I bought this trio for the gold shade alone. It is gorgeous. But I have to say that the entire trio is gorgeous together! WnW are doing quite well with these shadows.
The yellow gold is my hands down favorite. I thought of the three colors it would be least likely to work with my skin tone, but I was so wrong! It brightens my eyelids and tones down the imperfections. Great color...would snap it up again in a heartbeat.
I own a lot of MAC shadows, and benefit, and nyx, and blah blah blah but these Wet n' Wild shadows are just as good as all of them. In fact, I like them better than NYX. The formula is very smooth and goes on well with the sponge tip applicator. They also give a cheap looking brush applicator that I initially through out because i thought the bristles would be hard and it wouldn't pick up any color. However, the brush tool can be used for blending once you've placed the colors with the sponge tool. I love the dark blue (that's why I bought it) great for doing 'indigo eyes'. The gold is a true gold (i'd say) very yellow. Again, color pay off is amazing, and lasting power is great. I've been using them without base and I get amazing pay off. Better than what I've had for certain MAC shadows.
I really didn't like the light blue color, even if the quality of the shadow is great.. it's definitely too dark to be a highlight.. I don't think it would look good on anyone unless you were doing some gradienting with blues on your eyes..
Would definitely buy all the other sets (sadly the colors aren't very interesting) well worth the price. Less than a dollar a shadow!
I believe that every color works nicely in this pallete. The silver color doesn't work great as a highlight but it looks pretty as a lid color. My favorite color in this pallete is the gold, although the blue is alright, it could have been more pigmented. Otherwise, its a nice pallete for the cost
First off, I am brunette and fair skinned, brown eyes, while blues look beautiful- I have learned that they are not for everybody. It is very hard for me to wear blues without feeling like a clown. I do not use the browbone olor as the browbone color, but as the eyelid color and apply the crease color in the outer v. I do apply the eyelid color near the out v color and create a gradient affect. I have said before that the packageing could be easier to open and they could do without the million stickers ;) I plan to depot all of my wet n wild shadows into a big palette.
Other reviewers commented that they had a hard time getting these shadows to work together on their eyes. Here's a tip that might be helpful:
1. Use the gold shade on the middle third of the eye lid.
2. Use the Icon single shade in Nutty on the rest of the lid and into the crease.
3. Smudge a thicker line of the light blue shade on 2/3 of the lower lash line
4. Draw a thin line of the darkest blue shade on 2/3 of the lower lash line over the light blue shade staying very close to the lashes, allowing the light blue shade to show
This is a neutral way to wear these colors. Hope this helps others use this palette.
No way - thanks goodness I had my Naked to "fix" this hot mess this morning! The gold was pretty, but fall out city. The dark blue is really pretty in the pan, but just streaky, uneven, yuck! So instead of taking all of my makeup off, I just broke out my Naked palette and used Half Baked and Gunmetal to "fix" the Wnw mess. Stay away!
Wet n Wild has really stepped up it's game since I was a preteen, I almost wish they would change the name so I wouldn't feel weird about buying it. Good Jeans is really the only trio that appealed to me. The others were either too blah looking, like something I would already own, or wild colors that I would have trouble pulling off at work.
The pastel highlight shade doesn't really do anything for me. It does look a bit like MAC's surreal.
The gold is stellar. It's rich and glitzy without being too out there. The two blues really don't do it for me though. I can't see myself wearing an icy blue and the navy is really only good as a liner because it gets muddy when blended.
A few quick comments:
1- The formula is buttery soft (the crease color is almost too soft ) and very pigmented (again, the crease color is almost too pigmented).
2- With my primer, it is a long lasting look -- in fact, it lasted intact on me for over 12 hours.
3- It's only $3
I simply could not make the gold eyelid color work with the two blues. I attribute that to me, sporting oh so pale skin. The yellow eyelid color made me look jaundiced. I really like the other two colors together, the blues -- and that alone would make me purchase this palette again.
I think this could work really well on a darker tinted skin and overall I think Wet 'n Wild is doing a fantastic job delivering fabulous eye shadows at dirt cheap prices.
Amazing eyeshadows <3
I usually don't fall in love with drugstore eyeshadow, but I'll make an exception for the new & improved Wet'n'Wild shadows.
This trio is so great. I'm not a huge fan of blues, but the light blue in this very wearable without being overpowering. The dark blue is very pigmented so it's good for a dramatic look if played up right. The gold is my absolute FAVORITE gold eyeshadow I've found yet and I have several since I've been looking for them. This gold is worth the cost of the trio alone (even though its only about 2 bucks..awesome deal!)
I'm going to be going back and getting the rest of the collection before they run out.
Highly recommend! :) continued >>