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      25.11.2012 22:42
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      Would make a nice Christmas gift

      While I wear make up every day, eyeshadow is something I usually only apply for special occasions or if I am going out for the evening. I do like to have a nice supply of eyeshadow for these occasions. I was given the Urban Decay Ammo shadow box for a Christmas present last year. This eyeshadow palette contains 10 of Urban Decay's best selling shades and was created to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the company.

      This eyeshadow palette is held in a gorgeous black box with a floral pattern and the "Urban Decay" logo on the front in purple. Part of the floral pattern is made of velvet which adds a nice textured feel to the front of this eyeshadow set. You open the box by simply flipping back the lid. The lid is magnetic at the bottom which means when closed, the box stays closed, which is always helpful if you don't want eyeshadow all over your make up bag!

      When you open the lid of this set you will see inside the 10 eyeshadows with the names of the shades written underneath each one. They are laid out in 2 rows of 5, with each pair being shades that are designed to match and compliment each other and can be worn together. The eyeshadow shades are as follows:

      Smog - a shimmery brown
      Maui wowie - a glittery gold
      Mildew - a shimmery khaki
      Shatttered - a shimmery turquoise
      Oil slick - a glittery black
      Polyester bride - a glittery cream
      Last call - a shimmery dark purple
      Grifter - a glittery gold purple
      Chopper - a dark gold with flecks of glitter
      Sin - a pale and shimmery gold

      The inside of the lid of the palette is mirrored which is handy for when applying out and about or even in the house if you want to hold the mirror close to your face. Around the mirror is the same purple floral pattern that is on the front of the box. The palette also contains a brush - a double ended sponge tip style applicator. I personally prefer proper eyeshadow brushes with bristles and therefore haven't got much use out of the brush of this set.

      As is to be expected with a set like this, there are shades that I prefer (namely the gold/browns) and shades that I haven't touched (greens and blacks)! I do think it's nice to have a variety of colours though, as it allows me to experiment with shades I might not normally use.

      When using this Urban Decay palette I have always found the eyeshadow easy to apply and blend. Only a small amount of the shadows are required to produce a pigmented colour and the shadows can easily be blended with each other to produce the desired look. They do not crease on your eyelids like some other cheaper eyeshadows I have tried. I have found that the Urban Decay eyeshadows have lasted well and still look like they have just been applied even at the end of an evening.

      I do find that some of the more glittery shades in this set can be messy to apply and little flecks of glitter will end up all over your cheeks. I find it best to apply these shades a small amount at a time making sure there is no excess shadow on your brush to minimise the mess. The eyeshadow is easy to remove using my normal cleansing routine. I do have ridiculously sensitive skin particularly around my eyes and find that if I wear this eyeshadow too many days in one week, my eyelids become slightly red. However for those of you with normal skin I don't think this shadow would cause much of a problem.

      This eyeshadow palette is still available at anywhere that stocks Urban Decay (online, House of Fraser, Debenhams) and costs £27.00. An individual Urban Decay eyeshadow costs £14.00, however the individual pots do contain a lot more product - 10g compared to the 0.8g of each of the shades in this set.

      Overall I think this is a gorgeous eyeshadow palette and a nice way to try new shades and to find your favourites. Thanks for reading/rating and I hope you found my review useful.

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      25.11.2012 10:13
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      A lovely palette of pretty eyeshadows

      I love wearing make up but I particularly love wearing eye shadow. I have plenty of colours already but I can't resist a cute little set of shadows. I have purchased the Urban Decay sets before and been very happy with them so I decided to purchase the Ammo Eyeshadow Shadow Box.

      About the product
      This shadow box contains ten different eye shadows which are organised in pairs of two according to which colours compliment each other. The shadows have been chosen using the best selling shadows by Urban Decay.

      Shades
      Smog - A shimmering brown colour
      Maui Wowie - A pale but glittering gold
      Mildew - A khaki green shade with flecks of gold
      Shattered - A lovely and vibrant blue
      Oil Slick - A dark shade of black great for creating the smokey eyed effect with rainbow glitter particles
      Polyester Bride - A white glittering highlighter shade
      Last Call - A dark purple
      Grifter - A lighter purple to compliment last call
      Chopper - This one is a fawn/beige colour
      Sin - A sparkling champagne shade which is delicate yet very pretty

      Packaging and Price
      The product is contained within a matte black paper compact and the shadows stand out nicely against this background. The lid of the product has a mirror in it which allows you to apply your make up on the go. It also comes with a double ended eye shadow brush which you can use to apply the shadows. Around the mirror, there are pink hearts, butterflies and flowers. A matching pattern also decorates the front of the compact.

      The product is quite expensive but it is much cheaper than buying each shade in an individual pot. You will be looking to pay around £23 for the palette and it can be bought from stores with an Urban Decay counter like Boots and also from a range of online websites.

      Application and Performance
      The shadows have a very silky consistency which means that they glide easily across the eyelid without pulling or dragging the skin. The included brush works well and as the powder is packed quite tightly, you don't get a powdery fall out beneath the eyes. The shadows are each highly pigmented and you don't need to apply much of the product to get a good colour payment. Each shade is vibrant and extremely evident. Most of the shades are shimmering and each has a very shiny finish. These aren't matte shades and they are a bit too 'special' for day wear but they are perfect for the evenings, especially at Christmas time. The complimenting colours work well together and it's best to use the light shade at the inner corner and the darker shade across the lid.

      As with all compacts, you will find yourself using some shades a lot more than others. I tend to use the browns, golds and beiges, and I haven't gone to near the blues, greens or purples but they are still fun to experiment with. The powders are long lasting and they are still in place at the end of the night. They don't crease or fade which is fantastic news for me. They don't irritate my eyes and the glitter particles won't fall into your eyes. I haven't had any problems when wearing these shadows at the same time as my contact lenses. The colours are easily removed using my usual make up remover.

      Conclusion
      All in all, this is a lovely palette of shadows which has a beautiful selection of colours. The shadows are long lasting and very evident. They look pretty and shimmering and they are better for the evening that day wear. I haven't even made a dent in this product yet so I don't anticipate it running out for a really long time. I am very happy with this product!

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      03.09.2012 19:13
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      A good buy if you want to try a variety of colours on your eyes!

      Urban Decay were one of first entrants into the sparkly eye shadow market and arguably still the best! This palette has ten delicious colours to choose from including olive green, smokey black, biscuit, rich redy pink,light pink, blue, brown, beige and two creamy colours. Each eyeshadow has a strong shimmer and produces a dramatic "look at me" colour effect. The palette contains a double sided foam applicator which easily applies the colour to my eye lids. Unlike some sparkly eye shadows this is easy to spread across my eyelids and don't look heavy or creasy around fine lines. You only need a little bit of colour on the applicator and once applied the colour is strong and glam and lasts for hours (the only problem is getting it off - you definately need eye make up remover for this one). Whilst the portion of each colour block is small, they do last for ages because you only need a little each time. I really like this palette but the product is pricey (around twenty pounds) and would only be worth it if you would use all the colours. The product is very glam and sparkly and not appropriate for those looking for a delicate or subtle look.

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        28.03.2011 12:59
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        The colours are brill and it is great to apply - would definitely recommend.

        I've always loved the look and colours of the Urban Decay eye shadow but as it is quite expensive and I couldn't really justify shelling out for one of the larger sets such as the Book of Shadows I tried to find a smaller one that still had a good selection and range of colours. Unfortunately this set doesn't come with the small eye shadow primer that a lot of them do which I think does really improve how the eye shadow applies.

        Being someone who is very poor and ill practised at applying make up I find that this eye shadow goes on very easily and it is easy to get a dramatic and striking look without too much knowledge. I do find that I sometimes get a lot of excess powder/glitter on the rest of my face but I couldn't really guarantee that this was a fault with the eye shadow over the applier!

        I really like the range of colours in this set as there are both bright and muted colours included although I do seem to just use the same colours - I'm sure there are at least a couple in this set which haven't been touched yet. I have friends with totally different colouring to me who also have colours they like to use in this set so I think it could be used by pretty much anyone.

        I think that Urban Decay packaging is always beautiful but the box does seem to come open quite easily rather than being able to click it shut and I am often worried that I'll be opening my hand bag to a shower of eyeshadow although I haven't had any issues as yet.

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        19.10.2010 11:17
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        a great scent.

        Pretty shadows *
        I know that I have been writting alot on urban decay but I own so many products from this company and when you have one , you want them all!
        so this box is called the Ammo shadow box.This box comes with 1 sponge brushes and a small sample size Urban Decay Primer potion and 10 differenct coloured eye shadows.

        * Packaging & Design *
        This isn't my favourite packaging as it's more simple than the other ones. it's a black boz which flips open and on the front it has a picture of a fun shooting out flowers and patterns and on the inside it has a mirror on one side and the shadows on the other.
        * Thoughts and colours *
        Urban decay eye shadows are very good quailty and the colour pay off is amazing , I think alot of people will like this box as there are of duller colours if your not a fan f bright out there shadows this one is for you.
        so the 10 colours this comes with are:
        1. smog - a brown shade perfect for everyday use.
        2. mildrew - a dark green colour - nice for a smokey eye.
        3. oil slik - jet black
        4. last call - a dark shade of pink
        5. chopper - another golden borwn pink colour.
        6. maui wowe - a light gold
        7. shattered - another shade of blue
        8. polyester bride - i love the name of this one and this is a good highlight colour.
        9. griffter - a glitter pink
        10. sin - another brown tone.

        if you have some of the other palletes some of the colours are repeated in this one as they tend to but the best sellers in this.
        * Price ?*
        Urban decay are a bit more expensive but I think they way they are packaged are really nice and the colour pay off is really good, this cost around £17 I think for this box and for 9 colours pretty good value. i can't remember as this was a gift.

        Recommend?
        yeah !! they are great value !
        ciao/dooyoo.

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        07.09.2010 04:10
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        Love them!

        I had been eyeing this set up for a few weeks when as luck would have it, my fiancé's mum brought one back as a present from New York for me after she had been holidaying there. This set was released as part of their 10th birthday celebrations and it is just perfect.

        The box is very thin which means it's easy to pack in a smallish bag, and light so it can easily be taken with you when you're travelling or even going out for the night - if you wanted to do some touch ups and it has a strong magnetic clasp which means that it stays shut; so no danger of it coming open and the shadows getting ruined which is a big plus point in my experience. It is purple with a foil and velvet design on that consists of flowers, leaves, and hearts to skulls and even fish - but it looks lovely and feels nice to touch because of the velvet.

        Upon opening the case I notice a decent sized mirror, again with a surrounding foil design that matches the outside of the box. It's quite decadent looking, and so are the shadows it contains.

        Each shadow measures approximately 1.5cm x 2cm and whilst this doesn't sound very big, I have found that they actually last very well. Because the pigment in them is quite strong, I have found that you don't need to apply a huge amount to get the coverage and depth you need, even if you want to wear the colours strong and opaque.

        The hues contained are beautiful, 10 different colours that are said to be arranged in 5 matching duos, running the gamut from subtle to all out sexy. I actually find that whilst these are arranged into 'matching colours' these shadows can be mixed and matched with each other very easily to create a number of different looks suitable for any occasion. Below is a quick rundown of the colours from my perspective.

        Smog - A deep coppery bronze, lovely in the eye socket.

        Maui Wowie - This is a cool medium gold that has a bit of glitter in it; not over the top though. This is one of my personal favourites.

        Mildew - A deep, dirty green. This has the perfect name but is a gorgeous colour, despite the name.

        Shattered - A turquoise like hue that edges more to the blue, a classy blue - if you will.

        Oil Slick - Black, with glitter. I love this; it's perfect for smoky eyes with a little bit of fun added because of the very slight glittery particles.

        Polyester Bride - White with silver glitter. This is great for brightening the inside of the eyes.

        Last Call - 'Plum punch' A beautiful medium-light plum colour which nods to a more pink plum hue than full on purple, that will blend beautifully with a number of other colours from this set.

        Grifter - Sheer lavender with lots of 'microglitter' - a very light colour, but a very lovely one all the same.

        Chopper - A coppery fawn hue with silver 'microglitter' in.

        Sin - A nude champagne hue with probably the least amount of shimmer out of all the shadows included in this set, but this doesn't make it any less noticeable in my opinion.

        All the colours have a sheen/shimmer to them and whilst this would make it seem like these shadows could only be for evening wear, you would be wrong to think this true. These shadows are never overly glittery, and all of the colours can be built up and adapted to suit daytime use as you wish. I personally love using smog and maui wowie or sin together for daytime usage - I just use very thin layers of each of them.

        The shadow is very good quality and stays put once applied, even without the use of a primer - which is much better than many others that I have tried previously. It's also easy to apply, it blends well and I find it doesn't dust all over my face when applying like some other shadows have been prone to doing. It has also never caused any irritation with my eyes, and although they're not particularly sensitive to most things, this is still a plus for me.

        It has become a regularly used product in my makeup bag, both when on the move and at home and I would have no hesitation to replace it when the time comes, either with the same set or with the individual colours contained in the set (if the set is no longer available to buy). The set costs £22.50, although I am sure it could be found cheaper if you were to shop around but it's worth every penny, even at full price.

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        08.03.2010 01:19
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        unleash your creativity!

        I was instantly drawn to the Eyeshadow Ammo Shadow box two years ago. It was love at first sight. Unlike most eyeshadow palettes, there is quite a variety of colours, so it suits every skin tone. The sparkly shimmery shadows create a very glamourous look for a night out, or you can use the neutral hues for a more natural look. As a dancer, I have truly appreciated the ''staying-power'' of this shadow, since it stays put and doesn't fade even after several hours of dancing. This means that the palette lasts quite a long time since you don't have to reapply or touch up your makeup frequently. I wear contact lens and the glitter doesn't irritate my eyes unlike other brands which invariably end up on the lens.

        The colours in this kit are vibrant and can be blended to create different effects. The black hue (oil slick) can be used as an eyeliner as well. The shadow box is compact, lightweight and convenient to carry around in your handbag. It has a fairly large mirror as well which is very useful. I have tried other palettes in the Urban Decay range but keep coming back to this one as my favourite as it is the most versatile one. The price of this kit is quite reasonable since there are 10 different shades and they are all wearable colours.

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        06.03.2010 17:10
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        A lovely set of eyeshadows.

        So yet again I found myself buying Urban Decay, when I should really have been spending my money on other things. But this palette is so pretty I just couldn't help myself! I also have the Deluxe palette, which is much brighter but equally gorgeous. I find the Ammo Shadow box better for everyday looks as the colours are more muted and neutral, whereas I now tend to use the Deluxe palette for special occasions.
        The set contains five shadows which contain glitter and five which are shimmery. I've found that the glitter tends to fall down beneath my eyes and onto my cheeks unless I apply it at a certain angle, with my face pointing down. Having said this, I still love them because of the sparkly effect. This is something that the Deluxe palette doesn't have, as none of the shadows contain glitter.
        The shadows are lined up in sets of two which compliment eachother, which makes it easy to see which colours will look good together.
        I'm so pleased that I bought this, and recommend it to everyone that likes good quality eyeshadows and Urban Decay. :)

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        27.01.2010 20:56
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        Colours for your eyes!

        I am a big fan of eye make up! This ranges from eye liners to mascaras to eyeshadows.

        I noticed this eyeshadow palette as it is different to most. Instead of having colours that are all the same, this palette has colours of different colours which means more variety instead of the same colours but in different shades.

        I bought this for about £18.00 in my local Boots store, which I thought was a little expensive, but I really like it so thought why not.

        The packaging is pretty mysterious with a black background and purple patterns all over. The handy size box closes shut with a magnetic flap which means its good to go in your hand bag or make up bag without having to worry about spilling the eye shadows everywhere. The little palette comes with a double sided applicator and decent sized mirror.

        You get 10 different colours in this little set, which include: Smog, Maui Wowie, Mildew, Shattered, Oil Slick, Polyester Bride, Last Call, Grifter, Chopper, Sin.

        My favourite is Shattered, which is a sparkley aqua colour which looks great on dark eyes. The applicators you get with this kit arent the softest but they do the job. .

        The eyeshadows apply pretty well to the applicator and when you go to put it on your eyelids, it goes on pretty well. When stroking the applicator across your eyes, you can sweep the shadow across your eyes in one go without having to re-apply the applicator to the shadow.

        I like to have strong and defined eyes so I like to apply a thick-ish coat of shadow onto my eyes. This shadow is really good at giving a good coverage of the lids actually, which I am glad about due to the price.

        Once on, this shadow lasts a good while, I would say maybe about 6-7 hours without needing to re-apply. So this for me is pretty good.

        Overall I am really happy with these eye shadows and wouldnt hesitate to buy another product from Urban Decay again soon!

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          14.11.2009 11:57
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          good for someone who wants a good quality eyeshadow palette

          this palette is a must have if you love make up that is long lasting and isn't too outrageous. for more outrageous colours I'd personally recommend the Deluxe shadow box - amazing also!

          Urban decays' products are well worth their money - especially their shadows. This palette in particular can be found at around the £22 mark and features 10 Shades:

          Smog - a coppery like colour
          Maui Wowie - a light gold which is nice for the underneath of your lower lashline
          Mildew - a moss Green type colour which is perfect with Oil slick for a smokey eye look
          Shattered - very subtle but fantastic blue/green which adds a nice shimmer to your lid
          Oil Slick - black with a hint of shimmer
          Polyester Bride - gorgeous creamy gold colour which is fantastic for highlighting
          Last Call - deep maroon which looks fantastic with heavy black liner
          Grifter - an innocent pink colour
          Chopper - copper
          & Sin - much like chopper only with a hint of pink mixed in

          Each colour looks amazing on its own but all these colours blend beautifully together so there is no need to worry about the colours being to block-like beside one another on your eyelid. Apply with Primer Potion and these colours will never shift which is what everyone wants in an eye-shadow. The palette itself isn't too big either so it can easily be placed in your bag for that little touch up if need be.
          It comes with its own brush too which applies colour generously across the lid.

          once again - if anyone is looking to broaden their eye-shadow collection with some good quality make- up I would suggest this. Not only this palette but any other Urban decay palette because they do last an age

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            31.10.2009 14:50
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            The only eyeshadows u'll need!!

            I Love Urban Decay!! This is the third variation of an Urban Decay eyeshadow collection I have had the pleasure of owning! Now only using Urban Decay eyeshadows having binned all the old products that are no longer up to scratch! (ironically scratch being the name of one of their other eyeshadows!)

            As a rule Urban Decay eyeshadows are either vibrant, sassy, professional or sexy and and I never struggle with these eyeshadows to find a look to suit the occasion be it work or play!

            The Ammo Shadow Box (which was developed to celebrate Urban Decays 10th Anniversary) is presented in an eye catching and tactile black case displaying a purple velvet effect gun shooting a funky design of flowers, hearts, fish and skulls. The case itself is magnetic which is not only useful to keep the lid shut but also keeps all three of my Urban Decay sets neatly together! Inside the case is a good sized mirror surrounded by a similar funky design and 10 x 0.8g of Urban Decays most loved colours humourously named - Smog, Mildew, Oil Slick, Last Call, Chopper, Maui Wowie, Shattered, Polyester Bride, Grifter and Sin completed with a double ended eyeshadow applicator. Urban Decay eyeshadows vary from matte, shimmery and glittery - this particular set is glittery based and adds a nice uplifting look to your eyes.

            As a contact lense wearer I think its important to have make up that is sensitive on the eyes and Urban Decay has always been a senitive product never causing any irritation.

            The Urban Decay Eyeshadow pallette is one of my best ever make up buys! As someone who doesn't dress up 'Like a girl' (as my male mates would say) very often I fell in love with this set immediately! And had no regret - since discovering Urban Decay I have never begrudged parting with more then I would personally usually spend on eyeshadows but still feel was good value at £19 considering other brands of makeup, the quality of the product and that it was a 10th anniversary edition.

            I bought this collection based upon my previous experience with Urban Decay products and its due to my satisfaction of these that i feel i should elaborate (and that I'm unable to find those products to review with praise!)

            My history of Urban Decay Products............

            My first ever Urban Decay eyeshadow was the single eyeshadow called graffiti - a gorgeous bright green which i bought for £12 in Boots (about 4years ago when my local Boots still sold Urban Decay products).
            Spending £12 on one eyeshadow is the most I'd ever spent but i fell in love with the enchanting vibrant green that stood out from all other eyeshadow brands i had come across previously. The single graffiti eyeshadow came in an eyecatching oval container displaying graffiti with an internal mirror. Being that I would consider myself as having an alternative and funky taste it was this design that caught my attention initially - as I will rarely notice anything plain or 'girly'! The eyeshadow itself blew me away! The striking green would stay vibrant throughout the night particularly bringing out my green/brown eyes and provided me with an unusual confidence in which I became more daring with my colours. This then led me onto searching the internet for more Urban Decay products and I stumbled across........
            The Deluxe Shadow Box-this is Absolutely Gorgeous!! This particular collection is what i call my funky going out colours so vibrant and sexy! But I won't say too much as I am hoping to review it separately if it appears! My second eyeshadow collection - Foreshadow Eyeshadow Pallette- was a set bought for me last christmas by my sister (obviously I had praised Urban Decay a lot considering she would never previously have risked buying me make up!)

            The satisfaction I have from Urban Decay eyeshadows moved me on to trying their eyeliners - also amazing!

            Cost...
            The most expensive item I have bought over the years was the £12 single Graffiti eyeshadow from Boots. Since then I have always bought these products on the internet and paid no more then £20 for a 9/10 eyeshadow pallette (sometimes this includes a small sample of eyeshadow primer too) but despite using these products on a daily basis I have never yet had to buy the same product twice - which i think is fantastic value for money!

            In conclusion i can say that these eyeshadows and products continue to surprise and satisfy me and continue to be the only brand of make up that i search for on the internet!!

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              25.10.2009 10:44
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              A fab set of eyeshadows that will last for ages.

              I bought this shadow box years ago, but a few months ago I sadly lost it (probably something to do with moving around the country so much). However, it lasted a really long time. Granted, I didn't use the eyeshadows daily or anything, but after a couple of years they barely looked used - which is great for a product that costs £22 for seemingly small amounts.

              The box itself is nice to look at - it's a compact, thick card affair with a nice purple and white design. The purple is velvet, which doesn't particularly appeal to me, but others may like it. Also, the box benefits from being black because it's less easily ruined in your bag or makeup bag.

              The set includes ten eyeshadows and an applicator brush. I personally prefer to use cotton buds or cheap makeup brushes rather than ruin the one supplied - after all, it has limited use anyway before it starts to get all nasty.

              As you would expect from Urban Decay, the eyeshadows are excellent quality and last well on a night out. Quite a few of them are glittery and are quite bright, so you might not want them for every day use. However, they don't lose anything by being used years later - in fact your biggest problem might be losing the set before you're finished!!

              The eyeshadow colours are:

              Mildew - a sage green kind of colour which is more subtle than some of the other shades. I didn't use this much, but if you wear dark greens or browns it would work really well.

              Maui Wowie - this is a good blending colour because it's pale and creamy and has glitter in it.

              Oil Slick - I never used this (but I would for halloween or fancy dress) - it's black with glitter in, though you could probably use it lightly as a kind of eyeliner.

              Smog - a fairly dark brown, which can be used well with Chopper for a more glitzy effect.

              Chopper - a light brown with glitter which works well as a blended top coat.

              Shattered - a vivid blue with a slight shimmer - I didn't really use this either, but it's great if you want to make an impact.

              Last Call - a deep purple colour of the kind I favour, since it works with a lot of my clothes.

              Polyester Bride - white with silver glitter - great for those with pale skin i.e not me.

              Grifter - light purple with glitter, great for making the paler colours of the set more interesting

              Sin - a kind of of 'neutral' peach.

              For me, this set manages to incorporate a lot of commonly used colours and offers good mixing ability. However, I feel it lacks a good silver tone, and for that I would recommend buying Uzi separately, as it's a subtle silver glitter which looks great as a top layer. Other than that, this eyeshadow set contains a good range of colours and would make a great gift for any Urban Decay fan, along with some cheap eyeshadow applicators.

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                03.09.2009 13:00

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                wonderful!

                If you've never tried Urban Decay Shadows this is the best place to start. Inside the sleek black packaging covered in a purple velvet skull and flowers design, you get a vast range of 10 eyeshadows housed under a rather large mirror with a double ended branded eyeshadow applicator. The 10 shadows you get are: Smog (a deep bronzey brown), Maui Wowie (a cool champagne colour with a green tinge and silver glitter), Mildew (a deep green), Shattered (a bright blue with gold shimmer), Oil Slick (black with silver glitter), Polyester Bride (bright white with silver glitter), Last Call (a rich plummy purple colour), Grifter (a pale lavender colour with silver glitter), Chopper (pale bronze with silver glitter) and finally Sin (a true peachy frosty champagne colour). The colours are arranged so that the colours are paired up for you to use as is or you can mix and match to your hearts content. I love Urban Decay shadows anyway, they are so smooth and long lasting (especially in conjunction with the primer potion. The packaging is great and it's an easy to travel with palette! A great introduction to a great brand.

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                05.08.2009 20:03
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                Worth the investment

                I bought the Urban Decay Eyeshadow Ammo box last christmas as a treat, wanting a whole new range of eye colours to try. The pack will cost around £24 and contains 10 eyeshadows and one double-ended applicator.

                It has a magnetic closure strip so it holds itself closed and can be carried in a handbag if you like, I prefer to leave mine at home. The eyeshadows are all great colours- normally with a box set you would expect a few dud colours that you will never use.. Eight months later, my eyeshadow box having had daily abuse is still going strong. I now know which colours I adore and which ones I will only use occasionally, so I know which individual colours to buy.

                I find these apply really well- the colours are all shiny slightly glittery colours (not entirely glitter, but they do contain sparkle/ glimmer) and they last all day EASILY without bleeding down your skin or creasing up in the folds of your eyelids.

                This kit is a must have for anyone who uses eyeshadow. There are 5 light shades and 5 heavier darker shades. Even the black one you can just use at the corners of your eyes if you can't wear black eyeshadow, so you will get a lot of use from this whatever your eye colour.

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                  08.07.2009 23:01
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                  i still love it despite price

                  ****Urban Decay Eyeshadow Ammo Shadow Box ****

                  Since i liked the first urban decay kit i got so much i decided to buy this one as the deluxe shadow box was still out of stock at the time.

                  Urban Decay

                  **Packaging**
                  I really like the box that these shadows come in. It is black with purple velvet bits and is very nicely decorated. On the one side you have a purple gun and the other has loads of different shapes coming from it-butterflies,flowers ...I like how this closes with a magnet so i don't think that the product will spill out.

                  **The colours**
                  Urban Decay say that the colours in this are their 10 top selling colours. These are set out in 2 rows and it is done so that the two colours are ones that go with each other. The colours in this are:
                  Smog-This is like a deep coppery bronze colour . I think it is very metallically and has a sheen to it.
                  Maui Wowie-This is a medium gold that has silver through it.
                  Mildew-I would describe this as a deep green. It doesn't have any glitter through it which i like.
                  Shattered-A blue/green shade.
                  Oil Slick-black with silver glitter . This is also in another kit.
                  Polyester Bride- This is a white with glitter through it. I think it is similar to uzi(also by urban decay)
                  Last Call-This is a deep plum colour.
                  Grifter-A light pink/purple. On the website it looks more purple but i have this in two kits and they look pink in person
                  Chopper-coppery fawn
                  Sin-A light golden colour.

                  All the shades in this kit are from the normal eye shadow range.

                  Overall i think this has some nice colours in it however its not the first one i would go for if i had the choice. These are not really subtle colours so i wouldn't recommend this to people who like natural makeup.Urban Decay is quite expensive (£20ish for the kit) but i think that it is worth it.

                  About a year after buying this i am still using it regulery and think it was well worth getting.

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