Remember I told you that Urban Decay is coming to Australia online and in shop at Mecca Maxima? Well, we’re only days away from being able to get our mitts on some UD goodies.
But what about the prices? Will they be comparable to US prices or will they be sky high?
I did some investigating to compare Urban Decay product prices in Australia at Mecca (where shipping is free with orders over $75), USA and online via Beauty Bay (which does free shipping in Australia for orders over $20) and here is what I found…
Please note that prices are in AUD and current at time of writing taken from their respective websites with the currency converted via xe.com
Urban Decay Naked Palettes Prices
AU : $78
US : $70 (converted from $54 USD)
BB : $83
Conclusion : $8 price difference. Hey, not too bad at all, right? Definitely get the thumbs up to buy the Naked Palettes in good old Aussie-land instead of getting it shipped from US of A.
Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potions Prices
There are 4 different Primer Potions to choose from hence the range in prices.
AU : $30-34
US : $26-31 (converted from $20-24)
BB : $35
Conclusion : $4 hike is practically nothing compared to other products from other brands.
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Prices
AU : $30
US : $26 (converted from $20)
BB : $34
Conclusion : $4…I think we are starting to see a trend here. Yay! Things are looking good.
Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm Prices
AU : $48
US : $44 (converted from $34)
BB : $51
Conclusion : Yep, you’ve guessed it. Only $4 increase.
Urban Decay Good Karma Optical Blurring Brush
AU : $35
US : $32.50 (converted from $25)
BB : $45
Conclusion : Wow, only $2.50 price difference this time. Amazing! And definitely forget purchasing from Beauty Bay!
Urban Decay Makeup Setting Sprays
AU : $44
US : $39 (converted from $30)
BB : $46
Conclusion : Okay, this is only $5 mark up which is not drastic in the grand scheme of things.
From my initial research, it looks like the Urban Decay prices in Australia are pretty good ranging from $2.50 to $8 increase – which I’m sure all Aussie beauty lovers will agree that this mini price hike is not a dealbreaker.
if when (*fingers crossed*) the Aussie dollar gets stronger, we may not be as content with the bigger changes in price differences. But as for now, we are all celebrating the fact that we don’t have to shop online at Beauty Bay anymore and that Urban Decay has finally come Down Under!
I hope this has been a helpful post! Happy shopping ladies!
*Apologies for all the old photos of my Urban Decay collection from my previous posts…I didn’t have time to take new photos and also, my sister stole most of my UD palettes so I definitely need to stock up, don’t I? 😛
Disclaimer : Just a gentle reminder that these are the prices I found on the respective websites at the time of writing with the currency converted from xe.com so they are subject to change.