September 9, 2014

Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Wet n Wild Limited Edition Coloricon Eyeshadow Palettes for Fall 2014

Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette is one of five limited edition All Access Beauty five pan eyeshadow palettes that launched with the Wet n Wild Fall 2014 Collection.

As you know Wet n Wild 5 Pan Eyeshadow Palettes launched a while back ago but I wasn’t greatly impressed with the texture and formula. So when these new palettes popped up I was skeptical about trying them but so far they have been quite a good round in terms of pigment, color combinations, formula, and texture!

Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette

Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette

The Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette is a pretty selection of cranberry hues paired up with blacks and grays for a smoky eye look. This colors, combined correctly, can create a very pretty smoky cranberry eye look. I struggled with it slightly because as I blended colors kept going muddy but this is my own lack of blending skills creating the problem! I always struggled with colored smoky eyes and this is the case here.

The shades do go well together however, the way Wet n Wild suggests using them is sometimes wonky. For example, they suggesting using the hot pink shade on the brow bone. I can’t begin to tell you how wrong that sounds haha! Each shadow has an imprint explaining where to place shades and a diagram in the back further helps in creating your eye look. However, sometimes you might want to skip on Wet n Wild’s suggestions, case in point, hot pink on the brow bone=not a good idea.

Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Swatches

Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

Two out of the five shades were a bit stiff and dry, those are the hot pink and white base! They wear workable but a bit on the drier side. The other shades had excellent pigment with a nice velvety texture that blended easily on eyes.

Out of the five Fall 2014 Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette I wouldn’t say Angels in Aubergine was the best but on sale it is worth a pick up! There’s some duds here as well as some hits so it’s a palette that you have to “put up with” in order to enjoy!

The Wet n Wild Angels in Aubergine Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette is available now at drugstores.

I purchased this item.

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  • Fancie

    The color scheme is nice but some of the colors look a little chalky. Thankfully they seem easy to work with though! I may have to check one of these out.

  • Carol

    I agree Muse, the way this is labeled is way off. I bought all of these and you are right, you have to tweak some of them but overall I am really enjoying them. And for the price, you really can’t lose.
    (This is my first time commenting, although I read your blog all the time, love it 😀 )

    • Isabella Muse

      aw thanks carol! happy to have you and so happy you like Musings of a Muse ;-D agreed, some tweaking required but all in all a nice budget pick up!

  • Tara

    I got this on sale for $2 and it was definitely worthy, lol. I am in love with the “Definer” shade! The gray is nicer than I thought it would be! It’s lighter and more wearable on the eye! I’ll get that pink “Browbone” shade to work for me somehow. I love pink eyeshadows! OMG can you even imagine putting that on the browbone?!?? >.< The least used will be the black and white. I can't wear black eyeshadow (and I have a bajillion of them bc I love palettes!). I definitely got this palette for the gorgeous cranberry/aubergine and the pink. I'm glad that I like the gray! It's like, BONUS! 😀 I might use the black as liner in a pinch. Glad I found this one! This was the hardest one to find for me (I *needed* that cranberry shade!). XD

  • kimkats

    I got the “melrose at night” one the other day, and they have the pale pink shade listed as “crease”…. Um, what?! 😀 I dont’ remember seeing this one – it’s much prettier swatched than it is in the pan… I will haz to go back and look for it!!

  • Lisa

    that browbone color still throws me! WNW needs to definitely reconsider what they are labeling things or if they need to at all! Definer color looks really pretty though!

  • Jackie

    I Used this for the first time the other day. It was the last of the 4 that I used. I absolutely loved the look I came up with! I used a matte white from a different pallette on the browbone and then used the pink in my crease as a transition color. I used some of the base shade on my inner corner and packed the pink on the rest of the lid. I used the gray on the outer corner and blended into the crease, then I added the cranberry shade on the outer v and blended everything. It really was nice!

  • Silvia

    Love these too! Sometimes at Walgreens shades that I can’t see anywhere else in Rite Aid, Target or CVS pop up in Walgreens so I keep checking for them! I find different items at different places is becoming a game of hunting but fun! Lol! Last week it was at CVs found the Old Fergie (without the Fergie name) I’ll have a Cismo and Boozy Brunch highlighters. These girl bought both! Beautiful! Happy color hunting! 🙂