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Urban Decay Holiday 2012 – the Dangerous Palette

Urban Decay has released 3 new palettes for the Holiday Season – Fun, Feminine and Dangerous. Urban Decay’s edgy brand of beauty has three ingredients: femininity, danger and fun. This post is all about the Dangerous Palette. Each palette comes in a reusable zippered pouch. The eyeshadow palette pops out. It’s magnetic, so don’t stick any credit cards, usb drives or anything that a magnet could wipe. I believe these three palettes will be available starting September 4, 2012.

The Dangerous palette is simple and sinister in design. It’s black chased with silver trim and a dagger.

The Dangerous palette has bewitching deep jewel tones paired with seductive neutrals.

Naked Lip Junkie Lip Gloss – pinky neutral

Ace – deep grey/blue shimmer

Evidence – deep navy blue

Gravity – deep violet with multi-colored micro-glitter
Loaded - deep metallic emerald

Deeper – metallic dark brown with bronze pearl
Mushroom – warm pale grey

All shadows are swatched on Meow Light Primer.

I love the finish of Gravity and its multi-colored sparkles.

I love the golden tones of Deeper.

This is such a pretty shade with all its sparkle.

I have Ace, Deeper and Evidence originally from my UD 15th Anniversary Palette, so I swatched the ones from the Anniversary palette on the left of the ones from the Dangerous palette on bare skin for you. They look identical to me.

Deeper – Evidence

A Few Possible Combinations
Gravity on the lid, Deeper in the crease
Gravity on the lid, Ace in the crease
Loaded on the inner 1/3 of the lid, Evidence on the middle 1/3 of the lid, Gravity on the outer 1/3 of the lid and Mushroom in the crease with Deeper along the lower lash line (sort of a dark peacock look)
Mushroom on the lid, Ace in the crease
Evidence on the lid, Ace in the crease

This is a really great jewel toned palette and I can see a lot of possible combinations with the shades. I’m happy they included Mushroom because it really is one of my favorite neutrals, since it works so well to blend out the crease. I’m also happy about Ace. I hadn’t really played with the color much but I love how it looks with the blue-grey shimmer. Usually shades like that have turquoise or aqua shimmer, so the blue gives it a much darker feel. Of course, Gravity is another favorite. The multi-colored glitter is so awesome in person.

Which shades are your favorite? What color combinations would you make with these shades?

$36 for 6 eye shadows and a mini gloss

Available at:
Sephora.com, Ulta.com, Macys.com, Beauty.com and UrbanDecay.com

Product sent for consideration. All opinions are my own.

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    • http://beautyandfashiontech.com Carleen

      Looks like another winner! I already have enough of these shades though that I think I’ll get the Fun palette over this one. I really, really really, want the fun palette!!!

      • Phyrra

        Yes! The Fun palette is awesome. I love all the brights.

    • http://www.makeupzombie.net MakeupZombie

      Gravity looks pretty!

      • Phyrra

        It is!

    • http://www.maesbeauty.wordpress.com Amanda (Mae)

      loving Evidence, Gravity and Loaded the most! another gorgeous palette!

      • Phyrra

        Gravity has amazing sparkles, seriously :)

    • Oleander

      Oh, I’m starting to wish I’d gotten this instead of the Smoked palette.. except I love the unique colors in Smoked. I wish they’d sold two smaller palettes in addition to Smoked. “Smoked Naked” and “Smoked Bright Artifice”, or something… “Smpled Naked” with the original colors, Kinky, Freestyle, Asphalt, Barlust, and Backdoor, and “Smoked Bright Artifice” with the permanent colors, Rockstar, Evidence, Loaded, Mushroom, and Blackout.
      Oh well, if wishes were nickels…
      As always, your swatches are amazing. Your tastes match mine more than the average beauty bloggers’ tastes do. Add in the fact that I’m loving loose pigments and indie cosmetics more and more, I often go right to pyhrra.net when I’m looking for info on a new company, or color, or what-have-you.
      You’re doing a public service! lol

      • Phyrra

        I really love the Smoked palette though, I think I would choose the Smoked over this one. It was so perfect on my vacation.

    • http://livingoffloveandcoffee.com ashleigh walls

      Oh Evidence you are so divine!

      • Phyrra

        It is pretty :)

    • Carla

      Oh man. I’m so torn between this one and the Fun one. What gorgeous colour combinations there are!

      • Phyrra


    • http://justmeleah.blogspot.co.uk Leah

      Loaded, Ace and Deeper are gorgeous. This is my favourite palette of the three.

      • Phyrra

        Deeper is really lovely!

    • Johis

      This looks kinda like a mini Smoked palette. Gourgeous, but since i have Smoked i already have 3 of the shades. Gravity looks so pretty!

      • Phyrra

        It made me think of the Black Palette :)

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    • misfitgirlie

      Thankfully, my craving for this one has been satisfied by my newly-acquired Smoked palette, but it’s still gorgeous!

      • Phyrra

        Yay for the Smoked!

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    • Dawn

      Hi, would you say the purple in the smoked and the dangerous palette are alike or are they different? I own the black palette and am drooling over all of these new palettes but know I shouldnt get both the smoked and dangerous. Maybe can you do a review comparing them?

      • Phyrra

        Hi Dawn!
        Rockstar is more of a red-toned eggplant purple.
        Gravity is more violet (blue-toned) purple. I prefer Gravity to Rockstar between the two purple shades, mostly due to the preference for blue-tones and the multi-colored shimmer :)

        • Dawn

          Thanks Phyrra, multi colored shimmer…its so drool worthy. These palettes have me in love. Although I wish I could get bordello and fishnet in a palette together since those are the two shades that wowed me in the other two.

    • http://www.blushingbasics.com Blushing Basics

      this palette is my favorite of the three! thank you for such great reviews of the collection. it was so helpful to see them all swatched. xo

      • Phyrra

        You’re very welcome :)

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