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In the beauty industry, it’s no secret that Urban Decay makes some of the best quality eyeshadows in the market. Creamy, pigmented, and easy to blend are just some of the words that have been used to describe the cult-status Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow range.

It’s no surprise, then, that anyone who’s a makeup fanatic probably has at least one Naked eyeshadow palette in their arsenal. One’s just the beginning though, because there are, in fact, a plethora of eyeshadow palettes that have been released under the Naked line.

With so many palettes promising curated, wearable shades perfect for day-to-day makeup, it can be difficult trying to decide which Naked eye palettes are the best for your dressing table.

To help you find your holy grail products, we’re comparing the best Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow palettes that have been released over the years!

Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette

Best Urban Decay Palette Naked

This OG Naked Eyeshadow Palette was discontinued in 2018 – but because it’s the most iconic Urban Decay palette since it was launched in 2010, plus the gamer-changer for nude eyeshadow palettes in the beauty industry, we have to introduce this palette on our list.

When it first came out, the full-sized, 12-shade eyeshadow palette included a double-ended eyeliner pencil. Later, the brand added a classic primer portion to the mix of shades – so users could have the perfect prep before layering the eyeshadows onto their lids.

It’s no surprise that beauty aficionados mourned when the Naked Eyeshadow Palette was discontinued. However, one thing we can be happy about is that the death of the OG palette has been followed by so many more arresting Naked creations – stick around and you won’t be disappointed!

The Urban Decay Naked Palette has been discontinued. Check out the rest of our list for more Naked creations.

Urban Decay Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette

Best Urban Decay Palette Naked 2

The Urban Decay Naked Palette was followed by the Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette, with 12 pigmented shades and a dual-ended eyeshadow brush. The gorgeous pressed powders include three mattes and nine shimmers, all in a consistent taupe-based colour range. The shades are housed in a smooth tin box that has an upsized mirror, so you can check your makeup as you do up subtle to glamorous looks!

Is it for you?

If you can’t live without a black shadow that can double up as an eyeliner or be used to set your liquid eyeliner, then the matte black shade ‘Blackout’ in the Urban Decay Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette is a must-have for you.
Those with cool undertones will appreciate the neutral taupes in this palette that’ll match the tones of their skin.

Shop the Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette for S$98.95 on Cosmetics Now or S$100.50 on Strawberrynet.

Urban Decay Naked3 Eyeshadow Palette

Best Urban Decay Palette Naked 3

Rosy neutrals are what you get with the Urban Decay Naked3 Eyeshadow Palette! Nothing like the original Naked’s browns and the Naked2’s taupes, the Naked3 palette makes neutrals a lot more feminine with its blushing pink hues – perfect for those who love a flushed, pink style.

Of course, Urban Decay had to house the lovely eyeshadow shades in a rose gold compact, complete with an elegant double-ended eyeshadow brush too.

Is it for you?

If you’re a die-hard fan of rose gold anything, then the choice is obvious. You absolutely need to have this palette. The hues in this palette are great for those who are looking to wear romantic eye looks more often as well.

The palette is generally of high quality, with many shades packing a pigmentation punch while still remaining blendable. However, some shades do have issues with fallout during wear. With only two matte shades, this palette isn’t as versatile as its predecessors and the colour range isn’t as varied.

Based on the shade range, this palette is more suited for those with fair skin tones.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked3 Eyeshadow Palette for S$83 on Sephora.

Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Eyeshadow Palette

Best Urban Decay Palette Naked 2 Basics

Mad for mattes? Add to your makeup bag with this six-shade palette, the second that was released in the Naked Basics range. Offering similar taupe shades, the Urban Decay Naked2 Basics palette is a matte complement to the Naked2 palette.

Is it for you?

Since there are six staple shades, the palette is ideal for beginners who want to experiment with matte shadows, or for those who are simply looking to expand their palette with subtle, taupe nude shades.

Matte eyeshadows might be difficult to work with for makeup beginners, but Urban Decay makes it simple with these shades that offer amazing colour payoff while still being blendable – just in case you need to hide any mistakes!

The matte dark brown shade ‘Undone’ can also double up as an eyebrow powder. However, some have found this shade to be the most problematic as it can sometimes be patchy and have a bit of fall out.

Shop Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Palette for S$61.19 on Amazon.

Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette

Best Urban Decay Palette Naked Ultimate Basics

This one’s another matte eyeshadow palette, but one that gives you a complete 12-shade range of neutrals – with the exception of one shimmery finish highlighting shade! The Naked Ultimate Basics palette is the result of Urban Decay junkies asking the brand for more mattes. Because more is always more, right?

Is it for you?

The Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics is a good choice for those obsessed with mattes, because you’ll certainly own the must-have shades with this eyeshadow palette.

The matte shades here are also designed to complement a variety of skin tones, which means that it’s a palette that’s suitable for almost anyone. However, you can take note that some of the lighter shades may not show up as well on darker skin.

Said to work best with a primer, the palette’s shade range will keep you reaching for it for months and months to come.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Eyeshadow Palette for S$89.95 on Cosmetics Now, or S$91.50 on Strawberrynet.

Urban Decay Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette

Best Urban Decay Palette Naked Heat

This Urban Decay offering is a nod to the sunset eye makeup look with its range of 12 amber shades that look best on fair to medium skin and warmer undertones.

Is it for you?

If you’re into the reddish-brown, earthy colours that are a staple in the beauty world, then the Naked Heat palette is a great choice. As usual, Urban Decay nails it with the packaging, this time producing a sunset-inspired case that is reminiscent of a summer heatwave.

As for the actual eyeshadow shades, there’s a good balance of mattes and shimmers to take you through several variations of the sunset eye – with a rose-gold duo-chrome shade called ‘Lumbre’ that stands out among the rest.

Psst: This palette is so popular that Urban Decay created a Petite version: the Naked Petite Heat Palette. If you’d like a “sampler” to this iconic palette, then consider getting the Petite version for S$53 on Zalora.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette for S$74 on iShop Changi.

Urban Decay Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette

Urban Decay Naked Cherry Palette

Housed in a crimson compact that comes with a full-size mirror and double-sided brush, this Urban Decay palette is probably one of the prettiest we’ve ever come across. It offers 12 shades that include soft mattes, metallics, creamy ivory, shimmery coppers and plums, and an intense black cherry.

Is it for you?

By all accounts, this is yet another quality eyeshadow palette that’s highly pigmented and blendable with commendable longevity.

While the darker colours can be a little bold for some, the line-up has a good mix of cherry-hued neutrals and sultry shades that you can easily create an everyday look or a glamorous finish, sans fallout.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette for S$58.23 on Amazon.

Urban Decay Naked Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette

best urban decay palette naked reloaded

Anyone can own the gorgeous shades on Urban Decay’s Naked Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette! It contains 12 peachy-brown hues with textures that range from silky mattes to microfine shimmers – a warm complement to all skin tones.

Is it for you?

For reddish-brown shades that are more wearable, this palette might be a better choice than the Urban Decay Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette. The colours are better suited for everyday wear, and you can easily layer on the shimmer hues to create glamorous evening looks too.

Take note, however, that the formula is on the dry side – it’s best to use a primer as a base to ensure that your eye makeup stays vibrant throughout the day. The palette doesn’t come with a brush either – hence, the more affordable price tag.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette for S$71 on Sephora.

Urban Decay Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette

best urban decay palette naked honey

Still disappointed about the discontinuation of Urban Decay’s original Naked Eyeshadow Palette? Then you’re likely to fall in love with this one.

The Urban Decay Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette is said to have colours that are closest to the ones in the OG Naked palette. With a beautiful array of classic golds, warm ambers, and rich browns, this gold-based neutral eyeshadow range is said to be universally flattering!

Is it for you?

For eyeshadows that will follow you day and night, as well as through all your occasions, the Urban Decay Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette is certainly a great choice.

The matte shades will help you powder on an understated look that’s easy to pull off every ordinary day. At the same time, the glitter shades are so opulent, you know you can easily up the ante on the glitz and glamour for a night out.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette for S$83 on Sephora.

Urban Decay Naked Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Palette

best urban decay palette naked ultraviolet

The Naked Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Palette pays tribute to Urban Decay’s signature purple hue, all while gifting us a glorious 12 shades of highly-saturated shadows! It has a combination of lucid metallics, supercharged mattes, and holographic shimmers that are bound to help effortlessly create a look for every occasion.

It’s even been crowned the winner of Best Eyeshadow (Editor’s Choice and Readers’ Choice) at the Daily Vanity Beauty Awards 2021!

Is it for you?

Dip your toes into purple eyeshadows while having an array of neutrals to fall back on, with this palette. That’s because Urban Decay wanted to create a versatile purple-based eyeshadow palette while redefining neutrals at the same time.

Based on reviews, the Urban Decay Naked Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Palette certainly didn’t disappoint in terms of pigment load, blendability, ease of use, and longevity.

It’s also a palette that you can wear the colours subtly or build up the intensity easily for a more vivid finish if you like. Either way, plenty of reviewers say that the universally flattering colours stay put on your eyelids for long periods of time.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Palette for S$83 on Sephora, or S$86.20 on Amazon.

Urban Decay Naked Wild West Eyeshadow Palette

Urban Decay Naked Wild West Palette Full

With the exotic snakeskin design (don’t worry, it’s vegan!) and bronze detailing, this 2021-released Urban Decay palette certainly keeps with the “Wild West” theme.

It houses a line-up of 12 flattering shades that include soft beiges, rich terracotta browns, deep coppers, burnt oranges, as well as an unexpected pop of blue and turquoise.

Is it for you?

Using the iconic Naked eyeshadow formula, this Urban Decay palette has the same blendable powders in creamy matte, metallic, and shimmery finishes.

Many reviewers say that these go on velvety smooth and blend seamlessly together with little to no fallout, so you can wear these shades on their own or layer them to create a myriad of looks easily.

Shop the Urban Decay Naked Wild West Eyeshadow Palette for S$84.50 on Strawberrynet.

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