This is the Urban Decay palette that’s all about #wanderlust

This is the Urban Decay palette that’s all about #wanderlust

Passport to pretty

Text: Angelyn Kwek

Behold the Urban Decay Born to Run eyeshadow palette, and get a head start on dreaming up your vacay makeup looks

Part of the fun when it comes to getaways is partaking in exotic eats, treats, and to-die-for views you take 101 selfies against. Of course, it'll all be documented on social media, otherwise how else will your friends and family know you're living your best life? For us beauty junkies, makeup is part and parcel of those vacation snaps, because you know you can't traipse around on foreign soil without your game face on (what if you see a really hot guy? Or spot a celebrity you want a wefie with?). Plus it's a universal truth we all want to look hot AF on holiday.

Here to make that happen is Urban Decay with their first mega palette, specially curated for every jetsetting exploit you've got lined up. Aptly named Born to Run, this 21-pan smorgasbord has a bit of everything, from essential nudes to trend shades. To give you the breakdown, within this surprisingly sleek palette are warm basics and glowy neutrals, hot pinks and ambers, cool blues and greens, and solid smokey and bronzy colours. Even the textures are just as varied, going across the board from mattes to satins to metallics.


Whether you're into coordinating your makeup to your itinerary — beachy hues for island holidays and rich, jewelled tones for a European escapade — or you just want to have every colour in the rainbow to switch up your look on the daily, this might just be your ultimate travel palette that'll rack up those frequent flyer miles with you. So pop Born to Run into your makeup bag the next time you're taking off, and cue the #FOTDS.

Born to Run is available at Sephora Ion, and will be launching at other Sephora stores from 13 June, and at Urban Decay boutiques and Sephora online from 19 June. $76