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Urban Decay Perversion Mascara

BY URBAN DECAY #17 in Mascara

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars60%
  • 4 Stars24%
  • 3 Stars10%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.37 / 5 based on 9,831 Reviews


Get bigger, blacker, badder lashes with our ultra-creamy, lengthening and volumizing mascara. So intense you might need a safe word, Perversion glides on and gets you sexy in one stroke. (Yet it won’t quit until you say when.) It’s insane how black it is…the purest, deepest, most intense black color imaginable.

Perversion has a creamy, full-bodied texture that’s not too dry, not too wet. This allows just the right amount of "pull" so it glides through lashes. The result: incredible control for insane lashes. Go ahead and pile on coat after coat. Want to apply more before you go out at night? No problem. Even if it’s been all day since you applied, more Perversion always means more beautiful lashes. Our formula NEVER gets brittle or clumpy.

Perversion Mascara contains Hairdensyl, a complex blend of proteins and amino acids—including marine glycogen, known to stimulate lash growth. Honey extract provides deep nourishment, sea idrolized elastine stimulates the hair follicle, and marine collagen protects.

The twisted trim on the high-tech, volumizing brush latches on to each lash to separate and define; finally, a volumizing mascara with a clean, clump-free finish. It pulls through lashes smoothly and lays down a generous amount of product. No need to wiggle the wand or maneuver it at all different angles!

If you need to apply in public, you’ll look good holding Perversion. We emblazoned our gorgeous, highly metallized black tube with a big purple "Perversion" and our tagline: “Bigger. Blacker. Badder."

Urban Decay is 100% cruelty-free.


  • Aqua (Water/EAU)
  • Synthetic Beeswax
  • Acacia Senegal Gum
  • Stearic Acid
  • Palmitic Acid
  • Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba/Cire de Carnuba)
  • Butylene Glycol
  • Glyceryl Stearate
  • Polybutene
  • VP/Eicosene Copolymer
  • Aminomethyl Propanol
  • Pentylene Glycol
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Caprylyl Glycol
  • Sodium Dehydroacetate
  • Potassium Sorbate
  • Hydroxyethylcellulose
  • Soluble Collagen
  • Myristic Acid
  • Arachidic Acid
  • Behenic Acid
  • Glycerin
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Oleic Acid
  • Mel (Honey/Miel) Extract
  • Sodium PCA,Hydrolyzed Elastin
  • Glycogen
  • Serine

May Contain: CI 77499 Iron Oxides

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Urban Decay Perversion Mascara
Urban Decay Perversion Mascara
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  • "I love the perversion mascara, gives so much length and volume but is not clumpy and the formula doesn't dry out for ages" in 1807 reviews
  • "While I haven't tried subversion, I LOVED perversion enough to seek out this place to write the review. It is the best mascara I have ever used. It is thick, but goes on evenly. It stays all day and looks phenomenal. I have very long lashes naturally and have had a hard time finding a mascara that I liked enough. Either they didn't cover my lashes well enough or it made them clumpy. This one doesn't do either! " in 676 reviews
  • "This mascara was a sample in the June 2014 ipsy glam bag. It's perfection. Thickening without clumping! " in 307 reviews
  • "I received this as a sample and it was amazing this is my new go to mascara it doesn't clump and is long lasting it elongates my lashes and i could ask for more in a mascara " in 283 reviews
Miranda B.
8 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
After trying a small sample size of urban decay perversion mascara, I was very impressed with the volume it gave my eyelashes. This was my first time trying this mascara now I find myself reaching for this over other mascaras. I would definitely purchase again!
Rachel B.
Amarillo, TX
109 reviews
I have a GIANT stash of mascara samples so I wasn't super pleased to get this one, but I changed my mind with the first swipe. The formula is lightweight but it doesn't look dry or flaky, and it doesn't look heavy or clumpy when you add layers, they go on like a breeze. My ALLTIME fave.
Miranda E.
14 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Wonderful mascara! Goes on evenly, last for months and gives good volume! I have bought over 4 of these in the past two years! I won't use anything else! Good value! It may be more expensive than your drug store brand, but it lasts longer and looks really good.
Manvir K.
105 reviews
This is my holy grail mascara!!! It does not flake, it stays put all day, and it leaves my lashes feeling very flexible (not crunchy like other mascaras)! This mascara gives me volume like no other and I would definitely recommend this to others and buy it again!
Gloria C.
Allen, TX
304 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I got a sample size version from IPSY and I'm not much of fan. I have those short straight lashes and this doesn't do much for them. I'd rather use the roller lash for my eyelashes. I'm sure it would work out better for those with normal eyelashes though. The brush is big and plush; almost swallows up my lashes
Jordan D.
Gentry, AR
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I got this as a gift from Sephora with my foundation&powder and I'm so glad. I've been hooked since. I normally use more than one mascara and multiple coats of every one that I use and this mascara I can do two coats and they look flawless and not clumpy either
Sarah R.
79 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I don't understand why there are so many bad reviews out there for this mascara! I actually really like it! The formula is a bit runny (the reason for a star docked), but besides that I really like it! The color is dark and intense and doesn't transfer onto your lids.
Sergio M.
Oakland, CA
30 reviews
In love with this product. Have been using it for a year now and is the only mascara I use on myself. I just love how my eyelashes look specially with the primer. My lashes look so full when applied. When ever I glam up and only do mascara. Lots of people compliment on my lashes and that's when I recommend it
Mikayla J.
24 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This mascara is absolutely the best. Urban Decay knows how to make products that last. This mascara makes my short and stubby eyelashes look absolutely pitch-black and stunning. This is my all-time favorite mascara. Anytime I try a new type of mascara, I always come back to this one. It just cannot be beat!
Madeline A.
Saugus, CA
31 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
The BEST mascara I have ever used. Honestly, it goes on so easily and lasts throughout the day without issue. The brush leaves a beautiful application. I only wish the tube lasted a little longer, even though it is pretty big! Would buy a million times over.!!!
Kianna F.
New York, NY
15 reviews
Is this mascara easy to wash off? Does it leave lashes looking natural or spidery?
Taylor D.
Tulsa, OK
19 reviews
Does this mascara flake off throughout the day?
Sonia G.
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This is one of my top 3 favorite UD Mascaras, in fact, it's one of my favorite Any-brand mascaras, what is yours?
Maria G.
263 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Does this mascara give you a full effect & plump up your lashes?
Justine K.
80 reviews
I'm a big fan of Urban Decay's products. Does this mascara hold up to it's namesake?

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Urban Decay Perversion Mascara
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