I got this at walgreens for $5.
the colors are not very pigmented which is why i usually use the left column for work makeup.
These colors on the left side are very matte, not shimmery & that is why they are perfect for work.
I skip the glittery blue looking one.
The worst color is the top left white one (highlight), it is just chalky white blah. Nothing special at all.
The best color is the top right one (highlight), that pink is so silky & nice looking.
I also like the left side eyelid one because it is an all around cool color.
The reason i said i would not buy this product again is because it isn't as awesome or pigmented as the others. Yes i can use it for work & it looks fine but
I wish it was similar to the color texture & finish of "i´m getting sunburned" because now THAT is some thumbs up!
I don't get all the hate for this Palette! I love the colors, they are vibrant and easy to blend, I get no fall out, and gorgeous eyes every time. I reach for this almost daily and as far as drugstore shadows go, if Wet 'n' Wild keeps their products like this, it may just keep me out of Sephora.
I also have the "Comfort Zone" palette - which I LOVE so I bought this one thinking it would be eaqually as good. Not.
As previous reviewers have stated, the colors apply much differently than they appear in the palette. They become a muddy muddled mess. Very difficult to blend as well. I think I will be passing this on to a freind's teenage daughter ...
Not worth the $4.99 I paid for it.
This is the first Color Icon palette that I've tried and didn't like. I will probably never use this. The colors are so appealing in the pan and when swatched (for the most part) but they are so awful to work with. The "definer" on the right side in particular seems to be a lovely black with shimmer, but appears to be the same color as the deep purple above it and when you try to blend it is a disaster. I like the highlight shades, but they are nothing special. If you already own Lust, don't buy this. And if you don't own either.. buy Lust. Please! It is better quality and less ...massive! I still love you WNW, I understand we all make mistakes.
What a huge disappointment for such a beautiful looking palette. Although the colors themselves look so gorgeous in the pan, the end result has much to be desired.
I bought this palette at CVS based on the hype I saw online. Given the price, I figured what the heck. Well, given the price, it was an unfortunate waste of money.
The paler shadows go on chalky and flat, and the darker shadows go on very unevenly and a bit muddy. The eyeshadows also seem very soft and crumbly, which translates into a ton of fallout on your face.
All of this I can handle for DS eyeshadow, but the biggest disappointment is that the color in the pan is not the color that shows up on your skin. (Note: I am NW20 with brown hair/eyes)
Also, this is a personal pet peeve of mine, but I find that swatches on wrists using water to dampen and a heavy hand do not translate that way onto your lid, especially if that is not the same method you would use to apply to your lids. Your fingers deposit much more color than you normally would get onto an eyeshadow brush.
Anyway, after trying different ways of using the palette, I was so fed up that I literally just threw the palette right in the trash. Thank goodness it was cheap, because it wasn't even worth the gas to drive back to CVS for a refund. :(
I liken this experience to one where you you watch an infomercial for one of those "As Seen on TV" gizmos. You watch the lady with the bright smile show you how wonderful the product is, but as soon as you buy one yourself and try it out, you find that it's cheaply made and it doesn't perform as well as you thought it would.
This is one of my most reached for eyeshadow pallets right now. I never use the left side and find myself only using the right and not the top highlight oclors at all.
The right lid, the crease (awesome dupe for beautymarked by mac) and the definer color makes quite a pretty eye.
would rebuy. awesome addition.
This is my very first WnW palette and I must say I am very impressed. I love the colours and how soft the shadows are. I liked this one so much I ran back to Walgreens to pick up the othe two. The other are nice too. Watch out Urban Decay you've got some competition.
I loved the comfort zone palette. But this one is just not that great in comparison. It's still a good deal and this palette is not teribble it's just not as good as the comfort zone one. Some of the colors in this palette (especially the first one) lacks pigmentation...
But for about $5 still a good product
Maybe I've been spoiled by other wnw eye shadows, but this palette left much to be desired. Maybe 3 or 4 shades were pigmented enough to show up on my skin (around NC37). They were all the darker ones and I have enough crease colors in my other wnw palettes. If the lighter colors gave off any color, I definitely would have kept it, but I returned it. Maybe I got a bad one but it wasn't worth it after getting the Lust palette and having both light and dark shades be super pigmented.
I don't understand why this particular palette has a lower rating than the other two. The colours aren't as bright, but I like it. It makes my hazel eyes pop without looking OTT. They're great every day colours for when I feel like something other than the usual browns and neutrals. For the price you really can't go wrong either.