Sneak Peek at the Jean-Michael Basquet Collection with Urban Decay 

June 11, 2017

Urban Decay launched their newest palette in collaboration with Artist Jean – Michel Basquiat. Jean – Michel Basquiat was a true pioneer of the neo – expressionist, he quickly rose to fame on the 80s art scene in New York City. His iconic paintings and drawings are still exhibited all over the world. This special edition eye shadow palette features eight exclusive neutrals inspired by his paintings, plus a double – ended brush.

The shades

This palette features 8 different neutral shades. Each with a unique name. These shades are high pigmented with little to no fall out. From matte to infused with glitter there is so many looks to create with this palette. A palette that can take you from a simple easy daytime look to an evening sultry smokey eye.

  • Enigma

  • Levitation

  • Not for sale

  • Suckerpunch

  • Influence

  • BK

  • Pesudonm

  • Crown


This unique canvas packaging is striking! It Features Jean- Michel Basquiat’s artwork on the cover. Featuring an eery yet interesting skeleton like image on the front. This is such a nice change from the delicate floral designs we see splashed across makeup palettes usually. The details are unwavering throughout this grudge chic palette. Jean – Michel Basquiat personalized each artwork with his trademark ‘Crown’. This can be seen on the closure and printed onto the mirror inside the palette.The beautiful Ruby Rose whom is the face of this collection has this crown detail tattooed onto her chest. Inside graffiti print is splashed across this melodramatic palette.

Create the look

On saturday night I created this bronzed smokey eye look. Starting off with the shade Enigma to create a light base.Then applying shade Influence across my socket. I adore this smoked out gold shade infused with glitter to make my eyes really pop! Then with this copper shade Not For Sale I applied it in circular motion, just over the crease of my eye.

I found this palette super easy to use and to create different looks. I love how each shade effortlessly blend together to create a smokey eye. You have the control to create a simple or dramatic look depending on what suits your own personalised style. If you are looking to invest in one palette this summer, Pick up the Urban Decay Jean – Michel Basquiat edition you won’t regret it

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