Sunday, December 5, 2010

[Product Review] Urban Decay Eyeshadow Ammo Shadow Box

Description from URBANDECAY.COM: Happy 10th Birthday, Urban Decay! To celebrate, we packed 10 of our best-selling shades into a case that’s a tactile experience on its own. Covered in touchable, matte black paper, the compact features a mesmerizing assortment of UD elements – animals, hearts, skulls, and flourishes – gently wafting from a pistol in overlapping textures of violet metallic foil and rich velvety flocking. Upon opening the kit, you’re met with endless eye options: 10 best-selling shadows are arranged as five sets of coordinating duos, running the gamut from subtle to sexy. The slim case is complete with a perfectly sized mirror, applicators, and a magnetic closure, so it’s sure to stay closed in your handbag.
Tips: Pair Eye shadow Ammo with an Eye shadow Primer Potion for a gift that will bring tears to the eyes of any makeup junkie.
Fill Weight: 10 x 0.8g / 10 x 0.03 US oz
Last Call Ingredients: Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Zinc, Stearate, Talc, Methylparaben, Propylparaben
Smog, Sin, Shattered Ingredients: Talc, Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Zinc, Stearate, Methylparaben, and Propylparaben
Oil Slick Ingredients: Talc, Polyethylene, Terephthalate, Zinc, Stearate, Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Acrylates, Copolymer, Methylparaben, Propylparaben
Mildew Ingredients: Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Talc, Zinc, Stearate, Methylparaben, Propylparaben
Maui Wowie Ingredients: Talc, Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Polyethylene, Terephthalate, Zinc, Stearate, Acrylates, Copolymer, Silica, Methylparaben, Propylparaben
Polyester Bride, Grifter, Chopper Ingredients: Talc, Polyethylene, Terephthalate, Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Zinc, Stearate, Acrylates, Copolymer, Methylparaben, Propylparaben
All shades may contain: Mica, CI77891 (Titanium dioxide), CI77491/ 77492/77499 (Iron oxides), CI77007 (Ultramarines), CI75470 (Carmine), CI77742 (Manganese Violet), CI77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI77000 (Aluminum Powder), CI19140 (Yellow 5 lake), CI77400 (Bronze Powder)
Price: $36.00USD

Urban Decay can be found at your local Sephora, or Ulta. If you prefer online shopping you can go to urbandecay.com, sephora.com, ulta.com, or suite7beauty.com. If you might know where else to get Urban Decay products please post it as a comment.

My Opinion: I must say WOW! The price is great for this product, if you break it down you get $3.60 for each shadow, Crazy Right?!?! I really love the color combos, you can get a great natural look or you can really amp up your look with the blue color (shattered).

Packaging?
So cute right? The purple design as velvet and a reflected metallic foil which looks HOT! It has a mirror inside and it’s compact so you can stick it in your purse for touch ups later.
Pigmentation?
The colors are so pigmented; even without any eyeshadow primer the colors are vivid and beautiful.
Blendability?
The colors are so soft almost like a creamy texture which makes it very easy to blend. Although Oil Slick tends to be harder to blend out than the other eyeshadows within this palette, maybe because it is a matte eyeshadow, and matte shadows are fairly difficult to deal with.
Creasing or Fading?
If you have extremely oily lids, these eyeshadows well unfortunately crease on you. I highly suggest an eyeshadow primer, even with any eyeshadow, especially if you have oily lids. And as for these eyeshadows fading, well I have no complaints at all, because these eyeshadows should not fade with or without primer. Although if you want more of a vivid color for these shadows, use a base or an eyeshadow primer.
Fallout?
Some of the eyeshadows contain glitter, which cause quiet a bit of fallout, but there are ways to fix this problem. One way I find the best is to apply the eyeshadows wet, and when applying the eyeshadow on the lid, apply it in a patting (not sweeping) motion. If you’re not a fan off applying eyeshadows wet, use scotch tape to remove any fallout after application. And if you one of those people that likes to put on face makeup 1st, then apply a translucent powder under the eyes, or on top of the cheeks, and sweep away any fallout that lands on that translucent powder.
Bottom Line …
Most of the eyeshadows in this palette are shimmery or contain some glitter so if you’re not into either of those finishes, I can’t recommend this palette to you. However, if you have the love for shimmery and glittery shadows like I do, I most definitely recommend this to you. I would have to say that this is my favorite Urban Decay palette so far.

Color Description & Swatches: Just to let you know I did use a primer on these eyeshadows. I used Urban Decay eye shadow primer potion in original.
Smog is a deep coppery bronze (metallic and shimmery finish)
Mildew is a deep green (metallic and shimmery finish)
Oil Slick is a matte black with silver glitter (matte and glittery finish)
Last Call is a plum punch (shimmery finish)
Chopper is a coppery fawn with silver micro glitter (glittery finish)

Maui Wowie is a medium gold with silver glitter (metallic and glittery finish)
Shattered is a bright green with a blue shift (shimmery and duotone finish)
Polyester Bride is a white with silver glitter (glittery finish)
Grifter is a sheer lavender with lots of silver micro glitter (glittery finish)
Sin is a champagne color (shimmery finish)

Overall Score: ★★★★☆

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Hope You Enjoyed This Entry. Till Next Time!
OX Dizzy
Let me know what you think of Urban Decay Eyeshadow Ammo Shadow Box! Love It Or Hate It?

12 comments:

  1. The colors are indeed soft!
    I think I will buy this ^^ <3

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  2. @ MayClover --- Great! Ths is a wonderfull palette to have 8D

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  3. Wow!!! It looks great on your hand, the colors are beautiful!!!
    Amazing review, I loved reading this
    xx

    www.ohmyvogue.com

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  4. I love the colours! They're less harsh than normal urban decay.

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  5. @ Henar --- Great to hear, thank you for stopping by 8D

    @ PinkOrhids --- I Agree 8)

    @ Dina (XYYan) --- Thanks 8D

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  6. Great review :) I have this in my collection and love love love it! XOXO

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  8. you should do a look with this palette! the colours are gorgeous :)

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  9. @ Venus In Virgo --- Thank you!

    @ PinkOrchids --- Aww thank you so much!

    @ Nic Nic --- I well certainly do makeup looks using this palette 8D

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  10. i love urban decay, i really want the book of shadows!

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  11. @ Terri --- Me too! I wish I gotten the 1st and 2nd book of shadows, but I just seemed to miss it. I'm debating if I even want to get the new book of shadows.
    Thanks for stopping by!

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