If you’re a fan of Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencils you’ll be happy to hear they introduced two new shades with their Fall Collection!
Check ‘em out after the jump!
A dupe design of Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils but just for your lips! These lip pencils contain Jojoba Oil and Vitamin E for a smooth, moisture rich application onto lips. The formula is a creamy liner that applies easily without skips. Available in 6 shades with 2 new shades you’re sure to find the perfect match to compliment any of Urban Decay’s lipsticks or glosses.
For Fall the two newest shades are Wallflower and Paranoid. Wallflower is medium nude and Paranoid is a dark pink nude. You can easily fill lips as well since the pencil is pigmented enough to line and fill if you like.
The two newest shades are available now from Urban Decay along with the other great goodies released for Fall!
Check ‘em out at www.urbandecay.com
Urban Decay you slay me.
When I heard about the release of not one but two face primers from Urban Decay I felt like it was Christmas morning! Two? Two primers? For serious?
Indeed, two different primers have been released for Fall from Urban Decay along with the other 30 odd items they got going on for Fall. Talk about awesome.
Jump ahead to hear my rave for Urban Decay Complexion Primer Potion Brightening!
A company that creates a crazy cult eye primer has to have the low down on creating good facial one right? How can they mess up? They literally mastered eye primer….seriously how many brands were marketing eye primer prior to UD? Hardly anyone at the time. I can’t hide my excitement about trying out a face primer for Urban Decay. I’m a huge fan girl for Urban Decay Potion Primer so of course I’m all over this new release.
What is it?
An oil-free, brightening moisturizer that contains wrinkle-reducing Matrixyl.
What it promises:
A brighter, fresher complexion that keeps foundation wearing strong all day while smoothing skin out and making it tighter and brighter.
So I found it interesting that Urban Decay actually recs this for mature skin. Interesting since the brand is pretty hip and has a flock of teens and twenty somethings as fans. Way to go UD, showing the love for the older folk like the Muse.
Supposedly this contains something called Matrixyl 3000 which is known for it’s ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Honestly I haven’t a clue if it works on fine lines as I haven’t yet been a victim of lines on my face. It’s supposed to make skin tighter and brighter while reducing fine lines and also minmizing them by filling them as a good primer should. Again, I can’t really speak for all this as I haven’t hit an age where fine lines on my face are an issue as of yet.
I can say this…..
At first when I heard brightening I perked up. Instantly I was picturing some sort of white cast to my skin. Yea, well, you know me. I love to be white. Anything to make me pale is a welcome. I’d have made a fine geisha. It doesn’t whiten and really it doesn’t brighten either. However, it does make skin glow slightly…not a blushing kind of glow but more of a dewy, natural, healthy glow. As in your skin is a bit tight, a bit dry, and you smooth this on and your skin starts to breath again. Your skin feels moist, it feels like it’s taken a sip of cold water, it feels dewy, fresh. So if dullness and dryness is your problem this will be a very nice primer. It’s not silicon based so breath a sign of relief for moisturizing primer without silicons. I don’t believe that UD created this as a pore filler that’s what the other version, second primer release, was created for. This is more for someone like myself who doesn’t have large pores but does have dullness, dryness, perhaps fine lines or wrinkles. This smooths minor imperfections down and preps skin for foundation.
The formula is slippery smooth and absorbs nicely onto skin. A tad sticky at first it quickly dries down to a dewy finish. It comes in a great packaging which mimics old school glue. Unscrew the top and squeeze the bottle for a small amount of primer to pop up. Very good packaging and product distribution. No woes of product getting trapped in the bottle…you’ll get every little drop out.
As for my foundation….mmm yes it does a pretty decent job of keeping it fresher. I wore this with two separate foundations. One powder and one liquid and both remained quite fresh on my skin for a little while longer. It worked particularly well with a BB cream I had on and I seen very good results with a wear of 7 hours prior to touch up. Normally I get about 6 hours from a good BB. Plus I kinda sorta felt like my foundation didn’t oxidize thanks to this….my imagination? Not sure but I’m going to keep testing and see if that’s the case. If it’s true…whoa! Sign me up for a case! Foundation oxidizing is one of my beauty woes!
Who might like it?
- Anyone who likes a moisturizing primer minus silicons.
- Anyone who has dull, dry skin and needs a cooling, moisturizing primer.
- Anyone who loved MUFE Elixir or Korres Primer
- Anyone who doesn’t have huge pores or is pore-less.
Overall, I think it’s well worthy of a pick up. It’s an interesting product and considering not a slew of companies release primers without a silicon base, it’s probably a worthy contender for your time if you aren’t partial to silicons!
What do you think?
Are you hauling it?
Tell the Muse, very curious what your thoughts are on Urban Decay Primers!
The new Korres website I told you about
recently is live and guess what? 20% Off your total Korres purchase using promo code PREVIEW
Haul right ahead!
I can’t look at Banila Co lately without a new palette popping before my eyes. Obviously these are selling really well since Banila Co releases one every few months. The new Banila Co Collection, S Night Standing includes a brand new palette along with several other very interest pieces.
Jump ahead for a peek!
S Night Standing seems a little bit of a privy to Fall but it could also be a chic Summer Collection. The palette is a range of blues, pinks, and a few odd shades. It’s not one of the best palettes I’ve seen from Banila Co from the colors to the packaging but I think collector’s and fans alike will probably want to haul it regardless.
Here’s some of the release, also not pictured, two new nail shades are being released with these items!
Banila Co S Night Standing Eye Palette 22,000KRW
Banila Co Kiss Collector Color Fix Lipstick (S Night Standing packaging) 12,000KRW Each
Banila Co S Night Standing Marbleized Eye Shadow 12,000KRM Each
It’s quite a nice selection for collectors of Banila Co but nothing catches my interest or shouts out at me as a must have! Can probably safely skip it!
How about you?
Tell the Muse!
It’s not surprising that the Majolica Majorca Fall Collection 2009 is extremely tiny and slightly disappointing. This isn’t too shocking considering the larger Summer release of eight brand new palettes.
Jump ahead for more details!
I’m loving the imagery for Fall ’09 with it’s slight BDSM twist, quite nice. A little goth, a little BDSM, oh my MJ have you gone all dark on me again? As I mentioned above it doesn’t really shock me that the release is extra tiny since Majolica Majorca Summer Collection was quite huge. I find it fun that Summer was “innocent” and Fall is a little bit evil. I see a trend developing here as Urban Decay has a little bit of innocence going on and a little bit of evil too with it’s new lippie shades.
The collection releases July 21st in Japan and will include the following items:
Majolica Majorca Perfect Automatic Liner in 7 Shades hold little appeal for me. I have one of the old versions and it’s utter crap (either that or I suck at liquid liner application). The promo image alone makes me want to purchase one to attempt an exotic look but I won’t bother, meh!
Majolica Majorca Cheek Customize in a new shade? Whoa been ages since we seen any new colors. This appears more of a highlighter but we’ll have wait and see! Again, another item I can safely skip, kinda boring.
Majolica Majorca Honey Pump Gloss Neo is a creamy tinted version of the regular Honey Plump Gloss. Honey Plump Gloss is decent enough but I’m not going to bother with this either, just kinda ho-hum. I’m such a killjoy aren’t I? Sorry, just not feeling the excitement here.
Majorca Majolica Honey Pump Lip Essence seems a special release of some kind of Honey Plump and yes you guessed it, boringggggg!
A majority of the items are pretty much releases that have already been done before just with little differences here and there. I suspect Winter/Holiday 2009 will be small but perhaps more appealing (one can hope).
This is somewhat good news as I can use the money I was saving for Fall ’09 and spend it on the Summer palettes I have yet to haul!
What do you think?
Majolica Majorca Fall Collection 2009 Yay or Nay?
Me, I’m saying nay. They could have done slightly better.