Urban Decay Naked Palette Looks

Naked Palette Looks

If you don’t have the Naked palette, but would like to recreate some of these looks, please feel free to check out the MAC dupes post I did for the Naked palette here.

As many of you may know, I wasn’t too fond of the UD Naked Palette when I first bought it. I was seriously questioning my motives and how I brought myself to purchase such a horrid thing. LOL However, after I kept trying new combinations, it began to grow on me and turned out to be a nice palette (once I got the hang of it). I will say to be careful when using ‘Virgin’ as your blender. I found if I applied too much the colors ended up looking muddy and unseemly. Used sparingly, it does a beautiful job of blending. Overall, I’ve come to welcome the Naked palette with open arms.

Look #1click here for the full face!

UD eyeshadows used:

  • Naked (crease)
  • Buck (deepen crease)
  • Virgin (dust lightly onto lid and highlight brow bone, blend out Naked)

50 thoughts on “Urban Decay Naked Palette Looks

  1. christine dittmann


    so gorgeous! I like nr.2 best. Could you please do some more with naked1 palette. I don’t have the second one.
    That would be great!!!

  2. I just love you no. 7 look. I am going to be doing my own makeup for my wedding and our colours are black and gold. I think you’ve supplied me with the look I want! Dramatic but not too overpowering! Cheers

  3. I am new to your site. Loved YouTube channel so I thought I would try this.
    So glad I did. Question: are you going to create combos
    With the smoked palette from UD?

  4. I am new to your site. I’m loving it thus far. These looks are great. The first look is something I will wear every day.

  5. Z,
    I wanted to let you know that E.L.F. Has a beauty book in neutral that is a dupe for this palette. I’ve never used their shadows ,so I don’t know what their like.

  6. LOVE this post! I bought the palette and have used it a few times but honestly, it’s just been sitting in the back of my makeup drawer. I’m excited to try these looks..especially #9 and #1!! Thank you!!

  7. Zabrena I cannot thank you enough, I could seriously cry! Some days, which have been more often than not lately, I just sit at my makeup desk and haven’t a clue as to what to slap on my eyes.
    I ordered this palette a couple of weeks ago and can’t wait for it to get here, I’m excited to try out these looks, it’s nice to know I have this here if I’m ever stuck or wanting to try something new!

    1. Oh, haha! Awesome! I’m so happy I can help inspire you! I find myself referring to the site from time to time too when I’m stuck! LOL! πŸ˜‰

  8. WhIch age groups are these naked palettes suited for? It would be nice to see some suggestions for us older women 50+. Love the looks however

    1. Hi Susie,
      The Naked palettes are great for most age ranges, but the shimmery shades can prove to be more troublesome for 50+ eyelids. Looks that don’t use the shimmer shades in the palette (i.e. #s 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) would be good ones to try. πŸ˜‰ And if you like a look shown, but don’t want to purchase the palette to recreate it, you’re welcome to check the post that names MAC dupes for the shades in this palette; the link is at the top of this post. πŸ™‚

  9. Hi Zabrena,
    Can you also state which brush you used for each shade? I tried to apply #1 and it does not look even close. Why does your #1 look have shimmer?

    1. Hi Rina!
      I typically use the MAC 239 to apply the lid colors, the Sigma E45, MAC 286 or MAC 222 (discontinued) to apply the crease color and the MAC 217 to blend. πŸ™‚ #1 uses Virgin from the Naked palette on the lid and the brow bone, which does have some shimmer in it, so I’m not sure why yours isn’t similar …? It could look more “shimmery” due to the way the light is hitting it in the upclose image (please see the full face link for a better view, if need be), but it should look identical as far as the colors are concerned.

  10. I purchased Naked 2 a while back just because I read a lot of reviews saying it was better. Do you think getting Naked 1 is worth the investment? I guess it’s not that much money when you consider I buy MAC shades at $9 a pop.

    1. LOL! Right?! I actually prefer Naked1 over Naked2 myself and reach for it SO much but I also really like combining the two together! πŸ˜‰
      I think it’s worthwhile if you really enjoy neutral shades!

    1. Oh no!! πŸ™ I’m so sorry to hear that, Brooke!!
      However, THANK YOU for doing such an awesome, detailed post on the fake vs. real!
      I can’t stand how these counterfeiters are getting away with pawning these subpar wanna-bes off on innocent consumers. Ugh. πŸ™

  11. You’re so beautiful with those gorgeous blue eyes and red hair! I’m so glad I found you! Watched you on Youtube and decided to become a member. Most of the Youtubers I watch have brown eyes and I’m in need of looks for blue eyes. I’ve had the Naked#1 for some time now and just not known how to use it till now. I’m 51 yrs old and like a subtle shimmer along with matte shades of eyeshadow.

    1. Hi Debora!
      Welcome to you! Thank you for becoming a member and for your sweet compliments! πŸ™‚
      I’m thrilled you’ve found new ways to wear Naked1! It is by far one of my most favorite palettes!

  12. Hey dear as u know I’m new as well so what palettes you advise me to buy as I’ve NP 1 and smokey so far ! And brush 266, 217, 219, 239, thanks !also I’m looking a black smoky eye with either of my palettes

  13. Oh man all these looks are beautiful. I need to try them all. Except 7; bright holds don’t look great on me. #15 though may be doable.

  14. Hi Zabrena,
    I signed up for your site yesterday and just wanted to say Hi!
    I’ve had the Naked 1and 2 for almost a year but never really reach for them, so thank you for all the gorgeous ideas you’ve put together.
    I’d love to see some looks using both palettes, and from the Naked basics.
    Thanks again for the great site, and all the inspiration!

    1. Hi Claire!
      Welcome to you! Thank you for becoming a member! πŸ™‚ You’re just in time! The Naked Basics palette looks posts today, in a few minutes! πŸ˜€ Glad you’re enjoying the site!

  15. Z – Sometimes you don’s use anything on your lower lash line? What is the reason for that? I always feel like when I see myself, It looks like I forgot to put it on. But yours always looks great. Just wondering if you think adding a lower lash line (as needed) would be to much to some of the looks you have? – Mandie

    1. Hi Mandie!
      Well, just to change it up really. πŸ™‚ I feel like eyeshadow on the lower lashline can help spice up a look and really make your eyes stand out, whereas sometimes you just want a minimalist look without it, too. It’s totally up to you whether or not to add it! πŸ˜‰ I never think it’s too much, if the mood strikes you, go for it!

  16. Michelle Middlebrooks


    I tried out look #9 yesterday and it turned out beautiful! Even my husband noticed and complimented my makeup look!

  17. My cousin is getting married this summer and I am going over make up looks with her to try and find the perfect one. She is aiming for a smoky brown eye. Her eye color is also brown. Any recommendations?

    1. I’d say go with a light, khaki brown type shade. If you’re looking within the Naked1 palette, Smog or Naked would be good ones, depending on the depth of her eye color and her complexion. Not too dark of a brown or it will blend in too much with her brown eyes. Hope that helps! πŸ˜‰

  18. Zabrena, this website is the best makeup investment l have ever made. Used look 4 tonight, going out to dinner with friends and wanted a more dramatic look (at least for me). Love look 4 πŸ™‚

  19. Using the dupes from the coastal scents revealed palette, look one was the very first look I recreated from this site. I just loved it!

  20. Hi Z

    I recreated look #17 with the dupes in the coastal scents Revealed Palette. Your site is a goto tool for me these days! Awesome.

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