Thursday, December 22, 2011

Wet n Wild 2011 Limited Edition Color Icon Glitter Kits

Wet n Wild released these Limited Edition Color Icon Glitter Kits on November as part of their Holiday 2011 collection. The glitter palettes in this collection are:
Tinsel Mall, Shimmer Station, Twinkle Town and Main Street Glitz.

These are glitter cream shadows that you can use by itself, as a liner or as a color base underneath powder eyeshadows. I have been testing them for a few days, and I must say that these are my least favorite in their entire collection. Cream shadows are not my favorite to begin with because they crease on me in a matter of minutes (I have oily lids), but I particularly don't like the texture and consistency of the colors. They are difficult to blend, and the glitters felt gritty and were just sitting on top of the cream shadow and didn't mix well with it, making them very chalky. It doesn't apply to all the palettes though. I'll explain more when I show the swatches.



Tinsel Mall


 The silver and purple in the center are the most pigemented, creamy and easier to swatch from the rest. I didn't have to dig in a few times just to get a decent color payoff. 

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...with flash


Shimmer Station



In this palette, the gold, red and the navy blue on the far right were the most pigmented and easier to swatch. I used the gold in my Sugar Plum Fairy look and it was smooth and easy to apply.



Twinkle Town


In this palette, the silver and emerald green were the only ones with a great color payoff. I'm actually in love with the green in this palette. I must do a look with it soon!

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 ...with flash


Main Street Glitz



This is the best one out of all the 4 palettes. All the colors are pigmented, easy to swatch, blend, and I notice the glitters aren't gritty like the other palettes and actually blends well with the cream shadows. I also love the different tone of golds. It will be perfect for a Holiday look. 

 ...without flash
 ...with flash

If you're thinking of purchasing these palettes, the one I recommend is Main Street Glitz. It's the only one with pigmented colors that are easy to apply and blend. I don't know what the deal is with the other palettes. The colors are gorgeous, but the texture and pay off were just disappointing.



Price: $4.99
Availability: Drugstore (limited edition)




DISCLOSURE: A sample of this product was given to Everyday Makeup blog for editorial purposes, either directly from the manufacturer or from the agency that works on behalf of the manufacturer. All reviews on Everyday Makeup blog are the honest opinion of its author and editorial samples do not, in any way, affect the outcome of product reviews.

12 comments:

  1. wow theyre so nicely pigmented. wnw products are never a disappointment

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  2. its a shame that most of the colors are a pain to blend, because all of the tones looks gorgeous.

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  3. Thanks for the review! The colours look gorgeous, but I will check out Main Street.

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  4. very pigmented and attractive shades...;) thanks for sharing.=)

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  5. I don't know if the local stores here would carry them. (My town always misses out on limited edition Wet 'n' Wild stuff.) In case there are some around here, Tinsel Town is a consideration. The colors are pretty. I'd definitely wear this range of shades and get excited about them too. :)

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  6. Yikes. Sorry for the name booboo. I meant Main Street Glitz. Haha... I need more sleep. LOL.

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  7. Wow..that is VERRRY glittery, but just in time for New Yrs looks! Will you do some of those? :D Your tutorials are great! And you have such a cute voice! *creeper* :p

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  8. They all look so pretty, but I don't know how to use glitter cream shadow! :(

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  9. I was pretty hesitant to get these when they first showed up at my local CVS. The glitter was quite intimidating! >< BUT, from your swatches...Main Street Glitz looks amazing!!!! Thanks for the swatches.

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