I've finally laid my grubby hands on the new Urban Decay Book Of Shadows, Vol. II. I had hesitated on getting the Vol. I because I already had some of the shades from that palette, but all the colors from the Vol. II are quite new to me, and they are captivating. I loved the colors and the non-glittery ones are perfect! I also like the ones with glitter but I wish they weren't too chunky, but they would do. I specifically loved the neutral colors of this palette. It's the perfect travel companion because everything you would need for the eyes is already in this "book". It comes with a mini Urban Decay Primer Potion and 24/7 Glide On eye pencils in Zero and Bourbon. I honestly can't have too many Zeros, it's my go-to black kohl pencil and it's absolutely great on the waterline and tightline.
The Book of Shadows is pretty nifty in the sense that it has a top compartment with a mirror and a booklet containing different kinds of looks using the palette. There is a little ribbon thingy that you use to pull the drawer that encases the shadows.
I did a neutral eye look using this Book Of Shadows. Here is a step by step. All products Urban Decay unless otherwise noted.
Apply Primer Potion all over lid and lower lashline. Using Loew Cornell Maxine's Mop 3/4" (or MAC 239), apply Sellout in quick patting motions on the lid.
Using the MAC 224 brush, apply Twice Baked on outer V.
Apply more Twice Baked to deepen the crease using Sonia Kashuk blender brush (a stiff one). Blend using the 224.
Mix a little bit of YDK to Twice Baked using the Sonia Kashuk blender brush.
Using the Stila No. 5 brush, apply Midnight Cowbody Rides Again to highlight the browbone.
Apply L'Oreal Lineur Intense liquid liner on upper lashline. Rim eyes (waterline and tightline) using 24/7 glide-on eye liner in Zero.
Apply Revlon self-adhesive false lashes in Intensifying.
Dr. Denese SPF30 Tinted Defense Day Cream
Buff'd mineral foundation in Almond
Lumiere Radiance in Island Sands
MAC Sculpt powder to contour
MAC Margin blush
MAC lipliner in Whirl
MAC lipstick in Pleasureseeker
Jouer lip gloss in Pink Sand