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— February 17, 2016 —

URBAN DECAY Gwen Stefani Blush Palette


Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Blush Palette icon (6 x 0.09 oz.) retails for $45 USD ($60 CAD) and features four blushes, a bronzer and a highlighter. It is said to be "a limited-edition blush palette featuring six shades created in collaboration with Gwen Stefani."

Cherry is described as a light pink satin. [LE]
Easy is described as a deep rose w/ gold shimmer. [LE]
Angel is described as a champagne-nude shimmer. [LE] 
Hush is described as a medium pink w/ gold shimmer. [LE]
Lo-Fi is described as a soft bronze matte. [LE]
OC is described as a soft pink w/ peach shift. [LE]
"Get Gwen Stefani’s glowing, contoured skin with this Blush Palette. Inspired by her best defining and highlighting, tricks, Urban Decay and Stefani came together to create her perfect blush palette. Sweep on sculpted, radiant skin with these six shades of blush, bronzer, and highlighter that are versatile enough for any skintone. Urban Decay’s own easily blendable, finelymilled Afterglow formula goes on sheer and provides eight long hours of wearable, streak-free color. Lightweight and chic, it leaves a soft, creamy texture that always applies beautifully."
The packaging is a very durable, thick white plastic palette with gold accents; it also features a magnetic closure and a generously sized mirror. The whole design feels very luxurious and despite being on the larger side, it is very easy to store, open and use.

The permanent Urban Decay Afterglow Blushes individually retail for $26 USD ($32 CAD) and contain 0.23 oz. of product—taking that cost into consideration, this palette is a $61 USD ($75 CAD) value, which is an exceptionally great deal considering you're getting to try six shades for under the price of two full-sized blushes!


Angel is a light-medium, champagne gold with warm undertones and a frosted finish. The texture was very silky, finely-milled and blended across the skin easily. It had great pigmentation that could be sheered out with a lighter hand or a fluffier brush if you wanted a more subtle highlight, and never accentuated pores or dry areas. Angel lasted +8.5 hours before fading. (5/5)
* Anastasia Beverly Hills So Hollywood was darker, more bronze. Becca Champagne Pop was darker, more frosted. Becca Opal was darker, more frosted.


Cherry is a light pink with cool undertones and a satin sheen. The texture was soft, smooth, finely-milled and very blendable on the skin. The pigmentation was more on the sheer side and left a very soft, pearl sheen to the cheeks that never emphasized pores or imperfections. Cherry wore well for +8 hours before fading. (5/5)
* MAC Pearl Blossom (LE) was lighter, more frosted. NARS Robotic (LE) was darker, less shimmery.


Easy is a medium-dark, dusty rose plum with cool undertones, fine gold shimmer and a frosted finish. The texture was smooth, but a tiny bit chunky in comparison to the other shades. Regardless, it was still very easy to work with and blend without emphasizing pores. It had nice color payoff and had a noticeable golden sheen. Easy lasted +8.5 hours before fading. (5/5)
* Clinique Heather Pop was lighter, more pink. Urban Decay Rapture was muted, more plum, sheer.


Hush is a light-medium, copper rose with warm undertones and a frosted finish. The texture was again very silky, soft, finely-milled and easy to blend. It had great pigmentation that could be sheered and the frosted sheen never accentuated pores or drier areas of the skin. Hush wore well for +8.5 hours before fading. (5/5)
* Anastasia Beverly Hills Riviera was darker, more frosted. Becca Rose Gold was darker.


Lo-Fi is a light-medium brown with hints of orange, warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was thinner and more dense in the pan than the other shades, as well as having semi-sheer pigmentation. It could be built to a degree, but I felt the more the product was layered, it could start to look slightly uneven and unnatural on the skin. Lo-Fi wore nicely for +8 hours before fading. (4/5)


OC is a light-medium peach with pink duo chrome, warm undertones and a satin sheen. This is a very unique shade since it does have a color shift; at times it can look more yellow with a hint of green and other times it will look peach or even pink—it's very interesting and hard to capture on camera as it looks in person. The texture was similar to the other shades in being very silky and smooth, blending easily and having nice, buildable pigmentation. OC lasted +8.5 hours before fading. (5/5)



Overall, this was an all around phenomenal palette! The packaging is edgy and luxurious, the texture is silky and a dream to work with, the shades are versatile and they are a longer lasting formula in general. Whether you're a Gwen Stefani fan or you enjoy the regular Afterglow Blushes, you will certainly fall in love with these as well. I highly recommend checking this palette out, it's worth the splurge!


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Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush Palette
(L - R: Cherry, Easy, Angel, Lo-Fi, Hugh, OC)

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Angel

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Angel

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Angel

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Cherry

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Cherry

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Cherry

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Easy

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Easy

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Easy

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Hush

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Hush

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Hush

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Lo-Fi

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Lo-Fi

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in Lo-Fi

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in OC

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in OC

Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Blush in OC


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