Stroll Down Memory Lane with Me – Some Discontinued Makeup Favs

I was feeling a bit nostalgic looking through some old pictures and decided it’d be fun to take you along with me.

Urban Decay Born To Run Palette

Urban Decay Born To Run Palette
Urban Decay Born To Run Palette Swatches on Medium Dark Skin (shade names: wildheart, accelerate, double life, guilt trip, ignite, smog, drift, wanderlust)
Urban Decay Born To Run Palette
Urban Decay Born To Run Palette Swatches on Medium Dark Skin (shade names: hell ride, baja, punk, jet, weekender, still shot, riff, good as gone)
Urban Decay Born To Run Palette Swatches on Medium Dark Skin (shade names: Breakaway, stranded, blaze, radio, big sky)

To me (and many others), this was such a good palette that should have been permanent. This being discontinued makes me sad especially since Urban Decay seems to be switching all of their eyeshadows over to their new vegan formula. I have nothing against vegan formulas, but I just do not like theirs. I did check out the Wild Greens Palette in person, and while it was cute, the formula felt like the eyeshadow singles that I tried last year (check out those swatches and my review here). I assume my other love, the naked heat will be discontinued as soon as they can get rid of the remaining inventory. At least that is my perception based on the new vegan formula releases and the constant sales on the older palettes. I guess we’ll see what happens.

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Crisis

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Crisis Swatch
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Crisis
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Crisis Swatch on Medium Dark Skin
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Crisis

I have not tried the new formulation of the vice lipsticks and to be honest, I’m kind of being stubborn about it because I loved the vice formula so much. This was one of the best cream lipsticks on the market. I tried several colors over the years and they all wore well throughout the day and had great pigment. I would say it has a thicker formula, which I personally love, but a lot of the lipstick formulas that are released these days are thinner. I have seen this available on the Nordstrom Rack website, so if you like to shop there, its something to consider.

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Pat McGrath Eyedols Eye Shadow in Enraptured, $12.50**

Pat McGrath Single Eyeshadow Enraptured Swatch
Pat McGrath Enraptured

This is kind of a weird one because it seems like they are discontinued since they’ve been on sale for $12.50 (marked down from $25.00) for a VERY long time. There are also 4 shades available at Bergdorf Goodman**, but they are still the full price for some reason. So I’m not sure if this one is actually discontinued, but as of today, there are still a lot of shades available direct from the Pat McGrath website for $12.50.** I’m still recovering from missing out on the 50% off sale that the Pat McGrath website had yesterday 😭. If you are interested in other Pat McGrath products, they do have 25% off select products** right now, although these are not included.

Pat McGrath Single Eyeshadow Enraptured Swatch on Medium Dark Skin
Pat McGrath Enraptured

Anyways, this is a beautiful color and the formula is amazing. It is by far the most pigmented eyeshadow I’ve ever used. That could be good or bad depending on your preference, but I still find that it is easy to work with. It is easy to use as a one-and-done shade or for a more complex look it blends well with other colors. I’ve never minded buying single eyeshadows, but I know a lot of people complained about the $25.00 price, but there is no way you’ll go through this very fast since it is so pigmented. I think they were worth the full price, but you can’t beat this quality for $12.50.

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PAT McGRATH EYEdols Eye Shadow Enraptured** (Gleaming Antiqued Gold)

If you like this kind of content, revisiting older or limited edition products, check out my Limited Edition Love post. It has a lot of throwback products to reminisce about 🙂.

What about you guys? Are there any discontinued or limited edition products that you’re still loving?

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9 thoughts on “Stroll Down Memory Lane with Me – Some Discontinued Makeup Favs

  1. When it comes to discontinued products, my mind goes straight to Colourpop considering they discontinue everything that isn’t a collab within like a month or two. lol.
    Also, I really hope Urban Decay can improve their formula instead of making it worse!

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  2. Yeah I’ve been passing up Urban Decay alot . Some of the newer palettes look more chalky . I did like Stoned Vibes shimmers , but some of the others like Cyber and greens were just not impactful for me .

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            1. I can understand that. All of the more colorful and vibrant shades seem to have been discontinued. Well unless you are looking for red or that one fuchsia color.

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