Urban Decay has released a Alice in Wonderland inspired eyeshadow palette! I received this palette along with five lipsticks a while ago, but didn’t have time to write a post about it (oops). I have more time now. Let’s see what my first impression is and what I think of the palette after trying it out a little!
First Impression of Urban Decay’s Alice in Wonderland Eyeshadow Palette
Let’s start with the packaging… It is gorgeous! And hides a lot of little details, like little secrets. They are some inscriptions, quotes from the book/film all over the palette, which I think is quite cool!
When you open the top part you can find a mirror and two little doors that hide a butterfly. This doesn’t do much, it’s just pure decoration, and you probably won’t “use” it after the first time you look at it, but you do feel like a child that’s just discovered a treasure when you discover the butterfly, and that is just a great feeling. So thank you Urban Decay for that!
Now let get to the “important” bit: the makeup! Under the butterfly you have a little draw where the eyeshadow palette is. The palette is composed of 20 colours (which is a LOT of colours), which are all different. At first I thought that some where pretty similar and didn’t quite get why they put “the same colours” in twice, and when you put them on they all look different. And you also have a wide range of colours from bright green, to bright orange, and all different types of blue and grey.
The eyeshadows also come with a double eyeshadow brush, which is really nice and soft, so I’m happy to have been able to try it out too.
The way the colours and organized is also clever. Each column is actually inspired from a character, so you have Alice, the Mad Hatter, Mirana, Iracebeth & Time.
The colours I prefer at the moment are the ones from Mirana and Iracebeth, because they are everyday colours, that are quite easy to wear. To be honest I haven’t properly tried the other colours yet. I can’t wait to play around with the Time colours, but I think they are more colours you would use for a night out or a party.
However I am pretty sure I won’t use the green and blue colours. They are quite flashy and not really the kinds of colours that suit me. They would be cool for halloween or a costumed party though…
I was planning to show you some makeup ideas using this palette but my printer broke down so that didn’t go to plan. I’ll try and get all this sorted so I can show the makeup ideas I have with this palette!
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What do you think of this palette? What are you favourite eyeshadow colours?
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