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Monday, February 3, 2014

Wet N Wild Vicious Highshine Lip Stain Throwing Shade A310 - First Impression Review and Swatches




I was at Walgreens on Saturday, killing some time and picking up some snacks before taking my daughter to the school talent show, which she also performed in. I managed to pick a few beauty items along the way too.

Among those few items, I got this Wet N Wild lipgloss. I wasn't in the mood to do a full review and I'll tell you why in a second.

First, when I opened the plastic seal, I realized that it broke at the neck so evidently, I knew I was gonna have to take it back. While I have it, I figure let's just swatch it and test it to see if I like it enough to replace it.

I picked up the shade Throwing Shade, which is a medium fuchsia with no shimmers or glitters. When I swatched it on my arm, I was quite excited because the color was gorgeous. It had a nice pigmentation. It wasn't fully opaque but a little more than halfway there. I noticed that it did stain but just a little. Then I smelled it and eww I did not like. I think I can tolerate most cosmetic fragrance but this one was a no go for me. It's hard to describe. It smells a bit like hairspray/hair gel.
Then when I put it on my lips that's when all my excitement went out the door. The color was patchy and the formula was thick. Now, I don't mind thick glosses. I have my share but this one is something else and does not feel right. It was gooey and sticky. Just very uncomfortable. When I press my lips together, I can feel and see the goo pulling apart as I open my lips. That was it for me.

I could not stand the way it feels on my lips. It's just gross. I took it off immediately after I got the picture. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but I am officially turned off by this new Wet N Wild lipgloss line. It was somewhere around $3.00. Pretty affordable if you dare to give it a try. I don't know if the formula is the same with the other shades but I am not tempted to try the rest.

Have you tried it? Do you like this more than I do?











Anyways, I wanted to end this post on a good note by sharing a picture of the glorious sunset I was fortunate to witness last Saturday. This picture was taken outside of my daughter's high school with my phone camera.


8 comments:

  1. They taste and smell pretty much exactly like window cleaner. Mine went straight back to the store. I've heard several people say theirs were broken as well.

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    1. Lol yes window cleaner exactly! OK so I'm not crazy. Glad I'm not the only one who isn't impressed

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  2. Gross! This sounds similar to my experience with their MegaLast liquid lippies that came out last year. The smell, the texture, everything was so gross. :( But on a better note, what a beautiful sunset!!

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    1. I haven't tried those. Thank goodness!

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  3. oh. my. gosh. I was so excited to try these, but I think I'll steer clear and save my money. Thanks for the review girl!

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    1. I Googled other's reviews after the fact and it seems there are some who really liked them so I don't know if there is a discrepancy in the formula or what. I just know mine did not feel or smell good

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  4. Beautiful color! i was really surprised by how pink it is, I really thought I'd be full on purple but much prefer it as a hot pink!

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  5. It's a gorgeous color. It's a a shame the formula wasn't good.

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