Whether you’re a veteran beauty guru, or an admitted makeup novice, one of the most common items you may have in your beauty bag is the original Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow palette. This 12 bronze-and-brown shaded palette is a staple to any person’s makeup utility belt, and can tie together any eye look from a subtle day glow for brunch to an all-nighter rave. It’s a timeless classic that we can guarantee you’ll see for decades to come.
Although this product is makeup gold, it also has a price tag that’s just as jaw dropping as the colors in this palette. It retails for $54, which is pretty pricey in comparison to other shadow palettes. Even though this is an iconic palette, we can’t say that we’re happy to be paying the price. But now, none of us have to pay this price, because we found some perfectly inexpensive dupes to try out! That’s right, ladies and gentleman, say bye-bye to empty bank accounts and hello to glittering, shimmery eyelids with these budget-friendly drugstore dupes. Trust us, you’ll be thankful you saved your pennies and opted for these nude eyeshadow palettes instead. Try them for yourself and see!
This eyeshadow palette from the drugstore beauty giant CoverGirl comes with shades that are almost exact replicas to those in the Urban Decay Naked palette. Although this palette only has 8 shades, it makes up for it’s losses in it’s shimmery nude hues. This palette comes with just about every shade you need: light mattes for highlighting, subtle bases, and deep colors for defining and cut-creasing. They’re perfect for giving your eyes a simple pop of color, or even for creating a sultry smoky eye for a hot date night. Pair these colors with a bold lip color, and you have a sexy, timeless look to get heads turning and jaws dropping.
E.l.f. cosmetics has been one of the hottest makeup brands within the past few years for it’s inexpensive products that are pro-quality. And their Endless Eyes Pro Mini Eyeshadow Palette will definitely not disappoint you! It blows Urban Decay’s Naked palette out of the water for two major reasons: the most obvious being it’s huge abundance of shades, and the second for its quality pigment and application. For just 10 bucks, you get 32 shades! Although the sizes of each shade pan is significantly smaller than those in Urban Decay’s shadow palette, you really don’t need much when you’re applying these shadows. They’re extremely pigmented, so just a few swipes will have your eyes shining bright with these beautiful nude hues. There’s just about an exact dupe for each shade on the Naked palette within this e.l.f. cosmetics palette, so you’re guaranteed to fall in love with this product!
Maybelline’s The Nudes palette is basically a clone of Urban Decay’s Naked Palette, at the fraction of the cost. It comes with a combination of 12 matte and shimmering shades, all in the medium nude tones you’ve known and loved with Urban Decay’s signature eyeshadow palette. These sandy and earth-toned colors last all day long, so no need to worry about creasing or smudging throughout the day. So, go ahead and make the switch to this bargain beauty essential while it’s still around!