Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color in Big Bang

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 22 - 2011

With their palettes taking main stage, it’s easy to forget about Urban Decay’s other product releases and this Autumn sees quite a few new introductions from the U.S. brand.

One in particular that I think will prove to be popular are the new Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Colors.  Currently available in five shades, these chubby lip pencils feature varying textures and finishes that promise high impact colour.

I would describe Big Bang as a medium-textured pencil, it’s not going to need constant sharpening but it doesn’t drag across my lips either.  This particular shade (Big Bang) contains a hefty amount of glitter which I didn’t find bothersome despite expecting to be irritated by a rough or scratchy finish from the particles.

Big Bang is a vibrant magenta that leans cool and contains a blue-pink glitter.  Despite the high-gloss moniker, I didn’t find this particularly glossy.  Shiny, yes (from the glitter) but not glossy in the traditional sense.  Neither should this be confused as a lipstick/gloss hybrid.  This particular shade is far more lipstick than lipgloss in both application and finish.

It packs a punch of colour and applies evenly with an impressive opacity even at first swipe.  Once on, it stays put nicely with no additional feathering and only minimal transfer to other objects.  It can be blotted to shift a little of the glitter if you find it a bit too disco.

Big Bang delivers a good 3/4 hours of wear before fading evenly and leaving a hint of a stain behind.  I think I’d love it more sans glitter but either way, this introduction to the new line has ensured that I’m destined to head to my nearest Urban Decay counter to check out F-Bomb (the creamy red) and Crush (the hot creamy pink).  As far as I’m aware, these are not limited edition.

Oh and incase you were wondering, the eyeliner in the above lip swatch is one of their new ones too…

Yup, Urban Decay appear to be on top form this Autumn.

All Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Colors* are currently in stock online at BeautyBay.com priced at £14.00 each.

* press sample

13 Responses to “Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color in Big Bang”

  1. Vicki says:

    always loved urban decay products and they are getting better and better I hope they keep bringing the items to the UK same time as the US. (Wish the prices were the same too though!)

  2. Julia says:

    I’m sure the success of the NAKED palette brought about much revenue, enough to widely expand their current product range :) Happy for them but wish these were available here :(

  3. sahar awan says:

    color looks awesome on you.. Great product..great review

  4. You look AMAZING in that shade! I’ve got the Big Bang gloss in Creation, but it has a lot less colour payoff!

  5. Parisa says:

    This looks lovely! Very reminiscent of the Barry M lip lacquer crayons

  6. Udita says:

    wow! that shade really suits u and i love love love the eyes!

  7. Robyn says:

    Oooh, these looks nice. Intrigued to see how they’ll compare with the Barry M ones :)

  8. Leah says:

    Ooh, beautiful!

  9. Nicola says:

    Awesome review, very much looking forward to these! I’m not into glitter in my lipstick/gloss but am looking forward to trying out the creamy ones.

    And yes, I was wondering what the eyeliner was! What’s the shade you’re wearing called?

  10. gio says:

    Love that shade and it really suits you! Can’t wait to try these pencils!

  11. jenn says:

    wow these really look like the milani lip flashes!

  12. liloo says:

    d’ya know. i only noticed the like and the dislike button just yesterday and the day before. me likey :) love the combo of midnight metallic blue thingy on the eyes, pink from the lips, and sexy fringe xx

  13. oooo Beautiful colour! suits you a lot!


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