Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette Review

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Alice in Wonderland has always been one of my favorite Disney movies because I love how whimsical, seemingly dark and adventurous it is! When Tim Burton remade the film into a live-action film, I couldn’t wait because I was excited to see how he made the characters come alive (and gave them a darkness that only he knows all too well). Of course, in the Tim Burton film, my favorite characters were Mad Hatter (played by Johnny Depp) and the Queen of Hearts (played by Helena Bonham Carter). The sequel comes out tonight, and I’m ready to go watch it sometime this long weekend or during the week. Urban Decay came out with a beautifully delightful Alice Through the Looking Glass collection, and I have only picked up the palette so far! So, let’s take a look!

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“I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I must have changed several times since then.”

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The reason I love Alice in Wonderland is because it really allows you to be yourself and I was thrilled that Urban Decay decided to create this collection because they match beautifully. The packaging is terrific and I love the kaleidoscope aspects to it, which really gives you that dreamlike, euphoric feel.

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The palette has two parts to it – one being a pop up butterfly, or Absolem, as you know him, and the palette pulls outs like a drawer to showcase the wondrous 20 shades of buttery and fantastical goodness.

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“I’m not strange, weird, off, nor crazy, my reality is just different from yours.”

The “french doors” of the quote open to the charming pop-up butterfly.

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The palette pulls out from the black satin ribbon to display the 20 Alice Through the Looking Glass-inspired shades.

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Swatches1

L-R: Looking Glass, Reflection, Dormouse, and Metamorphosis

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L-R: HatterGone MadParadox, and Cake

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L-R: LilyDuchessKingdom, and Chessboard

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L-R: Heads Will RollBandersnatchSalazen Grum, and Royal Flush

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L-R: TimeDream OnChronosphere, and Mirror

For my look, I used Gone Mad all over the lid, placed Dream On in the center of the lid, and then used Mirror in the crease.

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Some of the shades were sheerer than I hoped, and there was a perfect mix of colors that make for a great look for day or night. The shades are rich and pigmented, however, and they have minimal fallout. I also did notice they do have a bit of creasing without primer, and that’s an easy fix. All in all, I found this palette to be really cutesy and lovely, and for the price of $60 – a really good price – $3 per shadow! You can find this palette at Ulta and Sephora.

What do you think of this palette? Will you be seeing Alice Through the Looking Glass soon?

Website: urbandecay.com

Purchased by me. All opinions are honest and my own.

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68 Comments

  1. Love that lipstick on you. This is a good palette, though I wish it had less brown an orange shades and more bright colors.

    • I do agree! It needed just a little more wacky colors since it’s supposed to depict Alice Through the Looking Glass, Burton-style! <3 Thanks, it's ABH Catnip! 🙂

  2. I can hardly wait to see the movie. I loved the first one. Alice is one of my favorite childhood books. For some reason, everyone at school called me Allison Wonderland, I guess because I had long blond hair and my name was close enough. I think it’s a pretty palette and fits the concept!

    • I loved the movie – it seemed more like the book to me than the Disney one because that was more wholesome. Aww, that’s super cute – Allison Wonderland! <3

  3. How fun! I’m loving the colors they chose for this palette! <3 I really dig Kingdom – the coral-peach one!

  4. I just love the packaging!

  5. The poor movie is being panned terribly but I’m sure plenty of people will love it. The UD palette is great in spite of any reviews for the movie. I love your swatches.

  6. nice looking palette but I don’t think I’ll be picking it up. I love your lipstick though!

  7. I love the swatches and the packaging! I can’t wait to see the movie – I remember watching the BBC series as a very small child and have loved Alice ever since.

  8. This palette looks fun! I don’t have a lot of bolder colors like that in my eyeshadow collection, so I think I’d love it!!

  9. I find the Alice in Wonderland movies to be quite odd, but I think that’s part of the appeal lol The packaging of this palette is so adorable, UD did a fantastic job!

  10. That’s a fun mix of colors! I personally will pass though as I’m a neutral girl.

  11. I want this just for the packaging!!!! May just be the best yet!!!

  12. I am going back and forth on this palette. I want it, for the lovely shades and the butterfly but do I NEED it? I… Don’t know. We’ll see. I do have a Sephora gift card eating it’s head off in my wallet…

  13. Really pretty shades, but I expected… I don’t know, something bolder? Love how you’ve used them though.

  14. Your pics are the best! I love these little props and accents you put with it!

  15. I got this palette and haven’t used it yet! The box is so pretty!

  16. I am not that impressed with the Alice palette…but oh my god that lipstick looks amazing on you. You should wear it every day.

  17. I love all of the colors in that palette. There is such an awesome variety.

  18. This is so cool! Did the kit come with the little trinkets? I have a kit from Urban Decay and just love it! The eye shadows aren’t as pigmented for me though. But very pretty colors!

  19. I am not much of a make-up person, but my daughter is! I will share this post with her. The palette is awesome. So many different hues for so many different moods.

  20. What fun shades and the palette is adorable. I bet my daughters would love this, I’ll have to show it to them to get their opinion on the shades.

  21. I love the design of the palette and all the bright colors. I’m not sure if I will pick it up, but it is so tempting. UD is one of my favorite brands and their palettes are always so gorgeous.

  22. I love the colors they include in this palette! Experimenting with them to create new looks would be fun.

  23. I love the small bottles and the key! Love the colors too, you are so lucky to have it!

  24. Urban Decay has always been awesome with their palettes and it’s nice to know that they have collaborated with Disney to create another mindblowing palette that I’m sure make-up lovers will enjoy. The shades are really pretty.

  25. Wow, I love this palette, very Alice in wonderland! I would love to see the movie too!

  26. I love to see this movie, and I’m sure my wife would love to own this palette!

  27. Oh, you look fabulous. I also want to try this, thanks for sharing this information! Love the colors!

  28. Now you can go and be one of the character in the movie! Just kidding!

    The palette really compliments your eyes 🙂

  29. Great palette indeed. Looks very nice and amazing on you. Love it!

  30. That palette is very beautiful. I love all the colors. The blues and greens are my favorite. I can’t wait to see this movie as well. I haven’t been able to see it yet.

  31. this is such a stunning palette..yourr make up is beautiful

  32. This Urban Decay Palette looks fabulous on you, you make it really sound so good as well. I wonder how good it would look on darker skin and its hypoallergenic qualities!

  33. This is a cool set, especially if you are a huge fan! I love the colors! They really look good on you!

  34. I love the colors on this palette! The are all so pretty. I really like the blues.

  35. How fun is this I love the color in the palette. It looks colorful

  36. the colours looks so beautiful! wish i can buy them haha guess im the only girl who have enough makeup alrdy haha they are gorgeous!

  37. I love the little trinkets in the pics, so cute! And I agree — the way they designed the palette really goes along with the Alice in Wonderland theme. It’s so trippy!

  38. Omg how fabulous is this pallet?!?! I need it in my life!!!!

  39. The packaging is something totally out of this world!

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