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Urban Decay Perversion Mascara


4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars60%
  • 4 Stars24%
  • 3 Stars10%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.37 / 5 based on 9,889 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
Brittany P.
107 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I love this mascara. For some reason this mascara just stands out from the rest that I one. I got this as a sample in one of my subscription boxes I believe and I love it. The sample lasts a long time and is easy to use and apply on both top and bottom lashes. It really gives my lashes length and volume and I always get compliments on how long my lashes look. I would totally buy this product once my sample runs out.
Rachel M.
East Helena, MT
4 reviews
I L O V E this mascara. I'm super picky about my mascara and I got this at Ulta for around $20. It's got tons of bristles and loads of mascara for a thick look. It lasts all day. I've had a tube for months now and there's still a ton left. I highly recommend it!
Andrea R.
Chula Vista, CA
21 reviews
Awful. Simply awful. It applies well and the look is great at first. It doesn’t clump, lengthens, and colonized, but no matter what I tried, the mascara would flake off into my face throughout the day. I would love this mascara if it didn’t do that. I tried to remedy the situation by using a coat of this and a coat of another mascara to hopefully seal it but it became too cumbersome. Wouldn’t buy again unless reformulated to not flake.
Becky A.
Woodridge, IL
62 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This is a great mascara that really covers lashes well. It makes them look really long and black. I don't curl my lashes, so I can't speak to how it holds curl. I like that there was minimal flaking and that it came off fairly easily with soap and water. The only downfall is the price. I have a hard time paying a lot for mascara when there are great drugstore mascaras.
Kerissa J.
Surprise, AZ
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I got this mascara as a sample from Ulta. I lost my go to mascara so I said heck why not. 
Girl rly let me tell you!!! It was light weight, it separated my lashes but not only that it gave them length and curled them up. I was sitting in front of the mirror like omg!!
the color I got was black and it was a true black. Didn't flake during the day or loose it's curl either.
Alex B.
Arlington, VA
84 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I LOVE this mascara. It goes on very thick and dark, and I have actually been asked if I am wearing fake eyelashes when I have this mascara on. Works best for a dramatic look, it's easy to apply. If you don't do dramatic looks very frequently, I recommend getting the travel sized version so the tube doesn't dry out before you use it all since it is on the pricier side.
Shelby B.
Franklin, IN
754 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I really liked how great this brush gripped all my lashes to evenly coat each and every lash. This mascara made my lashes look a lot more full then most others I have used. Because it grabs so well it also made them look longer. Full long lashes what more can you ask for?!?
Angelica B.
Charlotte, NC
4 reviews
This mascara is the Beyonce to all mascaras! lmaoo! This mascara will last me all day wear! Also its adds length and fullness! I have long straigh eye lashes so it realy made my lashes look so great people thought they were FALSIES lol ! 

I let my sister try it. She ended up taking it -_- Her lashes are short and thin. She fell in love with Perversion! 
Jessica B.
65 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
One of my favorite mascaras! Got a sample at ulta and went back for the full size asap! Now I've gone through a few tubes over the past year as it is a must have in my collection! It is great with smoke eye like old as it gets a really dark and full application. Wish it was more waterproof and smudge resistant but that's why I wear it with darker or more intense looks.
Sarah S.
Harrisburg, PA
23 reviews
Applicator brush is full and pigment is stark black. The brush holds a fair amount of mascara so wiping it off before applying is advised to avoid clumping on or of your lashes. I often deal with my lashes falling out, and the perversion mascara appears to be hypoallergenic, not bothersome at all to my lashes. True definition and added fullness. Highly recommended.
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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