Saturday, July 23, 2011

Wet n Wild The Gilded Age Color Icon Eyeshadow Trio

 
Wet n Wild The Gilded Age Color Icon Eyeshadow Trio is a part (or half) of the Summer Go for the Gold Collection, featuring three warm shimmery shades: Pinkish beige, medium chocolate brown and bronzy gold. While there isn't an exciting  stand-out shade (aka, the only shade I use from a palette) such as dusty lilac, silvery taupe or mermaid teal. I found all three shadows from the trio wearable and likely-to-be flattering. In fact, it looks like it could be part of the Urban Decay naked palette.
The texture of the new Color Icon eyeshadow is similar to their Mega Eyes Trio (that got replaced): It's pigmented smooth,buttery to the touch and easy to blend.On the dustiness scale, Wet n Wild shadow seems to lie between Stila (powdery but fine enough for tight-lining)and Urban Decay eyeshadow (firmly pressed and easy to grab).I experienced a bit of fall out with the lid shade but it can be minimized when I put it on a padding motion.
One-Swipe (as usual) Swatch of Wet n Wild The Gilded Age Eyeshadow Trio - I like how this palette doesn't look too warm against my skin.
Stila Kitten and The Gilded Age Brow Bone Shade(I think we have a dupe here!) For people who wonder, Stila Kitten is a tad lighter/less pink in color and has a silkier, thinner glide on skin.
Another no-brainer EOTD using Beige at inner corner, brown shade under eye and gold on the lid. 

Overall: (I feel so "uncool" saying it but here it goes) The Gilded Age trio is a gorgeous trio with very wearable colors (that would pair well with a teal/blue eyeliner) and great texture to work with. Did I mention it's only 3 bucks?

13 comments:

  1. the colors are very pretty with good intensity-hard to go wrong with this one!

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  2. The colors in this are so pretty, but I feel like I already have them in other palettes.

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  3. The shades look very pretty and pigmented!

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  4. haha Why do you feel uncool? The palette has such an appropriate name and gorgeous colors.

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  5. Kalmo:
    So many people have already reviewed/raved about it and it's kind of lame I am doing the same review pratically talking about the same thing.

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  6. Leticia:
    I am guessing to have the Urban Decay naked palette? Sin, Half Baked and Hustle (I swatched them in Sephora a while back) look pretty close to the 3 shades from Wet n Wild.

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  7. I heard that these Wet n Wild palettes (the ones w/ the browbone, lid, crease, liner print on it) swatch beautifully but don't look like that on the lids, hmm

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  8. I love the shades! There are some shades of browns that I really like and this palette got it covered!

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  9. I have yet to see any new Wet and Wild products in my stores. I am so jealous!

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  10. cjx3pooh:
    I actually don't mind if they don't show up trully gold (since the color only looks good on me when it's sheered out) but I did notice how the brown turnes a little muddy.

    Nikki:
    The brown here is OK though, a bit too frosty and sheer when used.

    I Bleed Pink:
    I saw it a few weeks ago on the actual Wet n Wild shelf in HEB(instead of a separate display) so you might want to look there instead.

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  11. Woooow! I've been avoiding purchasing Kitten but the Wet n Wild dupe is right up my alley. I normally don't care for frosted shades but that one tone might be worth it. xD

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  12. Where did you find your WNW Gilded Age palette?
    I've been stalking my local Walgreens, Rite Aid and CVS but still haven't come acroos them.

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  13. Eden-Avalon:
    I think you will like the gold shade in the palette as well, the kitten dupe is alright (I like the stila texture better though).

    Crissylex:
    I found them at HEB (Texas-based grocery store)inside the permanent Wet n Wild display (it seems that they also have been restocking pretty often) so Wet n Wild might decided to make it permanent.

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