Urban Decay Naked 3 Review

I recently picked up the Urban Decay Naked 3 palette in the boxing day sales and have been using it ever since on an almost daily basis.  It is such an amazing quality beautiful palette which is perfect for all occasions, so I figured I just had to do a review on my blog to let you all know how much I’ve been loving it!

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I got the palette from Debenhams, and it was around the £27 mark in the sale (which is an amazing bargain), however you can buy it here for £39.50, which is still quite good price considering how lovely this palette is!  It comes with twelve never before seen shades in rose gold hues, ranging from light shimmer shades to dark shades with chunky glitter in them.  The palette also comes with a double ended brush, which is a really nice touch although I prefer using my own brushes to the Urban Decay ones as I feel they’re not very flexible and aren’t the best at blending, however they’re really soft and I know loads of people who do love the brushes that come with these palettes.  The mirror is very large, and coupled with the dual ended brush it makes it a really convenient palette for travelling!

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The packaging is very pretty, and I much prefer the metal to the suedette packaging of Naked 2, which I did a review on here  as it doesn’t get as messy with makeup stains and the writing has no risk of rubbing away.  The packaging is rose gold, which reflects the eyeshadows inside perfectly and the closure on the palette is really sturdy and doesn’t feel like it’ll flop open.  The palette itself is really heavy feeling and luxury.

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The shade range is really beautiful, with something for everybody and any look you want to create.  They’re all based on rose gold hues, which is a beautiful look for spring time in my opinion (although we’re not quite there yet, even though I wish we were!) however whilst the lighter shades can be used in an everyday look, they also seamlessly pass over into darker smokier looks using the end of the palette!  My favorite shades have to be Dust, Buzz and Trick.  There are only two matte shades, which means that sometimes I have to use another palette if I’m looking for some more matte shades to add to a look, but the ones that are available, Limit and Nooner, work really well together as transitional and crease shades so there isn’t really much of a reason as to why another palette would be needed.  Fallout is really limited on the lighter shades, which is great, but as you get towards the darker side of the palette, there can be quite a bit of fallout, especially with Blackheart, a dark black shade with chunky glitter in.

Overall, I’d say this palette is definitely worth getting if you’re looking for a quality eyshadow palette, especially one with more rose gold and copper toned shades, which is going to be long lasting and really nicely blendable.  I would definitely reccomend this, and now having two of the naked palettes (a review of Naked 2, my favourite autumn palette, can be found here) I’m eager to collect them all as they have such a vast shade range!


Thank you so much for reading, I hope you enjoyed this post.  Have you got any palettes from Urban Decay?  I’d also just like to say thank you so much for helping me hit 700 followers on my blog, and to any new followers, hi! Make yourself known in the comments and we’ll have a chat!  700 followers is just so many, and when I created this blog three years ago now I never imagined I’d have 700 people reading it!

Soph xx

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16 Comments

  1. January 17, 2018 / 6:08 pm

    The Urban decay Naked 3 looks so pretty and love the review!😍 and congrats on 700 followers🙈🎉

    • Love, Soph
      Author
      January 17, 2018 / 6:21 pm

      It’s super pretty! Thanks! X

  2. January 17, 2018 / 6:53 pm

    I’v got naked basics and the original naked and theyre so so amaizng x

    • Love, Soph
      Author
      January 17, 2018 / 7:39 pm

      They are really great! X

  3. January 17, 2018 / 7:39 pm

    I love the original naked palette! Your photos are beautiful and this is such a pretty palette 😍
    Love, Cally x
    http://www.lovecally.com

    • Love, Soph
      Author
      January 18, 2018 / 8:09 am

      Thank you so much, I’m glad you enjoyed the post! 💓

  4. January 17, 2018 / 11:16 pm

    Congrats on 700! What an accomplishment! My favorite Naked palette is the first one.💖 —https://emilyryannblogblog.wordpress.com/

    • Love, Soph
      Author
      January 18, 2018 / 8:09 am

      Thanks so much! I also have the first one and it’s amazing !! X

  5. briannamarielifestyle
    January 18, 2018 / 4:10 am

    I’ve always wanted to get one of the naked pallets 🙂

    • Love, Soph
      Author
      January 18, 2018 / 8:09 am

      You really should they’re amazing quality 😊

  6. January 18, 2018 / 5:05 pm

    I love the NAKED palettes, they are certainly my favourite eyeshadows X

    • Love, Soph
      Author
      January 18, 2018 / 7:04 pm

      They’re definitely up there for me after too faced! Such a good palette x

  7. January 30, 2018 / 12:13 pm

    CONGRATS on 700 followers! 🎉🎉You deserve it! ❤️ Great Review – Really enjoyed reading! 👍👍

    • Love, Soph
      Author
      January 30, 2018 / 12:30 pm

      Thank you so much!💜😊

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