Urban Decay's first MATTE palette, featuring six gorgeously Naked neutrals to build on or wear alone—including four never-before-seen shades. Naked Basics is more than just the long-awaited, multipurpose MATTE companion to Naked. It's the palette EVERY woman needs in her beauty arsenal. With six stripped-down, Nakedly neutral shadows, it has everything you need for the perfect neutral matte eye—including four totally new and exclusive shades. Use these shadows to contour, line and highlight to create the right amount of definition for any occasion. Or for the days when you're craving more color, pair them with your fiercest, boldest shadows. Richer than other mattes, the color goes on with a smooth, luxe finish (never chalky or powdery). There's even one demi-matte shade, Venus, which has the tiniest touch of satin—perfect for highlighting and adding dimension. While this palette is small, it's loaded with full-size shadow pans, just like Urban Decay's other Naked palettes. Every shade features our Pigment Infusion System™, a vehicle for color that holds tightly to pigment and gives the formula its glide. The proprietary blend of ingredients allows color to weave itself through the Eyeshadow formula. What does all that mean? Insane color payout. Color that stays on your lids. Sparkle that doesn’t fall. And velvety, suede-like smoothness and blendability. It all comes in a sleek compact (embossed with a pretty, metallic 'NAKED' on the front) that has a slight sheen and a suede-like feel that practically begs to be touched. (Hello…how gorgeous will THAT look coming out of your bag?!) Best of all, the slim design is perfect for travel—so you’ll never have to be without these must-have shades. What you see is what you get: Venus (soft, off-white demi-matte), Foxy (cream bisque matte), Walk of Shame (very light nude matte), Naked2 (taupe matte), Faint (warm, dusty brown matte) and Crave (deepest, darkest brown/black matte).
The pigment payoff in this palette is perfection! Where else can you find a palette of basics (matte no less) that perform as well as these? I'll tell you where - NOwhere. I don't own a ton of UD, but I do have the other Naked palettes and I think the color payoff is actually better in this one. Not to mention the smaller compact makes it a perfect go-to for travel or on-the-go beauties!! For the price you really can't go wrong with this one. Universally flattering and high quality at a reasonable price - everything a woman is looking for in a cosmetic product.
I think this palette is pretty awesome...however the tones would be that much better if they were warmer to bring out the golden tones in women of color's complexion. Sometimes the colors themselves look ashen on my brown skin (which naturally has a lot of golden undertones), thus I have to mix and match with other colors aside from this palette for this to provide a truly "naked" or natural look. Still it is high quality eyeshadow in that it blends to perfection without looking clumpy and wears well for several hours.
I purchased this from UD online almost as soon as it came out. I love the matte colors my fav is the 3rd one. These are great starter colors or wear alone. I love it so much I'm buying one for my purse too. The 1st shade is a highlight color and the last two I would say are liner. It really is a must have item.
I didn't think I was going to need this palette because I already have the first Naked palette and man was I wrong. I love this little thing! The colors in this palette are perfect for a day to night look. The venus highlight color is just beautiful and my favorite color in the whole palette. I find myself pushing all my other palettes away and using this one on a daily basis. The palette is the perfect size for travel and could even fit in your purse! I think it's worth the 27 bucks!
I rushed out and bought this a few days after it came out. As I was disappointed with my Naked 2 pallette and all the shimmery shadows. I love the all the matte colors in this palette, the pigments are awesome. I have used this almost everyday since purchasing the palette. This is a must have for any make up collection.
An absolute must and a staple for any make up collection. I use this palette regularly when I am pressed for time or just when I want a long lasting natural look. It's so easy to just slip into my purse so that's a bonus! Overall an amazing product and the colors are beautiful.
This palette is a saviour for those who are constantly on the go. This is my well-loved palette that I trust for that quick smoky eye or just neutral eye. The shadows are highly pigmented. That is a plus sign. 'Naked 2' is great for contour, as it has greyish tone that looked like a natural shadow. 'Crave' is beautiful for smoky eye or liner. 'Venus' for highlighting. The possibilities are endless. Also, it comes with almost all matte shadows therefore suitable for mature ladies.
I've tried a few matte palettes, and this one is by far my favorite. These are all truly matte with no trace of shimmer. The payoff is true to color and fairly pigmented, but not as yellow-toned as Urban Decay's photo of the palette. The colors are blendable but slightly dry and powdery. It's a great palette for those who like more natural looks, are just starting to use makeup, or someone who doesn't quite want the whole Naked Palette.
My holy grail eyeshadow palette... I am the type of girl that loves neutrals over bold colors, and this palette is no exception. What's better is that this palette is all matte shadows. A very natural palette that I can easily go from daytime to nighttime with this one palette