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Urban Decay Cosmetics Overview

Newport Beach, CA (US)
501 to 1000 employees
L'Oréal
1996
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Consumer Products Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (AUD) per year
Competitors

Too Faced Cosmetics, MAC Cosmetics, Benefit Cosmetics

Our story opens in the mid-‘90s, when pink, red and beige enslaved the prestige beauty market. Flying in the face of this monopoly, Urban Decay unleashed a line of lipsticks and nail enamels inspired by seedier facets of the urban landscape. The vibe since day one ... Read more

Urban Decay Cosmetics Reviews

  • "DONT BELIEVE THE HYPE"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Urban Decay Cosmetics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    £700 a year to spend on allocation, access to Loreal staff shop which has great discounts. Good ethics and company values.

    Cons

    Extremely hard to progress.
    If you want a pay rise good luck, unless you’re a favourite within the company you won’t even receive basic London living wage.
    Head office treat you like dirt, area mangers are generally useless and lack empathy which is odd for a company that encourages it.

    Advice to Management

    TREAT EVERYONE AS EQUAL. New area managers are needed. Treat ALL employees with a basic level of respect not just those who are higher up.

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Urban Decay Cosmetics Photos

Urban Decay Cosmetics photo of: Dog Friendly Office
Urban Decay Cosmetics photo of: UD HQ - The Coolest Lobby
Urban Decay Cosmetics photo of: Write on walls bathroom
Urban Decay Cosmetics photo of: Skate Bathroom
Urban Decay Cosmetics photo of: Wall Mural
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Urban Decay Cosmetics Interviews

Experience

Experience
48%
12%
40%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
68%
11%
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    Beauty Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Easy, I work through a third party so I basically transferred in. But I absolutely love UD Products. I just expressed myself and my skills to the employer and was hired

    Interview Questions

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Company Updates

  • Jackee Breta has made major strides since beginning at Urban Decay seven years ago. So much so that L’Oréal recognized her hard work with the L’Oréal Luxe Excellence in Luxury Service Award. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ9nQ

  • Your new Vice is here, UDers. Our Vice Special Effects Lip Topcoats will transform your favorite lip look from basic to anything but. Shop your new favorites now! 👉 http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQPMt #LipstickIsMyVice #UrbanDecay

    Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Long-Lasting Water-Resistant Lip Topcoat

    3rd Degree: Aqua / Water, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Acrylates/Ethylhexyl Acrylate Copolymer, Glycerin, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Sodium Polyacrylate Starch, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Phenoxyethanol, Silica, Acrylates Copolymer, PVP, Tocopheryl Acetate, Caprylyl Glycol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium Lauriminodipropionate Tocopheryl Phosphates, Disodium EDTA, Laureth-21, Hexylene Glycol, Tin Oxide, Tocopherol, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Atelocollagen, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Capsicum Frutescens Fruit Extract, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Polylactic Acid.

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Urban Decay Cosmetics Awards & Accolades

  • Glamour 2017 Beauty Awards - Best Palette in the Cult Classics Category, Glamour, 2017
  • Martha Stewart Weddings 2017 Beauty Awards, Martha Stewart Weddings, 2017
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