Urban Decay Petite Heat Palette

Like most of the beauty-loving world, I loved the Urban Decay Naked Heat palette (which I reviewed here), so I was so excited to get my hands on the new Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat palette – a miniature, matte spin-off of the warm-toned release of last year.

The Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat palette* (£26 from Urban Decay) is so slim and handbag-friendly, and has a great mirror inside. Unlike the original Urban Decay Naked Heat palette, which contained a mixture of matte, shimmer and metallic shades, this palette has mattes (and one demi-matte) only.

Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat palette

There are six shades – from left to right they are Inhale (a cream demi-matte), Vibrate (a soft nude matte), Hot Spell (a terra-cotta matte), Wild Thing (a scorched-orange matte), Heist (a rich cayenne matte), and Strike (a rich reddish-brown matte). All of these are new shades and aren’t included in the Urban Decay Naked Heat palette.

Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat palette swatches

Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat palette swatched

All of the shades are super-pigmented, but like most matte shadows, there is a lot of fall-out with these, so make sure you give your brush a good tap after picking up shadow, before applying to your lids. You can really pack these shades on, or blend them out for a more subtle look. Urban Decay say it best when they say you can “create looks that range from soft and sultry to flat-out fire”.

Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat palette

I really love warm eye looks, so I created a softer look with a few of the shades, to give you an idea of what this palette can do. I used Inhale over the lid and up to the brow bone, then I blended Wild Thing through the crease, and then Heist all over the lid. I’m looking forward to when the weather is warmer and I’m wearing a bit more bronzer, as I think the more intense shades will look amazing packed on for a more dramatic, firey look in the sunshine.

This post contains press samples, but all opinions are my own.

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