Review : Wet N Wild Coloricon Smoke and Melrose Palette with Swatches!

It's been a long time since I last purchased makeup, especially an eyeshadow palette but after seeing the new Wet N Wild Coloricon Palette Fall2014 collection posted all over the lovely internet, I just knew I needed one palette in particular. This particular palette's supposedly a dupe for some of the shadows in the Naked3 palette... Lucky for me, The Vanity Zone had stocks for these lovely palettes and I immediately placed in an order.
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What : Wet n Wild Coloricon Palette Fall 2014
Shade : Smoke & Melrose
Where : The Vanity Zone
Price : P379 + shipping
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Base Shade - This is a light dusty rose toned shadow that can certainly fall under the "light pink" category. It has a demi matte finish, not entirely matte yet not shimmery either. I like applying this all over the mobile lid as well as the inner corners and brow bone as a highlight.
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Browbone Shade - This is a mauve toned taupe shade with a nice matte finish. To be honest I don't use this on the actual brow bone. To me this is more of a crease color. This actually acts as such a lovely transition color.
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Definer Shade - The definer shade is a lovely mauve-berry shade with a brownish undertone. It has a lovely shimmer finish. It's best to apply this as something to smudge your eyeliner out with for a different look instead of the usual black smokey eye.
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Eyelid Shade - The eyelid shadow is a bronzy taupe that's lovely on the lid, crease and even on the bottom lash line smoked. This has a shimmer finish.
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Crease Shade - champagne gold shadow with a shimmer finish. I don't use this on my crease at all. I love this shade on my mobile lid and on the lower lash line too!
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There are so many things I like about this palette. First of all it's affordably priced thanks to The Vanity Zone. There isn't a bad shade in this palette, each one is lovely and very pigmented and applies like a dream. There are four shimmery shades and one matte one. You can create a variety of looks with just this one palette... I have no rose toned shadows in my collection so this palette is a perfect addition to my collection. All the eyeshadows last all day especially when used with a good eyelid primer. The only thing I'm sad about is that this palette still has two sad excuses for brushes but hey, you get what you pay for...

Check out these photos of the palette I used on my client Shania C.
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1 comment

  1. I like that it looks natural, it can be used as the everyday eye shadow palette :)


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