Beauty Obsession. Urban Decay’s Book of Shadows Volume II

December 17, 2009 • Beauty


Right before the holidays I start to get into makeup big time. I imagine myself looking fresh and festive for every holiday party I have to attend. Since I just had a baby and am sleeping very little, it is a feat indeed. I have my work cut out for me this year.

While I admit I am intrigued by the massive makeup sets one can find at Sephora, I don't have room for a giant box of 100 shadows, 10 of which I will use. So I was won over by my new Urban Decay Book of Shadows Volume II. Why? Of the 16 eye shadows, there are only 4 I don't love/use. That's a minor miracle.

Just in time for the holidays this kit is jam packed with 16 shadows (including 8 exclusive to this set), 2 travel size 24/7 Eye Pencils in Zero and Bourbon, and a mini genie bottle of Eyeshadow Primer Potion. The mix of shadows includes shimmers and glitters, neutrals and brights. You now have every holiday party (day or night) covered.

NEW/exclusive shades: AC/DC (deep eggplant shimmer), Nylon (champagne sparkler), Mushroom (taupey-gunmetal), Sphynx (pink sparkle/shimmer), Jinx (bright blue shimmer), Homegrown (bright green shimmer), Misdemeanor (deep teal sparkle), and Perversion (matte black).

Existing/best-selling shades: Sellout, Gunmetal, Ecstasy, Midnight Cowboy Rides Again, Twice Baked, Half Baked, Flipside and YDK.

Urban Decay Book Of Shadows Vol. ll $48

– Lauren Dimet Waters

FTC Disclosure: Product sample received for review.

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