different due to its texture, finish and shade.
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Blush in style with Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette: Review & Swatches

Urban Decay has always been my favourite #1 makeup brand in the world just because it really has got some quality in store for us. In terms of packaging, pigmentation, texture, formula. everything you name it, they have it!
This Spring, Gwen Stefani and Urban Decay created the UD x Gwen Stefani collection, a makeup range entirely inspired by the everyday colours the superstar don. In a 2-part review, I will be talking about the collection, starting with the Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette.
Wende Zomnir, the co-founder of Urban Decay, and her product development team spent countless hours at Gwen’s house, talking makeup and working closely with her on every detail of this collection, from the packaging to the formula and shades. Just look at how intricate the metal tag on the blush palette looks. Stunning, isn’t?
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Christmas 2015 Festive Makeup Looks: Tutorial

Oh what a time to celebrate and rejoice! It’s Christmas already, what do you know? Are you up and about, prepping to head to your Christmas parties tonight? Well, I have created some looks for you to wear if you are still clueless as to what makeup look you want for your gatherings!
Picking out three eyeshadow palettes that were released during this festive season, I’m going to be doing three different Christmas 2015 Festive Makeup Looks – a fun one for the adventurous, a feminine one to “play safe” and a classic one that will never go wrong.
Let’s start with being bold, shall we?
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