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Saturday, December 18, 2010

FOTD: Using Wet 'n' Wild ColorIcon 6-pc Eyeshadow Palette in Lust

The much-raved eyeshadow palette from Wet 'n' Wild is here! But I cannot justify spending Php499 (around $11 or so) on an eyeshadow palette from a drugstore brand because we all know how high the markup is. I was so intrigued by these 6-pc eyeshadow palettes that I was almost willing to shell out that money just to get my hands on one of them. Luckily, I checked out eBay yesterday and saw these being sold for only Php142.50 (on sale from Php150) by one of my favorite sellers, jnlink777. I got Lust which consists of different shades of purple and skipped on getting the other three because I wanted to test the texture and pigmentation as well as the overall performance before buying another palette. I was all smiles when I received the package this morning. And I was smiling even more when I was playing with it that I decided to do an FOTD using it.

I'm not very good at describing shades so I'll just let the pictures speak for themselves. My favorite has to be the bluish-silver one at the bottom right corner of the palette.

These are pigmented and I only had to swipe my finger once to get enough pigment and produce these results. I really like how pigmented these are. I just don't like that these are a little powdery and chalky. On the eyes, that's a different story though. I think using a primer is a must as the matte colors (three on the left side of the palette) are patchy especially the two purple shades.


On my eyes.


Stuff I used:
- Celeteque Facial Moisturizer
- Shu Uemura Face Architect Smoothing Fluid Foundation in 774
- MAC Studio Finish Concealer
- Skinfood Salmon Dark Circle Powder
- Shiseido Supplist Poreless O00
- ELF Studio Line Eyebrow Kit
- Wet 'n' Wild Lust Palette
- Clinique Lash Power Mascara
- Shu Uemura Glow On M Pink 30
- Mentholatum Lip Ice Lemon
- Chanel Rouge Allure Lipstick in Comedia

I find the quality of this palette satisfactory but I think there is still so much room for improvement. Although for the price, I really cannot complain. :)

Have you tried this palette?

Happy Saturday, super awesome peeps! :P


  1. I love your FOTD and the swatches are pretty good ;)

  2. Nadine, thanks. I wish they were as good as when applied on the eyelids. :P

  3. wahh i want din pammy... you have nice skin.. :D ganda ng lipstick mo

  4. Donna, go get them while they are still on eBay! Thank you. :P

  5. Since I'm such a late bloomer in beauty blogging, this was actually one of my first makeup palettes (along with the other variants of this). I got these palettes because they had a lot of MAC dupes in them. And as a newbie, you can't really buy MAC right away. So the next best things are these dupes! :)

  6. MissCoryPotts, I've read so much about these palettes being dupes of MAC eye shadows. Not sure about the quality if these are really comparable to MAC though. :)

  7. Argie, thank you. It's all because of Shu FA. :P

  8. Thanks for the heads up Pammy. I just got Lust and Vanity from that seller. Super taas ng markup sa SM, you can get three on eBay for the SM price!

  9. good thing you saw it on eBay for a cheaper price! SM is evil. LOL! i like the bluish silver shade too, quite unique :)

  10. you look fab,hun!
    love the eyes!
    i agree....the wet n wild make up in sm is way too expensive..but then i know what goes on with all the hullabaloo of how they price their products...

    oh well... there's always ebay,right?

    more eotds,hun!

    have a nice sunday,sweetie!

  11. Jen, thank you! :P

    mel, true! That's exactly what I thought of too. Thank God there's eBay and Meg (the seller). :P

    G, true! The price markup of SM on drugstore brands is eeeevil. They make them department store brands. Haha!

    Thia, thank you! Hmmm, I wonder what that hullabaloo is. Haha! Yeah, eBay is sometimes a money-saver. Have a nice Sunday too, dear. :P

  12. u look gorgeous :D

    ganda ng mga kulay ng eyeshadow sa palette

  13. Aika, thank you. True, the colors are really pretty, I think you can rock 'em! :P

  14. i agree with you about WnW palettes, they are definitely worth it for the price but it's a hit and miss sometimes. Some colors are great quality and some are kind of lacking, but i'm loving the look you did with it!

  15. HEy doll!! I am glad you liked my pics!!
    So I am loving these colors on you! But I am with you I think they need to step it up a notch on the quality!
    Have a fab holiday week!!


  16. HEy doll!! I am glad you liked my pics!!
    So I am loving these colors on you! But I am with you I think they need to step it up a notch on the quality!
    Have a fab holiday week!!


  17. Amy, thank you! Have you received the package yet? :P

    Angela, thank you dear. :P

  18. Kim, yeah, they are pigmented. But they can be powdery and chalky. :(

  19. very similar to maybelline quad Amethyst Smokes ^.^

  20. crazy4makeup, wow! This palette has a lot of dupes! :P


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