Urban Decay Matte Revolution Lipstick is available in nine shades: Bad Blood (matte deep red), Stark Naked (matte light nude), 1993 (matte medium brown), Temper (matte bright orange-red), Tilt (matte bright orange), Menace (matte medium fuschia pink), Bittersweet (matte bright purple), After Dark (matte medium dark berry pink), and Blackmail (matte deep berry wine).
The Matte Revolution lipsticks come in the same aesthetically pleasing tube as the Revolution lipsticks, but it’s metallic black instead of copper. Very sleek looking!
According to Urban Decay, these are a creamy, non-drying formula made with shea butter, avocado, olive and babassu oils. I would have to agree that they are creamier than expected, but not quite as buttery as Bite Beauty’s Buttercream formula. But then again, these are matte.
When I swatched them, they went on much smoother than I expected for a matte formula. The only exception was Menace, which I felt had quite a bit of drag, but the color payoff was just as great as the others. Wear time was substantial, and even when it started to wear off, I was left with a bit of a stain. I took advantage of this and just added some lip balm, and it looked great! Are these as smooth as my Lipstick Queen Velvet Rope matte formulas? No way, not in a million years, but these are less than half the price. Overall, this formula is a “win.” As you can tell from the store display in the photo, I’m not the only one who feels that way!
Urban Decay Matte Revolution Lipstick retails for $22.00 for 0.09 oz.