When Urban Decay sent me a surprise package of a cherry (literally), filled with makeup goodies, I gasped in excitement, jumped for joy, and immediately swooned over the genius PR packaging and drool-worthy products! I’ve been oohing and ahhing over the brand’s new Naked Cherry Collection and am so thankful that their team sent it to me.
The Naked Cherry Collection is a full launch that includes a new eyeshadow palette, two eyeliners, three limited edition lipsticks, face palette, and a mini size setting spray. I have all of these new products from UD to share with you, so go grab a snack and scroll along because this is a long (and very exciting) post. 🍒 ❤️
Starting off with the prime focus — the sultriest of all the Naked palettes — the brand new Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette ($49.00 for 1.1 g x 12). This palette contains twelve all-new shades with an array of creamy mattes, sultry shimmers, and glimmering metallics; it also includes a full-sized mirror and a beautiful, lucid double-ended eye brush.
Cherries come in a variety colors from yellow to bright red to dark burgundy. The sultry cherry inspired hues of the new Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette has a mauve/berry feel with a nice blend of neutral and dark shades that still makes the palette very wearable without being too dark. This color scheme is right up my ally — I love wearing these kinds of berry toned hues. I think the color assortment is well-balanced as well and I was pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the shades looked in person compared to the various online photos that I saw. In this case, photos were definitely misleading because this palette is so much more gorgeous in reality.
In terms of formula, the matte colors are very creamy and soft, and applied on easily without any difficulty. I’m always happy when a palette has more mattes than shimmers; this palette has a seven to five ratio, which is great. With the shimmer/metallic colors, some will need to be built up to achieve more vibrancy; particularly, the shade Bang Bang, which has an intense glitter-infused metallic finish that’s best applied with fingers or a wet brush in a patting motion to increase pigmentation and help with adhesion. Overall, these eyeshadows are all highly workable and provide a smooth, cohesive finish that isn’t patchy or flaky, which is a crucial point for me. They work and wear well together, and are long lasting — I have no complaints there. I’ve been gravitating towards this palette a lot lately and I actually prefer the Naked Cherry Palette over my Naked 3 Palette. This is my new favorite Naked palette from Urban Decay — I absolutely love it!
This palette contains the shades:
- Hot Spot – matte ivory
- Caution – matte warm beige
- Bang Bang – metallic light pink with pink sparkles
- Feelz – matte dusty rose
- Juicy – matte warm peach
- Turn On – shimmery muted rosy tan
- Ambitious – metallic copper
- Bing – matte deep mauve
- Devilish – matte plum rose
- Young Love – shimmery cranberry
- Drunk Dial – shimmery burgundy brown
- Privacy – matte dark brown
The Naked Cherry Highlight & Blush Palette ($34.00 for 4.8 g x 3) is a pretty trio that includes a matte rosy pink blush, a soft golden highlighter, and an iridescent whitish pink highlighter.
The matte blush doesn’t feel drying and has a very soft pigmentation that gives a natural flush of color. It’s build-able, applies on smoothly and evenly, and has a long wearing finish that I really enjoy wearing. This shade is very pretty and it looks flattering on my fair skin tone. I think those with a darker complexion will need to apply two or three layers in order to intensify the delicate coloration.
The golden highlighter is a pale champagne gold that’s beautifully formulated; it’s silky to the touch and glides readily onto the skin to provide a gorgeous radiance that can be subtle or blinding, depending on your preference.
The iridescent highlighter on the right side of the palette features a white base with glimmering pink shimmers. You can apply it on softly to give complexion an ethereal glow or build up the color for a striking luminescence.
I enjoy the shades in this blush and highlight palette, but would have loved it if it came with a bronzer, instead of two highlighters. A full face palette with bronzer, blush, and highlight is so appealing to me and the thought of having a travel-friendly face palette with all three essential products in one would make this palette even more functional and practical.
The three limited edition Vice Lipsticks ($18.00 each for 3.4 g) — specially created to complement the cherry hues of the eyeshadow palette — include the shades Juicy (metallized), Devilish (metallized), and Cherry (cream).
Juicy is a light peachy pink with copper micro-glitters and a high-shine finish. It applies on smoothly, doesn’t feel gritty, and is very moisturizing; however, it’s quite sheer and needs to be layered on to bring out the pigmentation, and it isn’t very long wearing as the color faded in just a couple of hours due to the slippery texture.
Devilish is a berry pink infused with micro-glitters. This shade has more pigmentation than Juicy, but isn’t super opaque; I swiped the color on a few times to get a full coverage. This is a very pretty and wearable color — it feels comfortable and hydrating with an average wear time of four hours before needing reapplication.
Cherry is a gorgeous deep berry wine with a cream finish. I love this dark color for fall and found the texture and pigmentation just lovely. The rich color payoff and full coverage is wonderful, and the luscious shine from the hydrating ingredients kept my lips moist and soft throughout the five hours that I wore this lipstick. This is my favorite shade out of the three lipsticks in this collection.
The 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliners ($21.00 each for 1.2 g) in Love Drug (shimmery deep wine) and Black Market (rich satin black) have a creamy formulation with a true-to-color payoff, while being budge-proof and waterproof. I’ve always been a fan of UD’s eyeliners and these eyeliners did not disappoint. They glide on effortlessly without tugging on the eyes, dries down within a few seconds and doesn’t budge, and lasts all day long. These eyeliners are enjoyable to apply and wear, and pair beautifully with the Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette. Lately, I’ve ditched my liquid eyeliner and have been opting for one of these liner pencils instead — I’m loving the softer eye look nowadays and these eyeliner pencils are as addictive as the new palette.
Last, but not least, we have the mini-sized All Nighter Setting Spray ($15.00 for 1 oz.) — the same, beloved formula, but with a cherry-scented upgrade. The travel-friendly size is great and the packaging is pretty, but the cherry scent is very mild and didn’t defer much from the original setting spray. I don’t care for scented products, so this wasn’t a bummer for me. The formula works well and helps my makeup last longer — I had makeup on for eight hours and by the end of the night, my makeup was still intact and fresh like when I just applied it. This stuff is amazing and I’m glad that I now have a mini version to easily bring with me when I travel.
For the makeup look above, I wore shades from the Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette on my eyes and the Love Drug 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner, along with the rosy pink blush and iridescent highlighter from the Naked Cherry Highlight & Blush Palette on my face.
- Juicy – Crease
- Bing – Crease / Lower Lash Line
- Devilish – Inner & Outer Lid
- Bang Bang – Center Lid
- Privacy – Outer Lower Lash Line
I hope you found this review helpful and thank you so much for stopping by!
(I received these products complimentary of Urban Decay. The opinions expressed in this post were 100% my own. Links are affiliated.)