Wired

City Decay Wired Pressed Pigment Palette ($39.00 for 0.40 oz.) is a brand new, restricted version palette that features six eyeshadows and 4 pressed pigments (that are “not to be used across the eye”). The pigments are simply recognized and cut up up inside the palette, which was a welcome replace and one thing I want extra manufacturers would do. That was the most effective a part of the palette –it solely went downhill from there.

The efficiency of the palette is drastic departure from the unique Electrical palette, which wasn’t good however was considerably extra workable. If this palette was the total spectrum of colourful eyeshadows obtainable, I’d hand over sporting colourful eyeshadows solely, however fortunately, that’s not the case. What 12 months is it??

A part of me couldn’t fairly imagine it, so I dug out my unique Electrical palette (from 2014!) and recreated the identical look, and it actually was that totally different in efficiency. I spent 10 minutes to create the look utilizing the Electrical palette, whereas I had labored over 30 minutes (on one eye) attempting to get the same/identical shades in Wired to work.

It’s past disappointing to see a model that was well-known for his or her brighter colours “revamp” their Electrical palette and launch such a catastrophe.  Over half of the shades carried out dismally with out primer from the get-go: patchy, uneven coloration utility, poor protection, unable to construct up pigmentation, and 5 to 6 hour put on.

When a components is extraordinarily poor with out primer, I strive arduous to check it over an eyeshadow primer–on this case City Decay’s Anti-Growing older Primer Potion!–simply in case that’s the magic trick. By and huge, most eyeshadows (in my expertise) apply effectively sufficient with out primer and it tends to be longevity that will get essentially the most enchancment by including a primer (not utility, pigmentation, blendability, and so forth.).

I had practically as a lot eyeshadow under my lid as on it once I tried to make use of any of those shades with out primer: Glitch, Chaos, Shock, Fluorescent, and Change, and to a lesser diploma, Jolt, Change, and Savage. The mattes misplaced lots of coloration trueness utilized, with and with out primer.  Savage is a brighter pink however darkens and loses definition when utilized, so it ended up operating into Slowburn relatively than being two, distinctive shades.

The matte shades had been additionally reasonably to very powdery with average to heavy fallout, uneven utility, weaker protection (that tended to sheer out), and had been inconsistent in whether or not they blended out decently or not.  Shades like Slowburn, Savage, and Change blended out decently, whereas Jolt darkened and blended out with some further effort.  Shades like Chaos, Shock, and to a lesser extent, Slowburn triggered lifting and patchiness when utilized extra closely and blended out.  Chaos was, actually, complete chaos to make use of.

Maybe you had hope for the shimmers (I did), however it might be misplaced–actually, the phrase “abandon hope all ye who enter right here” was the place I landed after utilizing the palette 5 occasions.  The 2 shimmers have a firmer, denser, and bodily thicker formulation, which performed poorly with the thinner, drier, extra powdery mattes; they created an uneven floor, which resulted in patchiness, poor coloration utility, and weak pigmentation that seemed muted after utility.  They pushed away the flimsy matte shades and assist erase the look I already spent far too lengthy fussing over.

Savage and Slowburn had been the one workable shades within the palette; they had been blendable and pretty buildable with just some fallout, and Change blended out with complementary tones however could be tough to finesse with extra contrasting tones because it positively wasn’t that blendable.

Wired

LERestricted Version. $39.00.

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Urban Decay Glitch Eyeshadow
City Decay Glitch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Glitch Eyeshadow
City Decay Glitch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Glitch Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Glitch Eyeshadow

Glitch

Glitch is a pale white with impartial undertones and a matte end. It had semi-opaque protection that didn’t construct up effectively and not using a primer because of the extra powdery texture that was additionally a bit of skinny. There was fallout throughout utility, so I’d work with this shade first if it was being utilized increased up (just like the forehead bone) to keep away from it turning different shades chalky. It lasted effectively for six and a half hours earlier than fading noticeably.

Formulation Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. – $380.00 Per Ounce

The components is usually described as “high-pigment” that “stays in your lids” and goes on “seamlessly.” Their everlasting vary has lots of unbelievable shades in it, and plenty of of them are pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. A few of their matte are actual workhorse type of shades with gentle, easy, silky, and blendable textures, whereas their shimmers and pearly shades are very wealthy in payoff and apply superbly to the lid. They put on between seven and 9 hours on me, relying on the shade and end.

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Elements

Talc, Ethylene/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Lauroyl Lysine, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Alumina, Polyethylene, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hexylene Glycol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Silica, Aqua / Water / Eau, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Artificial Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polylactic Acid, Tin Oxide. [+/- (Shades may contain / Couleurs peuvent contenir): CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, Mica, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 77007 / Ultramarines, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake]. D240211/1.

Glitch

LERestricted Version. $19.00.

Urban Decay Chaos Eyeshadow
City Decay Chaos Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Chaos Eyeshadow
City Decay Chaos Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Chaos Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Chaos Eyeshadow

Chaos

Chaos is a medium-dark, cobalt blue with sturdy, cool undertones and a semi-matte end. It had medium to semi-opaque protection in a single layer, but it surely was very powdery and vulnerable to sheering out (you can nearly blow away product it was that dry and powdery on my pores and skin). The one method to make this work in any capability was to use it over one other shade (like a shimmer) or over a white, barely cheesy base. It had a ton of fallout throughout utility, erased away from my pores and skin as I attempted to mix it out, and what little I managed to maintain on my lid had light visibly after 5 hours of damage.

Within the blue/inexperienced look above, I had initially used Chaos within the deep crease and crease space, however it might not keep as I blended it out–it simply disappeared and left naked pores and skin behind. I ended up taking Present and attempting to use it extra into the crease so I may layer Chaos on prime, which grabbed a number of the product however nonetheless left a line of naked pores and skin between Chaos/Present and Fluorescent. Sadly, even with primer and attempting to cheat it with giving it one thing further to grip, it was nonetheless a failure.

It was a large downgrade in efficiency from my previous experiences with the shade in adhesion, blendability, and put on.

Formulation Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. – $380.00 Per Ounce

The components is usually described as “high-pigment” that “stays in your lids” and goes on “seamlessly.” Their everlasting vary has lots of unbelievable shades in it, and plenty of of them are pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. A few of their matte are actual workhorse type of shades with gentle, easy, silky, and blendable textures, whereas their shimmers and pearly shades are very wealthy in payoff and apply superbly to the lid. They put on between seven and 9 hours on me, relying on the shade and end.

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Elements

Talc, Boron Nitride, Aluminum Hydroxide, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Diisostearyl Malate, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Silica, Polyethylene. [+/- (May contain / Peut contenir): CI 77007 / Ultramarines, Mica, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 77510 / Ferric Ferrocyanide, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake]. D240355/1.

Chaos

PEverlasting. $19.00.

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Urban Decay Shock Eyeshadow
City Decay Shock Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Shock Eyeshadow
City Decay Shock Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Shock Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Shock Eyeshadow

Shock

Shock is a medium-dark lavender with heat, pink undertones and a matte end. It was very powdery with lots of fallout and poor adhesion. One layer had semi-opaque protection, however the concern was sustaining that protection because the product simply sheered out with the faintest of touches. It was nonetheless vulnerable to sheering out and fading from its unique coloration when utilized over primer. The colour wore decently for six and a half hours earlier than fading noticeably.

Formulation Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. – $380.00 Per Ounce

The components is usually described as “high-pigment” that “stays in your lids” and goes on “seamlessly.” Their everlasting vary has lots of unbelievable shades in it, and plenty of of them are pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. A few of their matte are actual workhorse type of shades with gentle, easy, silky, and blendable textures, whereas their shimmers and pearly shades are very wealthy in payoff and apply superbly to the lid. They put on between seven and 9 hours on me, relying on the shade and end.

Browse all of our City Decay Eyeshadow swatches.

Elements

Talc, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Diisostearyl Malate, Dimethicone, Polyethylene, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Silica, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Aqua / Water / Eau, Tin Oxide, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Artificial Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polylactic Acid. [+/- (May contain/Peut contenir): CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, Mica, CI 77742 / Manganese Violet, CI 77007 / Ultramarines, CI 75470 / Carmine, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 77288 / Chromium Oxide Greens]. D232243/4.

Shock

LERestricted Version. $19.00.

Urban Decay Fluorescent Eyeshadow
City Decay Fluorescent Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Fluorescent Eyeshadow
City Decay Fluorescent Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Fluorescent Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Fluorescent Eyeshadow

Fluorescent

Fluorescent is a light-medium, bluish aqua with delicate, cool undertones and a matte end. It had semi-sheer protection with a really powdery consistency that additionally felt a bit dry and skinny. There was lots of fallout, even once I tried to faucet off extra from my brush, together with a average quantity of kick up within the pan. It had little protection, didn’t construct up, and was uneven when utilized to reveal pores and skin. There was seen fading after 4 hours of damage.

Over primer, it adhered considerably higher and wasn’t as uneven, but it surely was nonetheless a tough shade to work with. If I blended it closely with Jolt, I may get it to look first rate however I couldn’t use it as a transition shade (say with Chaos under it) as a result of the sting wouldn’t mix sufficient.

Formulation Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. – $380.00 Per Ounce

The components is usually described as “high-pigment” that “stays in your lids” and goes on “seamlessly.” Their everlasting vary has lots of unbelievable shades in it, and plenty of of them are pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. A few of their matte are actual workhorse type of shades with gentle, easy, silky, and blendable textures, whereas their shimmers and pearly shades are very wealthy in payoff and apply superbly to the lid. They put on between seven and 9 hours on me, relying on the shade and end.

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Elements

Talc, Ethylene/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Lauroyl Lysine, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Alumina, Polyethylene, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hexylene Glycol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Silica, Aqua / Water / Eau, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Artificial Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polylactic Acid, Tin Oxide. [+/- (Shades may contain / Couleurs peuvent contenir): CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, Mica, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, CI 77007 / Ultramarines, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake]. D240211/1.

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Urban Decay Current Eyeshadow
City Decay Present Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Current Eyeshadow
City Decay Present Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Current Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Current Eyeshadow

Present

Present is a brighter, light-medium emerald inexperienced with cool undertones and a gentle sheen. It was extremely dense and firmly packed into the pan, which made it tough to choose up with a brush. A hotter fingertip picked up product extra readily however proved difficult in transferring product from fingertip to lid.

I had the some luck taking a flat, firmer brush and jabbing and pushing on the pan’s floor after which patting into place onto the lid. Sadly, this labored for getting “pigmentation” out of the product however made it arduous to put and mix it out evenly. As I utilized it, there was some fallout and the tip outcome was extra muted. After I used a dense, bigger pencil brush to pack it onto my decrease lash line, I noticed most payoff, however I positively seen the pan softened barely after repeated jabbing/makes use of.

The colour confirmed indicators of fading after seven hours of damage. Price noting: the thicker consistency made it arduous to layer with different shades within the palette, and I’d advocate working with shimmers first and layering mattes over them or else this shade will push and erase different shades (it did that with Chaos and Fluorescent for me).

Formulation Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. – $380.00 Per Ounce

The components is usually described as “high-pigment” that “stays in your lids” and goes on “seamlessly.” Their everlasting vary has lots of unbelievable shades in it, and plenty of of them are pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. A few of their matte are actual workhorse type of shades with gentle, easy, silky, and blendable textures, whereas their shimmers and pearly shades are very wealthy in payoff and apply superbly to the lid. They put on between seven and 9 hours on me, relying on the shade and end.

Browse all of our City Decay Eyeshadow swatches.

Elements

Talc, Diisostearyl Malate, Dimethicone, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Tin Oxide, Hexylene Glycol, Alumina, Tetrasodium EDTA, Aqua / Water / Eau, Artificial Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polylactic Acid. [+/- (May contain / Peut contenir): Mica, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / Iron Oxides, CI 77742 / Manganese Violet, CI 77510 / Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide, CI 77163 / Bismuth Oxychloride, CI 75470 / Carmine, CI 77510 / Ferric Ferrocyanide, CI 77007 / Ultramarines, CI 77288 / Chromium Oxide Greens, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake]. D232250/3.

Present

LERestricted Version. $19.00.

Urban Decay Jolt (Wired) Eyeshadow
City Decay Jolt (Wired) Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Jolt (Wired) Eyeshadow
City Decay Jolt (Wired) Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Jolt (Wired) Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Jolt (Wired) Eyeshadow

Jolt (Wired)

Jolt (Wired) is a vibrant, chartreuse inexperienced with sturdy, heat yellow undertones and a semi-matte end. It had practically opaque coloration protection, however the consistency was on the powdery aspect with mild to average fallout and a few product that subtle too readily, so the outcome on naked pores and skin was extra medium to semi-opaque protection. It appeared extra reactive to pure pores and skin oils, too, but it surely blended out pretty effectively. Over primer, it stayed more true to paint and was a bit extra pigmented total. On me, there was seen fading after seven and a half hours of damage.

There was a shade beforehand launched with the identical title however was a very totally different coloration.

Formulation Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. – $380.00 Per Ounce

The components is usually described as “high-pigment” that “stays in your lids” and goes on “seamlessly.” Their everlasting vary has lots of unbelievable shades in it, and plenty of of them are pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. A few of their matte are actual workhorse type of shades with gentle, easy, silky, and blendable textures, whereas their shimmers and pearly shades are very wealthy in payoff and apply superbly to the lid. They put on between seven and 9 hours on me, relying on the shade and end.

Browse all of our City Decay Eyeshadow swatches.

Elements

Talc, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Alumina, Diisostearyl Malate, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Tin Oxide, Silica, Polyethylene. [+/- (May contain / Peut contenir): Mica, CI 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, CI 77491, CI 77492 / Iron Oxides, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 42090 / Blue 1 Lake]. D245019/1.

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Urban Decay Gravity (Wired) Pressed Pigment
City Decay Gravity (Wired) Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Gravity (Wired) Pressed Pigment
City Decay Gravity (Wired) Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Gravity (Wired) Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Gravity (Wired) Pressed Pigment

Gravity (Wired)

Gravity (Wired) is a medium-dark purple with delicate, heat undertones and cooler, bluish shimmer that gave it a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation however appeared a number of shades lighter utilized than it did within the pan and didn’t construct as much as a deeper shade both.

The feel was pretty agency and felt denser, although it wasn’t as tough to choose up as Present; I discovered that I had comparable points when it got here to getting the product to stick evenly and easily to my lid, although. It had an inclination to appear like bigger shimmer laying over the mattes, so I’d ensure to use this previous to making use of any of the matte shades. There have been indicators of fading after eight hours of damage.

There was a shade beforehand launched with the identical title however was considerably totally different to the purpose the place it gave the impression to be a coincidence vs. poor replication.

Urban Decay Savage Pressed Pigment
City Decay Savage Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Savage Pressed Pigment
City Decay Savage Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Savage Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Savage Pressed Pigment

Savage

Savage is a brighter, medium-dark pink with delicate, cool undertones and a matte end. It had good coloration protection however didn’t construct up effectively over naked pores and skin, and it darkened a number of shades and misplaced most of its vibrancy as effectively.

After I tried it over primer, it didn’t deepen as a lot however was nonetheless extra light than the pan would lead one to imagine (and positively much less buildable and vibrant in comparison with the unique shade I’ve). The consistency was skinny, evenly powdery, but it surely was blendable and sat effectively on naked pores and skin. This shade lasted effectively for eight hours on me and left the barest stain.

Savage

LERestricted Version.

Urban Decay Switch Pressed Pigment
City Decay Change Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Switch Pressed Pigment
City Decay Change Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Switch Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Switch Pressed Pigment

Change

Change is a light-weight, yellowed orange with heat undertones and a largely matte end. It had medium to semi-opaque pigmentation in a single layer, but it surely was fast to sheer out to extra semi-sheer protection as quickly as I began to mix it out. It was a problem to construct it again up and not using a primer beneath, however at the very least, primer was helpful in minimizing fallout, enhancing evenness and depth, together with longevity with this shade (wasn’t all the time the appropriate resolution for the remaining!). There have been indicators of fading after six and a half hours of damage.

Urban Decay Slowburn Pressed Pigment
City Decay Slowburn Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Slowburn Pressed Pigment
City Decay Slowburn Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Slowburn Pressed Pigment
Urban Decay Slowburn Pressed Pigment

Slowburn

Slowburn is a vivid, coral-orange with heat undertones and a semi-matte end. It had opaque coloration payoff that utilized pretty evenly and blended out effectively alongside the sides, but it surely wasn’t foolproof. The primary time I used it, the product labored simply positive (mixing into Savage), however the second I used it, there as some faint erasing points I had (when utilizing it subsequent to Shock). The feel was gentle, evenly powdery however wasn’t vulnerable to fallout like different shades. It stayed on effectively for eight hours earlier than fading a bit.