Review of Urban Decay Naked Palette by Pheebie
Highly-rated, much-hyped products usually let me down. I'm a tough critic and hard to please. That being said, I'm happy to say this palette has lived up to the rave reviews. UD shadows are nicely pigmented, easily blendable, and versatile. There are several shades within this collection that I've used both as shadow and as liner (Hustle, Creep, & Gunmetal). Sidecar is very sparkly, but for a night out, this will make your eyes say, "Notice me!" (Especially great on hazel peepers - hazel-eyed gals MUST try this shadow.) Perhaps my favorite color in the collection is Virgin. It reminds me so much of my beloved & ever-dwindling Sleepy, a limited edition MAC shadow. Virgin has the rare capability to make my eyes look bright and my face look "awake" and "rested" (people have acutally commented as such when I wear it - that alone makes this palette worth the price.)
On a final note, I love the packaging. It's unique, plush, and luxurious. (Unlike the packaging for Naked 2 which looks cheap, cold, and industrial - yuck - but I won't go there just now.) If you've not yet taken the plunge and treated yourself to the original Naked palette, and can find it within your budget to do so, go for it.