Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Urban Decay Loose Pigment Eyeshadow in Gunmetal Review and Swatch


Impressed by Urban Decay NAKED Palette so I give this one a go. Loose Pigment Eyeshadow from Urban Decay comes in many colors and the packaging is so cute. See the top of it? it has unique heart pattern, the unique purple packaging also captures my heart. I got mine in Gunmetal which is a silvery dark color. Let's taste it out :p


These powdery-fine, silky soft shadows deliver more intense colour than pressed or cream eye shadows. Try a little for a sheer wash of colour, or layer for bold, shimmering hues. With everything from bold brights to pretty neutrals, there s something for everyone! The Loose Pigment formula is actually mineral makeup, made from pearlized powders derived from minerals. No dyes or synthetic pigments are used. The coolest advantage over other brands loose pigments? No messy pots! The spill-proof tube uses a special internal funnel to keep pigment inside until you re ready to use it. The cap features an ergonomic flared handle and a built-in premium brush. Dip the brush into the colour to apply, or tap out a little colour and use your own brushes.


The applicator is supposed to take out the product and use it directly on your eyes, and place it on your eye brush, but I find that it's a little useless as it's not like every products can be taken out from it. Moreover, the eyeshadow flies out everywhere when I open the cap



as you gals can see, the eyeshadow is super fall out, it flies everywhere, even on the swatch when I tried to put it so carefully. On the desk, it has more eyeshadows there, but I can't lie that the pigmentation is really great. It goes on smooth and easily blendable

Final Opinion

Pros :

  • Comes in many colors

  • Cute packaging

  • Pigmented and vibrant color

Cons :

  • Expensive [you may get this for cheap price if UD is having sale though]

  • Falls out

  • Useless applicator

Rating : C+

Although I'd say that the color is super pretty and pigmented, but the application is super messy! The eyeshadow falls out everywhere, and the applicator and packaging are nowhere help. The packaging although is cute and really "Urban Decay", but I'll be more happy if the pigment is with the usual jar tube as its easier to take them ut

I got it from BeautyofDiva when UD is having sale, so the price is much cheaper than the original price. I am super sure I won't purchase the product anymore if it's price is the original one, which is about 20USD? Super waste of money :-S

But if youre interested in trying it by yourself, just give it a go! :)


Camy said...

thanks for the information! will take note :)

bendan said...

Informative, thanks... I always want to try their products. :-)

Anonymous said...

I have 2 pigments from them! They're super pigmented *__* Also love the brush inside !

Fifi said...

My friend has this and I agree, it's super messy! That's why I always stick to UD pressed shadows. Even then, sometimes UD shadows are very crumbly too. Once I bought their shadow online and it arrived broken, I had to press it back together with alcohol. :(
Anyway, great swatch! I like the color a lot, perfect for smokey looks I think. :)

Stella Lee said...

I'm glad I can help! :D

Stella Lee said...

You're welcome, dear! :D

Stella Lee said...

Yes they are, but I'm more interested in MAC pigments now! XD

Stella Lee said...

Really?? Unfortunately I've never had that kind of experience :-( I'm so sorry to hear that Fi. You know, Indonesian postal service is bad =___=)
Yes, I know you'll love it haha, it's pretty useful for getting smokey eyes quickly :)

Ayah â™” said...

UD sure has great makeups. too bad i can't find one here.
i can't really take the shipping cost i had to shoulder when i buy in their site. </3

jessie said...

yay for the pigmentation and nay for the falls out :(
and is the applicator really that useless stella? lol


Stella Lee said...

Really? Find your local beauty seller that opens pre order of Urban Decay dear ^_^
I'm sorry I dunno any trusted seller in your country so I cannot recommend any :(

Stella Lee said...

Yeah, bad and great are mixed as one :-|
IMO, it's useless, as I dont use it directly on my eyes. Also, if I use it directly from the brush, the eyeshadow flies out everywhere easier =_= I need to carefully pat in on my eyes

Anjali said...

Hi, just want to let you guys know, be careful when you shop from beautyofdiva.com. The seller can’t not be trusted, very difficult to contact, and often dissapear with buyer’s money for months. Many people complaint about her at femaledaily.com site. Hope this will save you from trouble.

Naomi said...

iya, kmrn aku jg mau po ke tempat beauty of diva, tpi susah dihubungi, ga jd dee :-( .
bagus warna eyeshadownya berpigmen, klo pakai loose pasti mang gampang jatoh2 yaa.

Stella Lee said...

D: thank you for telling this
I dont know how come she can be like this ):

Stella Lee said...

wah gitu yah? D: ak juga dapet email soal ini sii, akhirnya aku bantu kasih macem2 ke customer biar bisa ngehubungin orangnya D:
iya tapi yang ini jatohnya parah banget hahaha

Anjali said...

Yes, perhaps you can help to tell her. There's a lot of people complaining about how poor her customer services is ^_^
by the way, i'm a big fan of your blog.

Stella Lee said...

I have talked to her yesterday, been looking for her
She said she had stopped to open Pre Order for 2 months and I really had no idea before. I apologize :( I've mentioned about all the complaints, hopefully she would take a note on this matter

Thank you for liking my blog ^^
I am so happy that you enjoy reading it :)

Lili said...

Stella jual makeup thing's????thanx before,,

Stella Lee said...

aku cuman jual koleksi make up ku yang udah gak kepake doang say

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