- You like carrying on entire conversations with friends and family via Pulp Fiction movie quotes (“Bring out the gimp!” “I love you, Honey Bunny.” “All right, everybody be cool. This is a robbery!”).
- Your Urban Decay cup runneth over, and yet despite owning all three Naked palettes, you still want more, more, MORE!
- You dream of wearing brown, black and/or beige eyeshadow while doing the twist with John Travolta at a 1950s diner.
- You don’t mind a little fallout.
Then you might want to say “What happened to my Honda?”
Wait — that’s from the movie.
Let’s try that again…
You might want to say “I do” to the new $34 Urban Decay Pulp Fiction Palette.
Inspired by Mrs. Mia Wallace herself, Uma Thurman’s character from the movie, this five-piece (three new shadows and two re-promotes) limited edition palette, which is part of UD’s fall collection, is all about the Mrs. and recreating her look.
I’ve found that when I wear the shadows in this palette — Righteous (a matte light cream), Tyranny (a matte warm brown), Vengeance (a deep, satiny matte taupe-brown), Furious (a satiny white) and Anger (a satiny black with a slight sparkle) — things get very dark, very quickly, just like they do in the movie.
I’m not sure why, but the shadows look considerably darker buffed and blended on my eyes than they do in these swatches, and while they blend beautifully and last a good, long while (7-8 hours), the brown and black shades get muddy fast.
Things go a little better when I move very slowly, carefully building up in layers (versus using an aggressive windshield wiper motion/making little circles).
Because neutrals are always useful, especially matte browns (you can never have enough of those), I like this palette. I also like that it isn’t ridiculously expensive, but really — if you already have Naked or Naked 2, you can basically get the same look now.
So, do you need this palette?
Maybe…if you’re an avid UD hoarder and/or a rabid Pulp Fiction fan.
AVAILABILITY: Available now at Sephora, Ulta, select Macy’s stores, and online at urbandecay.com
MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG RATING: B
Speaking of dark movies…
I found a great one!
It’s called Perfect Sense. It’s on Netflix, and it stars Ewan McGregor and Eva Green (Casino Royale).
Eva’s character is an epidemiologist who falls in love with a chef (Ewan) during a mysterious pandemic which robs people of their senses.
You might be thinking, “Wha?” but yeah, I can safely say that it’s the most unusual apocalyptic love story I’ve ever seen, and I liked it a lot more than I thought.
If you see it, let me know what you think. I thought it was some scary sh*t, man!
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,