Urban Decay Black Palette – Simple FOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 26 - 2010

I ‘created’ (ooh get me!) this FOTD using the new Urban Decay Black Palette before I discovered the beauty of these shadows over Fyrinnae’s Pixie Epoxy.. so this is applied straight onto bare skin.

You may be able to make out the gold sparkles in this close up?

It’s nothing ground breaking, it’s one colour… my favourite from the set (Cobra).  Infact, as FOTD’s go… a one-coloured eyeshadow one is pretty lame, but some of you were asking to see how the shadows looked over unprimed skin and I thought I’d upload this to demonstrate the kind of pigmentation you can expect.

Hope you’re having a good Thursday!

23 Responses to “Urban Decay Black Palette – Simple FOTD”

  1. Sophie says:

    wow the darker look really suits you! x

  2. one word – GORGEOUS ( yeah in caps)

  3. Claire says:

    This is gorgeous, dark really does suit you. Wish I could get my eyes to look this good! x

  4. liloo says:

    gorgeous, everything: the lips, the eyes, the BROWS, the skin
    do i need this palette though, umm. dont know.
    I got plenty at home which looks like that. Dark base, like super dark base (black bean of nyx) with a bit of gold on it would look similar though.
    Loving my deluxe palette, first palette i ever ever bought in my entire life, but got no need for more UD palettes and UD is not going to get money from me. Yes I bought the alice palette, but that’s your fault lol. waiting for the best time to sell it x

  5. You so suit dark smokey eyes. You should do this look more often. You look gorgeous.


  6. Louise says:

    Wow that’s with one colour, it’s gorgeous! x

  7. Stunning!!!! Seriously, one hot mama! xx

  8. Ms.Wedgie says:

    *wolf whistles* Check you out looking all smouldery (is that even a word?) and sexy on this very drab Thursday afternoon! Very gorgeous simple look!

    I keep being tempted by all these palettes…Alice, Naked and now this one! I’m having a palette meltdown. I keep saying ‘I’ll just get this one and no more for the next few months’. I am too weak to resist though. :)

  9. Grace London says:

    I really like this look on you. It’s really helpful to see it applied, and one colour eyeshadow FOTDs do show what the colour looks like on its own.

  10. It certainly looks gorgeous on you!

  11. Olivia says:

    I really love this look! well done Charlotte :)

  12. Diane says:

    Beautiful! I see myself doing lots of smokey eyes this fall! Won’t be getting this palette though, I have lots from MAC Style Black collection as well as the new Kat Von D palette.

  13. amina says:

    that is gorgeous!
    amina x

  14. gio says:

    Wow, you look gorgeous! Dark looks really suit you!

  15. Ola says:

    Beautiful!! You’ve got eyes to pull it off as a daytime look, as well! Looking great here Charlotte. I’d love to see more dark EOTD from you. x

  16. RaeRae says:

    You can actually see the gold colour shift in the non-closeup picture! Very lovely. Definitely more tempted to get this palette now.

  17. Samantha says:

    Looks beautiful on you. I’ve never been able to pull off dramatic eye shadow, the eyes themselves always look great but I don’t like the way it makes the rest of my face look XD

  18. Rae says:

    Eeh, one colour or five colours, whatever — at the end of the day, it’s gorgeous no matter how many shades were used! I love it :)

  19. Resha says:

    GORGEOUS, love!!

  20. Beatriz Maciel says:

    Oh, I really wish we had UD here in Brazil :(
    By the way, you’re truly beautiful! :)
    Beijos! (Kisses)

  21. Tina says:

    GORGEOUS, not to mention very sultry, I likeee!
    Ah, who can I convince to get this for me, lol!

    Btw darker eyeshadows look amazing on you, 😉


  22. I simply MUST see how these look against your eye colour :)

  23. This eyeshadow looks amazing with your coloring! And people are right, you look great in dark colors!

Leave a Reply


Stupid Sellotape… Stupid Retailers…

Let me set the scene… I’ve just handed over £4.99 for a lipstick.  Ok, it’s no Tom Ford… but then, at £4.99 it wouldn’t be …

Illamasqua's Distinction in Make-up Artistry Awards

Illamasqua are launching the ‘Distinction in Make-up Artistry Awards’ to recognise true artistry in makeup and as someone who posesses absolutely no artistry whatsoever, it’s …

Urban Decay Lush Lash - The Results!

I know a few of you have been keen to hear about how I fared with my trial of Urban Decay’s Lush Lash System*.  I …

Christmas Catch Up…

Christmas is well and truly kicking my arse at the moment.  I’m snowballing out of control with work deadlines, family commitments, self-imposed pre-christmas goals and …

Jo Malone are Calm & Collected with a limited edition makeover!

Employing the talents of young London artists: Calm & Collected, the Jo Malone company have collaborated with the studio to create some one-off, striking visual …

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here

Welcome to the Haus of Lurgy.  One cough and you’ll get slimed.  Or infected. I’m on antibiotics and whilst Mr. L likes to think that …

Clinique’s new iPhone app…

… is titled “3 things to do before you’re 30“. At the age of 29, that resonates.  Tick, tock, tick, tock… boom.  Why have I …

Sensitive Soul? Clinique have A Different Nail Enamel just for you...

… but to be honest, I’m not entirely convinced. You see, Clinique have released (as of last week) a new line of nail polishes with …

ADesign Skincare Brush Set (and my new favourite brush)

I’ve been trying out the ADesign Skincare Brush Set for just over a month now, and I wanted to see if this one set could …

Anyone for a random giveaway?

Jemma Kidd – Midnight Jewels Palette Featuring: 1 Creme Highlighter (Star) 2 Eye Shadows (Dusk & Midnight Blue – the blue one can be used …


CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads