Beauty | Urban Decay Naked on the Run

Urban Decay is my favourite beauty brand lately and I just had to have the latest palette which was recently released – Naked on the Run. This is a limited edition travel beauty set and I’ve been trying it out to review here for you. You might remember I had a preview of this back in early February when I was invited into the Urban Decay counter in Debenhams Galway for a look at their SS15 collection.
Bec Boop reviews urban decay naked on the run

Urban Decay Naked on the Run blog review

Urban Decay Naked on the Run bec boop review

The Lowdown

Naked on the Run comes in a sleek square palette containing 5 eyeshadows, a bronzer, blusher, highlighter, Perversion Mascara, Eye liner pencil and a lipgloss. As with all Urban Decay makeup sets the box is absolutely exquisite. I love it! The eyeshadow colours are quite neutral tones of brown/bronze consisting of two matte colours and three shimmer colours. These are 5 new shades – Dive, Fix, Resist, Dare and Stun. My favourite is Dive as this is a copper shimmer which is lovely for everyday wear. I’ve also been using Dare to fill in my eye-brows as this is a matte light brown shade which really suits my colouring. The bronzer/blusher combo is really well pigmented. So much so in fact that you might want to take it easy on applying this. A small amount of each powder goes a long long way. With the blusher in particular I would recommend building up the colour gradually as it’s a really vibrant pink shade. There’s a gorgeous all-over highlighter in shade 5050 which is a really subtle shimmer. I’ve been using this mostly under my brow-bone to highlight this area. I fell in love with the mascara in Naked on the Run. Perversion is a bristle brush mascara which I am quite a fan of and it is quite amazing! A travel-size one is included in the kit but I’m definitely tempted to head out and pick up the full-size product after trying this. I’d rank it up there with Benefit Bad Gal mascara in terms of favourite bristle brush mascaras. I prefer Perversion mascara to the Urban Decay Super Curling mascara which I’ve also tried. I really liked that the travel-size eyeliner pencil in the kit is a dark brown as compared to the usual black eyeliner pencils in travel kits. Dark brown can be more wearable for a day to day look and I really like this shade – Stag. Finally the full-size lipgloss is a sheer light rose shade – Sesso.

Bec Boop’s Verdict

At £37/€44 it is on the pricey side but you are getting a huge amount of good quality makeup products for this in one handy travel kit. I definitely recommend it but hurry as it’s limited edition it may not be re-stocked. The good thing is you can swap the shade in the kit for your favourite Urban Decay ultra-nourishing lipgloss if you feel like changing up the look.
Have you tried the Naked on the Run Palette yet? Let me know what you thought.

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  1. This palette looks so pretty and definitely something I need to get my hands on! 🙂

  2. Oooh I haven't tried the original palette yet, it's on my wishlist 🙂 Let me know if you end up getting this one.

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